A student at Hartland International School Physical address: Sobha Hartland, Nad Al Sheba, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 407 9444
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: British (English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE, A-levels and BTEC)
Ages3 to 18


Hartland International School is committed to academic excellence through a focus on scholarship and hard work. It aims to build its students' characters and life skills through intellectual, physical and creative activities, while emphasising personal responsibility. Hartland students are encouraged to be compassionate and respectful of diverse cultures and beliefs in an international environment.

What the school says

"An education at Hartland International School will be an exciting, challenging and fulfilling experience for all its students. The students will develop a wealth of skills for use in their own lives and shape their values to assist them in making a difference in society. At the heart of the education provided will be a love of learning, which is supported by a healthy body and healthy mind. When students have completed their education at Hartland they will be happy and confident individuals, with a sound work ethic and a passion for excellence."


Hartland follows the National Curriculum for England leading to the Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels. Upon a firm foundation of English, mathematics and science, the curriculum is enhanced to include additional time dedicated to language acquisition, opportunities for sport, and inclusive enrichment programmes which promote the creative and performing arts.


For the 2023/2024 school year, annual fees range from AED 42,230 for FS1 to AED 80,340 for Years 12 and 13. There is a once-off application fee of AED 525.

From the principal 

"Welcome to Hartland International School.

"We care passionately – about excellent learning and teaching, about learning for life, about education – but most of all we care passionately about the children in our care.

"Hartland is a unique and vibrant place filled with the energy of inquisitive minds and the dynamics of individual characters.

"We strive for academic excellence in a well-disciplined, friendly and supportive community of over 60 nationalities which encourages all to succeed. We believe that if children feel happy and secure they will flourish and grow as individuals, whether through academic and pastoral engagement in the enriched curriculum during and after school, or through our focus on shared values and the Hartland Way.

"At Hartland, we understand that education is about guiding and supporting young people on a pathway of success: my staff and I are confident that each child in our care will unlock and realise that potential and indeed, aspire beyond with our support. We also recognise that education is a shared responsibility between family and school and we truly value the partnership that we forge with our parents."

– Fiona Cottam, Principal


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