Welcome to Sunmarke School
A Character-building & Disruptively Innovative School Transforming Young Lives

Sunmarke provides an ambitious and inspiring values-based education nurturing the hearts and minds of young boys and girls so they can flourish and achieve their dreams.

Powered by our unique Signature Programmes, we are a disruptively innovative school transforming students’ lives.

We are a recognised global leader in Positive Education – a paradigm shift in education worldwide – where truly outstanding teaching can only be achieved by developing “academics and personal achievement” as well as “wellbeing and character.”

We are amongst the top 10 schools in Dubai academically, evidenced by our GCSE and A level results and university placements. Backed by Fortes Education’s rich history of over 40 years, Sunmarke is rated “Outstanding” by the British School Overseas Inspection authority and ”Very Good” by KHDA.

 

WHY SUNMARKE?
TOP UNIVERSITY DESTINATIONS

WHY SUNMARKE?
OUR UNIQUE & INNOVATIVE SIGNATURE PROGRAMMES

STEAM & Design Thinking

Students work on interdisciplinary projects acquiring critical thinking and project management skills while building and coding mechanical, electrical, and robotic control systems. 

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Multiple Academic Pathways

An inspiring and ambitious education in the IB and A-Levels, and BTECs for the vocationally inclined.

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Positive Education Ethos

A global leader in PosEd developing “academics and achievement” and “wellbeing and character”

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The Sunmarke MBA

Developed and delivered by the world-renowned University of Birmingham – our students develop an entrepreneurial mindset, and work on projects in Sunmarke’s Venture Incubator and pitch projects for funding to Sunmarke’s Shark Tank judges.

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Performing Arts, Media & Communication

Artistically inclined students can take a deeply arts-infused programme in Music, Theatre, the Visual Arts and/or Dance.

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Forest School Programme

Students with a passion for preserving our planet take tailored courses and complete a Research Project.

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AI Learning Platform

Sunmarke’s next generation Artificial Intelligence online learning platform augments learning through self-paced problem-solving.

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Term &/or Summer Abroad

Secondary students attend a partner boarding school abroad broadening their historical, linguistic and cultural knowledge, and developing independence and character.

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Virtual Reality (VR)

Sunmarke’s immersive AR / VR programme makes learning truly transformational and enjoyable enabling students to experience and visualise science, art, history, culture and academics like never before.

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Careers Rising

Guidance to the world’s top universities; inspiration from entrepreneurs through our “Think & Thrive” speaker series; and partnerships with leading corporates for work internships that every student participates in – make Sunmarke students better prepared for the workplace.

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Enrichment & Extracurricular Activities

Over 60 extracurricular activities to suit every child’s interests (Duke of Edinburgh Award activities, sports, performing arts, drama, dance, ballet, music, World Scholars Club, Model UN, student newspaper, rock band, and more).

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WHY SUNMARKE?
OUR 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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OUR BLOG

Yeah, We Said That
Career Education

Yeah, We Said That

Yeah, We Said That Last week, an interview panel and myself finished well over 60 mock job interviews for our...
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Caring as an everyday experience
Lifestyle

Caring as an everyday experience

Caring as an everyday experience The word “empathy” is one we are all very familiar with. It is a behaviour...
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Purposeful Practise – be a better version of yourself
Lifestyle

Purposeful Practise – be a better version of yourself

Purposeful Practise - be a better version of yourself Everyday I try to be a better version of myself than...
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10 Reasons why engagement in the Performing Arts is critical for future success
Art

10 Reasons why engagement in the Performing Arts is critical for future success

10 Reasons why engagement in the Performing Arts is critical for future success ‘Whether they are exposed to the arts...
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“Oh, the Places You’ll Go”
Career

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go”

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go” One of the best gifts I received when I graduated from my Master’s Program 24...
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WHY SUNMARKE?
OUR OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC RESULTS

IB Results

100% student pass rate in the IB Diploma 2021

IB Results

92% of students scored above the IB world average in 2020-21

IB Results

25% of students achieved marks that would make them eligible for Ivy League or Oxbridge entrance

IB Results

A third of all students ranked in the top 10% of grades worldwide

A Levels A*- A

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2020-21.

A Levels A* - B

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2020-21.

A Levels A*- C

Outstanding A Level results achieved in 2020-21.

A Levels Results

100% student pass rate in the A Level examination 2020-21

GCSEs A*- A

Outstanding GSCE results achieved in 2020-21.

GCSEs A*- B

Outstanding GCSE results achieved in 2020-21.

GCSEs A*- C

Outstanding GSCE results achieved in 2020-21.

GCSE Results

100% student pass rate in the GCSE examination 2020-21.

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