Abu Dhabi
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 16

Reach British School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 32,900

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Max. number of students per class


Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)


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

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Test, meeting with the principal

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All children are invited to the school. Each child meets with the Principal and he looks at the child, their relationships with parents and general attitude and behavior. If available he will also review any past school reports. The child will then take a small entrance test in order to determine their ability within each grade group.

Early years: Children of this age often do not have any prior learning records. Decisions are not made using entrance tests. All children must be toilet trained on entry to school.

Primary and Secondary: Children entering the school from Grade One will be required to submit an academic report from the previous school year. Placement tests are conducted after meeting the Principal to ensure learning needs can be met.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Reach British School is an inclusive school who does not reject students with additional learning requirements.

Student access to education psychologist


School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

1:45 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

RBS offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, 25m swimming pool, large indoor sports hall, dance room.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Reach British School is now part of a growing number of schools worldwide owned by International Schools Partnership. Reach British School is following the British System in education in addition to Arabic and Quran as per the guidelines of Abu Dhabi Education Council.

Reach British School in many ways resembles schools that you would find in any major city in England and Wales: communities of children who come from a range of ethnic, racial, linguistic and religious backgrounds.

Teaching approach of the school

RBS believes that children learn best when they:
- are happy
- are interested and motivated
- achieve success and gain approval
- are given tasks which match their ability
- are provided choice
- clearly understand the task
- are confident, feel secure and are aware of boundaries
- are challenged and stimulated

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 32,900
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admissions@rb-school.ae
School's webpage: www.reachbritishschool.com
Address: Baniyas East, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates