School News


  • International Success for JESS Gymnast

    Huge congratulations to JESS, Jumeirah pupil Laila El Rafey who recently took first place in an international rhythmic gymnastics competition, the Salut Cup, in Toronto Canada.

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  • League Championship Win for Basketball Team

    Our U12 basketball boys remained unbeaten all season to beat DESC A 31-29 in a nail biting final, clinching the league championship in the process!

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  • The Future of Schooling - our Director's talk at the recent COBIS Conference

    What is the future of schooling? Our Director Mark Steed revealed that it will include robots, VR and superstar teachers in his talk at the recent COBIS conference in London. Also see @COBISOrg, and

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  • Quran Awards Ceremony 2017

    This event was the culmination of many hours of hard-work, dedication and effort from pupils at both JESS Jumeirah and Arabian Ranches Primary; parents, pupils and staff gathered to celebrate and congratulate the participants and winners. Rayan Farhan opened the ceremony with an outstanding recitation of Quran, followed by Jasmine Argha, an aspiring presenter and event host. Congratulations to Alia Fayed and Hessa Alsayegh who were the overall winners of the Level 4 and 5 recitations.

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  • Second place in DASSA U11 Swimming League

    The morning of 11th May saw the culmination of the DASSA U11 swimming league for A squads this year in Dubai at the Hamdan Sports centre. This has been a fiercely contested competition over many months and we were hoping to improve on our 3rd place finish last year. After a tumultuous effort on the part of many pupils, staff and parents we finished 2nd overall.

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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

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