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The UAE's 11 "Ivy League" Schools Are...
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British School Abu Dhabi

Rating: Band A Grade 3
Location: Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi
Curriculum: British
Level Taught: Foundation/secondary
Fees: Dhs41,500 to Dhs 62,300

What says: Seen by many as the best UK curriculum school in the capital, non-profit based British School in Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi serves approximately 1800 students from 50 nationalities, from the ages of three to eighteen years old. The school was established in 1968, making it one of the oldest schools in the emirate.

What the School Says:

"For nearly half a century, our students have been at the very heart of all that we do. Our sole purpose is to ensure that every one of our students is supported academically, physically, emotionally, spiritually, culturally and socially: a truly holistic education that prepares them for life after school."

What ADEC says: British school AD students’ have a broad and balanced curriculum and through this their achievements in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations are well above international standards. The school also provides very effective support for students in greatest need of improvement and very high levels of challenge for more able students.

The school has a highly respectful and caring culture, where students accept ownership of their own learning and behaviour.

Teachers are provided with good quality professional development, with valuable opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills.

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