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 with so much to offer to your child. 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*. Subject to KHDA approval.
Enrol Your Child at The Best British School in Dubai
We offer an exciting and creative programme, based on the British curriculum, combining science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts, to children enriched to meet the needs of our culturally diverse community.
We have been rated Outstanding in all areas by British School Overseas, and 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 new English speaking schools in Dubai.
Why Choose The Aquila School
ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR
FS1 TO YEAR 9*
*Year 9 opening in September 2021. Subject to KHDA approval
We are part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP),a focused, growing and financially secure group of 45 schools, which ensures outstanding international learning connections, quality assurance and excellent governance.
Being part of ISP also allows for more international opportunities for our secondary school students, such as the Model United Nations and Buddy Exchange Programme.
World-Class Campus and Facilities
EXCELLENT SPORTS 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
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 happy to introduce Lee Fabia as the new Head of Secondary at The Aquila School. He joins the from a High School in the UK, where he led significant improvements in attainment, curriculum enhancement and the wellbeing of children. His role will be key to...
My First Few Days at The Aquila School As I sit in my house in Liverpool (UK) all alone, I have taken some time to reflect on my first few days as the new Head of Secondary at The Aquila School. Never did I expect my first few weeks to be working from home,...
This year will certainly be one to remember! The first Year 7s of The Aquila School have shown nothing but enthusiasm and eagerness towards their science lessons. Their investigation skills and their constant questions show their enjoyment for this subject. When we...
We are part of a global group of schools
We are truly international working in partnerships within and across regions, cultures and languages.