Schools near Dubai Wharf and Manazel Al Khor
Are you considering moving to Jaddaf Waterfront, possibly to the Manazel Al Khor or Dubai Wharf? When looking at new neighbourhoods to call home, all families consider good schools to be one of the most important factors informing their choice.
Fortunately, there are plenty of highly reputed schools near Jaddaf Waterfront and Dubai Wharf where your children can continue their educational journey, including the options listed below.
Dubai English Speaking School (rated ‘Outstanding’)
Located only 10 minutes away on Oud Metha Road, the Dubai English Speaking School (DESS) is considered one of the oldest and best of the British schools near Jaddaf Waterfront and Dubai Wharf. Established in 1963, the school has steadily improved its KHDA ranking over the years, achieving an ‘Outstanding’ rating in its latest inspection. DESS takes in students from the first to sixth grade, after which they may transfer to the nearby Dubai English Speaking College to prepare for their GCSEs.
DESS distinguishes itself with its vision of ‘irresistible learning’, that is, the school’s curriculum and teaching methodology is focused on making lesson delivery meaningful and relevant to young learners. As a result, students demonstrate excellent learning skills, in addition to good grades in English, maths and science. The positive school environment has also created in a strong sense of community between students, teachers and parents.
Extracurricular programs are diverse, ranging from regular sports activities to more niche interests like Samba drumming.
Universal American School (rated ‘Very Good’)
If you are looking to enrol your children in an International Baccalaureate program, then Universal American School (UAS) is one of the best American schools near the Dubai Wharf area of Jaddaf Waterfront. It also prepares students for university entrance exams, such as the SATs. UAS is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools as well as by the Council of International Schools. It is located at a convenient 10-minute distance from Jaddaf Waterfront.
The school has received a ‘Very Good’ rating from KHDA this year, owing to its high-quality teaching and American curriculum that can be personalised according to student requirements. UAS also boasts a well-performing cultural education program with students learning positive values. Parents have lauded the balanced learning environment at the school.
The school’s in-house medical facilities are also commendable, with a team of doctors and nurses always available to care for unwell students and medical emergencies.
Deira International School (rated ‘Very Good’)
Deira International School is one of the best schools near Jaddaf Waterfront and Dubai Wharf that prepares its students for both IGCSE and IB exams. Located in Dubai’s Festival City, it is a 15-minute drive from Jaddaf Waterfront and has received a ‘Very Good’ rating from KHDA this year.
The school is known for its exceptional English, math and science instruction and a strong management body that is focused on improvement. Its students have been found to be eager, independent learners. The multicultural student body is another draw of the school, where students are taught to embrace diversity in the warm family environment cultivated at the premises.
When looking for the best schools near Dubai Wharf and Jaddaf Waterfront, don’t forget to consider all your residential options and choose what make sense for you and your family. For more information on the best properties in Jaddaf Waterfront, including Dubai Wharf and Manazel Al Khor, contact us by email or on 800 9933.