Welcome to The Aquila School, Top International School in Dubai

THE AQUILA SCHOOL CURRICULUM

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As a leading (FS, Primary and Secondary*) school  in Dubai, we currently cater for children from FS1 to Year 11 (ages 3 to 16) and will continue to grow to offer up to Year 12 in 2024/5 and year 13 in 2025/6.

The Aquila School offers GCSEs and GCSEs in year 11, and will offer a range of programmes including IBDP, IBCP, Btec and Asdan pathways in years 12 and 13.

*Subject to KHDA approvals

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SEDIA award

Being a leading English school in Dubai, we offer an exciting and creative programme, based on the British curriculum, adapting all areas of the curriculum to meet the needs of our culturally diverse community.


We are delighted to have received a ‘Good’ rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau in our recent school inspection, with many features being highlighted as Very Good. We have also received two ‘Outstanding’ British School Overseas inspections – a true testament to our school’s offering. 

In 2021, The Aquila School was recognised for its contribution to inclusive education – receiving the SENDIA award in recognition of our effective and inclusive provision for children with special educational needs and pupils of determination.

 

We are proud that our leadership team successfully elevated their previous schools to an Outstanding rating, so you can be sure your child’s education is in safe hands at one of the best and most easily affordable British school in Dubai.

Enrol Your Child at the Best British School in Dubai

British curriculum

Being a leading English school in Dubai, we offer an exciting and creative programme, based on the British curriculum, adapting all areas of the curriculum to meet the needs of our culturally diverse community.


We are delighted to have received a ‘Good’ rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau in our recent school inspection, with many features being highlighted as Very Good. We have also received two ‘Outstanding’ British School Overseas inspections – a true testament to our school’s offering. 

SENDIA award

In 2021, The Aquila School was recognised for its contribution to inclusive education – receiving the SENDIA award in recognition of our effective and inclusive provision for children with special educational needs and pupils of determination.

 

We are proud that our leadership team successfully elevated their previous schools to an Outstanding rating, so you can be sure your child’s education is in safe hands at one of the best and most easily affordable British school in Dubai.

Our Values

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Our curriculum is engaging, enjoyable and relevant to our community, and is underpinned by academic rigour. Children learn through enquiry-based learning and a problem-solving approach.

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We are rated Good by KHDA and Outstanding by BSO

Awards and certifications from various national and international bodies testify to the quality of the school's teaching and its adherence to international standards.

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Our teachers are highly experienced and passionate

All of our teachers are native English speakers, with UK teaching qualifications and bring with them many years of UK/ international experience.

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Safety, wellbeing and happiness

We provide a safe and pleasant environment for our pupils, embracing the individuality and cultural identity of each and every child. For a truly inclusive and safe school for everyone.

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Excellent facilities for academic and sports activities

As a purpose-built school, we offer our students modern and fully equipped facilities to enhance their learning experience and enjoy new opportunities to express their talents.

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Amazing learning is central to everything we do

Wherever you think your child might be in any subject or area, we will do all we can to allow them to do better than you can ever imagine possible. For a learning that will amaze you.

british-curriculum

International British curriculum

Our curriculum is engaging, enjoyable and relevant to our community, and is underpinned by academic rigour. Children learn through enquiry-based learning and a problem-solving approach.

values-excellence

We are rated Good by KHDA and Outstanding by BSO

Awards and certifications from various national and international bodies testify to the quality of the school's teaching and its adherence to international standards.

values-respect

Our teachers are highly experienced and passionate

All of our teachers are native English speakers, with UK teaching qualifications and bring with them many years of UK/ international experience.

values-kindness

Safety, wellbeing and happiness

We provide a safe and pleasant environment for our pupils, embracing the individuality and cultural identity of each and every child. For a truly inclusive and safe school for everyone.

tas_icon_facilities

Excellent facilities for academic and sports activities

As a purpose-built school, we offer our students modern and fully equipped facilities to enhance their learning experience and enjoy new opportunities to express their talents.

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Amazing learning is central to everything we do

Wherever you think your child might be in any subject or area, we will do all we can to allow them to do better than you can ever imagine possible. For a learning that will amaze you.

Welcome to The Aquila School

I am incredibly proud to have the privilege and responsibility of being the Principal of The Aquila School

 

Having worked in the UAE for twelve years and now entering my twenty-sixth year as a principal (Yes – I really am that old!) I am excited by the unique opportunity to continue to employ brilliant and experienced teachers to create an amazing school.

Wayne Howsen

Principal

WORLD-CLASS

International School in Dubai
with state-of-the-art facilities

We are proud to be a part of International Schools Partnership (iSP)

iSP is a global community of schools with a shared purpose of growing the world’s most curious, confident minds.

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International Schools Partnership providing 100 scholarships for students in the Middle East

What does Teaching and Learning Look Like in the British Curriculum?

The Aquila School Hosts Inaugural Student Well-being Forum: Students Take the Lead in Shaping their Educational Landscape

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Our Location

The Aquila School
Opposite Skycourts Tower A, Dubailand Residence Complex, Wadi Al Safa 5
Dubai - United Arab Emirates