Listed below are several Dubai schools, however for a more comprehensive list please visit KHDA www.khda.gov.ae/En/Directory
There is an exceptionally high standard of education in Dubai with many schools exceeding the UK/International expected standard for that year group.
Various national curriculum syllabuses are practiced available in Dubai – British, American, and International Baccalaureate.
Schools fall into 2 categories for the new expatriate, local and private international,the expatriate generally choosing an international curriculum. School fees in Dubai are expensive ranging from 10,000AED to 25,000AED per term for both local and international primary schools. However, many employment contracts will include payment / or an allowancefor school fees.
Schools generally house classes of no more than 25 children, they are well staffed and offer excellent facilities. All schools offer a wide variety of extra-curricular activities with great emphasis on sport. Most international schools are mixed with boys and girls.
Many primary schools are in also provide a secondary school facility, , this will enhances the continuity of education but equally as important carries on the ethos and good reputation which many Dubai primary schools have earned down through the years.
From an early age all kids are introduced to the Arabic language and Arabic culture as part of the school curriculum, these are also offered as an extra curricular class for those kids wishing to further increase their knowledge.
KHDA carry out yearly inspections of each school, a report then compiled and fed back to the school with an appropriate grading ranging from outstanding to unacceptable…..
The reports are shared with schools to help inform improvement planning. The reports provide parents in Dubai/those moving to Dubai with detailed information about school quality to help inform their choice regarding school selection. The information will also help parents work closely with schools, as partners in learning, to help facilitate school improvement.
Inspectors evaluate school performance using a number of quality indicators. These are applied consistently across all schools in Dubai.
Each school publishes their Report finding son their school website.