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Dancing at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

A group of Prep and Senior School dancers had a once in a life time opportunity to participate in a dance workshop at the Louvre Abu Dhabi this week. Working with a professional performer from the South African dance company “Via Katlehong Dance”, they explored key moves from the company’s ...read more →

Renowned Author Comes to Visit

How lucky are our Year 3 and 4 children to have been given the opportunity to meet with the wonderful children’s author Julia Johnson, renowned throughout the UAE for writing captivating stories about life in the Gulf that engage children’s curiosity as well as teaching them about the rich heritage ...read more →

History Bee & Bowl Championships

We were proud to host this year’s UAE International History Bee and Bowl Championships on Friday 13th April. The date did not prove unlucky for our two teams of intrepid historians as we more than held our own against stiff opposition from Brighton College, BISAD, Raha International, Belvedere College and ...read more →

Inter-House Swimming & Rounders

Year 5 to 8 donned their House kit this week for the term’s first inter-House competition. The boys took part in a swimming gala while the girls enjoyed rounders on the field. As ever it was played in great spirit with lots of smiles and determination. Next week the girls ...read more →

Brass Musicians Prepare for Exams

Parents, staff and pupils had the pleasure of attending an informal lunchtime concert performance from Prep and Senior School brass musicians this week. These pupils are busy preparing for their ABRSM music exams and welcomed the opportunity to perform one of their grade pieces to a receptive audience. We look ...read more →

Impressive Performance from Y2

Our first week back after the Spring break featured an outstanding performance from Year 2 in the auditorium. Parents were thrilled with ‘Ballooning Around the World’, which combined singing, dancing and acting and was performed with professionalism and confidence beyond the children’s young age. All 109 pupils had an equal ...read more →

First Visit to Science Labs for Y3s

This term the topic in Year 3 is the rainforest and as an introduction the pupils enjoyed their first official visit to the Science labs where they had the opportunity to study different plant cells under a microscope. The lesson started with a talk on the importance of safety in ...read more →

Puppet Show for FS2 Pupils

FS2 children have enjoyed a wonderful introduction to puppetry, watching and joining in with ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’, the first story in their current topic ‘Once upon a time…’ The show was engaging, interactive and fun and helped the children cement their understanding of the storyline and characters. They discussed ...read more →

Duke of Edinburgh Presentations

Fifteen pupils completed the Adventurous Journey section of their Duke of Edinburgh’s International Bronze Award yesterday by presenting their aims, experiences and an overview of the skills they learnt during their weekend in Fujairah. Their eager audience comprised award assessors and Cranleigh’s Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award team, as well ...read more →

Etihad Wins House Trophy for First Time

After ten terms without victory, Prep School House Etihad has finally won the House trophy  for points accumulated up until the end of last term. Perseverance, House spirit and determination definitely pay off in the end! House Captains, Imen and Lorenzo, hold the Dhow with pride and hope for more ...read more →