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Deira International School

A happy and exciting place to learn and work, student-teacher relationships are positive and mutually respectful, creating a wonderful learning community where students thrive, aspire and succeed. Deira International School's fully inclusive and international context creates global citizens who from the ages of 3 to 18 learn to love learning in all its forms. DIS has expert specialist staff and exceptional facilities which provide wonderful opportunities for a holistic approach to education; sport, performing arts, academic, technological and creative pathways are on offer ensuring students enjoy enriching and varied school experiences within classrooms and beyond.

The school follows an English National Curriculum model which is adapted for both the international and local context with 80+ nationalities represented in their student body. Senior students take the Cambridge Board IGCSE examinations in Year 11 and move into the authorised International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP) in Years 12 and 13. These highly regarded and internationally recognised pre-university qualifications enable worldwide university entrance for the school's students. Year on year, students pursue further education pathways in universities across the world.

As a successful educational facility, Deira International School will never stand still; it continuously strives for excellence through strategically developing practice and provision to continue to improve. The school's DSIB inspection rating of ‘Very Good’ is testament to the high levels of attainment and progress, in all areas of the curriculum, being achieved at DIS. The school's focus on care and support, which was rated as ‘Outstanding’, underpins its decision making and daily practice. The focus on student well-being, health and safety, community building and most importantly personalised learning makes DIS a very special school.

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