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Jumeirah Islands best schools and nurseries

An invaluable guide to schools and nurseries in Jumeirah Islands

17 Jul 2017, words by Shanon D'Souza


Jumeirah Islands are a very interesting and diverse place to raise a family. The schools and nurseries available provide the high-quality education that enables your kids to thrive in life. The locality exudes a sense of serenity and calm that can only come from Island living and boasts some of the best in the case of leisure facilities. To be a resident in the Jumeirah Islands is to be surrounded by gorgeous landscaping, bridges, walkways and lucrative dining facilities.

1. Dubai British Foundation

Dubai British Foundation is part of the Taalem family of schools. The school is a Early Years British International School, which offers England's Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. The school caters to gifted children and those in need of learning support. The teachers for this school are highly qualified and trained to be on par with KHDA standards and guidelines.

Timings for the school vary depending on the level of foundation the student is currently enrolled in for the academic year. Foundation one timings are from Sundays to Wednesdays 8 am to 1: 30 pm and on Thursdays 8 am to 1 pm. For foundation two from Sundays to Wednesdays, 8 am to 2 pm and on Thursdays 8 am to 1:30 pm. Fees for the school are AED 60, 000 annually. 

Location: Dubai British Foundation Jumeirah Islands, off 1st Road Opposite the Meadows/Springs Town Centre (Spinneys) Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Contact Details: +971 4 558 7308

2. Regents International School

Regents International School is an outstanding school with excellent facilities and innovative methods of teaching, such as multiSmart learning, technology-enabled learning, and a sports hub.  The school also has libraries for different key stages, specialist laboratories for science, for computing such as coding, programming, and robotics. The curriculum is underpinned by a research-driven in mathematics and English as well as all of the arts, sciences, and humanities. Overall the school follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales.

Fees for this school are varied depending on the year the student is currently a student in and well as the academic year and term. Tuition fees vary from AED 43,787 to AED 51,083. 

Location: The Greens, Emirates Living Community Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Contact Details: +971 4 360 8830

3. Learning Ladder Nursery

Learning Ladder Nursery is a very interactive and exciting place for children in the early stages of their education. The curriculum is based on the British Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS). This focuses on the development of prime areas in the learning process which strengthen the child's literacy mathematics understanding the world expressive arts and design. The space in the nursery is built keeping in mind the needs of small children. Activities such as block play, sensory play, art and craft, role play, reading writing, and rest are all made easier with the carefully selected materials for the nursery space. 

The fee structure is based on the different terms offered and the one your child might be enrolled in currently. In order to find out more details of the fees structure, parents can contact the nursery

Location: Jumeirah Lake Towers, Cluster V & Cluster Q, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Contact Details: Cluster Q +971 4 5546878 and Cluster V +971 4 277 5720.

4. Mosaic Nursery

Mosaic Nursery is dedicated to developing children with 5 virtues that make them good citizens in the world. These are honesty, fairness, tolerance, generosity, and forgiveness as they believe children need to develop a strong sense of right and wrong and engage as models in the world. The creative curriculum is adapted with a focus on practical skills that can be developed as the child grows and ages. These skills are nurtured to refine a child's social-emotional and physical, language, and cognitive development. 

Timings for this nursery are from 8 am to 5 pm. Tuition fees are anywhere between AED 10, 500 to AED 14, 500. Fees for this nursery are dependent on the time slots that the child in enrolled in, and further details on fees can be seen on the fees page. 

Location: Fortune Executive Tower, Cluster T Exactly Opposite Marina Metro Station, JLT, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Contact Details: +971 4 425 6670

5. Four 2 Four Early Learning Center

Four 2 Four Early learning center follows the i-Vibgyor Approach for their curriculum that is based on the overall framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) following Dr. Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory and elements of Montessori. This holistic approach makes sure each child's optimal learning potential is reached. The aim of the EYFS is to achieve the five Every Child Matters (ECM) outcomes which are:

1. Staying safe 

2. Being healthy

3. Enjoying and achieving

4. Making a positive contribution

5. Achieving economic well-being

Using these methods the early learning center manages to ensure to meet all your child's learning requirements. 

Timings are on the weekdays from Sunday to Thursday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm and on weekends the nursery is closed on Friday and Saturday. Fees are from AED 3,600 to  AED 13, 350 depending on the term and academic year. More details on the fees can be found on their fees pages. 

Location: B01 - A, Gold Crest Views 2, Cluster J, JLT, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Contact Details: +971 44517450 or send and email to manager@four2fourcare.com.