British curriculum
Ages 3 to 11

Regent International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
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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 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

0,6% local 99,4% international

Max. number of students per class

KG1: 22
KG2 to G1: 24
G2 - to G12: 26

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Foreign Language is available for non-native speakers of English.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian

Use of technology in the classroom

Students have access to computers in every class; interactive whiteboards; various educational and multimedia software; a digital library with thousands of e-books, scores of softwares and educational tools; printers, scanners, digital and video cameras; and 24x7 high speed Internet; and RIS' Virutal Learning Environment.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

All applicants are required to pass the school’s entrance assessments in Mathematics and English.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Year 1 to Year 13: Admissions are subject to an interview and successful completion of the School’s Assessment Tests in Maths and English (Arabic levelling is also conducted). Where applicable, review of records from the student's previous school(s) will be considered.

External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

GCSE Result 2015: 85% of students achieved 5A* - C in subjects including Maths and English.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The ‘Individual Needs Department’ (IND) supports and encourages every child to ensure he has access to a curriculum that meets his individual needs. ‘Individual Needs’ refers to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Learning support offered

The Individual Needs Department engages with children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment giving them the confidence to 'have a go' at areas they find difficult. The main focus of the department’s work is to ensure that the child becomes as independent as possible in his learning, and less reliant on the intervention of adults. A second major theme of the department’s work is to raise literacy standards, particularly in writing and reading comprehension, which are crucial to long-term success.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The 'Individual Needs' department develops students who are 'Gifted and Talented' in specific areas.

School start time

7:30 am

School finish time

2:40 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, dance, basketball, badminton, football, tennis, Mandarin, gymnastics, vocal lesson, soccer, art, drama, rugby, netball, cheerleading, music, brain o brain

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports and performance halls, multi-court sports decks, 2 heated swimming pools, dedicated outdoor play zones

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Regent International School (RIS) is an established educational institution with a rich history of over twenty years. RIS is an international, K-13 (Kindergarten to Year 13) school in Dubai that follows the National Curriculum of England. RIS has a deep history of offering a world-class education that combines exemplary academics with vibrant co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

Teaching approach of the school

RIS pedagogy is based on “MultiSmart Learning”, a high impact educational programme developed by our educators that nurtures multiple intelligences in students and helps them develop into well-rounded individuals ready to take on the challenges of the 21st century.

RIS school offers students an Education for Life – imparting knowledge and skills so students can develop their character, personal leadership, work ethic, compassion and values, and become thoughtful, confident, principled and dynamic individuals in the world.

RIS is full of opportunities for personal development, achievement and enjoyment. It has a holistic approach to education based on academic excellence, a diverse and strong extra-curricular activities programme, and personalised care to each student’s development. RIs encourages students to develop their strengths and realise their ambitions.

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