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Established in 2005, Deira International School – Dubai Festival City is a fully inclusive, not-for-profit international school for students aged three years to eighteen years. We are committed to providing an excellent education for all our students, enabling them to enjoy and achieve beyond expectations. When students leave Deira International School, they go on to study at some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
As an international school delivering the National Curriculum for England, Deira International School prepares students for the internationally recognized International General Certificate of Secondary Education (I)GCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma and Careers-related Programmes.
In 2020, 54% of all (I)GCSE results were at A*/A and 80% achieved A*-B. In our IB programme every student achieved a pass and 80% of the students scored over 35 points. 24% achieved over 40 points. These results place Deira International School in the top 5 of IB providers in Dubai.
Deira International School also offers an extensive curriculum beyond the classroom with visits, trips, competitions, clubs and extra curriculum activities providing enrichment for all students.
Located on an expansive campus in Dubai’s exclusive Al Badia community, Deira International School has earned the reputation for providing an exceptional education to a diverse student body representing over 80 different nationalities. Deira International School, is a Cambridge International Examinations Centre, an IB World School and owned and operated, as a not-for-profit school, by the Al-Futtaim Education Foundation.
Home to more than 1650 students who enjoy approaches to teaching that make Deira International School a deeply student centred school, leading to great student well-being, a sense of belonging and high academic and personal outcomes.