School Description

Dubai International Academy Al Barsha. Opened in 2018, we are an IB continuum school in Dubai and a leading education provider in the region, offering all IB PYP, MYP and DP programmes from Pre-KG to Grade 12.

As the new millennium unfolds, our singular challenge is to prepare our students for leadership roles in a world where change is the only constant. Dubai International Academy, Al Barsha responds to this change by delivering international programmes of study that provide our students with tools to communicate across the world and to help them become lifelong learners.
Dubai International Academy, Al Barsha offers all the IB programmes and will base their education model on the IB learner profile.

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Al Barsha 1

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    Ian Thurston
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Extra Curricular Activities

We are very active members of DASSA, the largest and longest running school sports association in the UAE. The DASSA leagues and competitions give students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to represent their school and showcase their talents in a structured and safe sporting environment. This term we will be participating in swimming, netball, basketball, cross country, football, cricket, rounders, rippa tag, aquathon and athletics.

Are you ready for ROUND 1 of our TERM 3 sign up for school led CCAs? Our Squad trials were completed last term, and team selections have been announced. In addition to those, you have CCA options – the various CCAs have been shared, now it is time to make your selection. Yes, there will be a ROUND 2 selection for the Primary School students.

Primary School - Teacher Led Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) 2022-2023 Term 3 - ROUND 2
Registration is open from Monday 24 April 2023 @ 10:00am and close on Tuesday 25 April 2023 @ 7pm.

Term 3 (Round 2) Registration (click the link below)

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