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Dubai school to roll out post-16 program to new campus – News


This newly developed campus is just minutes from its main school in Al Twar.

A British program school in Dubai is set to open its new campus in Al Qusais to high school students in the next academic year.

Star Education, a network of British educational institutions in the emirate, will expand one of its Star International School Al Twar schools to Star International School (SIS) Al Qusais, not only by providing its high school students with a new installation, but also welcoming new students in its post-16 program (years 12 and 13).

This newly developed campus is only minutes from its main school in Al Twar, allowing an easy transition for all high school students to continue their academic journey on new school grounds, with admissions that are currently open, for years. 7 to 13.

In addition, the school has a number of new facilities, including Olympic-sized sports facilities, on-campus catering, a social cafe, art studios, technology labs, and indoor learning areas. and exterior respectful of the environment.

Designed to teach students how to connect with nature and learn sustainable practices, these spaces include an eco-friendly garden, a sustainable outdoor learning area, an open-air amphitheater, and a gazebo in the gardens.

The eco-friendly garden is dedicated to sustainable agriculture and outdoor learning, where students can grow herbs, flowers, and produce organically and sustainably.

The new campus also has state-of-the-art facilities within its large open space, fostering student creativity and well-being. These include a 200-seat auditorium, a full-size soccer field, a 100-meter running track, an eight-lane swimming pool, an indoor gym with a badminton court, netball and basketball courts. ball and an outdoor paddle tennis court.

The school also has three fully equipped science labs, an ICT suite, a Mac suite, a design and technology lab, and a media room.

Principal Dolly Goriawala said: “An exceptional education is not just about getting good grades. It is defined by a combination of a high-quality academic offering and an extensive enrichment program.

She added, “At our high school campus, students will receive extensive support to help them manage their studies and guide them to a successful future, with the help of our exceptional curriculum, facilities and programs. We will help them select the right subjects to ensure that they can access the university course of their choice and pursue the career they have chosen.

Secondary and post-16 programs offer a variety of GCSE subjects, with an emphasis on learning science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), information and communications technology. (ICT), while including various extracurricular activities.

The vocational path will be further strengthened with the addition of BTEC level 3 courses which would have links with the employer and will help build on the existing BTEC level 2 courses.

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Nandini Sircar