British curriculum
Ages 11 to 18

Jumeirah College

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
Total first year fees: Dirham 72,508
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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: Dirham 71,508

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

1% local : 99% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

Jumeirah College’s ICT provision is embedded within all teaching and learning, with interactive whiteboards in all classrooms and ICT laboratories. These excellent resources are all aimed at enhancing the quality of teaching and learning within college. There are currently over 400 computers available for students to use all connected to the school’s network running Microsoft Network.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

All students applying to the College for Years 7 to 10 must complete an assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment is an online Cognitive Ability Assessment. It contains Verbal, Non-verbal, Quantitative and Spatial reasoning questions and students will take between 1:30 and 2 hours to complete the assessment.
The Assessment is broken up into a series of small tests. The small tests are timed and all students have the same length of time to answer the questions. Practise questions are provided at the beginning of each small test and these are not timed or marked. All questions are multiple-choice.

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE, Key Stage SATs, AS and A Levels

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Support for Learning Department

Learning support offered

The Support for Learning Department offers a range of support to students with a broad spectrum of learning styles and challenges. The Learning Centre is positioned in the heart of the College to reflect the school's philosophy of integration and individual support. All students with special learning needs have their difficulties addressed by team of committed teachers and Support for Learning assistants.

Student access to education psychologist


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Jumeirah College provides a rich extra-curricular programme that supports student’s all-round development, providing opportunities for students to develop talents and explore new interests. Activities include both individual pursuits and team building activities for all students. Students may choose from a wide variety of activities.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports hall, swimming pool, tennis/netball courts, grassed playing fields

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Jumeirah College – Dubai is a modern and vibrant year 7 to year 13 school that develops happy, confident and accomplished students. With a commitment to academic and personal excellence, the school has established a reputation as an outstanding independent school that’s renowned for securing impressive outcomes for students across a wide range of abilities and interests.

Teaching approach of the school

Jumeirah College offers The National Curriculum for England taught by fully qualified and experienced staff. The school has earned a deserved reputation for high academic standards. At all levels, students at Jumeirah College have earned high marks in external assessment tests and exams.

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