English College Dubai is an international school following the British Curriculum for students from Year 7 to Year 13. The school was established in 1992 and is located in the Al Safa neighborhood of Dubai.

The UK's trained; professional and highly qualified teachers deliver and support all classes and lessons. The school is committed to the development of the entire child in a stimulating; caring environment is of great importance. English College has excellent relations between staff, students and parents. The objective of the English College in Dubai is to offer the best elements of the UK educational system, complemented by modern learning practices, and clear moral values. As one of the leading UK schools in Dubai, students will succeed in an ever-changing multicultural world and grow to become successful students, trustworthy individuals and global citizens. The school provides every child with the best possible level of education not only in terms of academics but also in terms of personality.

The school's mission is to provide excellent education, in which each student develops the skills, attitudes and academic skills necessary to achieve success in life.

English College Dubai has state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities throughout the campus which includes a gym, swimming facilities, science laboratories, well-resourced libraries, basketball courts, football fields, a canteen, sixth form common room, and an art studio.

The English College curriculum is broad and balanced, recognizes UK guidelines and fulfills the UK national curriculum requirement. The school offer education for all students and a great emphasis is placed on academic excellence. The foundation stage follows the EYFS program and the Primary, Middle and Secondary school follows the UK National Curriculum.

A-level or BTEC qualifications can be selected by students, according to their interests and ability. Students in Key Stage 5 will opt between 3 to 5 optional subjects: Art and Design, Biology, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Business, Computer Science, Chemistry, Drama and Theatre Studies, English Language and Literature, Economics, English Literature, Geography, Law, French, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Media Studies, Sociology, Physics, Psychology, Politics, and/or Spanish. The BTEC options include Business and Travel and Tourism.

The school encourages students to take full advantage of a wide range of enrichment activities which include art, drama, dance, cricket, rock climbing, athletics, football, netball, rounders, rugby, swimming, music, TEDx program, Rugby 7s, and more.

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Grade Fees
FS1 33,500
FS2 33,500
Year1 43,500
Year2 43,500
Year3 43,500
Year4 43,500
Year5 51,000
Year6 51,000
Year7 51,556
Year8 51,556
Year9 51,556
Year10 55,931
Year11 55,931
Year12 61,765
Year13 61,765

Admission will be offered on a first-come basis. Once all available places have been filled, applicants will be placed on a waiting list. 

Admission decisions are based on the outcome of an age-appropriate assessment and where relevant, a student’s previous educational record. This ensures that the teachers working with your child are able to very quickly meet their learning needs and provide excellent quality education.

The English College is fully inclusive and welcomes students of determination.


Days Hours

Sunday 7:40am - 3:15pm

Monday 7:40am - 3:15pm

Tuesday 7:40am - 3:15pm

Wednesday 7:40am - 3:15pm

Thursday 7:40am - 1:00pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Art
  • Art Club
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Rock climbing
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Swimming

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