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National Day Celebrations at DISD

National Day Celebrations at DISD The UAE’s National Day was celebrated on Wednesday, 29th November at DISD. The Arabic Department had prepared a colorful program for the students. The morning started out with a mix of singing, dance and theater in primary school. The students were asked to dress in Arabic costumes and in the national colors. Prizes were given out for best costumes as well as best paintings of the UAE. A highlight was the presentation of an Emirati wedding,...

Christmas Concert

DISD Christmas Concert 2017 This year, our annual Christmas Concert takes place on Wednesday, December 13th, @6.30 pm, in the school canteen. Our students and teachers will present a medley of traditional and contemporary pieces from all around the world as well as dance and guitar and piano performances. Please find the program here. Entrance is free. We are looking forward seeing you there! ...

Steigenberger Tree Lighting Ceremony

Steigenberger Tree Lighting Ceremony The Steigenberger Hotel hosted a beautiful event on December 5th on their rooftop terrace Swim & Tonic. The beautiful view on Burj Khalifa and the nicely decorated tree was enjoyed with mulled wine, grilled sausage and seasonal pastries. The AHK was also attending in form of an Angle and Santa, who treated the kids with generous presents. Our Primary School Choir sang some classics and brought everyone in the festival spirit – with the help of a snow...

Letter day in Grade 1

Letter day in Grade 1 Class 1c had their first letter day on Wednesday, 15th November 2017. It aims to learn the alphabet through exciting activities, which were carefully prepared by their class teacher Ms. Betül Altubay. The letter day focused on learning through the senses. Thus, the students worked – with the help of four enthusiastic mothers – on stations about Seeing, Listening, Feeling and Tasting the letters. A great project through which the children learn reading and writing in...

Charity Cooperation with Sheikh Zayed University

Students collect donations together with students from Sheikh Zayed University We, the girls from grade 12, visited one of our neighboring universities, the Sheikh Zayed University in Academic City on 2nd of November. There, we handed over our donations of school supplies, which had been collected since the summer in DISD, for Syrian refugee kids in Jordan. We were welcomed in a very friendly way by the teachers and students who then held a presentation on the occasion of the Emirati Flag...

International Day for Tolerance

International Day for Tolerance On November 16th, the International Tolerance Day, Dubai Police organized a parade on the City Walk. Children of different nationalities from seven schools were invited to participate, among them a group of primary school students from the German International School Dubai. The kids wore their national costumes and waved the flag from their home country. The parade was led by...

Clean Up The World 2017

Students engage to clean the nature On the occasion of the Clean Up The World initiative of Dubai Municipality, students of 8b took time to clean the surroundings of the school. With the support of the representative of the city and their class teacher Kristoffer Reul, they managed to fill one trash bag each and thus contributed greatly on saving our planet. ...

Basketball tournament of grade six

Basketball tournement of grade six The students of class 6a are the winners of the basketball tournament which was carried out among the grade six students on four days in November. It was a narrow victory. Each classed provided four teams, which competed against each other during the lunch breaks. On Wednesday, November 22nd, the best class and the best teams of each class were awarded in...

Lantern Procession at DISD

Lantern Procession at DISD Like in the previous years, the German International School Dubai hosted a Lantern procession with many guests. Even far away from Germany, the traditional procession is popular with the children attending Kindergarten and first grade. The children had crafted beautiful lanterns and rehearsed new songs in preparation of the day. The new head of Kindergarten Mrs Daniela Schwenke and...