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Why Durham?

A Durham education is one that inspires, nurtures and encourages its students to think creatively, apply knowledge and skills imaginatively, and to constantly challenge themselves whilst building ‘Confidence for Life in a nurturing and supportive environment.


Durham School Dubai is a branch school of Durham School UK and we are privileged to be able to draw upon the knowledge, skills and experience gathered by our mother school over the past 600 years.

Quality British Education & Traditional Values



Convenient Location


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Quality British Education & Traditional Values

At Durham School Dubai, our curriculum is guided by the UK’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and English National Curriculum.


Durham School Dubai is committed to delivering an education that is engaging, challenging, motivating and fun. Using a holistic approach to education, our students learn through stimulating and creative experiences, in the classroom and beyond, in lessons and co-curricular activities.

Experienced Faculty

Our teachers are our greatest resource – it is they who inspire, educate : shape your children, setting them on the path to future success.


We select our teachers very carefully, all highly trained, predominantly frc the UK, and all with experience and a track record in bringing the best ou of their students.

Excellent Facilities

Durham Dubai is a spacious purpose-built campus with all the facilities you would expect of a high quality UK independent school.


With a standalone Early Years Centre, our youngest children have wonderful, spacious classrooms with immediate access to safe, shaded outdoor play and learning areas. Older pupils benefit from a range of specialist facilities, including science labs, art rooms, music rooms, a performing arts centre, a 340 seat, auditorium, sports hall, indoor 50m swimming pool, outdoor recreation space, a grass cricket field and numerous specialist teaching rooms.

Foundation Stage

Founding Stage

Our Foundation Stage children follow the Early Years Foundation Stage of the English National Curriculum. Learning is carefully planned through a range of fun activities and experiences designed to build your child’s confidence and equip them with a firm platform for their future learning

Primary School

Primary School

Our primary school curriculum is based on an extended and enriched English National Curriculum with emphasis on ensuring that all children are given a firm grounding in the basis. Our curriculum places emphasis on reading, writing and number work in mathematics so that pupils are secure and capable of achieving to the best of their ability in secondary school

Secondary School

Secondary School

The English National Curriculum is the basis for our secondary school education with pupils continuing to develop their skills in English Maths and Science alongside an array of subjects some of which they will elect to study for IGCSE examinations as they enter Y10. In secondary school all subjects are taught by specialist teachers who impart not just knowledge but a genuine passion for the subject.

6th Form

6th Form

Our 6th Form students will study for A level examinations. Their A level choices will have been guided by the teachers who will counsel students on future careers and suitable university courses. Most students will take three A Level subjects. If there is demand, students may also have the choice of studying for BTEC awards which are high-quality, career-focused qualifications grounded in the real world of work


Durham School Dubai is strategically located within the catchment area of many populous communities.
The following residential communities are within a 20 minute drive from the school:
5 mins   Green Community
10 mins Jumeirah Golf Estates
15 minsJumeirah Village Circle
20 mins Emirates Hills
15 mins Arabian Ranches
20 mins Jumeirah Islands
20 mins Arabian Ranches 2
15 mins Motor City
15 mins Damac Hills
15 mins Dubai Sports City

The school is easily accessible from the D57 highway, which conveniently links to the E311 and D54; and is walking distance from DIP metro station.

Tuition Fees for Academic Year

Early Years Foundation Stage

Year Age 2024 / 25 Discounted Fees AED
FS 1 3-4 44,730
FS 2 4-5 44,730

Key Stage 1

Year Age 2024 / 25 Discounted Fees AED
Year 1 5-6 47,880
Year 2 6-7 47,880

Key Stage 2

Year Age 2024 / 25 Discounted Fees AED
Year 3 7-8 53,550
Year 4 8-9 53,550
Year 5 9-10 53,550
Year 6 10-11 53,550

Key Stage 3

Year Age 2024 / 25 Discounted Fees AED
Year 7 11-12 59,850
Year 8 12-13 59,850
Year 9 13-14 59,850

Key Stage 4

Year Age 2024 / 25 Discounted Fees AED
Year 10 14-15 64,000