Address: Al Badia, Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 232 5552
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: British (English National Curriculum and Cambridge IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18


Deira International School is a private, not-for-profit school in Dubai Festival City, founded in 2005. It has a diverse student body made up of more than 80 nationalities. It aims to provide a high-quality international education which remains sensitive to UAE culture and tradition.

The primary and secondary schools each have their own well-equipped building with a library, art block, music rooms, and computer and science laboratories. The school also has a gym, a business studies centre and a grass sports field. The school follows the National Curriculum for England and later the IB Diploma Programme in Years 12 to 13.

Further reading

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