The KHDA has announced a list of 10 new schools expected to open for the 2017-18 academic year – meaning more choice for parents.

Most schools will offer UK curriculum and in some cases with the IB Diploma program at Sixth Form. However, there will also be a new IB curriculum through-school, two new Indian curriculum schools, one French, one Canadian and one American.

DEWA will be opening a Sixth Form Academy offering UK curriculum/BTEC qualifications.


School Name Opening in Curriculum Annual fees Location
Dubai Heights Academy September 2017 British Dh 44,200 – Dh 58,400 Al Barsha South
Amity School Dubai April 2017 Indian Dh 15,000 – Dh 26,000 Al Qusais
North London Collegiate School  September 2017 International Baccalaureate Dh 83,000 – Dh 130,000 Meydan City
British Columbia Canadian School September 2017 Canadian Dh 40,000 – Dh 60,000 Dubai Investment Park
Lycée Français Jean Mermoz September 2017 French Dh 36,000 – Dh 46,000 Al Quoz
DEWA Academy
(Year 10 – Year 12)
September 2017 UK/BTEC Al Hudaiba
The Alpha School September 2017 UK Dh 22,280 – Dh 28,500 Al Qusais
Global Indian International School September 2017 Indian Dh 27,000 – Dh 37,000 Al Qusais
Rising School September 2017 American Dh 38,000 – Dh 55,000 Nad Al Sheba
Newlands School September 2017 UK Dh 19,200 –

Dh 26,400

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