The English College

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About the School

The English College is more than a school; it is a community, an enriching experience, and a way of life dedicated to nurturing excellence in every aspect of your child's development. Offering a world-class British curriculum for students from Foundation Stage to Year 13, our commitment to outstanding teaching, exceptional pastoral care, and diverse extracurricular activities sets us apart. Embracing educational excellence, we proudly hold outstanding BSO ratings and Very Good DSIB ratings.


British Curriculum

Language of instruction

English, Spanish, French, Arabic

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Special Features

All-through school FS1 to year 13; Small community schooling; Small classes

Head of School

Mark Ford
Mark Ford is a seasoned educator with over three decades of experience shaping young minds. With a background in mathematics from Nottingham and a PGCE from York University, his journey has taken him across the globe, from Hong Kong to Kenya.<br /> Throughout his illustrious career, Mark has been a dynamic contributor to the Educational field. He actively engages with education publications, lending his wealth of expertise to podcasts and articles, showcasing his innovative approaches and insights.<br /> However, Mark's greatest source of pride stems from the profound impact he's had on his students. Whether witnessing struggling learners overcome obstacles or watching former pupils thrive, his unwavering commitment to excellence is unmistakable.<br /> Driven by a genuine desire to instil a love for learning, Mark fosters an environment where curiosity flourishes. One memorable 'Amazing Learning' experience spearheaded a collaborative project where students applied mathematical principles to real-world scenarios, igniting their creativity and critical thinking skills.<br /> Outside of education, he finds joy in spending time with his family, sports, and music.

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opposite Oasis Mall - Al Safa 1, off - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - Emiratos Árabes Unidos, 25.1698768, 55.2413349, 14, ChIJ7dpwiOxpXz4R8V6co9RV9-c, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, Dubai, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, AE
opposite Oasis Mall - Al Safa 1, off - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - Emiratos Árabes Unidos

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