Welcome to One of The Top British Schools in Dubai!
Located in Dubailand, next to The Villa, Dubai
The Aquila School is an exciting British international school in Dubai, UAE which offers a well-developed and creative learning programme in a safe and secure school environment. Our experienced and passionate staff are committed to ensuring every child develops a love of learning and acquires the skills and knowledge they need for the future. As part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), The Aquila School opened in September 2018 to serve the growing educational needs of the flourishing communities of The Villa, Dubai Land, Silicon Oasis, and other nearby locations in Dubai. As a leading primary school and British nursery school in Dubai, we cater for children from FS1 to Year 8 (ages 2.8 to 13) with Year 9 opening in September 2021, and will continue to grow to offer up to Year 13 over the coming years.
Enrol Your Child at The Best British School in Dubai
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.
In our first year of operation, we were graded as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by our British School Overseas inspection. We were also awarded the Best Design Education Project of the Year at the Design Middle East Awards 2018, a testament to the quality and design of The Aquila School’s campus and facilities.
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.
Express your love for the UAE through poetry, for a chance to win a scholarship at our school. Enter the competition now!
Why Choose The Aquila School
ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR
FS1 TO YEAR 9
We are part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP),a focused, growing and financially secure group of 48 schools, which ensures outstanding international learning connections, quality assurance and excellent governance.
At ISP, learning is at the heart of everything we do, and we want to continually provide the best learning opportunities possible for our pupils and their families. We believe that as part of our pupils’ learning journey it is important that they have the chance to experience learning outside of the classroom and connect with other ISP pupils. As a global group of schools, our students benefit from being part of a wider international community, which provides many additional learning and cultural opportunities.
World-Class Campus and Facilities
WORLD-CLASS CAMPUS AND FACILITIES
Including two large sports halls, two swimming pools, a multi-purpose astro pitch, a dance studio, and shaded outdoor play areas.
DIGITAL LEARNING & ICT
At our British international school in Dubai, We have invested in the latest technology to enhance our teaching and learning, including tablets, Chrome books and interactive panels for classroom use across the curriculum.
MUSIC, ARTS & PERFORMING ARTS
Our well-equipped art, music and dance facilities encourage young artists of all abilities to build their self-confidence, imagination and creativity.
DESIGN TECHNOLOGY & FOOD TECHNOLOGY
Our curriculum has an emphasis on design and technology – children make things, take things apart, and discover how things work!
We are proud to announce Benjamin Atkins as our new Head of Secondary, beginning the 2021/2022 academic year. “We have been very lucky to be able to appoint such a well-regarded and experienced leader to The Aquila School,” shared Wayne Howsen, Principal of The Aquila...
To celebrate World Poetry Day, the International Schools Partnership (ISP) has launched a student Poetry Contest across the UAE. The group, which has four schools in the country - The Aquila School and Nibras International School in Dubai, as well as Aspen Heights...
At The Aquila School we love to read. Our Books on Buses initiative gives our pupils another opportunity to read – while they take the bus to and from school. Gulf News recently shared details about our initiative.
We are part of a global group of schools
We are truly international working in partnerships within and across regions, cultures and languages.