British Elementary through to Sixth Form
Regent International School, Dubai (“RIS”) is an international day school offering UK National Curriculum from Year 1 to 12, IGCSE & A/AS levels at the secondary level. RIS’ students come from over 86 different countries.
GPS Coordinate (25.088217, 55.173774)
The school is located in The Greens, which is part of Emaar’s Emirates Living Community. RIS is located off the 5th interchange on the Sheikh Zayed Road and is also adjacent to the world-famous Emirates Golf Club. (The Greens is next to other Emaar communities of the Springs, Meadows, Hattan, Views, Lakes, Hills).
Is this a non-profit school?
Who runs the school?
The RIS senior management team includes Janet O’Keeffe, director and head of EYFS, Gill Roberts, head of primary, Nikke Alley, head of secondary, Linzi Hammond, assistant head of EYFS, Jenny Keating, deputy head primary and Tom Murphy, deputy head secondary.
What is the school’s philosophy?
RIS is committed to the pursuit of excellence and leadership in educational services and practices. RIS says it meets its vision through providing a high quality academically rigorous education within a caring and personalised setting. The school curriculum is balanced by a range of extra-curricular and sports activities and is enriched by integrating an education in human values programme that promotes holistic development. RIS challenges its students to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society.
RIS says that it provides an educational environment that prepares students for their place in an ever-changing global economy. The school promotes challenging and stimulating teaching that will take into account multiple intelligences and supports the learning styles of students so that they can develop to their fullest potential.
RIS is an inclusive school which celebrates the international background of its student promoting tolerance between races and developing an understanding and appreciation of different creeds and cultures. The school encourages student involvement in community activities which enables them to become responsible and informed members of society. It also promotes personal growth by raising levels of awareness and developing involved citizens who will be well-prepared for life, able to think, care and listen with the courage of their convictions, to take action and to adapt, when necessary, to life’s changing circumstances, thereby living meaningful and fulfilled lives.
RIS has a tradition of holding high expectations for its students and trusting in their ability and willingness to stretch to meet these goals. RIS values its students and, in return, expects them to understand and appreciate the privilege of knowledge. RIS provides parents with evidence of their child’s progress and learning, and opportunities to actively participate in their child’s education. RIS strives towards the forging of close and positive links with its parent community and host country in all areas.
What facilities does the school offer?
The campus has the following facilities:-
•Over 40 Classrooms
•24/7 broadband internet connectivity and state-of-the-art technology infrastructure throughout the campus
•Multi-media zones and a networked Library
•Fully equipped Specialist Rooms for Science, Art/Craft & Design & Technology, ICT, Music, Resource Centres
•Sports Facilities – outdoor playgrounds, outdoor 25m x 5 lane swimming pool, age-appropriate play structures
•An indoor multi-purpose hall for indoor sports, gym and performing arts
Step 1: Enquiry
To request an appointment to tour the school, please call tel. (04) 360 8830, ext. 100 / 101 / 103, or send an email request to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the tour, a school representative will show you the facilities highlighting areas of special interest to you and your child(ren).
The school will answer your queries regarding documents required year/age level, fee structure, policy, etc.
Step 2: Application Submission
Parents must submit the completed and signed Admission Information together with a payment of a non-refundable Application Fee of Dhs.500/- in order for an application to be processed and placed on the waitlist.
Parents who are out of the country can scan the completed application and email it as one PDF file to: email@example.com to start the process but please note that you are required to submit/courier the original Application Forms (which will replace the scanned/faxed application).
The following documents must be sent together with the Application Form:-
· Copy of Student’s Birth Certificate
· Copy of Student’s Passport
· Copy of Sponsor’s Passport Student’s 4 Coloured Photos
· Copy of Student’s previous School Report
The following documents can be submitted prior to start of class:-
· Original Transfer Certificate (Year 2 onwards)
· Copy of Vaccination & Immunisation Record
NOTE: To ease the registration process, please ensure that you bring copies of the above mentioned documents requested as the school will not be able to photocopy your documents.
Once a space from the school’s waitlist becomes available, the admission team will contact parents of the prospective students to bring their child in for an Assessment. Parents will be required to pay a non-refundable Assessment Fee of Dhs.500/-.
Foundation (FS1) and Reception (FS2) students will have an informal assessment. Students entering Years 1 and up will be formally assessed in English and Maths.
English must be at a satisfactory level to pass assessment.
Once a student passes the Assessment, the Admission Team will contact the parents to formally offer the place and parents will be required to pay the non-refundable Acceptance & Confirmation Fee of Dhs.500/-. This fee will be deducted from the Term’s Tuition Fee.
Step 3: Admission and Enrolment
Student enrolment is subject to approval from the UAE Ministry of Education.
A student’s placement in a year group depends on the Transfer Certificate submitted to the Admission Office as well as the student age appropriateness.
Students entering a grade from Year 2 and up must submit a Transfer Certificate. Please refer to the Admission Information for details regarding Transfer Certificates.
School Office Timings
|Sunday through Thursday||8am to 3pm|
|Saturday||9am to 12pm|
No information on website, however fees are estimated to be around Dhs35,000 to Dhs70,000.