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June 8, 2017

JESS Arabian Ranches, Jumeirah English Speaking School, Arabian Ranches

JESS Arabian Ranches review, Updated June 2017

The best Mathematics teachers, for instance, are often those who didn’t get first class honours but who got thirds, struggled all the way, but can empathise strongly with the [...]

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December 21, 2016

Brighton College Dubai, Al Barsha South

“Brighton’s reputation is built upon offering its pupils an innovative curriculum and outstanding pastoral care in their pursuit of academic excellence, all underpinned by a passionate belief in the importance of the individual.

Every child in [...]

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May 12, 2016

Safa Community School, Arjan, Al Barsha South

New sister school to the Safa (British) School in Al Quoz, and originally named the Safa British Academy, Safa Community School is an all through British School currently offering English National Curriculum based provision from FS1 to Year 8, with [...]

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March 24, 2016

GEMS Westminster School Sharjah, Sharjah Schools Zone, Al Muweilah

Updated December 2016

GEMS Westminster School Sharjah [GWSS] is a 2518 capacity school offering a British, National Curriculum for England based, education for boys and girls from FS2. The school, established in 2012, is to all intents and [...]

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March 13, 2016

Raffles World Academy, Umm Suqeim 3

Updated December 2016

Raffles World Academy was established by Emaar Education in 2006 following negotiation with Raffles Campus, a school management company in Singapore, which eventually led to Emaar purchasing the company and “Raffles [...]

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March 9, 2016

Hartland International School, Sobha Hartland, Nad Al Sheba

Updated March 2017

Hartland International is a school that has launched with many of the teething pains that we expect of new schools opening in the UAE, and is still in the process of working through what has amounted to quite a turbulent [...]

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March 5, 2016

Dubai Scholars Private School, Al Ghusais School Zone, Al Qusais

Updated December 2016

Dubai Scholars Private School [DSPS] brands itself as having academic foundations rooted in the “British model for teaching and learning, offering students a rigorous program to progress from one stage to the next [...]

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March 5, 2016

Grammar School, Al Garhoud

Updated December 2016

Prospective parents should note that we have been contacted by the Grammar School [December 2016] and our review should be read in conjunction with the following advice by the school:

The school was purchased by new [...]
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March 1, 2016

The Oxford School Dubai, Muhaisnah 4

The Oxford School Dubai [OSD] was established “Mom and Pop” fashion by the for-profit IQRA Group within a villa in 1986. “50 students and a tiny villa in Jumeirah” was all we had write its owners. The school followed similar establishment of the [...]

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March 1, 2016

The School of Research Science, Al Warqa 4

Updated December 2016

Prospective parents should note that The School of Research Science [SRS] moved to landmark new premises in 2014, increasing the student body by 678 from 2047 to 2725 children between February 2014 and September 2015 when [...]

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February 28, 2016

The Sheffield Private School, Al Nahda 2

Updated December 2016

The Sheffield Private School (TSPS] is a for-profit, near full-phase English national Curriculum school offering education from EYFS through to (I)GCSE GCE A’ Level.

The school provides insufficient information for [...]

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February 28, 2016

Dubai GEM Private School, Oud Metha, Bur Dubai

Updated December 2016

If Dubai GEM Private School was magically transplanted into modern buildings and facilities, it would almost certainly be a KHDA Outstanding school. This is not a school typical for its value sector.

Opened in 1973 [...]

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February 26, 2016

Al Diyafah High School, Al Quasais Industrial Area, Al Nahda 2

Updated December 2016

Growing from a micro villa school established in 1982, Al Diyafah High School (ADHS) was given a 100,000 square foot plot of land by the Dubai government in late 2001 to build a new school after villa schools were [...]

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February 22, 2016

GEMS Wellington Academy, Al Khail

Updated December 2016

Worth seeking out the “end of year” videos for on You Tube, GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail [WEK] is a (relatively) new school (2013), set to launch full provision to Sixth form through 2017-18. Al Khail itself is pretty [...]

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February 21, 2016

Al Mamoura School, Al Nahyan

Updated December 2016

Al Mamoura School is an intrinsic part of ADEC’s Future Schools Programme, the ambitious project to build 100 world class schools by 2020 to transform education in the Emirate.

Al Mamoura seeks to set the benchmark [...]

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February 13, 2016

Kent College Dubai, Meydan City, Nad Al Sheba

Updated April 2017

Kent College Dubai is the second campus of Kent College, Canterbury, United Kingdom. The school is insistent that it is neither a franchise, nor a school run simply under a brand – Kent College is the “real deal”. The school [...]

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February 9, 2016

Jebel Ali School, Akoya, Arabian Ranches

Updated January 2017: First Inspection

“Every detail is considered in the day to day management of the school.” KHDA Dubai School Inspectorate Report 2016

Established in 1977 as a (resolutely) not-for-profit primary school, Jebel Ali [...]

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February 4, 2016

Sunmarke School, Jumeirah Village Triangle

Updated April 2017

Sunmarke is a 3000-student capacity English National Curriculum based British school, opened by Fortes Education in September 2016. Three factors strike SchoolsCompared.com as being of note.

First, the Sunmarke School [...]

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January 30, 2016

Arab Unity School, Al Mizhar 1, Rashidiya

Updated December 2016

The Arab Unity School evolved from a micro-school established by Zainab Taher in two apartments in Al Nasr Square with 15 students and six teachers.

In 1974 the late Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, former ruler [...]

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January 30, 2016

Pristine Private School, Al Nahda 2

Updated December 2016

Founded in 1992 by Shahida Salam, the Pristine Private School, offers an English National Curriculum based education from Early Years Foundation Stage [EYFS] to (I)GCSE O’, AS and A2 Level for students aged 3 to 18 [...]

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