Address: Al Baghla Street, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 4 427 1200
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE, BTEC and A-levels
Ages: 3 to 18


Raffles International School (RIS) has a student body of approximately 2,000 with students from approximately 90 countries around the world. The school is a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and is a Cambridge International Examination Board Center (CIE).

RIS has a robust English as a Second Language (ESL) infrastructure to support non-English speakers. This means that fluent English is not an admission requirement. There are also numerous mother-tongue programmes available to help students maintain their home language while learning English.

A number of sport and cultural extra-curricular activities are available, ranging from tennis, swimming and football to drama, painting and music.

Further reading

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