Deira International School


Council of International Schools


DIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and has been observed by overseas assessors as part of the accreditation process. The CIS accreditation stamp is recognised as the most important seal of approval from an awarding body for international schools across the world, endorsing the provision of high quality education we provide to our students.

The fundamental premise of the accreditation programme is that an educational institution must be evaluated in terms of the CIS Standards for Accreditation and the degree to which the school is putting its own philosophy and objectives into practice. Accredited schools are subject to regular monitoring through routine progress reports and visits.

We are delighted to report that CIS assessors visited our school this year for a 5-year CIS review and were very impressed with all aspects of the school.

CIS Report 2018

IB World School

Deira International School is an IB World School The School offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and IB Career-Related Certificate (IBCC). The IBDP is a very rich curriculum programme and students may study from a wide variety of subjects as well as being expected to participate in community service projects, field trips, sports and other activities. The IBCC students undertake work experience and training in local businesses as well as their academic studies.

DIS is one of the only few schools in the world to offer the IBCC and was the first school in Dubai to pilot the IBCC programme.

British Schools in the Middle East

DIS is a member of the British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) organisation. BSME is one of the largest organisations for British Curriculum schools in the world. Please visit BSME website for more information

  • Deira International School
  • Dubai Festival City, P.O. Box 79043, Dubai, UAE
  • +971 4 232 5552
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