At this level, the curriculum is designed to give students a broad exposure to a wide variety of subjects and to develop their learning skills. All students study the following subjects:
- French or Spanish
- UAE Social Studies
- Islamic Studies (for Muslim students)
- Design and Technology
- Computer Science
In Year 9, students will have the option to study Latin. In Year 9, all students start their GCSE study in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
In addition, all students will undertake Personal, Social and Health Education in the form of Enrichment Days.
Over 200 activities
Dubai College offers an extensive range of extra-curricular activities, and we currently offer over 200 distinct lunchtime and after school activities each week. Although participation in these activities is not compulsory, it is highly recommended and well over 95% of our students do choose to take on at least one extra-curricular activity each week.
A rich full house programme
The House competition is one of the enduring traditions of Dubai College. Every student that has passed through the school will have been a member of one of our four houses, which are all named after famous pioneers and explorers: