Repton Al Barsha’s Creativity Festival tackles climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic

Umair EKINews & Events

The Apple Distinguished School held its annual Creativity Festival in an effort to raise awareness on current global crises. The virtual festival welcomed schools from across Dubai, with 48 pupils participating in the festival. Repton Al Barsha (formerly known as Foremarke School Dubai), part of the prestigious Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, hosted their annual Creativity Festival on … Read More

TIMSS 2019 Results

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We recently received the TIMSS 2019 results and I would like to share some excellent news with you.  “The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is developed by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). Conducted every four years since 1995, TIMSS measures student achievement in Mathematics and Science at Grades 4 and 8 (Years … Read More

Foremarke School Dubai Is Now Repton School Al Barsha!

Anselm ChettiarNews & Events

The Repton Family of Schools in the UAE has reached yet another milestone, announcing the transition of Foremarke School Dubai to Repton Al Barsha. A natural next step, the move follows the re-branding of its esteemed sister school in the United Kingdom, Foremarke Hall to Repton Prep School. This inspiring continuity of the Repton portfolio takes the prestigious brand up to … Read More

The Importance of Curriculum Enhancements in a Child’s Education

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Our last article listed 7 research based benefits of Curriculum Enhancement. We have explained them in detail below: Boosting academic performance The inclusion of societies into our extra-curricular programme means children can delve deeper into the academic subjects of English, Maths, Science and Humanities. Societies give students the opportunity to learn what they want in a way that brings these … Read More

Foremarke School Dubai to Re-open – August 30th, 2020

Anselm ChettiarNews & Events

Further to the official approval by the KHDA, we are delighted to confirm that Foremarke will start the academic year 2020-21, with all pupils returning to our fantastic campus, for the whole day, every day. There will be some modest adjustments to drop off and pick up times for some year groups, to ‘stagger’ the arrival of larger groups of … Read More

Summer Series – 26th July – 27th August

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first Repton Family of School Summer Series: 26th July – 27th August, in exclusivity for our current and future Foremarke students, 5 weeks entirely free of charge! We know how long and hot the summer months can be and so wanted to support our community with a series of daily activities … Read More

The Importance of Curriculum Enhancements in a Child’s Education

Anselm ChettiarNews & Events

What are Curriculum Enhancements? In addition to an exciting and stimulating curriculum, throughout the year world-class schools also provide a wide range of opportunities for the children to explore their passions and to enhance their learning. These range from themed days and weeks, to assemblies, dress up days, musical and language lessons, sports clubs and fixtures, competitions, extra-curricular clubs and … Read More

How to be emotionally resilient during Covid-19

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We are in a situation where life is changing and unpredictable. Words like “quarantine” and “isolation” are being used regularly and triggering us to feel in danger. The key to taking care of your emotional wellbeing is understanding what makes you anxious and making changes. Start with these small steps that put together by our Wellbeing Advisor, Ms. Suzie Johnson from … Read More

Encouraging independence among children

Anselm ChettiarNews & Events

Encouraging your child to be independent will play a very important role in their character as an adult. It will give them a sense of responsibility, make them feel respected and improve their overall self-esteem.   It will also help them greatly in their learning journey as they take more initiative to complete tasks on their own.   There are 5 specific … Read More

The Importance of Practical Science

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The desire to understand and explore the world around us, has existed since before there were schools and will doubtless exist after schools as we know them, are a distant memory.   Over millennia men and women from all cultures and backgrounds have conducted experiments which have contributed to the shared knowledge of the human race.   But why is practical science so important to us here at Foremarke School Dubai?    One answer might be to encourage us … Read More