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                                                                             Shorten the School run
                                                                             Three homes within 15 minutes’
                                                                             drive of British International
                                                                             School Abu Dhabi

        which School?                                                        Flora Compound         AED 200,000
                                                                             Khalifa City
                                                                                                      per year
                                                                             Maria Joao Beires
                                                                                                        5 BR
                  Principal of British International                         Ref No. VI352365       5,000 sq. ft.
                  School Abu Dhabi, Patrick Horne,
                  on offering wonderful opportunities

        What sets your school apart from   Is there anything else parents
        others in the city?              should know?
        We pride ourselves on being a welcoming   Our non-selective school offers the
        community that provides the highest   English National Curriculum from the
        quality learning opportunities in and   age of three to 16, and the International
        beyond the classroom. We host many   Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
        events throughout the year, including   for ages 16 to 18. We were rated Band
        Arabic and English language, and yoga   A ‘Very Good’ school in the latest Abu
        classes for parents.             Dhabi Education Council inspection.
         Being part of the Nord Anglia family   We are also extremely honoured to be
        of 43 schools worldwide has provided   working with UNICEF. We believe that   Al Forsan Village  AED 197,500
        so many amazing opportunities for   every child can have a positive impact on   Khalifa City  per year
        our students, such as the collaboration   the world and are focusing on two goals
        between Nord Anglia Education and   this year: to combat hunger, achieve   Wissam Al Hamoud  4 BR + Maid’s Room
                                                                             Ref No. TH338223
                                                                                                    4,326 sq. ft.
        The Juilliard School in New York, and   food security and improved nutrition,
        our collaboration with Massachusetts   and promote sustainable agriculture;
        Institute of Technology (MIT).   and to ensure healthy lives and promote
                                         wellbeing for all ages.
        What is your teaching ethos?
        We believe there is no limit to what our   What do your key facilities include?
        students can achieve. This approach to   We have a purpose-built sports academy
        teaching is designed to develop skills   with two multi-purpose courts, two
        that every person requires, and not just   swimming pools, large outdoor playing
        the ability to remember facts.   fields, netball courts and long-jump pit.
         Our co-educational students learn   There are also two libraries with state-
        problem-solving and decision-making   of-the-art technology; Mac learning
        skills, and are always encouraged to   suites; a language centre; a drama
        question the status quo through well-  studio; music rooms and a specialised
        researched arguments.            music studio for our Foundation Stage
         We support our students to take full   (FS) students; a large private outdoor,
        advantage of the various activities on   covered learning space for FS1 and
        offer beyond the classroom, whether it   FS2 students; and a new dance studio.   Al Sharhan Compound  AED 170,000
        be through outdoor activities, such as   Alongside several dining areas, we also   Khalifa City  per year
        wakeboarding, or developing strategic   have a coffee shop for senior students   Wissam Al Hamoud   4 BR
        skills through the school chess club.  and parents.                  Ref No. VIM328330      4,035 sq. ft.

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