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Quick-look Calendar

Aug 27

Parents and Pupils Orientation Day

Aug 28

Parents and Pupils Orientation Day

Aug 31

Start of Term 1 (Autumn Term)

Dec 18

End of Term 1 (School Winter Break Begins)

Jan 04

Start of Term 2 (Spring Term)


Early Years Foundation Stage - Starting the 2014/15 Academic Year

To further ease your child’s transition, we have shortened the first few days of the first term. This will assist your child to both gently and confidently adjust to their new environment - and ensure the most productive commencement of their lengthy...


Preparing your child to start school for the first time

Starting school for the first time is an important and exciting time for your child. Nicola Exley, an Early Years Foundation Stage year group leader at The British International School Abu Dhabi, is often asked by parents “How can I help my child to ...


Parents and Pupils Orientation Days: 27th and 28th August

We are most looking forward to holding our Orientation Days for children and parents at 9-12.30pm on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th August 2014.


Keeping your child’s mind active during the summer vacation

The summer holiday break is well upon us and school is almost a distant memory. It is important then to keep the young people in our lives as busy and entertained as possible. There are many ways in which you can help to keep your child’s mathematica...


Ancillary Staff Assemblies

Assemblies took place during the last week of school, with children having the opportunity to thank our ancillary staff for their hard work throughout the year and present them with gifts of a 100 AED gift voucher and 80 AED in cash.


New Primary Staff in 2014/15

The process of recruiting high quality staff to join our exceptional team of practitioners is one of the most important aspects of the role of school leader. It is a process which began way back in December 2013 and continues throughout the school ye...


New Secondary Staff in 2014/15

As you are aware we have a new Head of Secondary Mr Craig Mclaren joining us in August, and we are looking forward to his imminent arrival. Mr Mclaren has already been in touch with a number of staff and from the moment he joins us will be hitting th...


ADEC stationary donation campaign

Abu Dhabi Education Council, in collaboration with Tadweer and Save the Grace (Hefth Al Ne’ma) Project, are launching an initiative to encourage volunteer work among students, and involve the local community in humanitarian work. As part of this, the...