In her role as Head of Preparatory, she will lead and direct all aspects of the daily running and pastoral experience for children from Foundation 1 classes up until Year 6, in both the Early Years and Preparatory School at Brighton College Dubai.
Sarah has more than 25 years' international leadership experience having taught at British curriculum schools in Germany, Thailand and the UAE. She likes 'to teach a curriculum which encourages creativity and international mindedness to the students'.
Sarah Brannon said: “Being a part of the startup of the third Brighton College in the UAE is both tremendously exciting and challenging. It is fantastic that we have the support and experience of our excellent sister schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to draw on. Brighton College Dubai will have its own unique nuances and character while remaining an authentic representation of Brighton College education.”
Established in 1845, Brighton College is one of the most renowned co-educational schools in the United Kingdom and will open its third branch in the UAE in Dubai in September 2018.
Marco Longmore, Head Master at Brighton College Dubai said: “Sarah has a good understanding of the Brighton College ethos and firmly believes in the school’s philosophy of not only providing academic excellence, but also ensuring that students are successful individuals who are confident, caring and wanting to make a difference to the world we live in.”
Brighton College Dubai, will be located in Al Barsha South on a 40,000 square-metre campus. The facilities will include an auditorium, a black box performance space, a 25m swimming pool, IAAF-standard running track, football pitches, tennis and basketball courts and a cricket/rugby field.