Dubai British School
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|Dubai British School|
|Emirates Hills, Springs 3, Dubai|
|Type||Private Independent School|
|Education system||British (IPC, GCSE, A Level)|
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. Recently Dubai British School was rated outstanding by British School Overseas.
KHDA Inspection Report
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:
|Dubai British School||Very Good||Good||Good||Good||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
- Swimming pool
- Multi-purpose Hall
- Arts and Design Studio
- Design and Technology Workshop
Activities includes Football, Swimming, Crickets, Rugby, Arts and Crafts, Yoga, Karate, Tennis and Basketball.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award
Beyond the taught curriculum, students are strongly encouraged to participate in the wide range of activities that DBS offer, the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme or any of the diverse opportunities that makes available to all of DBS students. 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.