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Dubai English Speaking School Fees & Availability

Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), a Primary School, is one of the few UK curriculum schools located in the traditional heart of the city in Oud Metha, near St Mary's Church. It is one of the oldest - if not the oldest - schools in the city, having celebrated 55 years in 2018. Its sister Secondary school, Dubai English Speaking College, is located further inland on a separate campus that opened in 2005.
Parents' Rating
4.5 out of 5 based on 50 reviews
At a glance
School type
School phase
Inspection rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
No data
Availability 2021/22
No data
Annual fee average
AED 43,000
Annual fees
AED 35,468 - 43,894
Price band help
Opening year
School year
Sep to Jul
Teacher turnover help
Mrs Catherine Dando
Main teacher nationality
United Kingdom
Main student nationality
United Kingdom
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Fee History

Annual fees

Grade Int'l / UK 2020/21 2021/22
Pre KG/FS1 AED 35,468 AED 35,468
KG 1/FS2 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
KG 2/Year 1 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
Grade 1/Year 2 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
Grade 2/Year 3 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
Grade 3/Year 4 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
Grade 4/Year 5 AED 43,894 AED 43,894
Grade 5/Year 6 AED 43,894 AED 43,894


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