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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||25 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Native English speaking teachers||
The majority of teachers are British. The school hires teachers internationally to find the best practitioners from around the globe.
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
DBSJP offers ‘English Language Learner’ (ELL) support where necessary and will be provided by the ELL support staff.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Arabic, French, Spanish
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
|Approximate hours of homework given||
Amount of homework depends on the age group and subject.
Due to demand, certain age groups might be closed for admissions during an academic year in which case a student will automatically be placed in our waiting pool.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
DBSJP is able to admit students throughout the year if places are available.
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
DBSJP provides support for children requiring learning support.
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
DBSJP provides support for gifted children.
|Student access to education psychologist||
Educational psychologist will be provided if necessary.
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|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
Not in the traditional sense but DBSJP students can take part in Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) led by its teaching staff at no additional cost. ECA’s offered by an external provider will be at an additional cost.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
DBSJP students have access to a broad range of activities from sports to academic interests and a variety of clubs and community initiatives.
|School provided lunches||
School Dining at Dubai British School Jumeirah Park is a quality, family-style dining experience with staff and children all enjoying the same organic, nutritious meal together. Table manners, dining etiquette and conversation are all part of the experience. The well-known celebrity chef and author Gary Rhodes OBE oversees the operations.
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Multi-purpose sports hall, multi-purpose court, indoor 8 lane swimming pool, football pitches, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor play areas
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park (DBSJP) is part of Taaleem, the United Arab Emirates’ second largest school provider for early years, primary and secondary schools founded in 2004.
The school is unique in many ways; it has been designed to the highest specifications with the 21st century learning needs of students in mind. The facilities are second to none and include a state-of-the-art performing arts theatre; radio station; large, light and airy classrooms; a competition 8-lane swimming pool with training pool; shaded outdoor learning spaces; a food technology room and a family-style dining facilities with a professional-standard kitchen.
The quality of the building and facilities are matched by the quality and experience of the staff, all appointed to support the school’s vision of providing outstanding education from Year 1 to Year 13 (Year 1 to Year 6 in the first year).
DBSJP multi-cultural environment offers an exceptional combination of the best of a well-rounded British education delivered within a truly international community, enriched by a variety of cultures that characterize our increasingly connected world.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Learning at DBSJP is developed wherever possible through first-hand, practical experiences and evaluation. DBSJP uses creative and interactive cross-curricular approaches where emphasis is placed on educating the whole child, which ensures that attention is paid not just to intellectual abilities, but also to social, emotional and physical growth. Each student’s unique talents are nurtured and developed. Students’ enjoyment of learning and their preparation for future economic well-being are central features.
Students are encouraged to question, make connections between ideas, debate, experiment, present, critically reflect and enjoy challenge to gain a sense of personal achievement. DBSJP provides opportunities for collaborative working and group work where students are encouraged to make choices and to reflect on their learning prior to presenting their work for review by teachers and their peers. All students will develop skills in technology to support independent and creative learning.