Dubai English Speaking School (DESS)
United Arab Emirates
About Dubai English Speaking School (DESS)
About Dubai English Speaking School
Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), the ‘home of irresistible learning’ is a thriving, not-for-profit provider of education. Voted as the Best Primary School in the UAE and Best School in the UAE at the Schools Compared Awards, we are proud of our inclusive nature and believe that our students get the very best experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our staff are well looked after and continuously strive to improve what is recognised already as an outstanding practice. DESS is one of the leading Schools in the region and has a reputable track record of success in academic achievement, sport, performing arts and enterprise. With over fifty nationalities represented, we are very much an international school that embraces the opportunities to facilitate our children in making an impact as global citizens.
Life in Dubai
Dubai is one of seven Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is a tolerant and safe yet cosmopolitan and vibrant place to live, with an incredible amount of things to do and see.
Over 90% of the population are expatriates meaning it has a huge international community. Dubai is the gateway to Asia and the Middle East offering year round sunshine, beautiful beaches, theme parks, luxurious hotels and shopping malls and events throughout the year.
English is widely spoken and you will see many familiar shops, restaurants and products from home. Islam is a way of life in the city although due to the multicultural nature of city, religious festivals of all denominations are celebrated.