School News


  • JESS Teacher named MIE Fellow and top VR Influencer in the world!

    Our Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, Steve Bambury has recently been selected by Microsoft to be a member of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow (MIE Fellow) Program for 2017-2018! We are so proud that Steve is joining this incredible group of over 300 educators from around the globe. Steve has also recently been named amongst the top 75 Virtual Reality Influencers in the world by Onalytica.

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  • JESS celebrates the European Day of Languages

    On 26th September, the Modern Foreign Languages Department celebrated European Day of Languages. The day was filled with lots of fun and interesting activities for the students including: House tutor time quiz; Learn a language in one week challenge; A European menu in the canteen; A Staff pétanque tournament; Year 9 & 11 students teaching Dutch, German, Portuguese and Russian to other students at lunchtime; A theatre production of 'Le Petit Prince' in front of 175 students.

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  • Sweet Music at Orchestra Day

    This week we held our annual JESS Whole School Music Day. Taking part were over 170 pupils from JESS Jumeirah, Arabian Ranches Primary and Secondary from Year 3 up to Year 12

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  • New Head and Deputy Head Boy and Girl announced!

    Congratulations to Hannah, Anya, Teddy and Oliver - our new Head and Deputy Head Boy and Girl.

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  • JESS voted best school in Dubai and Abu Dhabi!

    JESS has been recognised by SchoolsCompared as ‘The Best School in Dubai and Abu Dhabi’. We feel very honoured by this ranking and it is testimony to the hard work put in by many people, not least our students.

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International Day at Jumeirah

Posh Paws Visit

Year 2 Trip to Safa Park

Competition Entries for our 40th Birthday

Easter Egg Hunt

GCSE Art Exhibition

Performance of Twelfth Night

Secondary Sports Day

Whole School Orchestral Day

Archive pictures of JESS' early years

Year 6 Leavers' Ceremony 2016

Year 5 Titanic Assembly

JESS Digital Innovation Summit

Secondary Awards' Ceremony

Performance of 'Mulan'

Abundance Project Workshop

DC 10s Rugby Win

IB Art 2017

'A Vicious Moon' Drama Performance

Summer Music Concert Rehearsal

Secondary Awards Ceremony 2017

Year 12 in Vietnam Feb 2016

Local radio extolls the virtues of our 'Apps for Good' initiative

Microsoft showcase school video

Time lapse video of World Book Day

Fantastic drone footage of Jumeirah

Jumeirah Choir at the Lit Fest

JESS Director is interviewed at COBIS 2017