Address: Al Safa 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE



Tel: +971 4 394 3465

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels

Ages: 11 to 18


The English College Dubai (EC) opened its doors in 1992. The school has about 1,000 students in the two campuses combined. EC has a good reputation among expat parents in Dubai. The facilities are good and include a large gym, swimming pool, soccer field, a music room, drama studio, arts room, science room and two computer labs.

There is a broad programme of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities on offer, including sports such as basketball, swimming, scuba diving and horse riding, as well as a range of cultural activities from photography and orchestra to Arabic culture and debating. 

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