Deira International School also abbreviated as DIS Dubai is one of the famous schools in southern Dubai. The curriculum followed by DIS Dubai is “National Curriculum of England and Wales” which is further enhanced by adding some bits and pieces of international education particularly the IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization).
Deira International School was founded in 2005 in Al Futtaim developed community of Dubai Festical City. The location of the school is very strategic as it lies close to Deira, Marjan Residence and Northern Dubai (Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Bur Dubai etc). DIS consist of massive sports field – a gymnasium, swimming pool, workshops and art libraries, music centres, big cafeteria and one of the top most recognized science laboratories. Second block of building (currently under construction *) will provide additional classrooms supported with big hall, a media centre and various other facilities. The school is growing rapidly to accommodate children from all areas of Dubai. The school accepts students aged between 3 to 18 years old. Children of all nationalities and cultural backgrounds are accepted upon successful completion of the entrance test and interview.
No examinations for primary years however for secondary school, students are prepared for Cambridge IGCSE followed by the IB Diploma, or a career centered vocational course. Most of the teachers in Deira International School are from UK. The primary focus of school is to develop communication skills and life-long confidence among students.
Quick Info for DIS Dubai:
Deira International School Location Map:
School Contact Number: +9714-2325552
Deira International School (DIS) Summer Camp:
Summer Camp takes place every year. For 2011, the dates are from 3rd July to 18th August. The fees for summer camp 2011 in DIS Dubai is 125 AED per day. Some of the activities catered during the summer camp are
- Tennis Ball
- Arts and many more
Deira International School Review: As per the overall review by KHDA Dubai the status of the school degraded from “Good (in 2009 – 2010” to “Acceptable” in 2011.
DIS Dubai Website: In order to get more information about the schools such as current fee structure and to view latest news please visit Deira international school official website.
Deira International School Fees: 30,000 AED to approx 60,000 AED per year (2010-2011), for more info, please visit Fee section
Total Students in DIS Dubai: approx 1,200
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