Enriching opportunities are embedded, through the provision of skills and experience enrichment programme. These provide activities that support the concept of developing well rounded and highly confident students across diverse areas:
Aspirational Opportunities (Workplace):
Students have the opportunity to be involved in an internship in a range of local industries and workplaces across Dubai, gaining an understanding of commerce and the world of work:
Year 7: One half-term break (1 week)
Year 8: Two half-term breaks (2 weeks)
Year 9: Two half-term breaks (2 weeks)
Aspirational Opportunities (Tertiary):
Students have the opportunity to be involved in visiting the best universities in the world and gaining an understanding of the global possibilities in post-secondary education):
Starting in Year 7, half term trip and summer trip options to UK universities (Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Imperial, Warwick, Bristol).
Creativity and Performance Arts:
Students are provided with regular opportunity to develop skills in:
Performing arts (music, drama, instrumental and singing)
Arcadia students will develop a global perspective through programmes associated with citizenship and an understanding of the importance of supporting one’s own and other communities. This will include opportunities for:
Debating and Public Speaking
Sport and Physical Development:
Students will be exposed to a range of high-quality sporting and physical challenge opportunities on a weekly basis through our sports enrichment programme. This programme is delivered through an intense weekly block, whereby students are able to utilise excellent sporting facilities and resources led by the school’s sports department. Cross-sport skills will be developed and bespoke fitness programmes will be tracked and monitored.