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Dubai College is a British system international school in the Al Sufouh area of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, established in 1978. It is a secondary school for 11-16 year olds with a sixth form for 16-18 year old. Students prepare for the British GCSE and A level examinations. The core sports focused on include football, rugby union and netball. In addition to these sports the college takes part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. The Good Schools Guide International reviewed the school as "Well established with good reputation locally."
It has approximately 700 students and more than 70 members of staff. The campus of Dubai College offers many facilities such as a large sports field with rugby pitches, football pitches, a cricket pitch and cricket nets as well as astro turf tennis courts and netball courts. There is also a Music Centre which has a recording studio and offers music lessons to students covering a wide range of instruments, and there are also fully fledged Design and Technology and Art departments. The School has 5 computer suites, with internet access.
Dubai College annually hosts the DC 7's, and the DC 10's rugby tournaments. School teams from all over the United Arab Emirates and from the Arabian Gulf are invited, and all the proceeds go to charity, it is organised by the P.E department, and the Friends of Dubai College.
Dubai College is a 30 year old school, formed in 1978, it was formed under the Emirati Decree. At present Dubai College holds the position of the best school in the United Arab Emirates.
It offers a variety of sports and instruments, it is a non-profit organisation, however the fees are also high at 20,000 dirhams a term. There is a board of governors and the current headmaster is Dr Carlo Ferrario.
The school uniform is a blue ankle length skirt ( due to laws in dubai ) and a white half sleeve blouse with the logo, for girls. For boys, navy blue trousers are worn along with a white shirt with the dubai college logo.
Dubai College - school website
Schools in Dubai - comprehensive list of private schools in Dubai and the UAE