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      In 2015 we achieved 80% A* to C in our GCSE examination results, with 38% of the students receiving either A* or A grades.

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      Through Nord Anglia University our teaching staff maintain the highest standards of a rigorous British education.

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      Our High Performance Learning approach to education, coupled with the Global Campus initiative gives every child the opportunity to thrive in our schools.

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      Our school is now close to capacity but we welcome your application. Please contact us to discuss vacancies at our school.

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      We are a warm and welcoming community providing a rigorous education to our students.

    A Friendly, Global Community

    Your whole family will be welcomed into our school’s community that extends far beyond the classroom. At the British International School Abu Dhabi, your child will grow as a confident, caring individual, whilst developing the skills and attitudes required to be successful in our constantly evolving international world.

    News & Events

    Quick-look Calendar

    Oct (all day) 12 (all day)

    FS1 visit My First Gym

    Oct 12

    FS1 Parents Developing fine motor skill and control workshop

    Oct 13

    PTA coffee morning - Breast cancer awareness

    Oct (all day) 14 (all day)

    Hijra New Year (TBC)

    Oct (all day) 15 (all day)

    UCAS deadline for medicine



    There are many factors that go into a successful education. We often consider the things which are most visible: the teacher, the resources, the homework for example. In this week’s article I want to raise another aspect which is Attitude.

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    Wake&Shake and Fit Camp

    Our Wake&Shake (Primary students and parents) and Fit Camp (Secondary students only) programme has well and truly got underway as part of our PE team’s provision of fitness activities.

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    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month at BIS and the PTA and student community have organised important initiatives to raise awareness and funds.


    Classes for Parents – Yoga & Arabic

    As announced last week we are very pleased to launch in-school classes for parents commencing next week. These weekly adult learning opportunities will allow BIS to be a place of learning enjoyment for everyone, not only students.

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    Global Orchestra - a once-in-a-lifetime experience

    Nord Anglia Education’s Global Orchestra brought together 82 talented students, including 3 from BIS Abu Dhabi, for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in New York City.


    Admissions 2016/17

    We are pleased to confirm that BIS Abu Dhabi admissions for the 2016-17 Academic Year will open on Wednesday 21st October 2015.

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    Open Day: Wednesday 21 October

    Families are invited to join us for our Open Day on Wednesday 21st October 2015 from 9:00am. The Open Day will commence with a welcome by our Principal, followed by an opportunity to ask questions and take a guided tour of the school. Register your attendance today!


    School Calendar - Academic Year 2015/16

    We have received official confirmation from ADEC of our 2015/16 academic year dates. The first official school day will be Sunday 30th August 2015.