Dubai Heights Academy

Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai Heights Academy

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About this school

Dubai Heights Academy (DHA) is a new Tier 1, premium British curriculum AED159M school which opened on a landmark 2,800,000 Square foot site in Al Barsha in September 2017. Dubai Heights Academy is, today, in phased launch to provide a British, English National Curriculum education from Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to A’ Level and BTEC at Sixth Form. Dubai Heights Academy also runs its STEM programmes in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) The largest majority of students at the school are British, although the school is resolutely international, with a role welcoming 46 different nationalities. There is also strong representation from American, Australian and Emirati families at the school. Dubai Heights Academy is owned by Seven Tides International and is the crown jewels of their Education Portfolio. Seven Tides have a reputation for delivering some of the most beautiful architecture and projects in the UAE, including Anantara The Palm and Dukes Oceana Resort. The school was established by the owners to give back to the families of Dubai. The brief was to establish one of the finest schools in the UAE, and one welcoming inclusivity to Dubai children and families.

Message from Principal

At Dubai Heights Academy we provide educational excellence alongside a quality inclusive education system. We aim to inspire students to dream more, learn more, do more and become more; through positive energy, vision and unity.

We have a progressive, creative and engaging school with enriching programmes, state of the art technology, where every child feels secure, significant and valued.

We draw and build on strong family ties, Islamic values and deep-rooted heritage to build a vibrant well-knit international community. Dubai Heights Academy is focused on developing knowledgeable and innovative students who can undertake the challenges of whatever the future holds.

On behalf of us all here, we look forward to welcoming you to our Dubai Heights Academy community and showing you why Every Child, Every Mind and Everybody matters.


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British Schools in the Middle East (BSME)

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Football, netball, tennis, swimming, golf, rugby, art, drama, music.


Football, Tennis, Badminton, Netball, Basketball, Hockey, Swimming etc

Admission process

We understand that choosing the right school for your child can be a daunting task and our admissions team will be on hand to guide you through the process.

Step by Step Admission process:

Step 1 – Applicant completes online enquiry form for DHA
Step 2 – Registrar will contact the applicant to discuss the enquiry
Step 3 – Applicant to complete the application form, submit all required supporting documents and pay the non-transferable application fee of AED 500
Step 4 – Application and documents will be reviewed, if admission criteria are met the child will be offered an assessment (please note that due to the current situation that is Covid 19, conditional offers may be made and assessments may be carried out when the student(s) start school)
Step 5 – Child undertakes the assessment
Step 6 – Should the assessment be successful and school places are available, a seat will be reserved for the child
Step 7 – A non-transferable registration deposit of 10% of the KHDA approved fees is required to secure the place (deductible from the first term’s fees)

from: Dirham 37,570 to: Dirham 63,555

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