Best Schools in The Springs

Written by Silvana Fitzpatrick

The Springs is a beautiful, family-friendly community located in the heart of Dubai. It is a peaceful, gated community surrounded by stunning lakes, greenery, and landscaped gardens. For families with children, there are several top-rated schools in and around The Springs that offer quality education and a safe, nurturing environment.

Located near The Springs are various schools, such as Dubai British School Emirates Hills and Arcadia School, both of which are 1.2 km and 1.4 km away, respectively. A total of 10 schools near The Springs have received either the 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' rating in government inspections, with Dubai British School Emirates Hills receiving an 'Outstanding' rating and Sunmarke School receiving a 'Very Good' rating. There are five British curriculum schools within a five-kilometre radius of The Springs, among them Arcadia School and Regent International School, both of which have earned a reader score of 4.3 out of 5 on Here are some of the best schools in The Springs:

Dubai British School

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Located in The Springs, Emirates Hills, Dubai, Dubai British School is an international school offering British education to students aged three to eighteen. It is managed by Taaleem, one of the largest education providers in the Middle East. Established in 2005, Dubai British Schools Emirates Hills is one of the leading British schools in the region and has held the KHDA Outstanding status since 2017. At Dubai British Schools Emirates Hills, student well-being and community interests are placed at the heart of everything they do, creating happy and confident students who lead to respectful, integral, and successful individuals.

Dubai British School - Emirates Hills provides a curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England, which has achieved a reputation for quality and is recognised and respected around the world. The curriculum is organised into blocks of years called 'key stages,' ranging from the Foundation Stage for ages 3-5 to Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form). The National Curriculum covers what subjects are taught and the standards children should reach in each subject.

The campus has a friendly and harmonious feel, with a strong sense of community and care throughout the year groups. As a through school from age 3-18, students and staff recognise each other. There are many opportunities to encourage the year groups to mix, help and show kindness and understanding all the way through the school. With a reputation for quality education and a strong community spirit, Dubai British Schools Emirates Hills is one of the most sought-after British Curriculum schools in Dubai.

The school is known for its excellent academic standards, and students consistently achieve outstanding results in national and international exams. The school also offers a range of extracurricular activities, including sports, arts, and music.

Emirates International School

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Emirates International School is a reputable educational institution that offers a diverse range of academic programs, including the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. The school focuses on providing a holistic education that nurtures the intellectual, emotional, and social development of each child.

Emirates International School, located in the heart of the picturesque Meadows community, opened its doors on 10th September 2005. Initially, the school offered education for children from KG 2 to Year 10 (4 to 14 years), but now it provides quality international education for more than 1835 students aged between 3 to 18 years from Early Years 1 to Year 13. With over 85 plus different nationalities, the school truly embodies a multicultural environment.

The school offers a broad international education, delivered in English, and designed to meet the needs of both local and expatriate students. The emphasis is not just on academic excellence, but also on holistic development. To this end, the school focuses on the physical, social, creative, and academic growth of each student.

The curriculum is designed to encourage critical thinking and curiosity in children, with well-crafted curricular and co-curricular activities that help mould students into confident individuals. The school's focus on holistic education has helped its alumna secure admissions to prestigious universities across the world.

Emirates International School was the first school in Dubai to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. IB programmes encourage both personal development and academic achievement, challenging students to think critically, across disciplines, and ask the right questions. The IB education fosters diversity, curiosity, and a healthy appetite for learning, which is nurtured at Emirates International School - Meadows. The school is now one of the select few authorized to offer all three IB programmes, providing students with a globally recognized education that opens doors to opportunities worldwide.

Dubai International Academy

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Dubai International Academy is an IB World School that offers a rigorous and challenging academic program to students from kindergarten to Year 13. The school is committed to providing a supportive and stimulating learning environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and innovation.

Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills is a leading education provider in the region, offering all four IB programmes (PYP, MYP, DP, and CP) from KG to Year 13. The school welcomes students of over 90 nationalities and has highly qualified and experienced staff from more than 30 different countries. It delivers a world-class international education encompassing strong academics, pastoral care, and opportunities for sports, arts, and adventure learning.

The school places relationships at the heart of its success, encouraging students, parents, and staff to play an active role in the community. They inspire students to dream big and understand that hard work is key to outstanding academic achievement. The school offers students many opportunities to participate in activities to support their social, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

Arcadia School

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The school provides students with a safe, nurturing environment where they are challenged to reach their potential and prepare for the rigours of life ahead. The core values of the school permeate everyday life and lead many to describe it as "a happy school".

Located in Jumeirah Village Triangle and only 12 minutes away from The Springs, Arcadia School is a top-rated British educational institution catering to students from age three to eighteen. It provides a complete educational experience that goes beyond just textbooks and assignments. It encourages a culture of learning, shaping creative and self-assured students into lifelong learners. The curriculum at Arcadia is rooted in the English National Curriculum but is enriched with various unique and engaging programs that ensure a well-rounded education, linking learning to authentic activities and positive outcomes. For both pupils and staff, every day is seen as an opportunity for growth and self-improvement.

The Springs is an excellent community to raise a family, and there are several top-rated schools in the area that offer quality education and a nurturing environment. Whether you prefer a British or an IB curriculum, there is a school in The Springs that will meet your needs and provide your child with an excellent education.

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