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Excitement on Enrollment Day

Excitement on Enrollment Day On Thursday, September 6th, 80 students came in their school uniform, bag packs and filled cones to the enrolment event in the decorated DISD canteen.     The event was opened by the primary choir with the popular song “Conni goes to school”. Then, principal Mr Helmut Jolk entered the stage and greeted the new students and around 200 guests. Then, Mrs Inga Rehbein, head of the primary school, gave some information to the students and their families. Afterwards, the second...

After-school Activity Presentations

After-school Activity Presentations On Thursday, September 6th, DISD parents and students had the possibility to get to know the diverse After-school activity program.   In school, the program is divided into six categories: Creative, Music and Sport Clubs, as well as School Teams, Remedial Teaching and Curriculum Complementing Classes, which offer individual encouragement and creative learning after school.   DISD – teachers are looking forward to teach their passion to smaller groups: In primary school, Mr Rosenmeier teaches swimming for beginners and...

Preparation week

Perparation week 2018/19 For the school administration and teachers, the school year started end of August already. In the so called preparation week, they had many meetings and trainings to prepare the new academic year in school and Kindergarten. After the new colleagues had been welcomed on Sunday, August 26th, all employees met for lunch. The atmosphere was joyful; it was even close to the feelings students have on the first day of school. The colleagues were happy to see each other...

Practical seminar for Arabic teachers

Practical seminar for Arabic teachers On June 25th and 26th 2018 a two-day seminar for Arabic teachers of German Schools Abroad in the UAE took place at the German International School Dubai (DISD). These schools include, besides DISD, the German International School Abu Dhabi und the German International School Sharjah. Under the guidance of Mr Birger Reese, Consultant for Pedagogical Quality Management und Regional Training of German Schools Abroad, the DISD-English teacher Mrs Susanne Bode, and the DISD-Educational Consultant for School Improvement...

Secondary School Final Event

Secondary School Final Event On the last day of school, the secondary school students and their teachers celebrated special archievements and said goodbye to teachers who are leaving DISD. On Thursday, June 28th, the principal Mr Helmut Jolk all students and teachers of secondary school to the canteen. There, he bid farewell to teachers leaving DISD: Mr Waheed Sultan, Mr Werner Hoppstock, Mrs Ilka Reese and Mrs Sybille Cierpka, head of secondary school, who had received a large farewell the previous day. Furthermore,...

Primary School Closing Event

Primary School Closing Event On the last day of school, all primary school students gathered together with their teachers and parents in the canteen for a wonderful last celebration before the certificates were distributed. The students had prepared great performances like a dance to a Backstreet Boys song and some fun songs. Furthermore, all students sang the “DISD school song” which had been composed by some primary school teachers. The best students of year 1 to 4 were honored and given small presents....

Farewell of Mrs Cierpka

Farewell of Mrs Cierpka At the end of the school year one big farewell had to be given at the German International School Dubai. After eight years of service the popular Head of Secondary II Sybille Cierpka is leaving Dubai. She is returning to her hometown Berlin where she will be teaching at a French school. All students and teachers of Secondary School, and as well some parents, administration staff and alumni had gathered in the school’s canteen to bid her farewell. First...

Summer Tunes 2018

Summer Tunes @DISD 2018 Once again the DISD music department put together a great and varied program, which they presented on Tuesday, June 26th, at the annual summer concert “Summer Tunes @DISD” to parents, staff and friends of DISD. The two students Leni and Karma welcomed the guests and led the audience through the evening in a confident and charming way. The concert started with three rousing songs presented by the primary school choir und the guidance of Mrs Cornelia Kraus. The parents-teachers-choir...

Closing Vernissage at the Kindergarten

Closing Vernissage at the Kindergarten This year’s final celebration in Kindergarten was a vernissage. The head of Kindergarten Mr Matthias Preiss started the evening with a retrospect in form of a picture show. Afterwards the children led their parents through a diverse exhibition with the works of the past Kindergarten year on the topic “The four elements: air, water, fire and earth”. There, parents could learn what the children had learned in the past year. Furthermore, a movie on different activities...

Thank you to the Kindergarten Team

The Parent’s council says Thank you to the Kindergarten Team In Mid-June, the parent’s council of Kindergarten organized something very special for the Kindergarten teachers. A room was decorated as a Mini Spa and nail designers and masseuses pampered the teachers. The parents council took this an opportunity to thank the teachers and their assistants for their great work in the past year. Besides the treatments, refreshments and snacks were offered and every teacher received a Goodie Bag, packed with small...