Abu Dhabi
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Brighton College Abu Dhabi

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 62,900

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Number of students

1560

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

17% local : 83% international

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as Additional Language program

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish, Mandarin, German, Latin

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

For some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Educational Needs Support

Learning support offered

The Special Educational Needs Department has well qualified, dedicated teachers working in designated areas throughout the College. Each working area is resourced to meet the requirements of each pupil’s specific needs providing personalised intervention and support. The department works in consultation with class or subject specific teachers and conducts assessments, where appropriate, to identify areas of specific need. Pupils are monitored rigorously at regular intervals and progress is fed back to pupils, parents and teachers.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Brighton College offers over 200 different activities. Some of them are: gymnastics, netball, football, swimming, ballet, jazz dance, modern dance, book club, cookery, craft club, reading club, choir, Model United Nations

School provided lunches

Pupils have access to the main Dining Room which can seat 280 people and serves a range of hot and cold food at break. The 'bistro' dining room serves food to the youngest children with a child-friendly healthy menu. Older pupils also have access to two cafes serving salads, sandwiches and drinks.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

The sports centre houses a large sports hall, an outdoor 25-metre shaded swimming pool and 'toddlers' pool, changing facilities and a modern fitness suite. Outside Brighton College has a full size 4G astro pitch and many dedicated shaded play areas zoned for different age pupils.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Brighton College Abu Dhabi offers its pupils a vibrant and challenging learning environment, and a distinctive British independent school ethos which reflects the values and dynamic culture of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.
Located on Abu Dhabi Island in a purpose-built campus next to Khalifa Park, Brighton College Abu Dhabi boasts state-of-the-art facilities and is committed to becoming the leading school in the Middle East. With 144 highly experienced and talented Academic staff and over 100 support staff the school is able to provide an outstanding level of education as witnessed by our latest Inspection reports.

Teaching approach of the school

The Brighton College academic curriculum is designed to impart a foundation of knowledge and body of skills with which to understand and question the world we live in and to prepare us, through an innovative approach to education, for the world we are likely to inhabit in the future. In short, Brighton College strives to turn out well-educated, tolerant and intellectually curious men and women who are ready to take a full, active and positive role in the life of our country and of our world.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 62,900
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: www.brightoncollege.ae
Address: Al Muntazah Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates