Dubai British School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dubai British School
Dubai British School - Official Logo.jpg
Location
Emirates Hills, Springs 3, Dubai
Information
Type Private Independent School
Principal Brendon Fulton
Enrollment 1,085
Education system British (IPC, GCSE, A Level)
Website

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. Recently Dubai British School was rated outstanding by British School Overseas.

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 2015-16 2014-2015 2013–2014 2012–2013 2011–2012 2010–2011 2009–2010 2008–2009 Curriculum
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.

Facilities[edit]

  • 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
  • Multi-purpose Hall
  • Arts and Design Studio
  • Design and Technology Workshop
  • Cafeteria

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Activities includes Football, Swimming, Crickets, Rugby, Arts and Crafts, Yoga, Karate, Tennis and Basketball.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award[edit]

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.

References[edit]


External links[edit]

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