Private Education Awards 2022

Page 10 LUX 2022 Private Education Awards May22191 A member of the highly renowned Brighton College family of British independent schools, Brighton College Abu Dhabi is recognised around the world as one of the leading education providers in the United Arab Emirates and is continually rated outstanding by the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). The College has been voted one of the top five schools in the UAE by Spear’s 2021 School Index and last year won Best School for Theatre, Dance, and the Performing Arts, as well as Best School for Art in the UAE in the Schools Compared Top Schools Awards. Welcoming pupils from Nursery to Year 13, the purpose-built campus boasts state-ofthe-art facilities and is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. The College’s highly experienced and talented academic staff allow the College to provide an outstanding level of education, just like the Brighton College sister schools around the world who are known for upholding a record of exceptional academic results. A well-rounded curriculum is supported with an excellent co-curricular programme and outstanding pastoral care to allow pupils to discover their passions and interests, all while having a keen focus on their wellbeing. Pupils are truly encouraged to take ownership of their learning experience at Brighton College Abu Dhabi. Curiosity, confidence and kindness are the core elements that underpin all that is done at the College and it is known as a family-orientated, respectful, and vibrant community. It employs an innovative approach to education and pupils are encouraged to develop an enthusiasm for the world beyond the classroom through sport, music, and the performing arts, as well as a love of learning for its own sake. In short, the Brighton College Delivering a distinctive British independent school ethos whilst reflecting the values and dynamic culture of the United Arab Emirates, Brighton College Abu Dhabi offers pupils a vibrant and challenging learning environment. Brighton College Abu Dhabi British School of the Year - UAE Abu Dhabi strives to nurture respectful, intellectually curious, independent and kind young people who are confident and take an active and positive role in the UAE and the wider world. How does the College go about achieving this? The College delivers an innovative STEAM curriculum to encourage pupil inquiry, dialogue, critical thinking and to support pupils to develop the skills they need for jobs of the future. Initiatives such as the College’s Diploma and Advanced Diploma programmes promote personal development and learning beyond the curriculum and reinforce the College’s DNA of curiosity, confidence and kindness. The programmes have been created to inspire pupils to develop and strengthen their personal character, skills and attributes and help pupils prepare for their GCSE and A Level examinations, as well as university life and the world beyond school. The Brighton College Advanced Diploma allows its Sixth Form pupils to develop invaluable skills and an in-depth understanding of the values that universities and future employers are looking for in candidates. The College prides itself on outstanding academic results which enables graduates