News

  • JESS swimmer through to World Junior Championships

    27 Apr, 2017

    Last week Lewis Burras from Year 12 was competing at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield (UK) against Adam Peaty and all the other Olympic medallists who went to Rio. In the 50 metre freestyle Lewis qualified in 8th place for the freestyle senior final and finished in 4th place, only missing the senior medal by just 0.1 seconds. As a result, he has been selected to compete for Great Britain in the World Junior Championships in Indianapolis in the summer.

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  • Students showcase their expertise at the BETT Conference

    26 Apr, 2017

    As a Microsoft Showcase School, JESS is offered many great opportunities to share best practice with the broader education community. The latest opportunity came at one of the most prestigious educational events in the region: BETT Middle East, Abu Dhabi. Eight JESS Year 7 students, along with Mrs Coffey and Ms Denyer, were invited to share their expertise with the Surface and OneNote alongside members of the JESS Secondary staff and the Microsoft Gulf team themselves

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  • Year 11 Prom is a sparkling and glamorous affair

    23 Apr, 2017

    On the evening of Friday 21 April, The Sofitel JBR was descended upon by some of the most glamorous students Dubai has ever seen. There to celebrate their (almost) completion of Key Stage 4 at JESS, they arrived full of sparkle and intent on partying like it's 2017.

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  • JESS collects Award for Outstanding Performance in PISA Testing

    20 Apr, 2017

    This week we were delighted to be invited to the Awards Ceremony organised by the Supreme Council of Education and Human Resources recognising the top ten schools in the UAE.

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  • Top TIMSS Scores in UAE for JESS

    20 Apr, 2017

    On Wednesday, JESS were invited to attend the Award Ceremony for 'High Performing Schools in International Assessments'. We were proud to receive a special award from H.H. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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