GES is located in Salmiya in the heart of the main commercial area in Kuwait and opened in the current the building in August 2005. It is purpose built and well equipped with all of the necessary facilities, including broadband internet connection throughout the school and a large swimming pool. 

Administratively, the school is divided into Primary and Secondary Sections and each Section is administered by a Head Teacher. Pupils are taught in mixed ability classes throughout the Primary Section and in sets according to ability in the Secondary Section.

There are 12 laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Sciences with generous preparation and storage areas.

Sporting facilities include a Sports Hall and a large swimming pool. The Creative Arts have a suite of rooms for music and a large Drama studio and three secondary Art rooms on the second floor.

There is a Primary and Secondary Library .Students have supervised access to the internet in both the Library and Computer Suite. Classrooms also have access to the internet.

There are six computer suites in the school each lab having a minimum of 26 networked computers. Computer Science is also popular with Raspberry pis being used in ECAs.

An overall educational philosophy of one school pervades and, to foster this, staff are encouraged to move between sections for curricular activities. The school achieves excellent results in both sections and this is due to dedicated staff, pupils who are keen to work, and highly supportive parents.