Welcome to Sunmarke School
An 'Outstanding' British School offering the IB Diploma and IB Career-related Programme, A Levels and BTEC.

Sunmarke School delivers a rigorous and enriched education with academic excellence and character development at its very heart.

Through our Positive Education ethos and diverse extra-curricular activities, our highly-experienced teachers and leaders create an environment where young students flourish and achieve their fullest potential.

OUR UNIQUE SIGNATURE PROGRAMMES

Virtual Reality Programme

Virtual Reality Programme

Sunmarke ignites curiosity and creativity with a globally leading programme in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) from EYFS to Year 13, which uses next generation, immersive technologies to provide an incredible range of learning opportunities to become future ready. Students can travel in space and time, back to prehistoric history or future colonies on Mars; visit planets, foreign countries or museums learning of other people, cultures and environments; visualise the science of how things really work at a molecular level; practise public speaking; and so much more. We are making the impossible, possible.

Positive Education Ethos

Positive Education Ethos

Sunmarke is a global leader in Positive Education (PosEd). PosEd is the heart of our culture and woven throughout our school, where teachers deliver an outstanding education by developing not just academics and achievement but also character, values and wellbeing. PosEd enables children to learn more effectively and become more resilient, creative and enterprising, as well as happier and healthier adults.

Multiple Academic Pathways

Multiple Academic Pathways

Sunmarke offers a rigorous and high-impact education in the IB and A Levels, as well as the BTEC for the vocationally inclined.

STEAM & Robotics Concentration

STEAM & Robotics Concentration

Students design and fabricate steel, wood and acrylic prototypes plus mechanical, electrical, and control systems while creating autonomous programming. Students also learn deep coding and programming skills. Critical thinking, teamwork and project management are integrated throughout the programme.

Mini-MBA Concentration

Mini-MBA Concentration

Students develop an entrepreneurial mindset of creative problem-solving, resourcefulness and resilience, and the ability to seek opportunity. They study strategic management, operations, marketing, organisational design and entrepreneurship delivered in partnership with the globally renown University of Birmingham. The programme includes Sunmarke’s Venture Incubator, where students work on group projects pitched to Sunmarke’s Shark Tank judges.

The Arts Concentration

The Arts Concentration

Students are given the opportunity to further develop their talents through a deeply arts-infused programme in Music, Theatre, the Visual Arts and/or Dance.

Environment & Sustainability Concentration

Environment & Sustainability Concentration

Secondary students who have a passion for understanding and preserving our planet and natural environment explore courses in Geography, Ethics, Economics and Biology, and complete their own Independent Research Project.

Term Abroad

Term Abroad

Secondary students attend a partner boarding school abroad broadening their historical, linguistic and cultural knowledge while maintaining Sunmarke’s high academic standards and emphasis on character, values and skills development.

Online Learning Platform

Online Learning Platform

Sunmarke uses a best of class online platform to augment in-class learning and deliver remote learning. Features include Microsoft Class Teams, MS OneNote and SeeSaw, supplemented with a host of apps and Sunmarke’s Artificial Intelligence Learning Platform where students stretch learning through self-guided study and practice in problem-solving in a range subjects.

Careers Launchpad

Careers Launchpad

Guidance to the world’s top universities; inspiration from industry professionals and entrepreneurs through our “Think & Thrive” speaker series; partnerships with leading industry corporates for workplace internships; and extensive career counselling – are part of every student’s journey at Sunmarke so that students are given an insight into a variety of careers while still at school; develop real-world skills; and are better prepared for the workforce after university.

Enrichment

Enrichment

With worldclass facilities, Sunmarke has a rich and diverse Enrichment programme with over 60 extracurricular activities to suit every child’s interests from sports to the performing arts (drama, dance, ballet and music), the World Scholars Cub, the Model UN, the Sunmarke Gazette (combining a physical newspaper, online blog, podcasts and online videos), Sunmarke Rocks (a rock ‘n roll band), and clubs for cheerleaders, science, math, reading and more. Students also participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards pursuing a variety of interests and developing confidence, resilience and teamwork skills.

Sports Heroes Academy

Sports Heroes Academy

Sports Heroes Academy (SHA), a nationally recognised initiative, is an extracurricular activity where Sunmarke students volunteer to help over 60 Children of Determination and provide them opportunities to engage in sports to further their cognitive development. In helping Children of Determination, our students in turn develop their compassion and empathy, gratitude and a deeper understanding of other children.

 WORKPLACE INTERNSHIPS

"Sunmarke School is an Outstanding school and provides an outstanding quality of education for all its pupils"

BSO Inspection Report

"Student's learning skills are very strong. Outstanding personal development of all students is a significant key strength of the school"

KHDA Report

"Sunmarke School is genuinely a ground-breaking school - and offers the broadest curriculum options of ANY other school in the Emirates"

SchoolsCompared.com

"We would encourage interested parents to visit this school. We are impressed by the commitment of the school to an open policy towards students of all abilities and the development of the curriculum to provide a far wider range of Sixth Form options than has been seen to date in Dubai."

WhichSchool Advisor

"Sunmarke meets the criteria of a "School of Character" five or ten times over. It is an "Outstanding School of Character that makes a huge difference to the lives of the children in this school. Character and the idea of flourishing is embedded within everything this school does so I am hugely impressed. "

Prof. James Arthur, Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues at The University of Birmingham, UK
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Academic Results

GCSEs A*- A

Outstanding GSCE results achieved in 2019-20.

GCSEs A*- B

Outstanding GCSE results achieved in 2019-20.

GCSEs A*- C

Outstanding GSCE results achieved in 2019-20.

OUTSTANDING PROGRESS

80% of GCSE grades exceeded student CAT4 expectations.

A Levels A*- A

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2019-20.

A Levels A* - B

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2019-20.

A Levels A*- C

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2019-20.

OUTSTANDING ATTAINMENT

70% of A Level grades exceeded student CAT4 expectations.

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