Bilingual Day & Boarding IB
School in the heart of Dubai

What sets us apart?

Join our international community of learners in the heart of Dubai
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and bilingual

With 90 nationalities of families and 40 mother-tongue languages spoken, we are one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse schools in the Middle East.

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Educating for a
Better Future

One of the only IB continuum schools globally, offering a bilingual and exciting curriculum, our students are inspired to become confident, lifelong learners, ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of a global world – and make a difference. 

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Inclusive, innovative and academically rigorous

We encourage and support all our students to become successful, global minded, enthusiastic lifelong learners who will confidently take advantage of future opportunities and help make a difference.

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A boarding environment
like no other

Luxury and purpose-built boarding houses on campus offer our students the opportunity to enjoy a boarding school experience in one of the safest and most dynamic cities in the world. 

Welcome message from our Principal

Ruth Burke



We offer three
unique educational

Learning Streams

We offer three unique educational programme
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Bilingual Programme
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Bilingual Programme
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IB STEAM Programme
(French/German as an additional language)

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What’s On


❗️ School Announcement ❗️

Due to adverse weather conditions, and with the safety of all in mind, the school has made the decision to cancel all after-school activities today. Please note there will also not be a late bus at 17.00.
More details have been sent by email.
We strongly encourage you to check your emails regularly today and tomorrow for any further communication from the school.

Thank you, and stay safe!

#SchoolAnnouncement #StaySafe

#SchoolAnnouncement #StaySafe

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Today we celebrate the UNESCO International Day of Education; the theme of this year’s event is “to invest in people, prioritize education”. At SISD, we are proud to live in a country that recognizes the importance and benefit of education, and our students are committed to supporting the Dubai Cares initiatives that support and champion education for all children around the world.
@Dubaicares @UNESCO #InternationalDayofEducation #DayofEducation #PrioritizeEducation #Dubaicares #Educationforall

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Parent Workshop - As part of our continued focus on mental health and well-being, we will be welcoming Barry Cummings, one of the founders of "Beat the Cyberbully" initiative which provides education, awareness and training on online and mobile topics and promotes safe, responsible and inspiring online communication.
The event will take place on Tuesday, January 31st at 8 am. All parents are welcome to attend.

If you are unable to attend, please join us online (link in our Linktree)

#Safeguarding #DigitalSafety #BeatTheCyberbully #BarryCummings

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We are very pleased to announce that SISD has achieved the National Online Safety Certified School Status, further demonstrating our commitment to online safety and the safeguarding and protection of our community. Our Primary and Secondary student Presidents were very proud to accept the award this week.
@nationalonlinesafety #NationalOnlineSafety #CertifiedSchool #OnlineSafety #Safeguarding

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A big thank you to our student leaders who joined us for the Secondary Open Evening event last week. The students offered personalised and individual tours to all the prospective families and shared their knowledge and experience of SISD. Parent feedback was outstanding and we are our very proud of our ambassadors.
#SchoolAmbassadors #Event #OpenEvening #SchoolTours

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Early years parents are invited to our Coffee Morning event tomorrow; an opportunity to meet the team and find out more about forthcoming Early Years events and activities.
8.30am in the MPR room above the parent café
#Event #CoffeeMorning #EarlyYears #MeetTheTeam

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For all current Grade 10 students and parents; we will be hosting our IBDP and IBCP Information Evening on the 24th January at 6pm in the auditorium. This is an opportunity for families to find out more about our pathways for Grade 11, and the subject options and courses available.
#IBDP #IBCP #InformationEvening #IBSchool #Grade11 #BilingualIB

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Student Absence - Please do ensure that you have read the student absence protocol and are following it: we ask that parents complete the absence form on the parent portal to let us know the reason for your child's absence. Thank you for your cooperation.
#AbsenceProtocol #StudentAbsent

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Introducing our Secondary Presidents: We are delighted to welcome our student Presidents for this year: Alexander Ott and Estelle Nouhra. Congratulations, and we look forward to seeing what we can achieve together this year!
#Studentleaders #SecondaryLeadership #SecondaryPresidents

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