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The British International School Abu Dhabi

The British International School Abu Dhabi The British International School Abu Dhabi
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    In 2018 our students achieved an IB Diploma pass rate of 100%.

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

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    Admissions for 2020/21 are open!

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

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Welcome to Abu Dhabi

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.

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  • Nord Anglia - Be Ambitious Philosophy

    Our Be Ambitious Philosophy

    Our Be Ambitious philosophy drives our educational offer. We believe there is no limit to what your child can achieve. We ignite your child's curiosity and tell them to reach for their dreams, to step outside their comfort zones and try something new, and above all, to be ambitious.

  • Nord Anglia - Our Global Campus

    Our Global Campus

    The Global Campus extends learning beyond the classroom through unique challenges and activities. It connects our students around the world to learn together every day, broadening their knowledge and nurturing transferable skills to support their success in school and later in life.

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    Performing Arts With Juilliard

    As part of our commitment to inspire your child, we have collaborated with one of the world's leading performing arts conservatory, The Juilliard School. Through this exclusive curriculum, we unlock your child's love for learning and give them transferable skills for future success.

  • MIT

    Our M.I.T Collaboration

    We take an innovative hands-on, cross-functional approach to teaching science and technology. Our STEAM curriculum is an interdisciplinary programme that allows your child to develop transferable skills needed for the 21st century.

What makes our school special?

We inspire your child to achieve more. Your child will learn with students around the world through our Global Campus, embrace music and dance in our collaboration with Juilliard, and turn ideas into reality through our innovative approach to sciences with MIT

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

Nationalities

84+

Nationalities

Languages of Instruction

  • English

Curriculum

  • english national curriculum English National Curriculum
  • our philosophy Innovative Educational Philosophy

Maximum Students

1800+

School Type

Day School

Age Range

3 - 18

Facilities Highlights

  • Indoor semi-Olympic sized swimming pool
  • Large and fully equipped science labs
  • Dedicated EYFS playgrounds
Student to Teacher Ratio

EYFS

7 : 1

Primary/Secondary

12 : 1
Average Class Size

EYFS

20

Primary/Secondary

24

Our Family

Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our schools, and above all, our students.

Stay up to date with news and events

News & Events Calendar

Wednesday 08 January

Year 13 Parents' Evening

Monday 13 January

Year 11 Parents' Evening

Sunday 01 March

Year 9 Parents' Evening

Tuesday 03 March

Year 10 Parents' Evening

28 August 2019

Open Day: 17th September 2019

Families interested in joining The British International School Abu ...

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29 July 2019

2020/21 Admissions to Open in September 2019

The British International School Abu Dhabi is delighted to announce ...

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18 July 2019

Starting school in a new city

You and your family have made the move. After settling in to your ho...

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09 July 2019

Record-breaking IB Diploma results!

Congratulations to BIS Abu Dhabi 2018/19 graduates for their record-...

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Our Location

The British International School, Abu Dhabi

PO Box 60968
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Physical Address: Behind Abu Dhabi University

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