KCD Sports


Welcome to Sports at Kent College Dubai

We are one of the best British Schools in Dubai, and we’re mad about sports!

At Kent College Dubai, we believe all children are entitled to a high quality, positive experience of Physical Education (PE).  We use sport as a tool to develop ambitious young leaders who fulfill their potential both on the pitch and in the classroom, proud of their uniform, moral fortitude and personal bearing. Our mission is to develop the full potential of each individual in an engaging and empowering environment.

Our young athletes have core values, rooted in tradition:

  • respectful of the laws, officials and opposition; 
  • tolerant of our own and other’s mistakes;
  • and at all times, ambassadors for the school, demonstrating the utmost integrity in endeavor.  

These sports values are in line with Kent College Dubai’s Core Values of Integrity, Tolerance and Respect. We routinely instill these virtues in our students, because we believe that character, effort and resilience are more valuable than talent alone.

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What these values mean through the lens of KCD Sport: 

-Inspire others, be relentlessly positive

-Be honest and trust yourself to take a risk

-Do the right thing when no-one is watching

-Live our values, promote and defend our culture – always!

-Support our teammates, always help them to improve

-Respect everybody’s contribution and embrace new ideas

-Be selfless and resilient, actively influence others

Accept responsibility – don’t complain or make excuses

-Earn respect by working hard

-Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat

-Only expect what you are willing to give

-Effort wins games, character wins respect


Our Coaching Philosophy

Our Coaching Philosophy encourages creativity and rewards effort:

-Create a fun, safe and challenging environment

-Minimise coach-talk in each session

-Maximise number of touches per player per session

-Allow players to fail early and fail often because we believe that by eliminating the fear of failure, we are enabling pupils to take risks and building resilience to keep on trying even after failure. 

-Introduce as much game play as possible

-Empower pupils through leadership

-Enable mastery of fundamental techniques and skill


Our Playing Philosophy

Our Playing Philosophy reflects our values and reveals our character:

-Have fun, play with creativity and take risks

-Be relentlessly positive and energised

-Support our teammates at all times

-Try our hardest and always outwork the opposition

-Critically reflect and always find ways to continuously improve

-Strive for mastery of fundamental skills and movements

-Be selfless, committed to the team in the pursuit of excellence


World Class Sports Facilities:

-3 x multi-purpose indoor sports areas

-6-lane 25 metre Shaded Swimming Pool

-Small wading pool for Junior pupils

-Large Indoor Double-sized sprung wooden floor sports hall with extended retractable bleacher seating for 750 spectators

-Full size Astro Turf Cricket / Hockey Pitch

-Full Size 4G Football / Rugby Pitch

-Strength and Conditioning Studio 

-4 x ITF and UAE Federation approved tennis courts (2 x ITF Red courts, 1 x ITF Orange and 1 x ITF Green/Yellow court.)

-2 x Padel Tennis Courts

Sports Options on Offer:

World Class Coaching Team:

At Kent College Dubai we are proud of our team of experienced and dedicated sports and PE Coaches:

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Sports Scholarships for High School Students at Kent College Dubai:

Head of Senior PE, Matt Dams discusses what to expect from our prestigious Sports Scholarships Program in Dubai. If you think you have what it takes to join Kent College Dubai as a Sports Scholar, use the quick links below to read more, or get in touch with our Admissions team to enquire about entry criteria: admissions@kentcollege.ae


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