The Best IB Diploma Schools In Abu Dhabi

In this feature we’ve rounded-up the city's schools offering the Diploma programme and registered with the IB association. We’ve looked at the courses they offer, the fees for the Diploma years, published results (if any), any additional accreditation the schools might have, and compiled ADEC’s most recent views on anything and everything pertaining to the Diploma years.
The Best IB Diploma Schools In Abu Dhabi
By C Hoppe
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Australian School of Abu Dhabi

Date of Last ADEC Inspection: 2014/15

ADEC Rating: Band B- Grade 5

Additional Ratings/Accreditations: MEIBA

Published Results: Not available

IB Programmes: PYP, MYP, Diploma

Additional Curriculum: Australian

17 Diploma Options: biology, business and management, chemistry, economics, English A language, English B, history, maths studies, mathematics, physics, psychology, theatre, French AB,  Chinese A literature, Arabic B, Arabic AB, business management.

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Khalifah City B, Abu Dhabi

Diploma Fees Per Annum: Dhs38,034



ADEC Notes on Senior Years
Curriculum planning and review ensure continuity and progression within the IB programmes and implementation successfully integrates UAE culture and values in all subjects.

Attainment in IB examinations by the very small cohort of students in Grade 12 is generally low; results indicate an improving trend.

Senior leaders and IB programme coordinators have a satisfactory understanding of the school’s strengths and priority areas for improvement.

Student Attainment and Progress: Satisfactory

Quality of Teaching and Learning: Satisfactory

Meeting student needs via curriculum: Satisfactory  

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