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    We are new to Dubai but part of an established global network of international schools dedicated to helping every child thrive.

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    Your child will follow the English National Curriculum with a strong international emphasis and an unparalleled approach to languages.

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    primary teacher helping year 3 students in maths class

Donna Passey

Donna Passey


With over 20 years of teaching experience in the UK, Singapore and UAE I have found that I am constantly looking for that next challenge.

I have enjoyed a variety of roles during my teaching career, whether it is working and teaching the little ones or older children, being a curriculum coordinator, mentoring of new trainee teachers, training teachers in best practice, running workshops for parents or being a team player. My varied experience has allowed me to interact with fellow professionals at all levels. My particular professional interests include early years, inquiry based learning and nurturing internationally confident children.

My family and I have been living in the UAE for over 9 years and enjoy all the opportunities and travel experiences that the UAE region has to offer. This has included visiting many countries, camping and road trips with great friends and always finding that good book to curl up with. 

It has been a lovely two years since I joined Nord Anglia International School Dubai. It has been great working and contributing to the Early Years Team here at NAS Dubai and I look forward to another successful year ahead.