English Language School, Dubai

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English Language School Dubai (PVT)
Oud Metha

School typePrivate school
MottoSuccess through Education
Religious affiliation(s)Islam
EstablishedApril 1978
School boardGCE, IGCSE Edexcel
Ministry of Education Institution no.KHDA KHDA
AdministratorIbrahim Ahmed
PrincipalAmirah William
Teaching staff100+
Age range3-19
Number of students1500+
Sixth form students120+
Average class size25
Classes offeredKG-A levels
Medium of languageEnglish
LanguageEnglish, Urdu, French, Arabic
Colour(s)Green and White
Athleticsvolleyball, cricket, soccer, badminton, tennis. Other intramural sports also present.
Team nameJinah, Sir. Syed, Iqbal & Maktoum

The English Language School (ELS), formerly known as English Medium School, was established in April 1978[1] in order to carter the growing educational needs of the societies in UAE specially the Muslim and the Asian society.


English Language School is home to 1700 students from preschool to grade 13. The students are from Egypt, Philippines, Iran, Italy, Sudan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, U.A.E and many other countries.

ELS is organized into elementary (preschool to grade 5) and secondary (grades 6 to 8 in middle school and grades 9 to 12 in high school). The school offers "Edexcel GCE" and "Edexcel International Alevels (IAL)" courses at A levels and "Edexcel IGCSE" at O levels.

The school has students and teachers both contributing to control the school. Students are appointed as head girl and boy, vice head girl and boy, head of academics, house captain boys and girls, and prefects, the students are appointed based on their overall academics result in the years 8, 9 and 10.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "About page of the School". www.dubai-els.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2013.

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