Equipment List for Pupils

  Pupils from Year 3 upwards will need the following equipment: HB pencils for writing Eraser Pencil sharpener Selection of coloured pencils (10-15 maximum). Felt-tip pens or highlighters are not required. Ruler Protractor (180 degrees )and a Protractor (360 degrees) from Year 7 Compasses Glue stick Handwriting pen (blue ink) more →

Staff Induction

After yesterday’s fun and games, day three of Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s staff induction saw the Headmasters of the Abu Dhabi and UK schools along with their Senior Management Team running an extensive inset covering curriculum, assessment, policies and child protection.  This comprehensive staff induction will continue through the next couple more →


Cranleigh UK is currently celebrating record-breaking A level results with over 50 per cent of pupils achieving A-A* grades, and an overall pass rate of almost 100 per cent. Despite significant changes in education policy, and recent national warnings from examination boards on potentially volatile results, the School has maintained more →

Staff day at the Monte Carlo Beach Club

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s teaching staff arrived on the weekend in preparation for three weeks of induction.  Day two of the induction involved a surprise trip the the Monte Carlo Beach Club, one of Saadiyat’s most spectacular settings.  After a few team building games the staff were able to relax and more →

Inaugural Meeting of the Board

The inaugural meeting of the Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Board of Trustees will be taking place today.  The Board consists of nine impressive and dedicated industry leaders representing TDIC,  Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, New York University, The Royal Group, Cranleigh UK and Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. To read more about our Board more →

IT Manager visits Cranleigh UK

John Carney, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi’s IT Manager, visited Cranleigh UK last week to meet Director of IT Dave Futcher and the rest of the UK team.  The UK-based team have been, and continue to be instrumental to the success of this project; from the initial design of this website and more →

Education & Health

“The greatest use that can be made of wealth is to invest it in creating generations of educated and trained people” His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Since its beginnings the UAE and its Leadership have always placed Education at the forefront of its Agenda. As part of more →

Art at Cranleigh UK

Simon Johnson, appointed Head of Art at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi, recently visited Cranleigh UK and took some  footage of the amazing art on display there. The video really showcases the talent and quality of the Art at Cranleigh UK and sets the benchmark for what we are sure will be more →