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Dubai English Speaking School Inspection Report

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
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4.5 out of 5 based on 50 reviews
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
Primary
Inspection rating
Outstanding
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
Mid-range
Status
Open
Opening year
1963
School year
Sep to Jul
Teacher turnover help
11%
Principal
Mrs Catherine Dando
Community
Main teacher nationality
United Kingdom
Main student nationality
United Kingdom
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If a school has been subjected to an inspection, then you will find the latest report here. In Dubai schools are subject to annual inspections, while in Abu Dhabi schools are on a rotation and are inspected approximately every other year. Note: we advise you read this article first. It provides invaluable insights as to what to look for, and how to 'read' each school review so you can weigh its value and insights for your child.

Inspection Rating History

Latest Inspection Report

https://whichschooladvisor.com/media/files/inspection-reports/3BQMTpqZczeZhMTRnGw5LVyum8TQjNDGpXLEDF4F.pdf

Previous Years Reports

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2014/15 View report
2013/14 View report
2012/13 View report
2011/12 View report
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2008/09 View report

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