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swimming-galaOnly just the other day my friend and I are were reminiscing about the good old days when the kids were younger.

The highlight of the primary school year was the annual schools swimming gala where all the Dubai schools competed against each other at one neutral venue – the much loved Dubai Country Club.  The original schools were Dubai English Speaking School, Jumeirah English Speaking School, Jebel Ali Primary School, Horizon, American School of Dubai and because there was one spare lane BSAK from Abu Dhabi were invited along too!

With so many schools now open in Dubai this kind of tournament would be impossible today.  Unfortunately for some age groups  even with the increased number of schools,  demand still outstrips supply.  Year on year  this is being addressed and just this week I have added a couple more schools due to open in September 2015 (Hartland International School & Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park) to our growing Directory of Schools in Dubai. 

If you are moving to Dubai and are finding it difficult to find school places here are some tips: Read more

IMG_0113Nord Anglia Education is pleased to introduce their new British International School in Dubai.

Joining an already established global network of schools, the Dubai school is set to open its doors to students in September 2014, ready for a new year and able to offer a unique and enriching educational experience. The school is located in Al Barsha within easy access from all communities in Dubai. The school will follow the internationally recognised English National Curriculum for children up to and including Year 8 (age 13) and then grow to offer a full 13 year programme. The school will have a strong focus on what is known as High Performance Learning, a unique approach that helps students go from their individual starting points to high achievement both socially and academically. The curriculum also has an unprecedented focus on the teaching and learning of mother tongue and modern foreign languages; Students attending will be given the choice to learn Arabic, along with French, Spanish, German and Chinese. Read more

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