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Prep School Scholar’s Showcase

Cranleigh’s enrichment students had the opportunity to demonstrate their enthusiasm for learning and independent research in the Prep School Scholar’s Showcase. Over 30 stands were set up in the Sports Hall, with parents and peers given the chance to run the rule over the array of different projects on display. ...read more →

World Scholars Cup Dubai

Whilst most students were beginning their well-earned Spring break, 27 of our most dedicated and enthusiastic Cranleighans from Years 7 to 11 took part in the Dubai regional round of the World Scholars Cup. Whether it was the thirst for learning about this year’s theme ‘An Entangled World’, the quest ...read more →

Silver Award Qualifying Expedition

Well done to our six Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award students who have now completed their Qualifying Expedition. Their final three-day trek followed intensive training in the first term this year and a gruelling practice expedition in January. The students were required to be totally self-sufficient throughout their three ...read more →

Cultural Ambassadors from China

In conjunction with the Ministry of Tolerance and ADEK, we were honoured to have a visit from an extraordinary group of young Chinese ambassadors as part of their cultural exchange tour in the UAE, co-ordinated by Zayed University’s Confucius Institute. The award winning students treated Years 3 and 4 pupils ...read more →

I’m 16. I am an Adult. Or am I?

The House debating season was kicked off by the Seniors as Year 11 and 12 students contested the semi-finals of the competition with the motion that “Sixteen year olds should be considered as adults”. North House took on East House in one semi-final, with Jasmin and Samiha opening their comments ...read more →

Trips, Trips and More Trips!

It’s an exciting time for many of our pupils who have travelled off campus this weekend to take part in a number of challenges and adventures. We have 21 students travelling to Cranleigh UK today for their Music Exchange which will see them rehearse and perform with their British peers ...read more →

Introducing Year 5 and 6 Leaders

This short video is a wonderful introduction to our 2017/18 Leaders in Years 5 and 6. Simon Kenworthy, Head of the Prep School says: “One of the best gifts to give to any child is that of responsibility. Looking after something or someone brings about a purpose and maturity in children ...read more →

History Bee Champions

At what battle did the US sink 4 Japanese aircraft carriers in 1942? Which Scandinavian country’s flag, known as the dannebrog, is the oldest national flag? Whose nicknames included ‘The Iron Lady’ and ‘The Milk Snatcher’? These were just three of the many questions encountered by our pupils at the ...read more →

Reading together on World Book Day

World Book Day provides the perfect platform for the school community to celebrate its love of reading. This year, there has been a special focus on the wonderful diversity of language and culture we have here as this video captures so well.

The Sixth Form at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi

There is a groundswell of opinion that traditional A Level teaching methods need an overhaul. This is not coming from the regulatory bodies and government departments that oversee these qualifications – although there will always be ongoing debate in those quarters. Rather it’s coming from universities and employers whose concerns ...read more →