At a glance
Dubai Heights Academy will be a British Curriculum school that is currently open for enrollment for FS1 through Year 4.
Read our Q&A with Dubai Heights Academy here!
The current plans for the school show a state-of-the-art campus with separate buildings for FS1 and FS 2 as well as green space, a multi-purpose hall, and a swimming pool. On top of the FS swimming pool, there will be two other temperature controlled swimming pool, a fully equipped science and computer labs, specialist rooms for art, music and language, a library, two multipurpose sports halls, a full size football pitch, an outdoor sports court, a variety of outdoor play areas, and a spacious canteen.
The school, as its literature explains, will be putting a focus on "an excellent working environment, top international facilities, educational resources and wonderful teachers."
The school will be fully co-educational, and classrooms will be organized to keep a balance of boys and girls, across all year groups from FS1 to Year 6.
The principal, Andrew Prosser, in his Q&A with us, explains that Dubai Heights Academy will be an inclusive school meaning that students with dyslexia, dyspraxia, Aspergers syndrome will be supported by the school.
Dubai Heights Academy will seek accreditation with the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the British Schools Middle East (BSME). Once the school is operational, the school will gain the British School Overseas (BSO) accreditation.
Even though for now the school is open to younger students, Dubai Heights Academy will have a strict no phone policy for students. Children will not have mobile phones in school.
There will be after school activities available to all students which will be run by teachers and held at no additional cost. These will span across arts, leadership, academic, a myriad of sports, craft and construction. In addition, all children from FS1 will have weekly music lessons and as the school will have a peripatetic music programme, providing individual music lesson in a range of instruments.
As the school is currently under construction, school tours are not available currently but are expected to be available from August 2017. For now, you can visit the principal and admissions team at the school's office, located in Ibn Battuta Gate Offices, Ground floor No. 8. The current contact number for the admissions office is 04 3682677
Right now, the website is currently under construction, so apart from our own Q&A with the school, the next best place to get in contact with this new British Curriculum school is on their Facebook page.
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