Frequently Asked Questions
School days in the United Arab Emirates run from Sundays to Thursdays. Our school day timings for Year 1 to Year 6 are 7.45am to 2.45pm Sunday to Wednesday and 7.45am to 1pm on Thursday. Our school day timings for Year 7 and 8 are 7.50am to 3.25pm Sunday to Wednesday and 7.50am to 1.20pm on Thursday. Our school day timings for Primary on Thursday from 1pm to 1:15pm.
Our administration offices are open Sundays to Thursdays, 8am to 4pm.
DBSJP students can avail of transportation by an external provider, at an additional charge to parents.
As per RTA regulations, all parking, drop-off and pick up takes place inside the school premises.
DBSJP is ideally located in Dubai’s Jumeirah Park residential development, behind the Jumeirah Park Pavilion and in close proximity to Dubai British Foundation and Dubai British School. Click here for the location map.
Our students have access to a broad range of activities from sports to academic interests and a variety of clubs and community initiatives.
Yes, DBSJP has a uniform policy. Further details can be found here.
School Dining at Dubai British School Jumeirah Park is a quality, family-style dining experience with staff and children all enjoying the same organic, nutritious meal together. Table manners, dining etiquette and conversation are all part of the experience. The well-known celebrity chef and author Gary Rhodes OBE oversees the operations.
We strongly encourage use of the family style dining but DBSJP students may bring their own lunchboxes, but these must be healthy in nature and not contain fizzy drinks, foods containing chocolate, crisps, pork or nuts which are all not allowed.
|Age on 31 August||Year Group||Stage|
|3||FS 1||Earl Years (offered at Dubai British Foundation)|
|5||Year 1||Key Stage 1|
|7||Year 3||Key Stage 2|
|11||Year 7||Key Stage 3|
|14||Year 10||Key Stage 4|
|16||Year 12||Sixth Form|
Students joining a British Curriculum school must be turn 3,5, and 6 years old before 31st of August
Subject to KHDA regulations and guidelines, we are able to admit students throughout the year if places are available. Please contact our Admissions Team for further information and cut-off dates. Any exceptional circumstances are referred to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).
Not in the traditional sense but our students can take part in Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) led by our teaching staff at no additional cost. ECA’s offered by an external provider will be at an additional cost.
Every teacher at DBSJP will have an internationally recognised teaching qualification, with a minimum of at least two years qualified teaching experience. All teachers need to be approved by the KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority). They are required to have completed 12 years of Primary and Secondary education and they must hold a degree (B.Ed.) or Degree and Teaching Certificate or equivalent (e.g. BA / BSc. + PGCE).
DBSJP offers ‘English as an additional language” (EAL) support where necessary, provided by the EAL support staff.
DBSJP provides well-equipped Health Center with one full-time nurse and a visiting doctor. Parents are required to complete a Student Medical Form and Immunization Form prior to admission that they will need to update annually to ensure that DBSJP can provide the appropriate medical support as and when required.
The majority of our teachers are British. We hire teachers internationally to find the best practitioners from around the globe. All our teachers are highly trained and qualified. They all have the requirements as per KHDA guidelines. Administrative staff is international and hired locally and internationally.
Yes, it is possible provided there are seats available on the required route and the pick-up and drop-off remains the same for most part of the Academic Year.