Moving from Dubai to a UK school - Everything you need to know!

June 13th 2020

In this Excellence in Education podcast, we speak with education expert Ian Hunt about making the move to a new school in the UK from Dubai.

Ian has been on the board of a number of schools in the UK and Dubai.  He is a former HMC Headmaster and has advised 100s of families with their move to the UK from around the world. 

Ian is currently Chairman of the Haileybury Group of schools, Kazakhstan.

If you’re considering making the move to a new school in the UK from Dubai for your child, this podcast has all the information you need to make a successful transition, including:

Current trends in the education market

What is the independent school scene like in Dubai, and how does it differ from the UK?

What an ex-pat family should be considering when moving back to the UK

How will the ongoing coronavirus pandemic impact UK school spaces?

How to research and understand a UK school if you have been out of the system for a while.

What resources should you consider? Where should you go to find your information?

What the implications of online learning are, and what the offering is in the UK

How does it compare to the different practices that have taken place in Dubai? How do you find the best possible UK provision?

Differences between British branded schools in Dubai and the flagship UK school

Are your children likely to have similar educational experiences in the UK compared to their time in Dubai’s education system?
… and more.

Deciding to move to a new school in the UK from Dubai is truly exciting...

...But it can understandably be a daunting prospect too with all the different and additional considerations you’ll need to make.
If you’d like to enlist the support of our Specialist School Entrance and Placement Advisors here at William Clarence to help you make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your child(ren), please do not hesitate to contact us today.