Why choose DESC Dubai?

DESSC (Dubai English Speaking School & College) sits at the very centre of the educational landscape of Dubai, combining two of the top British Curriculum schools across the UAE; DESS (ages 3-11) and DESC (ages 11-18).

Do you have any current vacancies at DESC?

We do not have any current vacancies. DESC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers who work with the school to share this commitment.

Why choose DESC?

Our secondary school, DESC, was established to offer a British education up to Year 13. DESS and DESC join to provide a seamless 3-18 British education. Our future-ready approach to learning, and modern facilities continue to inspire. Ready to get started? *Due to the international nature of our students, this calculator acts as a guide only.

What is the history of Desc?

The school opened in 1963 in the upstairs room of a villa where expatriate workers were housed. DESS moved to its present site as the old land was needed for building the dry docks. Our secondary school, DESC, was established to offer a British education up to Year 13.

How do I transfer my child to DESC Dubai?

Please ensure that you request a Transfer Certificate/Letter from your current school if you are arriving from outside Dubai. Students transferring from Dubai Schools should give notice to the current school that your child will be transferring to DESC. A sample leaving certificate is available below.

What time does DESC open for registration?

Registration is at 7:35am every morning. DESC operates under a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy. During some lessons, students are allowed to use their own devices. The DESC BYOD Policy can be viewed here and contains an agreement for the use of these devices in school.