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Debating Reality TV and Super Heroes

The first House debate competition of the 2018-19 season took place with the Sixth Form leading the way. North took on South in a debate over whether or not Reality TV should be banned, whilst East faced West in a debate about whether the impact of the recent spate of ...read more →

Award Winning Soprano to join Opera Project

With performances of our new opera “Water in the Desert: A Zayed Legacy” only a week and a half away, we are excited that the Soprano singer – Nazan Fikret – is on her way to Abu Dhabi. Click through to hear Ms Lee’s introduction and get a taster of ...read more →

Soil Science (with Chocolate!)

In Science, our Year 3 amateur geologists had a fantastic time demonstrating their learning about the different layers of soil when creating soil profiles from edible treats. The children had to look at the available chocolatey ingredients and decide which would best represent the bed rock, rocky soil sub soil ...read more →

Memory Boxes

As part of the Year 7’s focus on information sources, pupils gave tutors and classmates an insight into their lives as they gave presented their memory boxes. They had collected together a selection of objects and mementos that best represented who they are and put them in a special box, ...read more →


We have had the most wonderful privilege over the past week as hosts for the National Danish Performance Team during its first ever visit to the Middle East. The visit has been part of the 2018-19 World Tour which will see the Team take its show – Namuh – to Germany, ...read more →

Sporting Update

In another very competitive week of sport at Cranleigh we had 16 fixtures and two swimming galas, with over 200 pupils involved in teams and squads. There have been some incredibly close games including our U14A Netball team who won 15-14 against a very good British School Al Khubairat team ...read more →

Fiesta Nacional de España

Today, October 11th, is Fiesta Nacional de España! To celebrate, the Modern Foreign Languages Department put on a feast with delicious paella and churros in the Senior School at lunchtime. The pupils practiced their language skills by ordering in Spanish. Thank you to the Senior School pupils who helped out, ...read more →

Pre-Prep Superheroes

One of the  highlights of the year for our youngest pupils in the Pre-Prep School is Superhero Day and Year 1 children certainly entered into the spirit again this year! They used their super powers for a range of activities including biscuit decorating, following clues to complete a treasure hunt ...read more →

Being Yourself: Lessons in Moral Education

This week as part of the moral education programme, separate sessions were held for our Year 7 boys and girls. They discussed powerful topics including the importance of being yourself, the changes that happen as you grow, and personal identity. The UAE is committed to building a system that nourishes ...read more →

Time to Drop Eggs in FS1!

The FS1 children have been working very hard this weekend with their parents to find the best way to protect their eggs and help them survive the Great Humpty Egg Drop. This annual event starts with circle time and the children get to showcase their wonderful creations to their classmates ...read more →