As the only bilingual, English and Arabic language, IB Curriculum School in Dubai, Dar Al Marefa strives to create a community of curious and confident lifelong learners.
We offer the entire spectrum of IB Curriculum programmes: The Primary Years Programme (PYP) in the elementary school, and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) in the secondary school, in English and Arabic.
- Fill in the online Admissions Form
- Set a date for your child’s assessment
- Once the child has passed the assessment and been accepted, pay 10% of the annual school fee
- Your child’s place is secured
All students are required to learn Arabic as per the UAE Ministry of Education by-laws. Classes are differentiated for native and non-native speakers and the programmes incorporate the Ministry of Education syllabus within the curriculum. As an additional requirement, students who are registered with a passport from one of the Arab countries listed below are required by law to attend Arabic A for native speakers until the end of Grade 12:UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Syria, Bahrain, Iraq, Yemen, Oman, Mauritania, Libya, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Union of the Comoros.Students who are not fluent in Arabic and are from an identified Arabic country may take Arabic B after KHDA approval.
In accordance with the UAE Ministry of Education by-laws, students who are Muslim (as identified on their passport or during the admissions process via the “religion” option) must take Islamic Education until the end of Grade 12. Students may take Islamic A (in Arabic) or Islamic B (in English) based on their passport nationality. The Islamic A and B courses incorporate the Ministry of Education syllabus for Islamic Education within the curriculum.
Pre-KG Admissions Pre-Requisites
Students enrolling in the IBPYP Early Years Education Programme must be three years old by the 31st of December. Students are also required to be potty-trained.
Online Admissions Form
The school representative will contact you within 1-2 working days of submitting this application to book your school visit and entrance assessment. Please make sure you have the below information/documents ready:
- Student Emirates ID Copy
- Student Passport Copy
Admissions fees for 2020 – 2021 applicants are waived and virtual assessments are available for booking from the comfort of your home. Please click on the following link to view our virtual tour and sign up.
Book a Visit
Sunday to Thursday
7:30am - 3:30pm
Please contact Dar Al Marefa to book a tour of the school on any of the days listed below.
Sunday:12pm – 1pm
Monday: 9am – 10am
Tuesday: 9am – 10am
Wednesday: 9am – 10am
For other enquiries:
Dar Al Marefa Tuition Fee Structure for 2020 – 2021
As the only bilingual IB Curriculum school in Dubai, Dar Al Marefa Private School offers affordable tuition fees and high-quality education. Our world-class International Baccalaureate Curriculum fuses inquiry-based, global learning with strong Emirati and Islamic values.
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A sibling discount of 5% is applied on the third sibling (youngest child) and 10% discount on every subsequent child in each family.
Please note that our tuition fees include all required books which are provided to students.
Admission fees are waived for applicants applying for 2020-2021.