Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 14

Brighton College Dubai

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 90,000
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 90,000

Important notes about this school

The school opens in September 2018.
The college will organically grow each year to reach Grade 12.

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Number of students

Capacity for 2000 students.

Max. number of students per class

In Foundation Stage, classes will have 20 pupils maximum and Years 1-13 will have 24 pupils maximum. All classes will have an appropriate adult/pupil balance and will be supported by a team of learning assistants, specialist teachers and management.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Support

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entry assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment procedure will comprise of a combination of entry tests, interviews, previous school reports, character references, confidential reports, samples of work and, where applicable, consultations with specialist staff (EAL/ SEN).

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Range of outstanding sporting facilities, including a 25m swimming pool, IAAF-standard running track, football pitches, tennis and basketball courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Brighton College, England’s top co-educational school opens in Dubai in September 2018. Brighton College Dubai offers pupils a vibrant and challenging learning environment, and a distinctive British independent school ethos which reflects the values and dynamic culture of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates.

Teaching approach of the school

There are many unique features of a Brighton College education: academic excellence, enabling its pupils to access the world’s leading universities; an innovative and creative approach to learning, to ensure that Brighton's pupils are ready for the world of tomorrow; the importance of kindness; and encouraging Brighton's boys and girls to aspire to make a real difference in their lives and in the lives of others. Brighton also understands that children’s aspirations beyond school are individual and that they need to be open to broad horizons. That is why entrepreneurship and innovation in learning are key features of a Brighton education.