WHAT TO SAY—AND NOT SAY—WHEN EXAM RESULTS ROLL IN

Written by Jenny Anderson originally published for Nord Anglia’s INSIGHTS Magazine. Exam season can be a lot to bear. Kids are stressed and tired and, as parents, we feel frazzled too. We worry about their stress but also about the results. How could we not? The world is competitive and grades, or marks, matter. We […]

Visual Learning – A Detailed Guide

As explained briefly in our blog ‘The 3 Types of Learning’ different learning styles require tailoring our approaches to teaching to match the different requirements of different children. Read on to discover what makes visual learners unique, and how best to support their learning. One student taps their foot impatiently while the teacher lectures, another […]

SISD student ambassadors at NAE-UNICEF Summit in Houston

Nord Anglia Education students attending annual Summit to develop creative solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  Dubai 12 June 2024 — As part of Nord Anglia Education (NAE), one of the world’s leading international schools groups, Swiss International School is proud to have 2 students attending this year’s NAE-UNICEF Student Summit, hosted for the […]

Kinesthetic Learning – A Detailed Guide

As explained briefly in our blog ‘The 3 Types of Learning’ different learning styles require tailoring our approaches to teaching to match the different requirements of different children. Read on to discover what makes Kinesthetic learners unique, and how best to support their learning. One student pace back and forth while memorising a poem, other […]

Auditory Learning – A Detailed Guide

As explained briefly in our blog ‘The 3 Types of Learning’ different learning styles require tailoring our approaches to teaching to match the different requirements of different children. Read on to discover what makes auditory learners unique, and how best to support their learning. In a classroom filled with colourful charts and diagrams, a student […]

What to expect on one of our school tours

When touring our school, you can expect a captivating journey through a world of academic distinction and top-tier facilities. From cutting-edge classrooms to outstanding boarding amenities, every aspect of our campus embodies a commitment to excellence and a dedication to fostering full student development. During our tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the […]

‘Very Good’: our latest DSIB Inspection results

Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau, (DSIB), part of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, conducts annual inspections of private schools in Dubai. Inspections are designed to evaluate the quality of education provided by schools, covering aspects such as quality of teaching, students’ achievements in key subjects, the social and emotional development of students, school management and […]

The importance of teaching Critical Thinking

In a world of rapid change and endless information, the ability to think critically has never been more crucial. As educators, parents, and society as a whole, it is our responsibility to ensure that our children not only absorb knowledge but also learn how to question, analyse, and evaluate it. Critical thinking is not just […]

3 Types of Learning

As a school who puts its children first and puts their needs at the forefront of everything we do, we make it paramount to understand that different children learn and process information in different ways. There are multiple ways in which a child can learn and these can also change and evolve through different stages […]

Growing Together: Cultivating Parent-Child Bonds 

Connecting with our children…. Why is this so important and where do we start?  One of the biggest questions I constantly get asked from parents is around how they can communicate more effectively with their children. A parent will tell me ‘I just don’t know how to communicate with my child. Their focus is solely […]