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Jumeira Baccalaureate School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 72,970
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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 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 72,970
Address: Jumeira 1, 53B Street, off Al Wasl Road, Dubai Dubai United Arab Emirates
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

25% local : 75% international

Max. number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers

The majority of JBS teachers are British. JBS hires teachers internationally to find the best practitioners from around the globe. All teachers are highly trained and qualified. They all have the requirements as per KHDA guidelines. Administrative staff is international and hired locally and internationally.

Language support for students not fluent in English

The youngest children can integrate quickly into class with support from an EAL teacher (English as an Additional Language). Older primary children have an intensive English class to equip them with the essential language skills to function appropriately before integration into their mainstream class and may receive additional support in class. Secondary children's needs are agreed with parents on a case-by-case basis.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required


Waiting list

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


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Most children with learning or language support needs can have them met in school, and JBS will include you in any assessments or discussions and consider your views in making decisions about your child.

Learning support offered

The school may decide that your child needs extra or different help, which may be a special way of teaching certain things, some help from an adult, one to one or small group teaching and, in some cases, use of particular equipment or software. JBS after consultation with all parties, will write an Individual Action Plan (IEP) to focus on specific areas of concern. All recommendations, strategies and extra costs will be discussed and agreed with parents.

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

PreK and KG1: 1:45 pm
KG2 to G3: 2:30 pm
G4 to G12: Sunday to Wednesday: 3:15 pm, Thursday: 2:30 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, tennis, rugby, volleyball, basketball, swimming, trampolining, badminton, drama, dance, guitar, choir, model United Nations

School provided lunches

JBS students can purchase healthy meal and beverage options at the fully equipped campus cafeteria, which is managed by Tuck Shop Café.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, a senior indoor sports hall, KG indoor playroom, a 25m shaded swimming pool, two roof top tennis courts, extensive grass sports pitches, sports field with changing facilities, dance studio

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Jumeira Baccalaureate School is an established IB school in the heart of Dubai, where young people thrive, learn and succeed. The school aims to provide exceptional opportunities for each of our students in a supporting and challenging environment.

A Taaleem school, JBS prides itself on high academic standards, however it is more than this. Truly excellent education is about developing a passion for life-long learning and a capability for independent thinking. JBS confident and articulate students are encouraged to discover interests that extend beyond the classroom. The school community is enabling students to develop moral values, and display kindness, courage, respect and integrity towards each other and throughout the school's diverse and multicultural environment.

Teaching approach of the school

JBS motto ‘know yourself, learn from each other’ demonstrates a clear commitment to having its students understand their own cultural background as well as that of others in the community. It also encourages students to be reflective and open-minded regarding the school's commonalities and differences.

JBS curriculum is sensitive to cultural, gender, linguistic, ethnic and religious differences. The Primary Years Programme of Inquiry is built around 6 themes of global significance. One of the fundamental concepts of the MYP is intercultural awareness. The Diploma and the Career-related Programme reinforce international mindedness.

JBS responds creatively and adaptively to continual changes in education and society. JBS classrooms are characterised by innovation, creativity, achievement and technological integration.

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