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22 Jun. 2017

Principal’s Summer Letter


Dear Parent/Guardian, Another year passes, and what a year.  The students have worked hard and once again we have seen great successes in academia, the arts and the sports  throughout the year groups. Predictions for our iGCSEs, AS & A Levels are high and like last year we should see very favorable returns.  I wish […]

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31 May. 2017

Incorrect Article in the National Newspaper


Dear All, They say that you shouldn’t believe everything you read in the newspapers; well, as we all woke this morning, I’m sure that like you, my phone was pinging with questions about an article written in the National Newspaper today (31st May 2017), regarding a ban on new parents. Back in March, we were […]

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Building for Success
11 May. 2017

Building for Success


As one of the oldest private schools in Al Ain, AAESS is continuing to grow and develop. Principal, Andrew Thomas said, “I’m pleased to announce that there is a lot going on here which is to be celebrated.  Firstly, the amount of A*s predicted in this year’s exams are unprecedented.  They were high last year […]

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Tessa & Celine Receive Their Special Achievement Ties
04 May. 2017

Tessa & Celine Receive Their Special Achievement Ties


Following the success of Isla, Sarah, Celine & Sarah, the Principal was delighted to hold a small celebratory reception for the students and parents who took honours at this year’s UAE Teen Awards. If you have followed the news, Isla Newton took 1st Place in the U14 category for her skating, whilst only being 11 years […]

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Our Principal is a Panelist at BETT Middle East 2017
01 May. 2017

Our Principal is a Panelist at BETT Middle East 2017


On the 26th April, Principal Andrew Thomas was invited to be a panelists at the prestigious BETT Middle East show, in Abu Dhabi. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Andrew was asked to talk about training teachers with a particular slant on the use of technology.  Andrew spoke last year […]

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AAESS Represents at the UAE Teen Awards
30 Apr. 2017

AAESS Represents at the UAE Teen Awards


This weekend saw Al Ain English Speaking School win a haul of awards at this year’s Teen Awards. Isla Newton took 1st Place in the U14 category for her skating, whilst only being 11 years of age. Sarah Ahmed took third for her Tae Kwon Do, and all-rounder Celine Slone took 4th in her age […]

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Nahal Recalls Her AAESS Experience
20 Apr. 2017

Nahal Recalls Her AAESS Experience


Almost a year ago, we celebrated our class of 2016 graduating from the 6th Form, where our guest speaker was Dr Alex Tinson, a world leading Camel Vet who has worked here in Al Ain for many, many years!  Principal Andrew Thomas recalls, “Dr Tinson was an absolute inspirational speaker and it was a huge […]

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UAERFU Top Awards to AAESS Staff & Students
16 Apr. 2017

UAERFU Top Awards to AAESS Staff & Students


Saturday 15th April saw the annual UAERFU awards held in Dubai, that honours all those involved in the game at every level. This year, several AAESS students from Al Ain Amblers Rugby Club, were nominated for awards. The AAARFU U19 girls were nominated, with a large majority of the team members being Al Ain English […]

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21 Mar. 2017

Rain Advice


We are open! Following the last lot of rain, we have put our rain plan into action and the school is operational. The roads however, are treacherous and you will need to take care in the car park.  Please take care.  Updates will appear here if necessary.  

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