WELCOME TO AL DHAFRA PRIVATE SCHOOL
DPS, Abu Dhabi is an international English medium, co-educational and comprehensive private school founded on 1st September 1983 by Mr. Sultan Bin Ghanoum Al Hameli in the capital of U.A.E. and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Youths (MoEY) License Number 124 to provide educational services for students from over 30 countries worldwide.
At DPS, we are committed to the growth and development of all students within the context of our extended and broad curriculum. The school started to function as a pre-K to a school which with timeextra grades were added. In 01/ 09 /1995, the school was relocated to a new premise in the Abu Dhabi, Corniche area, where many families in the area could easily access the campus.
The Kindergarten and primary section are based in separate buildings surrounded by landscaping and greenery and equipped with state of the art educational aids that enhance the children's perception and correlation abilities.
The school caters 2 programs: the British and the American bothend with a High School Diploma.
DPS is a test center for University of Cambridge International Examination Board (I.G.C.S.E) currently a two - year - course for Grades 9 &10 and AS& A level for grades 11 & 12.
CIE has agreed with the Ministry of Education in the UAE that students studying for Cambridge IGCSE should follow a two year course of study, with examinations normally taking place at the end of year 10 or later.
Students studying for A Level should follow a two year course of study, with the AS Level examination normally taking place at the end of year 11 or later and the A2 examination at the end of year12 or later.