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 […]


Fruitful Community school initiative organises student handout of 2500 iftar meals and 10,000 fruits [April 04, 2023] As part of Swiss International School Dubai’s (SISD’s) Fruitful Community Initiative, this Ramadan, SISD students and parents served 2,500 warm Iftar meals and 10,000 fruits to the community of construction workers, gardeners and delivery drivers at their labour […]


[Dubai, April 04, 2024] Swiss International School Dubai, (SISD), a leading bilingual IB curriculum school and one of the only boarding schools in the UAE, is now offering scholarships for deserving Grade 11 pupils. The scheme offers up to 50% day school fees, in alignment with the school’s inclusivity and togetherness values, and to assist […]

When SISD Made History: Home to the Inaugural Yale Model United Nations – Dubai

This year, SISD didn’t just participate in history, we made it! Providing a home to the inaugural Yale Model United Nations – Dubai in January was an incredible feat, a testament to the hard work and dedication of our school community. But Model United Nations is more than just a prestigious event. It’s a beacon […]

Combating Homesickness at Boarding School

Homesickness can be a challenging experience for students adjusting to life at a boarding school. At SISD, we understand the importance of providing comprehensive support to help students overcome homesickness and excel in their new environment.  Common Triggers of Homesickness Homesickness can be intensified by various factors that contribute to feelings of loneliness, social anxiety, […]

Celebrating International Mother Tongue Day at SISD

As we approach International Mother Tongue Day on Wednesday, February 21st, we at the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai are excited to celebrate the rich array of languages and cultures that define our school community. With a staggering 61 mother tongue languages spoken and 101 nationalities represented, our institution truly embodies the essence of […]