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BSME Dance 2019: Sands of Time

This year, around 90 dancers from six schools came together in celebration, love and passion for dance at the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) Dance Invitational 2019 at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Cranleigh once again welcomed the six schools for the BSME Dance on Thursday 21 February – Saturday ...read more →

Two Pupils Achieve Top (I)GCSE Results in the World

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is very happy to share the great news regarding two Year 10 pupils who each received a certificate and medal for scoring the “highest grade in the world” in their IGCSE exams. Caterina Gandolfi was awarded the certificate and a medal for her marks in IGCSE Italian ...read more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi wins International School of the Year!

We are very happy to announce that Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is this year’s winner for International School of the Year at the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards. Cranleigh was presented the award in recognition of the ambitious arts and cross-curricular project, Water in the Desert: A Zayed Legacy, named for ...read more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Shortlisted for Awards

We are very proud to announce that Cranleigh Abu Dhabi has been shortlisted for various competitive awards this month! SchoolsCompared.com has shortlisted us for five different categories, recognising the school for its “outstanding breadth of academic, technical and ECA options for students to ensure that every child can meet his or ...read more →

U9 and U11 ADISSA Games

On Friday January 11th, Cranleigh students competed in the U9 and U11 ADISSA (Abu Dhabi International Schools Sports Association) games. The games were hosted by Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and Al Yasmina Academy with different schools from across Abu Dhabi competing in athletics, swimming, netball (girls) and football (boys) at each ...read more →

Student Work Experience at the IRENA Ninth Assembly

Last week, as part of the efforts towards creating work opportunities for Sixth Form students, six of our students from Year 11 and 12 had the unique opportunity to work at the IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) Ninth Assembly. Taking place from January 10th – 13th, students were able to ...read more →

Happy Holidays

As the school geared up to the end of the Term 1, the festive spirit was palpable. We had seasonal singing in the mornings and the traditional House competitions – Battle of the Bands in the Senior School and Hip House Holler in the Prep School – were more energetic ...read more →

UCAS Applications Submitted!

A monumental moment for our Sixth Formers and Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Sixth Form as final UCAS applications have been submitted in the last few days. Additionally, we have students applying to Common App, OUAC and various universities across Europe. We wish them every success as they plan the next steps ...read more →

Shortlisted for Two International School Awards

We are so happy to have been shortlisted for two further accolades, this time in the International School Awards 2019. The categories are firstly, “International Impact,” for our Water in the Desert opera. Other shortlisted schools in this category are: The British School in Tokyo, Japan; Green Land School, Egypt, ...read more →

Bronze International Award

Over the weekend 32 intrepid Year 10 explorers successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bronze practice expedition ably supported by six of the school staff. The students had to navigate through the amazing landscapes and mountain areas of Ras Al Khaimah, cook for themselves on Trangias and set ...read more →