Which are the best known pre primary schools and primary schools in Dubai?

Dubai is an iconic city known for its luxurious and opulent lifestyle. It is home to some of the finest hotels, residential areas, shopping malls, golf courses and corporate offices in the world. It also provides employment to skilled and qualified people from around the world. Most of these people work and live in Dubai with their families including children, because they know that the city affords them a great lifestyle. Besides, it has some of the finest pre primary schools and primary schools in the world. Let us take a look at some of the very best ones.

Best Pre Primary and Primary Schools in Dubai

  1. Global Indian International School Dubai

Global Indian International School Dubai is one of the best private international schools in Dubai. Founded and run by the globally renowned GIIS group of international schools, GIIS Dubai boasts a world class campus replete with all the modern facilities and amenities that make a holistic education possible. 

The school offers classes from the pre nursery to the high school level and provides access to the Global Montessori Plus and CBSE curricula. GIIS Dubai has some of the best teachers anywhere in terms of experience and qualification. Not only does the school boast a good academic track record, it also has an enviable reputation when it comes to its students gaining admission to some of the best colleges and universities anywhere. 

Though most popular with the expat Indian community living in Dubai on account of it being an Indian school, GIIS Dubai also has students from other expat communities as well as locals.

  1. Credence High School Dubai

Credence High School is another one of the premier pre kg to high school Indian private schools in Dubai.The curriculum offered by the school is the Indian CBSE curriculum adapted to the local conditions. The school boasts a sprawling campus and provides every possible facility and amenity to empower the students to both learn academically and participate in a range of extracurricular activities.

Founded in 2014 the school has students from over 30 countries-a testimony to the international nature of the school. That being stated the school is geared to the educational requirements of the Indian expat community living in Dubai.

  1. Kings School Dubai

Kings School Dubai is one of the most sought after schools in the region amongst the expats on account of the fact that it offers its students the much sought after National Curriculum for England. Rated outstanding by KHDA it takes in students between ages 3 to 11 for years FS1 to year 6.The school’s popularity can be gauged by the fact that it has more than a 1000 students from 60 plus countries. Not only is the school outstanding from an academic point of view, it is quite extraordinary from the extracurricular point of view. This can be borne out by the stellar facilities it boasts in the shape of a 25 metres swimming pool, an astro football pitch and a running track 

  1. Springdales School Dubai

Springdales School Dubai is one of the best known Indian CBSE schools in the region. Founded in 2013 the school is run by the same people who run the iconic Springdales School in New Delhi, India. The co educational school offers classes from the pre nursery level till grade 12 and is exceedingly popular with the expat Indian community living in Dubai. The school boasts a “Good” rating by KHDA and has more than 1100 students and 200 hundred staff members.

It boasts a fantastic campus replete with the most modern facilities making it possible for the school to ensure that the students excel at both sports and extracurricular activities. The school is exceedingly popular with the expat Indian community living in Dubai owing to its connection with the original Springdales School in India.


Dubai is one of the most fascinating countries in the world and sees people from all over the world visit it, many of whom take up jobs there and live there with their families and children. The very large number of world class schools in Dubai ensure that expats from every part of the world are able to provide their children with exactly the kind of education they deserve. As a matter of fact Dubai has already become a major regional hub of education on account of the fact there are so many world class schools there.

Going forward one can expect Dubai to see more pre primary schools and primary schools come up to cater to the ever more aspirational residents of the city who want nothing but the very best schooling for their kids. For a city known for its glitz glamour, it would be a surprise to many that Dubai is such a centre of excellence in the field of children’s education.

Scarlett Watson

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