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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English Language Support
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish, German
|Use of technology in the classroom||
ICT will be fully embedded in the curriculum in all phases and will extend beyond just access to laptops, tablets and iPads. Learning areas will be flexible in designation and use to reflect Dwight’s innovative approaches to learning in that Dwight may offer for example, a focus on Robotics or coding or design for a set period of time, with a view to responding to students’ needs and wants alongside important and ever changing technological developments. Dwight aims for every student to enjoy a personalized journey during their time with us and for them have a role in shaping their learning styles and environments.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
The purpose of the assessment is to determine the student’s readiness to attend Dwight School Dubai and to determine a possible need for additional English Language support or additional Learning Support required by the student.
|School bus service available||
Dwight School Dubai provides a door-to-door bus service to help families with their children’s transportation.
|School provided lunches||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Quran reading and recitation, Arabic writing, French, Mandarin, Russian, Korean, Hindi, Italian, Dutch, German, basketball, volleyball, netball, dodgeball, swimming, gymnastics, tennis, chess, squash, fencing, equestrian sport, yoga, mindfulness, community service, conservation club, leadership club, Model United Nations, robotics, coding, entrepreneurship club, creators club, science, choir, public speaking, debating, film and media, photography, art, drama, orchestra, dance, gold and metal smithing, band.
|Sports activities included||
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
25M pool, training pool, basketball courts, tennis and squash courts, a full soccer pitch, a 400-meter running track.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Founded in 1872 in New York, Dwight is now a leading international IB World School with campuses on three continents. Dwight Dubai students study four languages, become inquisitive STEAM learners and can access top universities worldwide. Dwight is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Dwight’s legacy of innovation and personalized learning dates all the way back to 1872. Right from inception, Dwight has been committed to fostering the next generation of global leaders and ethical citizens who can thrive anywhere in the world.
The Dwight learning journey is designed to prepare students for bright and promising futures by helping them secure admissions to some of the best ivy league schools, year after year.