Dubai British School

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Dubai British School
Emirates Hills, Springs 3, Dubai
Type Independent, privately owned
Principal Mark Ford
Enrollment 1,085
Education system British (IPC, GCSE, A Level)

Dubai British School is an international school offering a British education to students aged three to eighteen, located in The Springs, Emirates Hills, Dubai.

The school achieved CIS accreditation in 2009-2010 and is part of a family of schools, offering an international curriculum run by the Taaleem Management Group. Although the majority of its students’ population are British, DBS caters for over 60 nationalities. Staff are recruited mainly from the UK or from international schools worldwide.

KHDA inspection report[edit]

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is an educational quality assurance authority based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It undertakes early learning, school and higher learning institution management and rates them as well.

A summary of the inspection ratings for Dubai British School:

School name 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009 Curriculum
Dubai British School Good Good Good Acceptable UK

A summary of all the schools in Dubai's ratings can be found at KHDA School Ratings.


  • Six Science Laboratories
  • Primary and Secondary Libraries
  • Primary and Secondary ICT suites
  • Music rooms
  • Dance and drama studio
  • Tennis court
  • All-weather football pitch
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Auditorium

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Activities include arts and crafts, football, yoga, karate, tennis and basketball.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award[edit]

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (The International Award for Young People) is designed to expand the horizons of those who participate in it. The majority of eligible year groups take part, helping students understand the importance of community, teamwork and perseverance. In past years, the expeditions have included desert walks, mountain climbing and trips to Vietnam, Thailand and Mauritius. In 2010 the school certified its first gold award student.


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Coordinates: 25°03′19″N 55°10′12″E / 25.055216°N 55.169902°E / 25.055216; 55.169902