Away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai’s city, lies The Springs community. A vibrant neighbourhood sprawling with lush green landscapes, and a variety of beautiful villas and townhouses. Popular amongst one of the most family-friendly areas in Dubai, residents looking to move here are spoilt for choice when it comes to high-end amenities, easy access to the city, and world-class schools nearby.
Planning a move to Springs? Got kids with you? Here is everything you need to know about schools in and around Springs:
Dubai British School
Located in The Springs 3, Dubai British School is a school that aims to inspire students for the future. Opened in 2005, the establishment now offers quality learning for primary, secondary, GCSE, and A-level students with a 2021 KHDA rating of ‘Outstanding’.
And with a campus like this one, it’s no wonder the school has found its way into one of Dubai’s leading educational institutes. Besides the usual classroom and teachers lounge, the school comes with a Foyer, a grand swimming pool, state-of-the-art science lab, a steam garden, art room, music room, grand auditorium, sports hall, and AstroTurf! And if you’ve got little ones, you’ll find a cozy library for students in the primary sections and an outdoor supervised play area for kids in the foundation.
Location: The Town Centre – Springs 3 Emirates Hills
KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Contact: 04 361 9361
Regent International School
Regent International School has a 27-year track record of being one of Dubai’s top British-based institutes ( National Curriculum of England ) that provides nothing short of outstanding future-driven education for its students.
Regent International School takes on a ‘value-based education’ approach with some of the most unique programs like Forest School, VR & Augmented reality, Performing Arts, and much more! And on top of that, the school boasts itself in having over 60+ extracurricular activities as well as their ‘Think & Thrive’ series – partnered with leading companies to help students with placements and internships. They’re also pretty active on their social, especially youtube, where students get the opportunity to have their very own TEDTalk series and talk about important topics
Location: The Greens, Emirates Living Community – First Al Khail St – Dubai
KHDA Rating: Very Good
Contact: 04 360 8830
Dubai International Academy
Dubai International Academy is a state-of-the-art school with equal educational faculty in a well-appointed 350,000 sq ft campus. Accredited with the IB British curriculum, Council of International Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. USE, Eco-Schools UAE, The Hague International Model United Nations, and The Middle East IB, you’ll find a culturally rich, international community with over 100 different nationalities here.
Dubai International Academy takes an active part in making sure that students’ best interests are put at the core of all decision-making. The school is great with blending learning with fun activities. You can find them on Instagram, Facebook, and especially Twitter, where each department has a separate account encouraging students, parents, and teachers to share their experiences and tips, making it an ideal community school.
Location: First Al Khail St – Emirates Hills – Dubai
KHDA Rating: Very Good
Contact: 04 368 4111
For those with little ones, Raffles Nursery gives you options for both Early Learning and Montessori programs for children as new as 45 days to 4 years. Located in the heart of Springs Souk, the school prides itself in working closely with parents to ensure the best learning approach for children.
Teachers at Raffles Nursery are regularly trained with up-to-date regulations, rules, and training techniques. The school is also monitored by closed-circuit cameras with a security guard on duty at all times. An outdoor learning approach is taken in every classroom here. A safe and separate outdoor area is present on-site where kids are encouraged to engage with their surroundings and learn in an active and playful environment.
Location: Near The Spring Souk – Al Afnan St – Dubai
Contact: 04 427 1466
So that’s our take on schools in and around the stunning community of Springs. Want to know more? Check out all you need to know about this community here.