Dubai English Speaking College (DESC) is situated in Academic City, Al Ruwwayah and opened in 2005. DESC Dubai - It's not just about the academic, sporting facilities at DESC are also good. The College opened in 2005 to provide a through-school arrangement for secondary education for families at DESS. Questions: How many students? New Head of School Mr Andrew Gibbs (from September 2011), replacing Mr Peter Daly. via the button at the bottom of the screen. Salary range, fees updated for academic year 2008-2009 (previously AED 12k-18k for salary and AED 26k-42k for fees). Are you a parent, teacher or student at Dubai English Speaking College? 08 August 2006 review. All the classrooms are large and well-equipped for each subject. The ECA choice he described as wide ranging from netball, swimming, football, rugby and a whole range of non-sporting activities. We were shown a 3-D printer and IT suites. Brighton College International School Bangkok, The British International School Bratislava, ES International School - Barcelona Campus, British Vietnamese International School Hanoi, Mammolina Montessori International School, Dubai English Speaking School and College (DESSC), How to remove featured schools from your profile. There are better schools (with lower salaries of course) in Dubai for teachers who don't want to be professional or committed. Reviews from Dubai English Speaking College employees about Dubai English Speaking College culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more. It was thought that DESC creates very independent children and that the transition from Y6 to 7 was ‘excellent’. Click for full DESC fee information by year group. He felt that over the ten years he has been Head of School it has become ‘a really credible and highly regarded establishment’. There is separate bistro-style café available to the whole school which serves a wide variety of healthy food, drinks and smoothies. The four school houses in their large blocks surround an open courtyard with a central desert garden. 2006-2007 - cost of books and most extra-curricular activities are included in school fees. There is a strong focus on sport at DESC led by Mr Mike Randall who proudly led the senior rugby team to victory at the 2016 Dubai Rugby 7s tournament. has received a small number of submissions to our Parent Survey, with DESC receiving an overall rating of 4.4 of a potential 5. the youngest sibling and 5% discount for the 3rd youngest child. DESC is the secondary continuation of the well known and popular primary level Dubai English Speaking School . The College opened in 2005 to provide a through-school arrangement for secondary education for families at DESS. There is a student council and pupils can fill in an online survey where everyone gets to have their say. The not-for-profit aspect was a major draw. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. In the case of Dubai English Speaking College, however, it is an accolade richly deserved and on point. They have a nutritionist in school who helps develop a healthy menu for salads, brown rice etc and they embrace different cultures by serving food from India, China and Australia. The college has also invested heavily in teaching and leadership staff. They are caring, courteous and calm and go about their schooling in a respectful, enthusiastic and mature manner.