UK and US Schools to open branches in Dubai
Two schools will open branches in Dubai with a combined admission capacity of up to 4,000 students.
Dwight School New York and Brighton College UK, are set to accommodate learners from the academic year 2018/19 onwards, whereas construction of the project is scheduled to commence in late 2016.
The 3 primary components of this 89,000 sqm campus include Dwight School Dubai, Brighton College Dubai, and the Centre of Excellence for Arabic Language, the Arts and Culture.
Brighton College Dubai will provide a K-12 British curriculum, looking for to replicate the academic achievement of Brighton College in the United Kingdom. Established under Bloom Education’s partnership with Brighton College, a co-educational school in the UK, the partners nowadays look forward to becoming trusted providers of advanced and future-focused education in the Emirate.
“UK’s top co-educational school is Brighton College, well-known for combining academic excellence with a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities, all supported by a deep commitment to the individual requirements and enthusiasms of each girl or boy,” said by Richard Cairns, who has led Brighton College UK for the previous 10 years.
Brighton College was newly named UK School of the Year by The Times and Richard Cairns was called Headmaster of the Year by Tatler. We are considering forward to opening Brighton College Dubai and to giving parents in Dubai the chance to offer their daughters or sons a truthfully world-class education in one of the world’s largest cities.
In the meantime, Dwight School, a private New York-based American International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum school established in 1872, will provide a K-12 IB curriculum for students from ages 3 to 18. It will be the 1st Middle East campus of Dwight School, which presently operates a network of international campuses in London, Shanghai and Seoul.
“Dwight New York is pleased to spread Dwight’s 150-year promise to ‘igniting the spark of genius in each child’ to Dubai, where students will be part of one global Dwight family,” said by Stephen Spahn, Chancellor of The Dwight Schools, who is celebrating 50 years in education.
The schools will also provide wide sports facilities, including squash courts and tennis, and a full soccer pitch with a 400m running track.
The Centre of Excellence for Arabic Language, the Arts and Culture located on the similar campus, will be devoted to the development of intra-cultural exchange, assist both student and teacher, as well as stimulate a deeper considerate of the rich Arabic history and traditions.
Sources: Gulf News