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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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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

Jan 24 (all day)

Year 4 Saadiyat Park Hyatt

Jan 24

Class reps meeting

Jan 25

Y5D primary assembly

Jan 26

Y1A Primary assembly

Jan 26

Life Through a Lens

Event On 15 February
open day

Open Day: 15th February 2017

Prospective families interested in joining the school are invited to join us for our Open Day on Wednesday 15th February at 9:00am.


Applications open for 2017 Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard

The Juilliard School, a world leader in performing arts education, and Nord Anglia are pleased to announce that applications are open for Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard; a summer programme for students aged 10 – 18 years old held from 8 – 21 July 2017.


Emirates Literature Festival

As part of the Emirates’ Literature Festival, BIS Abu Dhabi played host to the Readers’ Cup Challenge. We welcomed 26 teams from 11 different schools in the hour long event which saw students doing their best to recall facts and information regarding novels they have recently enjoyed.


Duathlon 2017: 26th January

Come run/cycle/run in the British International School Abu Dhabi’s second Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Duathlon!

internet safety

4 steps to help keep your child safe online

Children love using technology and are accessing the internet at an increasingly younger age. Here are four steps to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.

Global Campus Special Report
Global Campus Special Report

Global Campus Special Report

November has been abuzz with several Global Campus activities well underway. Students imagined great engineering feats through the Lego Challenge, while exploring their love for music through performances by Juilliard alumni. Read on to hear more about what's been happening on the Global Campus this month.

Performing Arts

The value of a performing arts education

What is the value of creativity amid fast-paced technological change? In his Huffington Post article, Nord Anglia Education CEO, Andrew Fitzmaurice, highlights the notable impact on students’ creativity, confidence, and global awareness from our enhanced performing arts curriculum.


Tanzania Expedition

This December, GCSE and IB students will be travelling to Tanzania in a life-changing experience as they attempt to make a lasting impact on the local community of Arusha.