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Martial Arts Belt Exam at DISD

Martial Arts Belt Exam at DISD On Sunday and Monday, the belt examination of Taekwando took place at DISD. Mr Alexie Andres has been teaching this form of Martial Arts, which puts the focus on respect towards each other, discipline and concentration, to the primary school students for over 3 years. Some students learn the Korean martial art, which is characterized by speed and dynamic since Kindergarten. In the...

Can Collection at DISD

Can Collection at DISD We are still taking part in the “A Can For a Tree” initiative of the Emirates Environmental Group. They are collecting cans in the whole city and will dispose the cans sustainably. Furthermore, if we manage to collect a large amount of cans, they will plant a tree in the name of DISD. Please use the opportunity to deposit your empty  beverage cans in our designated yellow recycling bin next to the “Lost & Found” Area in the school’s foyer. Please be aware,...

Athletics Competition Ultimate Racenight

Strong DISD Athletics Team at Racenight No. 4 The last Racenight in the stadium in Sports City was a great success. So we can look forward to the race nights to come this season. The next Racenight will be on Thursday, April 19th 2018, Meeting is at 4.15 pm. Well done everyone and I look forward to the next practice days in April on the DISD Sports Field. Thomas Harenberg JOIN THE ULTIMATE RACENIGHT MEET NO. 5 & 6 On Thursday, April 19th 2018, the next...

Sponsorship Renewal with Sky Clinic Dubai

Sponsorship Renewal with Sky Clinic Dubai On Sunday and Monday, the Sky Clinic Dubai visited the Kindergarten of DISD. The dentist and her team talked to the children about the importance of consequent dental care and how to brush their teeth correctly. In January, our head of board Mr Johannes Hummer renewed the sponsoring contract with the Sky Clinic. Already in the third year, the Sky Clinic supports the DISD financially as well as with a large amount of tooth brushes...

Living Arabic

Living Arabic The outstanding Arabic teaching methods at the German International School Dubai is prime example for the local school authorities.   For many years now, the DISD Arabic Department has had an excellent reputation. For the fifth year in a row the Arabic teaching in the Primary School has been rated “outstanding” by the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). The Dubai School...

New Employees 2018

NEW EMPLOYEES 2018 An overview and short introduction of our new employees from March 2018 onwards. Diana Bytyqi joins the DISD as the new assistant teacher for the Clownfish Group. She originally comes from Hanover and has been living in Dubai since September as an Au Pair. She is trained as a foreign trade clerk and has experience working abroad. She is very happy about the new possibility living and working in Dubai. Ulrike Suwwan joins the DISD as educational consultant for school improvement...

Math & Informatics Competitions

Math & Informatics Competitions DISD students take part Math Olympics on National Level Congratulations! 9 students from year 4 to 8 qualified for the third round of the Math Olympics. They traveled to Abu Dhabi on February 23 and 24th to test their skills. The competitions went on for 2 to 4 hours and everyone gave their best. We are very proud of you! We are excited for the results and will report about them here. After the competition the students were rewarded with a yummy...

Musical Picnic

Musical Picnic Last week, the Musical Picnic took place at the courtyard of DISD. Host was the head of the music department, Mr Lay Kar Kho who welcomed the many guests, including the principal Mr Jolk. The theater after-school activity opened the night with their play “Lightning Lola”. Songs by the Parents-Teacher Choir followed, as well as presentations by students from year 6 and solo artists from...

First Aid & Family Safeguarding Workshop at DISD

First Aid & Family Safeguarding Workshop at DISD We want to thank Alys, Nurse from Safe Hands and Ben, Campaign Manager of Finsbury Associates, who held a remarkable workshop free of charge for DISD parents this Wednesday.   Alys focused on the right handling of emergency situations: Ensure its own security, e.g. in case of a traffic accident Try talking to the injured person Call an ambulance Check for Breathing Perform Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)   CPR as well as saving choking babies, children and...