Best Schools in Mirdif
By choosing Shorooq or Ghoroob as your home, you will have easy access to the best life has to offer. With nurseries, playgrounds, a jogging track, a retail centre, and more, Mirdif is the perfect place for your family.
Founded in 2007, Repton Dubai is one of the best schools in Mirdif and all of the UAE. The KHDA has ranked the school as “Outstanding” with a particular emphasis on the exceptional teaching and pastoral care, excellent resources and facilities, and student achievement in English, maths, and science.
The school has a close relationship with the world-renowned Repton School (Derbyshire, UK) and uses the British National Curriculum from Early Years to Year 11. It offers IGCSEs accredited by the Cambridge and London University Exam Boards, following which students can pursue either the International Baccalaureate Diploma or Careers programmes, depending on their results.
Additionally, Repton Dubai provides students with a wide variety of sports and extra-curricular activities and is one of the only schools in the UAE to offer full, weekly, and flexi boarding. Located in Nad Al Sheba, the sprawling landscaped campus is only a short drive from Shorooq and Ghoroob.
GEMS Royal Dubai School
Widely regarded as one of the best schools in Mirdif, GEMS Royal Dubai School is the only ranked by the KHDA as “Outstanding” to offer an enriched version of the New National Curriculum for England. The school emphasises a holistic approach that compliments core subjects with creative arts, physical education, and extracurricular activities.
The school is a certified British Overseas School by the UK government and has achieved a number of additional accreditations and accolades, including holding the Gold Standard Primary Science Quality Mark for excellence in science provision and membership in the High Performance Learning Network. With admissions for Foundation Stage to Year 6, teachers focus on creating a warm, student-centric environment where every child has the opportunity to develop their academic and personal strengths.
The school also hosts several events, including sports tournaments and concerts, where students can show off their creative and athletic skills. The campus is less than 15 minutes from Shorooq and Ghoroob, making it a great choice for residents.
Uptown School, one of the best schools in Mirdif, is fewer than 10 minutes from Shorooq and Ghoroob, and offers three International Baccalaureate programmes – the Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme, and the Diploma Programme. The school has been ranked “Very Good” by KHDA and is a member of the European Council of International Schools.
Under its IB curriculum, students are challenged to achieve the highest levels of academic success in a supportive environment that addresses their individual needs. Extracurricular activities include an expansive sports program with a variety of competitive leagues.
Though English is the language of instruction, Uptown School’s Mother Tongue Maintenance Programme aims to support students in preserving their home language. The programme encourages involvement from interested parents.
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