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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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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

Nov (all day) 28 (all day)

Year 7 Al Daid trips returns

Dec (all day) 01 (all day)

Martyr's Day

Dec (all day) 01 (all day)

Pupil free day

Dec (all day) 01 (all day)


Dec (all day) 02 (all day)

National Day


Co-Curricular Activities in Term 2, 2015/16

The Term 2 Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) program at BIS Abu Dhabi will commence the week of 17th January 2016 for students in Year 1 and upwards. We will once again be using an electronic system to register students into CCAs which makes signing your child up for an CCA easier and fairer.


Duke of Edinburgh International Practice Adventurous Journey

Year 10 and 11 students taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh International Award completed their practice journey on the weekend, successfully trekking 12 km across desert in over 35 degree heat to make their way to camp.

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National Day Celebrations

BIS Abu Dhabi National Day celebrations will take place on Tuesday 24th November between 12 – 4pm.

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Flag Day

Today the students, staff and visitors of The British International School were proud to celebrate UAE Flag Day.


Academic Achievement

The new reporting system at the school is aiming to provide more frequent and more detailed feedback for students and their parents. There is a new system in place, one which continues to be developed, but it has been very pleasing to hear feedback from students and parents so far.

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Car Park Safety

Parents and students at BIS Abu Dhabi will be very aware of the focus the school has placed on car park safety during recent months. The introduction of the zebra crossings, the drop-off zones and the additional guards have helped raise the profile of car park safety and I am extremely grateful to all parents who have shown their support for these initiatives.



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.