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U9 Boys Basketball

What I love about sport is that it sometimes throws you a massive curve ball; sometimes the minnows beat the giants or whatever you do, things just seem to not work out. We had one of those days! Having won our group, beating Repton, The Pearl and Raha, we went ...read more →

Junior String Ensemble

Even those of us who are not naturally ‘morning people’ could not help but smile this morning as we were regaled by the Junior String Ensemble. What a fitting start to the last day of our amazing Mindful May activities and events. Our young musicians have made so much progress ...read more →

House Debating

Teachers don’t often condone arguing in school but over the past few weeks it has been actively encouraged! This is because the Prep School has been hosting the House Debating series in which pupils from Years 3 to 8 have been able to test out their debating skills. Year 7 ...read more →

2nd Place for U11 Basketball Team

Congratulations to our U11A girls basketball team who played superbly and were on top form in the A league ADISSA tournament at BISAD. They won all their games reaching the final where they were narrowly beaten. As Ms Bruton commented, they are a phenomenal group of girls.

Aliens Love Molokhia

Our Year 3 Native Arabic Speakers have been working very hard on the story ‘Aliens Love Molokhia’ in which the aliens steal all the Molokhia (a traditional dish from the Middle East, see below) and the humans have to work out how to get it all back. The children had ...read more →

The Renaissance of New Beginnings

We are really looking forward to our forthcoming Design and Technology and Art showcase – ‘The Renaissance of New Beginnings’. The showcase will be our first public event in the wonderful new Art Studio and the Design and Technology Workshop in our new Sixth Form Centre. This annual showcase is ...read more →

Safari Day in Year 1

A whole range of safari guides and animals turned up in Year 1 for Safari Day! The children had a wonderful time and activities included hunting out escaped animals around school, baking paw print cookies and using their imagination with the green screen to transport themselves to the African Savannah. ...read more →

Sketching at Louvre Abu Dhabi

We are very lucky to have the Louvre Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s most beautiful museums, literally on our doorstep here on Saadiyat Island. Our Year 10 artists have seized the opportunity to visit this incredible masterpiece of architectural engineering and were suitably inspired. They spent time sketching the architecture, ...read more →

New Benches for Mindful May

As part of the Mindful May initiative our Year 5 and 6 Playground Leaders, Listeners and our Guides all came together to paint and decorate new benches, showing how quality time spent together to do something positive and peaceful is important for well being and creates a sense of community. ...read more →

Staff Appreciation

What an incredible array of treats Cranleigh staff enjoyed today thanks to our wonderful Cranleigh Community Committee who provided the delicious selections at break time today in the Junior and Senior Schools on behalf of all the parents and children as an expression of their gratitude for the making the ...read more →