Open Minds Talk with His Excellency Zaki Nusseibeh

In this talk, His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh will discuss cultural diplomacy, Zayed Legacy and the Year of Tolerance. RSVP HERE. Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh has been active in Government service and interpreter for the Presidents of the United Arab Emirates since 1968. He is currently a Minister of State in more →

Building Skylines: ISTA Drama Festival 2019

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi hosted the ISTA (International Schools Theatre Association) festival this year, bringing together eight schools from the UAE as well as Oman, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and India. The event took place from 7 March – 8 March under the theme of “Building Skylines” that reflects both the metaphorical more →

Abu Dhabi Teaching Conference 2019 at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi

The second annual Abu Dhabi Teaching Conference is upon us once again! Over 300 teachers took part last year and the result was an incredible day of teachers connecting with their peers. This is a brilliant opportunity for professional development and networking with colleagues across the city. The heart of more →

BSME Dance 2019: Sands of Time

This year, around 90 dancers from six schools came together in celebration, love and passion for dance at the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) Dance Invitational 2019 at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Cranleigh once again welcomed the six schools for the BSME Dance on Thursday 21 February – Saturday more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Scholarships Now Open for Applications

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi invites talented students entering Year 7 and above in September 2019 to apply for Academic, Sports, Visual Arts or Performing Arts scholarships. The scholarship programme is designed to broaden access to the school’s holistic and enriching educational model, as well as to attract and support talented students more →

Two Pupils Achieve Top (I)GCSE Results in the World

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is very happy to share the great news regarding two Year 10 pupils who each received a certificate and medal for scoring the “highest grade in the world” in their IGCSE exams. Caterina Gandolfi was awarded the certificate and a medal for her marks in IGCSE Italian more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi wins International School of the Year!

We are very happy to announce that Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is this year’s winner for International School of the Year at the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards. Cranleigh was presented the award in recognition of the ambitious arts and cross-curricular project, Water in the Desert: A Zayed Legacy, named for more →

Sixth Form Open Evening on February 17

On Sunday, 17 February we are hosting an event in our new Sixth Form building for interested parents and individuals to learn more about the Cranleigh Sixth Form and what it has to offer. This event will run from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, and will include brief welcoming remarks more →

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Shortlisted for Awards

We are very proud to announce that Cranleigh Abu Dhabi has been shortlisted for various competitive awards this month! has shortlisted us for five different categories, recognising the school for its “outstanding breadth of academic, technical and ECA options for students to ensure that every child can meet his or more →