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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

Dec 04 (all day)

Year 3 Visit the zoo

Dec 04 (all day)

Years 11 & 13 mock exams

Dec 05 (all day)

Years 5 & 6 boys swimming gala

Dec 05 (all day)

Year 8 Mangroves trip (Hum)

Dec 05

PTA board meeting


Senior School Students get Cambridge Opportunity

What has already been a very successful term for our Senior School was made even more special this week when two of our Year 13 students were invited for interview at Cambridge University.

Event On 7th December
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Arts Café

On Wednesday 7th December, BIS Abu Dhabi will be holding the Art Café in the main hall from 6pm – 7.30pm.


The benefits of learning to climb

Climbing is not only great exercise but helps students to develop resilience and problem solving skills. Find out how learning to climb can benefit your child’s studies.

Event On 11th January

Early Years Foundation Stage Open Day

Families interested in joining BIS Abu Dhabi are invited to join us for the Early Years Foundation Stage Open Day on Wednesday 11th January at 8am.


Teacher Training, CSI

As a school with an international reputation, plus part of Nord Anglia Education, we are able to attract some highly experienced and talented teachers to join our team. In addition to this, it is then crucial that the ongoing professional development of our teachers is of the highest standard. Our teachers then continue to learn as part of BIS Abu Dhabi, remain at BIS Abu Dhabi and can offer more to their classes for many years to come.


How does yoga benefit your child’s learning?

Yoga has many mental and physical benefits, but did you know it can actually help your child’s learning? Here are some interesting facts on how yoga can benefit your child’s development—mentally, physically and intellectually.


Senior School Update

With the new academic year well underway, life in the Senior School is incredibly busy, with students completing university applications and drafting personal statements, and staff writing the references that are so crucial in securing places for applicants.

Event On 24th November

National Day Family Picnic

Preparations are well under way for this year’s National Day Family picnic which promises to be another exciting whole school family event. BIS Abu Dhabi families are invited to attend the picnic which will be held between 12.00pm – 4.00pm on Thursday 24th November 2016.