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Address: P.O. Box 79043, Dubai, UAE



Telephone: +971 4 232 5552

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English


Deira International School is a private, not-for-profit school in Dubai Festival City, founded in 2005. It has a diverse student body with 75 nationalities represented and about 1,200 pupils. It aims to provide a high-quality international education which remains sensitive to UAE culture and tradition. The primary and secondary schools each has its own well-equipped building with a library, art block, music rooms, and computer and science laboratories. The school also has a gym, a business studies centre and a grass sports field. The school follows the National Curriculum for England and later the IB Diploma Programme in Years 12 to 13.

Further reading

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