Address: Al Safa 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 394 3465
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: British (English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels)
Ages: 3 to 18


The English College Dubai (EC) opened its doors in 1992. With a population of more than 1,000 students, the school has a good reputation among expat parents in Dubai. 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 and running as well as cultural activities ranging from origami and knitting to yoga and debating.

Further reading

International Schools in Dubai gives a list of some of the emirate's best schools