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It’s Tournament Season!

It’s ADISSA tournament season in Abu Dhabi and as always, our teams have been competing with spirit and enthusiasm – as well as commendable sportsmanlike behaviour. Our U11 Touch Rugby teams have performed superbly all term. In their end of season tournament at Zayed Sports City, the A team came ...read more →

The Grand Souk

This year’s Grand Souk was a great success as parents were transported back to a bygone era, where they enjoyed the hustle and bustle of an ancient market place. Year 6 pupils worked incredibly hard making perfume, writing and designing their own ‘House of Wisdom’ books on Islamic scholars, creating ...read more →

So, How Does a PC Work?

Year 10 GCSE Computer Studies pupils have been disassembling and reassembling old computers to get a better understanding of how they work. A big thank you to our teachers and the team in our IT Department who provided their expertise and knowledge to make it a very valuable lesson.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic in FS1

In what has become another wonderful Cranleigh Abu Dhabi tradition, FS1 children thoroughly enjoyed their “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” on the field. Their current topic of Bears has involved learning about real bears in the wild, as well as thinking about how important our teddies are to us. The children have ...read more →

The Importance of the Ghaf Tree

Following on from the cross-curricular element of the ‘Water in the Desert – A Zayed Legacy’ opera project, we were very happy to welcome back Goumbook who run the ‘Give a Ghaf’ a tree planting initiative which aims to raise awareness of the importance of the national tree of the ...read more →

Year 8s Explore Geology

This term our Year 8 ‘geologists’ have completed their ‘Coast in a Box’, projects which saw them recreate their own favourite land form in a box. Following their presentations, they had the opportunity to review and feed back to their classmates on all the models which were well crafted, detailed ...read more →

Change the World Model UN

On the weekend of Friday 9th to Saturday 10th November, 32 students from Years 7 to 12 took part in the annual Change the World Model United Nations (CWMUN) held at NYUAD. After spending hours researching about their assigned topics of either Tourism and Climate Change or Cyber Terrorism, the ...read more →

Shortlisted for International School of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for “International School of the Year” in the tes Independent Schools Awards 2019. As if that were not exciting enough, Cranleigh School in the UK is shortlisted in the “Boarding School of the Year” category. We are so proud of our shared ...read more →

Kindness Week 2018

As a school, kindness underpins everything we do and is a key part of our Cranleigh Code. Its importance cannot be overstated. This week has been Kindness Week which has seen lots of wonderful activities taking place to celebrate, from pupils making beautiful book marks and colourful kindness pebbles, to ...read more →

BSME U15 Games Day 1

And so the first day of this year’s BSME U15 Games has drawn to a close. It was filled with peaks of excitement and elation, some disappointments naturally but most importantly, a great deal of sportsmanship. Congratulations to all competitors and coaches and good luck for Day 2.