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Dubai English Speaking College Parent Opinion

Dubai English Speaking College is the sister institution to Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), the oldest UK-curriculum school in Dubai, established in 1963. The College opened in 2005 to provide a through-school arrangement for secondary education for families at DESS. In between times, DESC has grown to admit students from a range of other schools around Dubai. Both DESS and DESC are among the few ‘not for profit’ schools in Dubai.
Parents' Rating
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4.2 out of 5 based on 19 reviews
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
Secondary
Curricula taught
Availability 2019/20
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Availability 2020/21
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Annual fee average
AED 79,500
Annual fees
AED 79,392 - 85,332
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Premium
Status
Open
Opening year
2005
School year
Sep to Jul
Teacher turnover help
10%
Principal
Mr. Andrew Gibbs (Director), Mr. Chris Vizzard (Head Teacher)
Main teacher nationality
British
Main student nationality
British
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