Dubai Heights Academy is a British Curriculum School located in the heart of Al Barsha South. It has its own dedicated Foundation Stage building and caters for Primary and Secondary students, currently offering up to Year 7, Year 8 from September 2021 onwards and will extend to Year 13 in a phased rollout. Dubai Heights Academy location allows easy access for neighbouring communities such as Dubai Hills, Al Barsha, Arabian Ranches, Damac Hills, The Greens and the Marina.
With excellent teacher retention since opening, the school's teachers aim to instil the joy of learning in every child. Truly engaging and inspiring experiences at FS, primary and secondary school help set children on the pathway to lifelong learning. Their watchword is inclusivity. They believe in helping every child to realise their full potential, making the most of their individual abilities and personalities. This embraces children across the full spectrum of educational needs. Their commitment to lifelong learning encourages and enables relevant tertiary education opportunities at university or college. It creates prospects for fulfilling and rewarding careers. It equips children to grow into responsible and valuable citizens, who participate fully in enhancing the economic, social and sustainable development of our society.
The school boasts top-class facilities including dedicated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a cinematic auditorium, an animal garden, a black box drama room and a wonder world snoezelen room. Classrooms have been designed to be spacious and filled with natural light, with access to large outdoor learning areas and student engagement areas.
Their recent collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a new project-based learning curriculum for middle school students. The project is called "Inclusive AI Literacy".The program will focus on a very important STEM topic that is transforming society- artificial intelligence (AI). Its aim is to prepare students to learn to take control of AI technologies and become ethical designers and conscientious users. The job opportunities for those with competence in AI are already growing rapidly worldwide across diverse industries and markets, and the future is very bright for students who have skills in computational thinking and artificial intelligence.
Dubai Heights Academy is proud to be located in Dubai and to mirror His Highness Sheikh Mohammed's vision of a 'city for everyone'. Like Dubai itself, they work to create an environment which is diverse, forward-thinking, innovative, ambitious, tolerant and welcoming. Admissions are now open for the current academic year and for 2021/2022. The school is thrilled to announce fee reductions and payment plans for new joiners. They are open for tours every day after school and at 10am on Saturdays.
Alison Lamb,Â Principal at Dubai Heights Academy has more than 28 years experience as a UK trained educator and since 2003 has held successful headship positions in the UAE. Alison has vast experience across a broad range of educational settings including SEND, EAL, private and state schools, is a trained BSME/BSO inspector and also a BSME Executive Board member. With a passion for the educational journey of all children, she is here to ensure that "Dubai Heights Academy will be a happy and safe school in which every child makes progress, is motivated, challenged and enriched against their baselines."
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