April 25, 2016

Principal’s message

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Ranches Primary School. Located in the heart of one of the fastest growing areas in Dubai, RPS will establish itself as an innovative, forward thinking provision for world-class primary education. Leading the school from its foundation is a privilege; founding the core educational values, a nurturing ethos and high academic expectations will be my primary focus, while ensuring the very best environment for success. This exciting new venture will draw from my personal leadership experience gained within the UK independent preparatory sector; most recently, in the creation of a new pre-preparatory school for the Berkhamsted Schools Group.

We have a wealth of educational experience on our team and together we are dedicated to the task of ensuring that RPS is the first choice for families who value quality education and care.

Ranches Primary School has been designed to host a thoughtful range of facilities and opportunities that meet the specific needs of our pupils. We understand that these young minds need a holistic educational experience to support their development through specific and prime areas of learning. As our pupils progress from FS1 to Year Six, they will enjoy supportive, age appropriate facilities including dedicated science and technology provision, art and music studios, indoor and outdoor sporting areas and a 25 meter swimming pool.

Also an advanced IT module is fully installed throughout the school and embedded into all areas of learning.

Our experienced and passionate teachers will use the UK EYFS curriculum and the British Primary curriculum as platforms to develop the best possible education for our young pupils. This rich academic programme will be complemented by a strong focus on the development of each pupil’s character and personal strengths. Keeping this development in mind, our pastoral care programme has been carefully designed to engender confidence and resilience in all of our pupils.

Dubai is a truly global city with a cosmopolitan outlook. At Ranches Primary School, we recognise that socialisation is a fundamental life skill. Every pupil at RPS will learn how to value, nurture and respect different cultures and belief systems.

We at Ranches Primary School recognise the significance of being trusted with the task of instilling the love of learning in every pupil, and look forward to welcoming you into our dynamic learning community.

Samantha Steed