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Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi


Cranleigh School is one of the leading UK independent schools with a history that stretches back to 1865. An elite sister campus, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi, is currently built over seven hectares of land and is destined to be one of the largest school campuses in the capital, boasting open green spaces, and extensive landscaping. Cranleigh Abu Dhabi offers residents of Saadiyat the opportunity to provide their children with world-class education.

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is house specialist facilities for music, science, art, design and technology, drama, dance, and sport classes, as well as state-of-the-art IT facilities. These will be complemented by an auditorium, sports centre and generously spacious outdoor recreational areas. Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is divided into three distinct ‘schools' the Pre-Prep (FS1-Year 2), the Junior School (Years 3-6) and the Senior School (Years 7-13).

The Pre-Prep (FS1-Year 2) and the Junior School (Years 3-6) is housed in the Junior School building which is self-contained with all its own facilities. However, the older children (in Year 6) is also share specialist Science, Music, Art, CDT, Drama, Dance and Sports facilities with members of the Senior School (Years 7-13).

The sporting facilities will include two grass pitches, an Astroturf pitch, four tennis courts, two swimming pools and an indoor arena comprising of two full-sized courts, which can be used for basketball, football, badminton, gymnasium, dance studio and drama suite.

The school, located next to Manarat Al Saadiyat and the UAE Pavilion in the Saadiyat Cultural District, also offers boarding facilities - a first for Abu Dhabi.

This forward thinking educational facility is being created to match the high quality standards of Saadiyat's world-class cultural, hospitality, sports and leisure offerings.

To register or learn more about the school, please visit the website

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Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi at a glance :

  • Separate junior and senior schools and facilities
  • Specialist facilities for music, science, art, design and technology, drama, dance and sport classes.
  • Indoor arena comprising which can be used for basketball, football, badminton, gymnastics. dance and drama.
  • State-of-the-art IT facilities
  • Shared 650-seat theatre/auditorium
  • Two grass pitches, an Astroturf pitch and four tennis courts
  • Two swimming pools for junior and senior schools

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