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Reach for the Stars

Thursday the 5th of December 2019 marked the first ever Reach for the Stars talent show in the secondary school at Reach British School. A huge congratulations to absolutely every...

Reach British School National Day Celebration

A special day for the Reach Community was the 28th of November 2019! Parents, children and staff gathered to celebrate this great nation’s most important day of the Year. “...

UAR Flag Day

The Reach student community celebrated UAE Flag Day this year by forming a huge human flag we played the national anthem at 11 am whilst selected students raised the flag....

Pink October at Reach

In October 2019, Reach British School turned into a sea of pink in aid of cancer, children and staff wore lovely pink outfits to raise awareness. They donated 5 dirhams...

Unforgettable experience for the students of International Schools Partnership

Reach British School in Abu Dhabi welcomes students from The British School of Almería in Spain as part of a global student exchange programme, with local families hosting the students...

Ramadan Big Draw at RBS

We would like to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Ramadan Draw for this year and helped make it a success! Special Congratulations to all...

Build A Bear

FS1 Build-a- Bear On Wednesday, 12 June, FS1 had the opportunity to experience the fun of making their own stuffed animals and custom teddy bears! We had a visit from...

World Environment Day

“The Reach British School council are proud to celebrate their achievements with you. During last week’s non-uniform day, organized by the school council, they raised enough money to plant 100...

Meera Marketplace

On Wednesday 24 th April, students from Year 1 took part in a new and exciting workshop at Reach British School. The workshop was called ‘Meera’s Marketplace’ and was operated...

Primary Sports Day

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the 16th to 18th of April our primary students enjoyed a great day of fitness fun with their Sports Day! They had lots of fun...

FS1 & FS2 Sports Day

On Thursday, 21st March FS1 and FS2 enjoyed a great day of fitness fun with their Sports Day! They had lots of fun completing the activities as a class. They...

Arabic Language Week

Arabic Language Week! First of its kind, the event promises a fun-filled interactive week – filled with events and activities that include puppet shows, Arabic drama, story narration, poem writing,...

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On Sunday 3rd March and until the 7th of March, Reach British School celebrated the book Fair Week. Books will set up and displayed in 3 different locations, (Primary Lobby,...

Reach Humanitarian Campaign

As the UAE is celebrating the “Year of Tolerance”, the Department of Islamic Studies at Reach British School has launched an initiative called “Reach Students Humanitarian Campaign”. Students donated used...

Reach National Day Celebration

On Wednesday, November 28th, Reach British School has celebrated the UAE 47 National Day. Students, Staff, and parents have enjoyed a special day full of traditional dances and food. In...

Reach Winter Fair

Reach British School is thrilled to announce that on Tuesday, November 20th and Wednesday, November 21st we hosted our first Winter Fair. This event was put together as a reward...

Reach Flag Day

On the 3rd of November from every year, the UAE renews the national spirit and reflects on their successes. Reach students celebrated this day on the 4th of November forming...

Reach Pink Day

Since 18th October and until the 28th of the same month, Reach has been celebrating pink day through a variety of activities and events including: bake sales, breast cancer awareness...

Science Week

from the 14th and until the 18th of October Reach had a Science week that covered all primary school and included so many great experiments and demonstrations that kids have...

Reach Safety Day

Abu Dhabi Traffic Police visited Reach British School on 10th October to help make ‘Traffic Safety Day’ one that their students will never forget! A Happiness Patrol vehicle and Child-Friendly...

Ramadan Food Drive

Just before Ramadan Started, we at RBS thought this would be an excellent time to start our first charity Food Drive. Our Ramadan Food Drive focused on the support staff...

Abu Dhabi Book Fair visit

Abu Dhabi Book Fair was held on April 29 – May 1, 2018 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. We had a lot of fun at the Book Fair! It...

International Day

On 10th May, we celebrated International Day at Reach British School. Each class represented a different country. We learned about the cultures, languages, food and people of these countries. Students...

RBS Sports Week

Reach British School had a fantastic Sports Week on the last week of Term 2 We had so much fun! Thank you so much to all the parents who have...

World Character Day

AMAZING RBS Book Fair Week! and World Character Day We are proud to see many children visiting our ‘RBS Book Fair” Magroodys and Al Borj have brought in a great...

RBS Read Aloud Day

AMAZING Read Aloud Day!!! On Thursday 1 February 2018 Reach British School celebrated the Read Aloud Day. We had such a great day together. We have been reading loads of...

Friendship Bench

Human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives. To celebrate this noble feeling it was deemed fit to have a week dedicated...

RBS Coffee Mornings

Reach British School started this morning a 3 days coffee morning for ( FS, Primary, and Secondary ) Parents The Sessions are from 8:00 AM to 8:20 AM. Held at...

Programming and robotics

The students at Reach British School were recently lucky enough to enjoy a week of classes of programming and robotics. Using small robots called Ozobots, supplied by outside provider EasyPeasy...

Extra Curricular Activities – Term 2

This term the Extra Curricular Activities’ (ECA) are starting on Monday the 29th of January and will run for 6 weeks ending on Tuesday the 6th of March. Each club...

RBS shoebox appeal

On Wednesday 13 December Reach British School delivered the Charity Shoe Box Appeal donations to the ICAD representatives who came to our school. Shoe boxes filled with essential items such...

What makes a good school?

How do I choose a good school for my child? This is a difficult question all parents face at some stage. Do I look for a school similar to the...

JACK and the GIANT

Educational Social & Emotional Learning Themes: Critical Thinking/Many Different Ways to tell the same Story/ Co-operation, Kindness and Caring, Responsibility, Financial Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility, Determining Values, Concern for others. Live...

FS1 & 2 Stay & Play

Join us to experience Early Years learning Tuesday 14th November & Wednesday 15th November Open Mornings: 10am – 12pm Open Afternoons: 4pm – 6pm Tel: 025822030 | 0508521801 admissions@reachbritishschool.com...

Abu Dhabi Worldskills 2017

WorldSkills is an event similar to the Olympics, where teams compete against each other in various skills. Over 60 countries are represented at the year’s event. Competitions included mechanical engineering,...

FIFA Roadshow comes to Reach British School

A huge thank you to the Physical Education Department for organizing the FIFA roadshow. A fantastic atmosphere and the students thoroughly enjoyed it as well. Also, a huge thank you...

Reach British School now a Band B rated British School

It is my pleasure to inform you that our recent Irtiqa’a inspection report from the Abu Dhabi Education Council is now available for you to read. We have included a...

Year 6 girls raise nearly AED 5,000 for the Malala Fund

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”–Malala Yousafzai This week Year 6 girls with Ms Bridin were inspired by Malala Yousafzai, and they made the...

International GCSE options now available at Reach British School

We are delighted to inform you that Reach British School has been accredited as a Pearson Edexcel centre, approved to offer the International GCSE and International A level qualifications. From...

School trips take learning beyond the classroom

We all know the value of academic success, whether in Maths, English, Science, Arabic or the Arts, and we can show attainment and progress over the course of the year...

Sally Gibson joins as head of Head of Early Years

At the beginning of April we were very privileged to have Sally join from the U.K. as our new Head of Early Year Foundation Stage, which has grown to 280...

Celebrating International Day

International Day is an opportunity to bring fun into learning, and to bring the huge number of nationalities we have in school together, allowing the students to teach each other...

Talented Year 2 student commissioned to paint artwork

Zainab Al Hashmi, a Year 2 Emirati student at Reach British School, was selected and commissioned to paint an art piece by the school’s owner, International School Partnership. This motivational...

Learning more at the Emirates Heritage Club

Teachers and students went to the Emirates Heritage Club to see in practice what they have been learning about in UAE Social Studies. The trip was the perfect balance between...

RBS to host the Swedish WorldSkills 2017 team in October

You have heard us announce that Reach British School will be hosting the Swedish WorldSkills competitors in October, and we recently went to the launch event. 26 Swedish competitors will...

Meet our new Head of Arabic

Welcome back to all students! The Spring Term has begun and there are many exciting developments in the school. One is the appointment of our new Head of Arabic, Marwa...

Happy New Year from the International Schools Partnership

As our parents know, Reach British School is proud to be a part of the International Schools Partnership. With schools across Europe, Mexico and the Gulf, we are one of...

45th National Day Celebrations

Reach British School celebrated the UAE’s 45th National Day Anniversary with festivities and recognition for the historic day the seven emirates joined together to form the modern day country we...

Yasalam Festival opens in Abu Dhabi with carnival-style parade

As a part of the event in the lead up to the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, schools were asked to launch the event with a 2.5km parade along...

Celebrating National Identity on Flag Day

The UAE Flag is an important symbol of pride for both Emiratis and expats, and we joined with the rest of the country in raising our flag at school for...

Raising Awareness and Funds on World Pink Day

Every year in October, companies around the world do their bit to raise awareness about breast cancer. From campaigning to help women get access to the breast cancer drugs they...

Raising money for Pink Day

Alongside companies from all over the UAE Students, last week students supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month by taking part in the globally recognised Pink Day. Last year they wowed us...

Panthers win the first House Competition

Our house system gives us the opportunity to get our students involved in a variety of activities, from sport to art and across all academic studies. It also lets us...

World Book Day 2016

Students and staff dressed up as their favourite characters from inspirational books to celebrate books from around the world. WORLD BOOK DAY IS A CELEBRATION! It’s a celebration of authors,...

It’s Showtime!

The stage is up and the children are ready! This week in Early Years the children have been practising their concert dances for the big show next Thursday!  Parents have...

What a Performance!

Pre-KG and KG1 childrens took to the stage this Thursday for their end of year concert.  The children gave their all and their hard work really paid off as they...

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Reach British School are proud and delighted to announce that we are now an affiliate member of British Schools in the Middle East. Formed in 1982, The British School in the...

New Success For Reach British School Students

Reach British School would like to say a big congratulations to Mariam Waleed (KG2A), Sara Waleed (5G), Reem Ahmed (3C) and Abdullah Ahmed (4B1) for competing in a competition at...

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Only 75 schools out of Abu Dhabi’s 200 private schools have been invited to host a member country for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 – and Reach British School is one...

Reach British School joins the International Schools Partnership

In January 2016 Reach British School joined the International Schools Partnership. The School has become part of an ever-growing family of schools around the world – ISP currently has schools...