Category: News and Events

KCDancers at Desert Dance
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KCDancers at Desert Dance

What do you get when you cross 100s of hours of rehearsal, 56 pupils, a team of dedicated staff and parents? 2 incredible performances ! The theme set this year was Happiness across the Cultures. The seniors interpreted this with the concept as to whether ‘money really makes you happy?’  Isn’t being a good human...

The Big Sing
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The Big Sing

To celebrate The Year of Zayed, our Junior School pupils ventured to Victory Heights to partake in Small Schools The Big Sing. A wonderful afternoon of choirs and voices to celebrate this important milestone in the UAE’s heritage.

The Wiz
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The Wiz

Under the magical guidance of the Performing Arts department, pupils took to the stage for The Wiz. We followed the journey of Dorothy to the urban fantasy of the Land of Oz. It was a delight to see so many of our pupils take to the stage and shine, parents and friends of KCD were...

A word from our former Head Girl, Hannah
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A word from our former Head Girl, Hannah

After finishing my A-levels I was offered a place at the University of Edinburgh to study Biological Sciences. I chose the university because it is one of the six ancient universities in the UK and I have always wanted to study somewhere with a rich and interesting history. So far, I have not been disappointed!...

National Day celebrations
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National Day celebrations

To mark the 47th anniversary of the UAE, the dynamic Arabic and Islamic department, along with pupils arranged a day of celebrations. The morning started with a whole school assembly, followed by a chance to explore the cultural heritage of the UAE with food and dancing. No National Day would be complete without the opportunity...

Duke of Edinburgh expedition
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Duke of Edinburgh expedition

This weekend saw the first group of KCD pupils embark on their practise expedition for Duke of Edinburgh. The terrain was tough and the heat was unforgiving but everyone represented themselves immaculately.  Each child demonstrated resilience and determination as they tackled the challenges head on.  We were pleased to see how well they conducted themselves and...

Anti-bullying week
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Anti-bullying week

We pride ourselves on ensuring our pupils understand and reflect on our Learner Profile values. An important one for children and adults alike is kindness. Today, in support of Anti-Bullying week, all the staff and pupils donned their odd socks in support of this important event in the school’s calendar. Across the school, the children...

Kent College Canterbury
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Kent College Canterbury

Having Dr. Lamper visit regularly has ensured we keep those important links between our two schools. As much as the children may not see the behind the scenes work the staff do – liasing with their counterparts in the UK, planning upcoming sports tours they are able to enjoy joint assemblies with their peers in...

Charity
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Charity

Kindness is at the heart of what we do at KCD, whether its holding a door open for a friend or buying a coffee for a colleague, it all puts a smile on another’s face. Teachers have been doing ‘random acts of kindness’ which has spread a little bit of joy, and fun for a...

PFA
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PFA

Our active parent body is busy planning a variety of activities for the upcoming year. First off is another Film Night with the huge pop up screen and popcorn at the ready, we know families will bring blankets and bean bags to settle down for some fun family time. Hot off the back of this,...