10 reasons to choose boarding at SISD

Deciding where to send your children to boarding school can be very daunting as every country, programme, and style of school changes the student’s experience tremendously. With a multicultural and multilingual environment in Swiss quality facilities, we believe we’ve combined the best of everything to create a unique boarding experience for our students.  

Boarding at SISD also means joining a supportive community with bespoke academic support from in-house tutors and comprehensive pastoral care from dedicated counselors and nurses. We also ensure our boarding students have the resources for success. 

  1. Multilingual Education: SISD offers a bilingual curriculum with options for English/French or English/German instruction, promoting fluency in multiple languages in, and out, of the classroom. 
  1. Comprehensive Pastoral Care: The school’s boarding program includes comprehensive pastoral care, providing a structured and nurturing environment that supports students’ overall growth and development. 
  1. Bespoke Academic Support: Boarding students benefit from personalized support with qualified academic tutors available in-house to help with their studies and provide additional guidance as needed. 
  1. State-of-the-Art Boarding Facilities: SISD features modern and comfortable boarding facilities designed to provide a home-like environment, ensuring students feel safe and supported. 
  1. Cultural Diversity: With students from over 70 nationalities, the boarding environment at SISD encourages intercultural understanding and open-mindedness
  1. Community and Friendship: Living on campus allows students to form strong, lifelong friendships and be part of a close-knit community, enhancing their social and emotional development. 
  1. Experienced Faculty: SISD employs highly qualified and experienced teachers who are dedicated to providing personalized and high-quality education to each student. 
  1. Independence and Life Skills: Boarding at SISD fosters independence, self-discipline, and responsibility. Our unique Life Skills Programme equips students with essential life skills like cooking, laundry, finances, networking and communication. 
  1. Extracurricular Opportunities: Boarding students have extended access to the school’s extensive extracurricular programs, including sports, arts, and clubs, ensuring a balanced and enriched school life. 
  1. Strategic Location: Located in Dubai, a global hub of commerce, culture, and innovation, students have access to a wide range of opportunities, internships, and cultural experiences. 

SISD is proudly part of the Nord Anglia Education family.

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