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Congratulations FS1

Well done to all our FS1 pupils who have successfully completed their first week at school!

BSME Sports Trials

We have been impressed with the energy on campus this week as the Sports Department kick-started its year. Trials have been held for British Schools Middle East (BSME) competition squads, with students from Years 8, 9 and 10 trialling to compete in the elite U15 BSME Games early next year. ...read more →

Pupils audition for Kafka’s ‘The Trial’

The Drama Department has an exciting performance calendar planned for this year and auditions have started. This week, Year 9 to 12 pupils have been auditioning for the Senior production of Franz Kafka’s “The Trial”, which will be staged in November.

Cranleigh runner up in UAE Top Schools Award

We are absolutely thrilled to be named runner up in SchoolsCompared’s 2017 UAE Top Schools Awards! The full story and overview of why we were placed second of all schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is at www.schoolscompared.com; this excerpt makes us particularly proud: “It is impossible not to appreciate ...read more →

School’s Back!

What a buzz there was on campus today as the new school year started as it means to go on – with focus and lots of fun! From Foundation Stage to Sixth Form, new friendships were forged, old friends reunited and the academic routine established.

Introducing our 2017 Sixth Formers

The Sixth Form at Cranleigh is proud to unveil its 2017 cohort. Students arrived with enthusiasm and positivity on their first day, eager to get started on this next, important educational chapter. Their experience as Sixth Formers will be quite different, as they step up a gear from GCSE level ...read more →

Pupils attend UAE Dance Premiere

In a pre-term trip, Drama & Dance scholars joined GCSE pupils to watch the UAE Premiere of PIXEL at NYUAD. Described as: ‘A mind-blowing mix of virtuoso hip-hop dance with cutting-edge digital projection’, PIXEL was created in 2014 and has been seen now in around 100 different cities around the ...read more →

Recognised for our role in the Moral Education pilot

We are honoured to have received an award and been identified as one of the leading schools within the pilot group of 19 who have worked on the new Moral Education Programme, as initiated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy ...read more →

The Cranleighan Abu Dhabi

To quote our Headmaster, Brendan Law, from his article in our recently published school magazine, The Cranleighan Abu Dhabi: “At the end of this, our third year, I am reminded of Mahatma Gandhi’s words: “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our ...read more →

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

We are delighted to congratulate our first team of Cranleigh students for completing all sections of their Bronze International Award. Xinyi Zhu, Amelia Cowie, Hanna Wu, Sebastian McAlister, Alex Wallace and Sabrina Benni were amongst the first cohort to undertake the expedition stage of the Award last year. They have ...read more →