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Admissions Events

We hold regular Admissions events for families to find out more about our outstanding facilities, vibrant community and to share insights into the creative learning that takes place.

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Early Years In-Person Playdates (Nursery and FS2)

3:00pm on Wednesday 11th May, 24th May, 14th June and Tuesday, 28th June

Children aged 2-4 are invited to come along to our in-person playdate. The afternoon will be an opportunity for you and your child to join in and experience our amazing Early Years provision in a friendly, relaxed environment. Meet some of our highly experienced teachers and get a feel for Nursery and FS2, where your child can explore the range of activities on offer, both in the classroom and in our purpose-built outdoor area. There will be lots of fun and laughter whilst investigating sand, water, messy play and storytime. There will also be an opportunity for a school tour to see more of our fantastic facilities.

To register, please click here.


IGCSE Virtual Open Day (Year 10 and Year 11)

12.00pm on Tuesday, 26th April 2022

In Years 10 and 11, students opt for a range of different subjects to study in detail through the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) programme. Join us for our IGCSE Virtual Open Day to learn more about our wide variety of IGCSE subjects, specialist teachers, and how we engage and stimulate our students.

To register, please click here.


Early Years Virtual Open Day (Nursery and FS2)

11:00am on Tuesday, 10th May, and 12:00pm on Thursday, 16th June

The Early Years at The British International School Abu Dhabi provides your young child with the finest surroundings for their first school experience. Join our Assistant Head of Primary, Rebecca Robson and Head of Early Years, Heather Threlfall explain how we create and maintain a safe, happy and child-centred environment in which our students are inspired to become purposeful, life-long learners.

To register, please click here.


Primary Virtual Open Day (Year 1 - Year 6)

12.00am on Wednesday, 18th May 2022

Our Head of Primary, Alan Cocker and our Deputy Head of Primary, Rebecca Robson will take you on a journey of our broad and balanced UK curriculum adapted to our local setting, and give you an insight into the creative learning that takes place in our Primary School.

To register, please click here.


Secondary Virtual Open Day (Year 7 - Year 13)

12:00pm on Tuesday, 24th May 2022

In Secondary School our lessons are taught by a series of subject specialists, with the class tutor having the important pastoral role of coordinating all aspects of the students' academic and social development. Join our Head of Secondary, Chris Lowe and our Deputy Head of Secondary, Aine McGlue as they give you an insight into the benefits of our Secondary School at BIS Abu Dhabi, and how we will give your child the best chance of academic success and achievement.

To register, please click here.


IB Virtual Open Day (Year 12 and Year 13)

12.00pm on Tuesday, 7th June

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is widely regarded as the world’s premier post-16 qualification. Our Principal, Patrick Horne and our Head of Secondary, Chris Lowe will provide an insight into the benefits of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and how we will prepare your child to enter their first-choice university, pursue the career of their dreams and become outstanding 21st-century citizens.  

To register, please click here.