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Recognised for our role in the Moral Education pilot

We are honoured to have received an award and been identified as one of the leading schools within the pilot group of 19 who have worked on the new Moral Education Programme, as initiated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy ...read more →

The Cranleighan Abu Dhabi

To quote our Headmaster, Brendan Law, from his article in our recently published school magazine, The Cranleighan Abu Dhabi: “At the end of this, our third year, I am reminded of Mahatma Gandhi’s words: “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our ...read more →

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

We are delighted to congratulate our first team of Cranleigh students for completing all sections of their Bronze International Award. Xinyi Zhu, Amelia Cowie, Hanna Wu, Sebastian McAlister, Alex Wallace and Sabrina Benni were amongst the first cohort to undertake the expedition stage of the Award last year. They have ...read more →

Beautiful World receives further accolade

SchoolsCompared has published its review of Best Schools for Performing Arts which says: ‘We believe that Cranleigh Abu Dhabi has opened a door through which other schools and students will seek to follow and created an opportunity for the Performing Arts within the Education sector to achieve the recognition and ...read more →

Dragons’ Den…Cranleigh Style

Year 9s spent this week working on an entrepreneurship project based on the TV show Dragons’ Den. They worked in groups to develop and market bath soups. Each group was given a target audience, for example cat lovers, teens, old people, sports enthusiasts etc. The following report was written by ...read more →

Scholars’ Showcase Impresses the Judges

Exams are over and Ramadan has begun, however, our intrepid pupils are still hard at work. Last week saw the Year 7 – 10 Scholars’ Showcase, an annual event which allows pupils to display research projects many have been working on all year. This was the largest showcase yet and ...read more →

A Musical Year

As we approach the end of the academic year, the Music Department has been reflecting on just how much our talented music pupils have achieved. A highlight of the year has been our first cohort of IGCSE Music pupils who have now taken their exam. This short montage of photographs ...read more →

Scholars’ Showcase 2017

All year the Enrichment pupils have been pursuing a long term independent Project for the Scholars’ Showcase. These projects will be presented to the Cranleigh Community on June 7th 2017. The projects can cover any subject and topic of interest a pupil wishes to pursue. This is a challenge that asks ...read more →

Head of Sixth Form announced

Morgan Whitfield Carney has been named as Head of our new Sixth Form which will open in September 2017. Morgan’s mandate is to shape the Sixth Form into one of the region’s most bespoke programmes, working with each student to develop a personalised plan that realises their full potential both ...read more →

U9 and U11 Basketball Tournament Wins

We are very proud of our U9 and U11 Girls Basketball teams who took home the trophies in the Abu Dhabi International Schools Sports Association (ADISSA) tournaments. ADISSA competitive tournaments were run across a range of popular inter-school sports including basketball and netball. ADISSA has members from Abu Dhabi’s IB, ...read more →