Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Family Day Video

Back in April the Cranleigh Abu Dhabi family came together for the first time at Fanr Restaurant, Manarat Al Saadiyat.  It was a lovely chance for staff, parents and children to meet and enjoy one another’s company. While the adults were entertained by New York University’s Cello Choir, the children were kept more →

Check out the Saadiyat Dolphins!

  Saadiyat hosts a resident population of Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins, which frequents the marine waters in front of Saadiyat Beach on a regular basis. Small groups of around three to seven individuals are most commonly seen. They are slow-swimming dolphins, typically travelling at around 5 km per hour.  Despite their sluggishness, more →


Due to works being performed on the roads and areas surrounding Cranleigh School, some of the roads have been closed.  In order to minimise the walk to the Admissions Office please follow the signs to St Regis Hotel. At the traffic lights near St Regis, turn right as if you were more →

Another successful visit to Cranleigh UK

 Rachael Tinkler and Helen Asher, two fabulous teachers joining us in Abu Dhabi in September, visited Cranleigh UK yesterday to meet the staff and experience Cranleigh UK in all its glory!   Travelling all the way from the Wirral they were rewarded with a lovely sunny day, although I am more →

The benefits of sport!

At Cranleigh sport and extra-curricular activities will be integral to school life. Our programme is designed to allow every child an opportunity to be involved in sport; whether a budding Olympic athlete or just keen to try something new, we will have something for everyone. The facilities at Cranleigh Abu more →

New Staff Visit Cranleigh UK

Anna McGarry (Head of English), Khan Brewer (Head of DT) and Simon Johnson (Head of Art) took time out of their busy schedules yesterday to visit Cranleigh UK and meet the staff of their respective departments. Despite encountering the horrendous Guildford morning traffic and torrential rain they still turned up more →

Scaffolding coming off & windows going in

Construction is going well and progress has really accelerated over the last couple of weeks. Scaffolding has now come off the Pre-Prep and Junior School buildings and the windows are going in. 

20,000 hits in just over two months!

We are excited to announce that our website has had over 20,000 visitors since the 1st March 2014!   Stay tuned for more updates on the schools progress and don’t forget to forget to Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter! 

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Family Day

Please follow the links below to see some of the wonderful footage from our family day last weekend, including some great interviews with the children and families coming to  Cranleigh as well as Brendan Law’s full speech.  Stay tuned  as we have more fantastic photos and videos on the way! Family more →


  We are delighted to share with you that Saadiyat has received its second hawksbill turtle nest of the season! The nest, which has around 100 eggs, was discovered on May 1 in an area approximately 300 metres from the Monte-Carlo  Beach  Club. Hatching is expected to take place in more →