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Van Hasselt Award – Summer 2020

2020 Summer Winner – Jaiden Matharu (Year 12, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi) ‘How will the COVID 19 Pandemic Change the World?’ The Van Hasselt Award is presented each term by the Politics Department at Cranleigh UK, to the student who writes the most engaging and thought provoking blog article on a ...read more →

The International Schools Book Awards

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley Announcement!! Book Review Competition Now Open! Click here to send in your book review Download our Book Review Template. We are delighted to introduce the inaugural International Schools Book Awards in partnership with The Awesome ...read more →

Principal Update – March 16th 2020

Letter from the Principal – Before Remote Learning Starts 16th March 2020 Dear Parents, We are writing to reassure you that everything is in place and ready for remote learning to begin next week. We would like to draw your attention to these important points below: 1. Contact details – ...read more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Scholarships Now Open for Applications

13 January 2020: Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Scholarships Now Open for Applications For the 2020/21 academic year, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi invites talented students entering Year 7 and above to apply for Academic, Sports, Visual Arts, STEM or Performing Arts scholarships.  Designed to broaden access to the school’s award-winning educational model, Cranleigh ...read more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi EPQ Results Higher Than UK Average

DATE: 22 January 2020. Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s Year 13 have achieved outstanding results in their Extend Project Qualification (EPQ) with 68% of students achieving A and A*grades, 95% achieving a grade B or above, and 100% achieving a grade C or above. The results are higher than the UK National ...read more →

Outstanding GCSE results

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s Year 11 and some Year 10 pupils, who took their exams a year early, have achieved a record set of GCSE and IGCSE results. Just over 30 percent of all grades were grade 9, the top grade at GCSE (the average in the UK was 23 percent) ...read more →

Congratulations to Year 13

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s pioneering Year 13 pupils achieved an excellent set of results with, 37 percent of pupils achieving grades of A* – A, 63 percent of pupils achieving grades of A*- B and a 100 percent pass rate. This builds on our Year 13’s earlier success this year which ...read more →

ISTA Festival – Building Skylines

  Time flies in a busy school and it is already over 2 months since Cranleigh hosted the fantastic ISTA Festival. Here is what Mr Brooks had to say when we welcomed schools from the UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Oman and India: “Thank you for joining us here at Cranleigh ...read more →

Cranleigh’s Got Talent 2019

Cranleigh’s Got Talent 2019 ensured that Term 2 ended with a flurry of Music, Dance and Drama! Prep School pupils showcased their performance skills as they went head-to-head against members of the other Houses. A huge thank you to all who helped to make this event such a success. As ...read more →

Arabic Week

Thank you to the Arabic Department, Kinda Abouchakra and Imen Masmoudi for sharing their experiences during Arabic Week 2019 at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi: Arabic Week at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is a milestone in our school year. It is a wonderful opportunity for all students to get involved in a number ...read more →