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DISD at “Youth presents”

DISD at “Youth presents” This year, DISD is participating for the first time in the German competition “Jugend präsentiert” (Youth Presents). The competition offers participants the opportunity to deal with the topic of presentation in an extracurricular context. A jury of experts and, in the final round, the audience will evaluate a maximum of 5-minute videos on mathematical-technical-scientific issues with regard to expertise, presentation skills and target group orientation. All students from grade 7 up to the age of 21 can participate...

World School Games 2020 – U13

World School Games 2020 – U13 Day 1 – Athletics: The 6 boys and 7 girls were ready to give it their best competing against some very strong students from all over the world. All kids did fantastic and we managed to hold our own even better than in the previous year. Outstanding results were: Farid El Gharib – 1200m Aba Marko Biro – Long Jump Marcus L. – Triple Jump Amina Shalash – Triple Jump Lieselotta Leppin – Triple Jump Day 2 – Football: On Friday, it was...

Successful athletes in primary school

Successful athletes in primary school Last Thursday, 27 February, the certificates for the Bundesjugendspiele (German Federal Youth Games) 2020, which took place during the sports day in January, were handed over at an assembly in the primary school. First, the winners of the honorary certificates of grade one and two were called forward. In grade three and four there were so many successful athletes that only the best were called forward. Among the boys, Yunus from the 3c jumped the furthest with...

STEM Project @ Zayed University

Unique design project in the STEM sector DISD cooperation with the Design Faculty of Zayed University At the beginning of February, the Grade 8 students experienced an exciting project week. With a focus on STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics), the two classes had the unique opportunity to participate in various projects, both at our school and at our cooperation partners Siemens and Zayed University. The highlight was the one-day workshop on modern furniture making. In the design faculty of Zayed University, under the direction of Professor...

Robotics Project in Year 8

Robotics Project in Year 8 During the MINT project week (Mathematics/Computer Sciences/Nature/Technology), which took place from 02.02.2020 to 06.02.2020, some students from 8a and 8b took part in the robotics project at DISD. In this project the pupils were engaged with great interest and commitment in the assembly and functioning of a robot. They used the toolbox from LEGO MINDSTORMS. In an introduction by the head of computer science Mrs. Heikal and the assistant teacher Mrs. Ayach they were introduced to the different...

DISD Anti Bullying Team

DISD Anti Bullying Team We are delighted to introduce our Anti Bullying Team to you. It is a team of students from the secondary school, who will function as a contact point and support group for fellow students in case any signs of exclusion or bullying are occurring. They have been trained by the Dubai Police to become ‘Safety Ambassadors’, which is part of an initiative to improve the level of safety in the classroom. This program was set-up in Dubai to support children...

New Employees 2019/20

NEW EMPLOYEES 2019/20 An overview and short introduction of our new employees in the new school year . Margit Holmes is the new learning assistant in the kindergarten, where she is employed by parents. Mrs Holmes has been living in Dubai since 1992 and worked for 4 years at the Jumeirah Bacalaureat School Dubai. She has been living in Dubai since 1992 and has previously worked at the Jumeirah Bacalaureat School Dubai for 4 years. Meria Waizy is the new class teacher of...

Religion and Religious Diversity in the UAE

Mosque and Church – Grade 6 learns about Religion and Religious Diversity in the UAE The 6th grade of the DISD spent this year’s project week with the discovered Dubai in the course of the project “The City is our Classroom” – based on the DISD mission statement, whose pillar “Excellent Learning Environment” also includes the city and region. In the process, classes 6a, b and c gained an in-depth insight into Emirati history and culture, an important part of the subject “Social...

“The City is our Classroom”

“The City is our Classroom” “The City is our Classroom” – Project Week of Grade 6 Grade 6 of DISD spent this year’s project week discovering Dubai in the course of the project “The City is our Classroom” – based on the DISD mission statement, whose pillar “Excellent Learning Environment” also includes the city and region. In the process, classes 6a, b and c gained an in-depth insight into Emirati history and culture, an important part of the subject “Social Studies” in the...

U11 World School Games

U11 World School Games Day One – Athletics: A cold morning turned into a hot day at Dubai Sports Athletics Stadium, where our U11 Atheltics Team copeted in both track and field events against more than 20 schools from around the world at the World School Games 2020. It began with the team’s running-in, proudly presenting the German flag and the DISD logo. The day started with boys on the track, racing in their particular disciplines starting from 75m sprints up...