Al Bateen Academy

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Al Bateen Academy is a secondary school rated Outstanding by ADEC (Abu Dhabi Education Council).

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • International Baccalaureate
  • English National Curriculum


Aldar Academies

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Our school opened in September 2011 to provide high quality education from the ages of 11 to 18. The school follows the English National Curriculum, with an international dimension, in Years 7 to 9. In Years 10 and 11 students complete their I/GCSE qualifications and in Years 12 and 13 study the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB DP) Programme. The school aims to provide an outstanding international, holistic education in a creative, safe, caring and inclusive learning environment. Students are proud of their school, there is mutual respect amongst staff and students, and we strive to continuously develop and improve education provision, both inside and outside the classroom, for all students. David Hutson - Principal

Senior management

Principal: Mr David Hutson

School description

Our mission is to provide leading education for students whilst at the same time ensuring the highest standards of academic achievement.

In particular the school aims to:

- Offer a curriculum that provides knowledge, challenge and progression delivered through high quality teaching, learning and assessment. 

- Provide opportunities for students to develop individual abilities and talents through creativity, sport, teamwork, leadership, performance and service.

- Promote intercultural understanding and support mother-tongue language development through the curriculum, enrichment and CAS activities.

- Ensure students are equipped with the skills and attributes they need to succeed as lifelong learners in a 21st century world, including information technology, creative thinking, critical analysis, problem solving and decision making.

- Provide a caring and supportive environment in which students respect each other, feel safe and happy, and in which they thrive.

Our values are reflected in our school moto - PRIDE:

Respect and responsibility
Empathy and tolerance

We should take pride in ourselves, pride in our school, pride in our community and pride in our achievements.


Term dates

  • 2016/2017
  • 28/08/16 - 15/12/16
  • 08/01/17 - 23/04/17
  • 09/04/17 - 22/06/17

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • International Baccalaureate
  • English National Curriculum

Sports and extra-curricular activities


Sports facilities across our schools comprise multi-purpose sports halls, dance studios, swimming pools, floodlit football pitches and shaded basketball courts.
Action/sport (ootball, cricket,basketball, netball, swimming, rugby, badminton), sailing and water sports, expeditions, international award schemes

Extra-curricular activities:

An extensive range of extra-curricular clubs promote health and fitness, an active lifestyle, team work, sportsmanship and the life lessons of winning and losing.
Creative activities (art, graphic design, photography, jewellery making), Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Arabic calligraphy, book club , Quran club, music, choir, drama, dance, theatre/performance work, cookery,


Admission process:

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Aldar Academies

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Khalifa Bin Shakbout Street


Abu Dhabi

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