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Uptown School: Where Learning Comes Alive

Written By: Francesca McGeary, Consultant, SchoolsDXB

Whenever parents ask me, “What’s the best school in Dubai?” I always try to help them understand that the ‘best’ school is going to be different for every child, based upon the conditions they need to help them thrive and succeed.

University Admissions Officers Report 2016: Key Findings

Research commissioned by ACS International Schools, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) in 2016, research commissioned by ACS International Schools, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) in 2016

IB vs UK Primary Years Curricula

What subjects are taught, and how? When are students assessed? What are the learning objectives and which type of child does each curriculum ideally suit? Are all questions regularly asked by confused UAE parents.

Why choose IB as the curriculum

Why choose the IB system for students up to the age of 16? Can you compare and contrast the curriculum with the British system up to the same age?

Roundtable: Technology in schools

To what extent has blended learning been incorporated in mainstream education?

Meet the Principal: Christopher Bromham

Dominating the agenda for the new Principal is the start of Uptown's International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme. "For these kids this is their only chance at schooling, right here, right now," says Bromham.