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The regional networking conference at DISD

The regional networking conference at DISD The principals, heads of administration and members of board of 14 German schools abroad from the Middle East and Turkey met for a networking conference from February 15th – 17th at DISD. Goal of the event was to strengthen the solidarity, knowledge transfer and cooperation between the 14 schools. The event was opened with a lecture by Mr Klaus Poelke...

Classtrip of 11a to Vietnam

Classtrip of 11a to Vietnam Xin Chao from Ho-Chi-Minh City! Day 1: This means hello in Vietnamese. We started our trip by visiting the lacquer ware factory which is supporting victims of Vietnam War. In the picture you can see a cricket from the farm we visited – some of our group dared to eat them! Then the third and final stop of the day was the Cu Chi tunnels where the actual Vietnam War was happening Day 2: After a 2 hours...

Carnival at DISD

Carnival at DISD On Monday, February 12, the German traditional Karneval was celebrated at DISD. In Kindergarten and Primary School, teachers and students arrived in creative costumes. Princesses and Superheroes were present, as well as fire fighters, policewomen and men as doctors. In Kindergarten, everyone came together in the morning to sing and dance and later play fun...

Trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka

Trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka Great pictures from the trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka in February 2018 The route included: Colombo – Danbulle – Kandy – Kelani Ganga – Horton Plains – Ohiya  – Ella – Udawalawe National Park The students visited a small  school in Walasmulla, where they gifted the primary students with school supplies. The football club Precor FC additionally donated full pencil cases. The kids were so happy! ...

Classtrip of 9th grade to Dibba, Oman

Classtrip of the 9th grade to Dibba, Oman The class trip of the 9th grade took them from Febraury 4 – 8 to the camp of Absolute Adventure in Dibba, Oman. The missing Wi-Fi was no problem, since the diverse mix of adventure activities in the breathtaking surroundings of the Hajer mountains kept the students busy. The class was accompanied by their class teachers Mr Stark and Mr Decker and the Marketing assistant Ms Schucht. After the arrival in the generous camp with six-people...

Last Day of First Term

Thursday, February 1st was the last day of the first term for the students of DISD. On this occasion, the principle Mr Jolk invited all students of 3.-12. Grade to the canteen. Firstly, he honored all students who had successfully passed the DELF exam this term. Furthermore, Mrs Schöne, head of the math department asked all students to the stage, who had delivered exceptional results in the Math Olympics, Bieber and KenKen competition. Afterwards, the sports teachers distributed honorary certificates...

New employees for 2017/18

NEW EMPLOYEES 2017/18 An overview and short introduction of our new employees. Mrs Priscille Pittet is the new class teacher of 4b, replacing Mrs. Marion Singler. She has three children at DISD and has been in Dubai since August 2015. She studied at the “Pädagogische Hochscule” in Zurich, Switzerland and has worked as a teacher until coming to Dubai. Mr Matthias Preiß is the new head of Kindergarten since February 1st.  He has leadership experience from several Kindergartens in Germany and abroad. Previously,...

Little Gardeners Project

Little Gardeners Project On December 14th we started the LITTLE GARDENERS project, which will run through the winter months. The children planted different herbs and vegetables in the garden of the kindergarten. During the next weeks they will watered them and later be able to taste and enjoy their harvest. This project is great fun for the kids and at the same time gardening is a great...

DISD Christmas Concert

DISD Christmas Concert In festive atmosphere, the annual Christmas Concert took place on Wednesday, 13th December at DISD. Around 250 guests attended the event in the beautifully decorated school canteen. First, principal Helmut Jolk and the head of board Johannes Hummer welcomed the audience and commended on the positive development in the past year. Then the teacher Carolin Schemenau opened the concert impressively with Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus, after which the guests had already settled in the festive spirit. The students Noah K....