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Shortlisted for Two International School Awards

We are so happy to have been shortlisted for two further accolades, this time in the International School Awards 2019. The categories are firstly, “International Impact,” for our Water in the Desert opera. Other shortlisted schools in this category are: The British School in Tokyo, Japan; Green Land School, Egypt, ...read more →

Bronze International Award

Over the weekend 32 intrepid Year 10 explorers successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bronze practice expedition ably supported by six of the school staff. The students had to navigate through the amazing landscapes and mountain areas of Ras Al Khaimah, cook for themselves on Trangias and set ...read more →

U12A Netball Champions

A fantastic sporting end of term continues, with an outstanding performance by the U12A netball team who have been crowned champions of the Abu Dhabi International School Sports Association (ADISSA) tournament! Four straight wins saw them go to the top of the leader board and walk away with gold. They ...read more →

U14 Cricketers Impress Old Cranleighan

What a fantastic end to the season for our U14 Cricket team who won the ADISSA tournament after a hard fought victory in the final against a very strong BSAK team. The win was made made all the more special as current England Cricketer and Old Cranleighan Olli Pope visited the school, ...read more →

EPQ Pilot Projects

Year 12 students have been presenting their EPQ Pilot Projects. Their presentations gave them the opportunity to share initial project ideas with teachers and peers, and to fine tune their research questions before starting the independent phase. Topics this year include making a short film, exploring different ethnicities living in ...read more →

U14 Netball Champions in the News!

Gulf Youth Sport interviewed our U14 Netball Captain, Harriet Norman, following the team’s end of season ADISSA Tournament win. The article reads: “Cranleigh U14 A girls netball team’s victory at last weeks ADISSA tournament was “unbelievable”, according to captain Harriet Norman. Cranleigh defeated every side in the competition – including ...read more →

A Big Band Morning Welcome

What a wonderful way to the start the day, with the Big Band serenading pupils and parents as they arrived to school. We are very proud of all our bands who practice at 7:00am every week. A special thank you to the Music Department for all the dedication, hard work ...read more →

Progress for U14 Footballers

Our U14 boys footballers were very competitive throughout their end of season tournament with one win, two draws and a narrow defeat, just losing out on a second place position in the group stage to a deflected goal. The highlight was a top performance against Al Yasmina where they gained ...read more →

47th National Day Celebrations

National Day is always very special day for everyone, one of the highlights of our year here at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Our celebration of the 47th anniversary of the UAE was no exception and if anything, even more special than any of our events so far. We started with a ...read more →

Robin Hood, Year 4

Congratulations to our Year 4 pupils who put on a fantastic end of term performance of Robin Hood. As these pictures illustrate, yet again the Performing Arts Departments produced an exceptional piece with a stunning set, amazing costumes and a young cast that was thoroughly engaged and in character throughout.  ...read more →