Nord Anglia International School Dubai

Dubai, U.A.E.

A British International School, benchmarked against the best UK independent schools.

Ages taught:

3 — 18

School size:

667 boys, 701 girls

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • English National Curriculum


Communications Team

Job title:

Comms Team

Accreditations and memberships:

  • Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
  • British Schools Middle East (BSME)
  • Confucius Institute/Hanban HSK Test Centre
School Website

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All schools have their own special personality and the character of NAS Dubai is particularly strong. It holds on to a simple ambition: “To be the school in Dubai which is known to be the best because it is the place where the learning is great, where the results are outstanding and where the community is distinguished”. Matthew Farthing - Principal

Senior management

Principal Matthew Farthing
Head of Secondary School Liam Cullinan
Head of Primary School Elizabeth Lamb

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School description

We believe that a new Dubai international school should offer something different. We offer the academic quality and rigour of the English National Curriculum, but we deliver it using our own contemporary approaches to learning with a truly global outlook. Our students will be able and eager to have an impact on the world. Our school vision is to: Create intellectually confident learners by having very high standards and expectations achieved through our high performance learning approach.; Develop socially confident and responsible global citizens who are multilingual, creative, inquiring and collaborative; Treat each child as an individual, with talents to share and develop.

Class sizes

Kindergarten average class size:


Reception average class size:


Primary average class size:


Secondary average class size:


Kindergarten teacher/pupil ratio:

1 : 6

Reception teacher/pupil ratio:

1 : 6

Primary teacher/pupil ratio:

1 : 10

Secondary teacher/pupil ratio:

1 : 20

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • English National Curriculum

Sports and extra-curricular activities

Extra-curricular activities:

Choir, Music, Drama, Public speaking, Languages, Art, Robotics, and Community awards.
Co-curricular activities are an important part of the learning experience and form a particular focus of our whole child approach. Our school has excellent facilities in particular for art and cultural activities.


Admission process:

At Nord Anglia International School Dubai, we have created a strong, nurturing private school environment, featuring students from many different cultures. Our students are selected based on their manners and character, as well as their ability to cope with a highly academic environment.

Admission and language criteria:

We will ask your child to sit some tests to learn more about them, either here or online. We pride ourselves on getting to know students and parents when you apply. Our Principal and admissions team will meet with you to learn more about your child's previous education, experiences and talk to your current school wherever possible.

Fees (Annual)


د.إ.‏ 60,000.00


د.إ.‏ 60,000.00

Junior Day:

د.إ.‏ 70,000.00

Secondary Day:

د.إ.‏ 80,000.00



Communications Team

Job title:

Comms Team

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Hessa Street, Al Barsha South



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