At NAIS Dubai our school’s reputation is based on providing the highest quality teaching for children aged 3-18 years old. We’re a premium school where success means more than achieving outstanding exam results – it’s about opening up a world of opportunity for our students.
Small class sizes mean our talented, highly qualified teachers have the time and resources to invest in your child’s individual learning path. We’re proud that the qualifications our students achieve allow them to win places at the world’s top universities.
We teach the International Baccalaureate diploma programme (IBDP) and we’re proud that our class of 2021 achieved an impressive average score of 39.4, which is significantly higher than the IB global average of 33.02, setting us apart from other IB schools around the world.
Our outstanding facilities mean we can offer an excellent all-round education, from our new secondary school expansion and sports facilities to our state-of-the-art auditorium, open-plan art studios, craft centres and theatre. Our exclusive collaborations with prestigious institutions such as UNICEF, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the world-leading performing arts school Juilliard mean we’re at the forefront of educational thinking, while creating life-changing experiences for your child.
When they join us, your child doesn’t just become part of our vibrant local community, but also the global family of Nord Anglia international schools. Our students also collaborate through Global Campus, our online learning platform, sharing thoughts and ideas with their Nord Anglia classmates around the globe.
Nord Anglia International School Dubai, centrally located in Al Barsha, is an exceptional environment where your child will build the confidence, creativity and resilience for a bright and exciting future.
Founded in 2015, Swiss International Scientific School Dubai is the second Nord Anglia school in Dubai and is listed in the prestigious Spear’s Schools index of the world’s top private schools.
It is a private premium K-12 day and boarding school and the largest Swiss school outside of Switzerland — with 2,150 students, including 100 boarding students. Students are connected to its Swiss heritage through its language offering and extracurricular activities.
Based in Dubai’s Al Jaddaf district, the school has a strong focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) and is considered one of the top International Baccalaureate schools in Dubai. It is also one of only a few boarding schools in Dubai.
As a full IB day and boarding continuum school, the IB programme is offered from 3 to 18 years old, with three learning streams from Pre-K to Grade 10: an English-French bilingual programme, an English-German bilingual programme, and a IB English STEAM programme. The Grade 11 and 12 IBDP and CP stream is taught in English, with opportunities for students to gain a bilingual or advanced bilingual diploma.
The school has exceptional facilities in Dubai thanks to its world-class 70,000m2 campus featuring state-of-the-art boarding houses, computer labs, science labs, and numerous sports and music facilities. These include an Olympic sized pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball courts, padel tennis courts, a multi-use sports hall, dance studios, a full gym/cardio suite, and a full-sized football pitch surrounded by a 400m athletics track. There is also a first-class auditorium seating 600.
Swiss International Scientific School Dubai also has the region’s first ever purpose-built infrastructure in a desert climate to meet Minergie standards — Switzerland's highest standard for ecological buildings, recognising school facilities that are extremely energy efficient. In addition to achieving the Minergie standards, the school received the DEWA Conservation Award (2018) and the Public Health & Safety Standards Award (2018).