School Description

Raffles World Academy (RWA) was founded in September 2008. It is an independent co-educational private international day school operated by Innoventures Education Investments LLC (aka Innoventures Education). The school began its history as Raffles International School (West Campus) and changed its name to Raffles World Academy in September 2012.

RWA is an authorised IB World School that offers a continuum IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, IBDP) from Pre-KG to Grade 12. The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is offered from Pre-KG to Grade 5, the MYP in secondary school from grades 6 to 10 and the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Courses Programme is offered in grades 11 and 12. The school has an international population of over 1850 pupils from more than 85 nationalities and an equally diverse academic and administrative team.

RWA is accredited by the Council of International School (CIS) and the IB. It is a member of the Middle East IB Association (MEIBA) and one of the first schools to receive the prestigious Green Flag from Eco-Schools UAE.
The rigour of the IB curriculum and the IB Diploma Programme challenges students to meet internationally recognised standards in academic achievement while preparing them for the higher education and the knowledge economy. Students graduate from RWA with a broadened world-view and the mental agility to pursue their dreams in an ever-changing global landscape.

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Umm Suqueim 3

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    Timothy Craig Roberts
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