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Wilfred Thesiger Drawings

Our Year 6 pupils have been studying Ancient Islam and the Golden Era of Baghdad. Part of their study included researching the Crossings of the Empty Quarter. The world famous explorer and accomplished photographer, Wilfred Thesiger, was one of these pioneers. In order to bring their learning to life, pupils ...read more →

U12 Girls Football Tournament

Our U12 girls football teams took part in their end of season football tournament at Al Bateen this week. In spite of the early summer heat, they played some superb football, showing determination and team spirit as always.  The A Team played superbly, making it to the final and ending ...read more →

#CranleighScholars – In Their Own Words

In the second of our ‘#CranleighScholars – In Their Own Words’ series, we talk to Esha in Year 11 who was awarded an Academic Scholarship. Applications are still open for our 2018/19 scholarship programme which includes Sixth Form awards for the first time. The deadline for submission is April 15th. Email ...read more →

What a Show!

The ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ cast took everyone on a high-energy trip down memory lane, as Greg Heffley invited the audience into his world at Westmore Middle School. Pupils from Years 5 to 8 worked on this production for 6 months. Rehearsals took place during ASA sessions, lunch-times, break-times ...read more →

Bronze International Award Students Set for Final Expedition

Having completed their practice expedition earlier this year, our intrepid Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award students are ready and prepared for their qualifying expedition which will take place in the Northern Emirates over the weekend of 9th and 10th February. This video gives some insights into just how beautiful ...read more →

Go Cranleigh!

Every week is busy on the sporting front at Cranleigh and we get our fair share of wins and losses. While we love to win of course, it’s equally as important to know how to lose with grace and take the learning as an opportunity to improve skills and teamwork. ...read more →

Astrophysicist visits Campus

Astrophysics is not a curriculum subject but that didn’t stop us welcoming an expert from neighbouring NYU Abu Dhabi to campus.  He brought along an incredible solar telescope that allowed pupils to observe the sun safely. 

FS2 Pirate Assembly

What a confident, enthusiastic set of performances from some of our FS2 children during their pirate assembly.  The children showed off their super pirate portraits and sang a pirate song. We even enjoyed a special performance jig!  

A Great Rugby Season

Congratulations to the U12, U14 and U16 rugby teams on a great season of competitive matches. All three teams were proud to finish in second place in their respective ADISSA (Abu Dhabi International School Sports Association) rugby league tables. In total our teams played 22 fixtures, won 18 and lost ...read more →

Murder, Mayhem and Macbeth

Murder, Mayhem and Macbeth. This week Year 8 pupils have been bringing their English literature learning to life by enacting the scene where Shakespeare’s Macbeth murders the prime witnesses and sleepy guards of the Kings Chamber.  Through drama techniques, the students have had the opportunity to get into character, giving ...read more →