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  • Welcome to Nord Anglia International School Dublin

    Planning to be the first IB continuum school for 3-to-18-year-olds in Ireland

    NAIS D

  • Outstanding Teachers

    Through Nord Anglia University our teachers maintain the highest international standards

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  • Unrivalled Learning Opportunities

    Learn from the best with our world class programmes of learning

    Love of reading

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    Admissions are open throughout the year!

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    Admissions are open during term time from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, you can leave a message on our voicemail and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

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    NAIS Dublin


Our leadership team

  • Paul Crute

    Paul Crute


    Paul Crute

    Paul Crute is the Founding Principal of Nord Anglia International School, Dublin.

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  • Rita Bateson

    Rita Bateson

    Head of Secondary School, Head of Mathematics

    Rita Bateson

    Rita Bateson is the Head of Secondary School and Head of Mathematics at Nord Anglia School, Dublin. Prior to this, Mrs. Bateson held the position of Head of Mathematics at the International School of Hamburg. She is the author of the Mathematics for the MYP by Concept series, so is a curriculum expert (having literally written the books on it!) Before that, Mrs. Bateson worked at the IB as Senior Curriculum Manager, responsible for Mathematics and Sciences across the programmes. Having lived and breathed the International Baccalaureate for many years, she has also written her own IB Learner profile.

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  • Lisa Cannell, Head of Primary

    Lisa Cannell

    Head of Primary

    Lisa Cannell

    Lisa Cannell has 20 years of teaching, leadership and management experience. After starting her career in the North of England she became the Deputy Head of an Infant School in Norfolk. She relocated with her husband to Singapore where they both worked at Tanglin Trust School. During her eleven years in Singapore, Mrs. Cannell was Head of Year in the Junior School and later Director of Continuous Professional Development across the whole school. Her role focused on working with teachers to deepen their understanding of pedagogy, develop their leadership capability and ensure classroom practice was influenced by educational research. She later returned to the UK to take up a Headship at Westbourne Independent School in Sheffield.

    Mrs. Cannell graduated from the University of Northumbria with a First Class honours degree in Primary Education and later completed the National Qualification for Headship (NPQH). She is joined in her move to Dublin by her husband and two boys, Louis and Bertie, who both attend NAIS Dublin. 

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  • Maoiliosa McMahon

    Maoiliosa McMahon

    Director of Admissions and Marketing