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Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German




Languages of Instruction

  • English


  • english national curriculum English National Curriculum
  • our philosophy Innovative Educational Philosophy
  • International Baccalaureate IB - International Baccalaureate

Maximum Students


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


7 : 1


12 : 1
Average Class Size





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.

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News & Events Calendar

Tuesday 24 September

An Inspector Calls - English Play

Tuesday 24 September

Strathclyde University Visit

Tuesday 08 October

Year 13 Parent's Evening

Monday 14 October

Year 11 Parents' Evening

28 August 2019

Open Day: 17th September 2019

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

open day
29 July 2019

2020/21 Admissions to Open in September 2019

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

18 July 2019

Starting school in a new city

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

09 July 2019

Record-breaking IB Diploma results!

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


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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