Dubai is the most dynamic and constantly developing city in the UAE. It has achieved enormous success over the years. It is a hub of international schools supporting different curriculums like IB, IGCSE, American, British, Australian, French, and many more. Education in Dubai is compulsory for all students, and 90% of it is provided by the private schools. The British curriculum is one of the most followed and opted for by students. It is also known as the National Curriculum for England and is accepted and recognized by the world's top universities. It covers all the major science and humanities subjects, which leads to higher chances for students to get enrolled in great universities for a bright future. Let’s talk about some of the best British curriculum schools in Dubai.
Dubai British School, Emirates Hill
Founded in 2005, it has been one of the best British schools in Dubai since then. The school manages to maintain its "outstanding" KHDA rating every year, which adds to the factor that makes it one of the best. A quality education is provided to the students, emphasizing on creativity, skills, and academic achievements. The school emphasises extracurricular activities and provides the necessary facilities (such as swimming pools, sports courts, libraries, and labs) to allow students to think outside the box and be creative and skilled.
Average annual fee- AED 49,000 – AED 73,000
Grades- FS 1- Year 13
GEMS Wellington International School
It is one of the top schools that supports the British curriculum with a highly trained teaching staff. The school offers IB curriculum for the Year 12 and 13. The co-ed school provides great facilities and infrastructure to students, like libraries, sports courts and grounds, fitness studios, computer and science labs, and the most interesting part of the school is its ‘Observatory’ which can hold over 470 people at a time. It is one of the best British schools in Dubai with an ‘Outstanding’ KHDA rating.
Average annual fee- AED 43,000 – AED 95,000
Grades- FS 1- Year 13
Repton School, Dubai
It was established in 2007 and is based in Nad Al Sheba, Dubai.It follows the British and IB curriculum. The school is accredited by the KHDA and has been rated "outstanding," and it tops the list of the best British curriculum schools in Dubai with over 200 faculty members. It is a co-ed school with over 1700 students, 150 of whom have special education needs and disabilities (SEND).
Average annual fee- AED 52,000 – AED 95,000
Grade - FS 1 – Year 13
Horizon English School
Founded in 1989, a privately owned school in Dubai offers the British Curriculum. It has received an "outstanding" KHDA rating. The medium of communication and study is English, which is followed by over 900 students. The students experience delightful and purposeful learning, and the best-scoring subjects are English, science, and mathematics. The entire co-ed crowd is managed by over 50 faculty members, and the students with special needs are given extra attention as per their requirements.
Annual Fee – AED 39,000- AED 53,000
Grade- FS1 – Year 6
Kings’ School, Al Barsha
It was founded in 2014, is located in Al Barsha, Dubai, and supports the British Curriculum. It receives an "outstanding" KHDA rating every year. The students are taught by expert teachers and kept in safe and secure premises. The school provides incredible infrastructure and facilities to its students, like science labs, art suites, sports academies, multiple courts, and pools for all age groups.
Annual Fee- AED 53,000- AED 97,000
Grade- Year 7 – Year 13
It was founded in 1999 and has continued to be in the position of an ‘Outstanding’ school for many years. The students attending this school have different nationalities and belong to over 59 nations. It also welcomes a large number of students every year. It has over 1000 students & is a co-educational school. It supports the British and IGCSE curriculum.
Annual Fee- Up to AED 90,000
Grade- FS1 – Year 13
The school is located in Al Sufouh, and was founded in 1978. It has managed to be at the top since then, acquiring an ‘Outstanding’ KHDA rating. It supports the British and GCSE curriculum and offers facilities like: 21 science labs, design and technology suites, computer suites, art studio, recording studios, teaching and recital areas, auditorium, gyms, pool, and practice rooms, etc. The quality of education provided to 1100 students by more than 130 teachers.
Annual Fee- AED 86,000- 98,000
Grade- Year 7 – Year 13