GEMS Metropole School Al Waha welcomed its first students this morning. Principal Mr Jeremy Hallum was at the forefront of the excitement, greeting families as they entered.
Dubai's new Glendale International School showed students that school isn't all about being serious, as it opened its doors to students with some unexpected entertainment and a lot of smiles. Juggling circus performers on stilts welcomed students into their new school, breaking the ice and putting families in a positive mood.
Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi also opened its doors for the first time to excited students. Mr Liam Cullinan, Executive Principal, said:
“We welcome the future leaders to NAS Abu Dhabi, the most curious, creative and compassionate young people who are the first to step into this wonderful learning space. As Willy Wonka said: If you want to change the world, there’s nothing to it.
It was all smiles at Collegiate International School in Dubai this morning, with parents and students posing for photographs and expressing how pleased they were to be back.
Dwight School Dubai welcomed back students, who expressed great excitement at being reunited with school friends after the summer. New students also eagerly entered the school this morning, warmly greeted by school staff.
Commenting on the start of term, Nargish Khambatta, Principal, GEMS Modern Academy and Senior Vice President – Education, GEMS Education, said:
“We are so ready to embrace a new school term and new academic year after a rejuvenating summer break. The summer months give us the all-important pause to reconnect with loved ones and celebrate the importance of family time. But, as we resume our school routines, our focus is recalibrated to our unwavering focus on learning.”
Brighton College Al Ain welcomed its young Brightonians back this morning also, who raced in with plenty of smiles and enthusiasm.
At Reach British School, parents wished their children well before the start of a new school year.
Raha International School in Abu Dhabi was also full of energy and anticipation this morning. Students posed for photographs, marking the first day at the school for many.