Mission & Vision

DBS Guiding Statements

Our approach to education is founded on our Vision, Mission and Values – a framework of ideas used to guide our development. These are statements to which we would like to be held accountable by our community.

Our Vision

Enjoy, Aspire, Achieve

Mission Statement

Dubai British School is a learning community where achievement and effort are celebrated. Embracing local and British values, we strive to inspire and challenge young minds in a supportive and tolerant international environment. We believe in supporting all members of the community to develop the skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing global world

Our Values

‘Feeling Good, Doing Good’

At DBS we believe that people who have high levels of emotional, behavioural and social wellbeing live happy, purposeful and productive lives. Our approach is to develop a learning community which is positive, engaged and connected in line with our school’s vision statement.

  • Pioneering – Challenge the norm. Visionary, Authentic, Aspirational, Focused
  • Professional – Attract and retain the best people. Insightful, Diverse, Distinctive, Excellence, Creative
  • Nurturing – Put students first. Inclusive, Holistic, Respectful, Compassionate, Communicative
  • Spirited – Have a passion for life. Courageous, Determined, Engaging, Adaptable

Global Citizenship

Dubai British School is committed to developing Global Citizenship and providing an Intercultural education for our students. To this effect, we have embedded the four pillars of Moral Education within our curriculum.

These pillars are; character and morality; the individual and the community; civic studies and cultural studies. This curriculum is designed to develop young people of all nationalities and ages in the UAE with universal principles and values, that reflect the shared experiences of humanity. The values within the Moral Education program reflect our values as a school and are at the heart of our Vision to allow all members of our school community to Enjoy, Aspire, Achieve.

The Moral Education program is an innovative, engaging curriculum designed to develop young people of all nationalities and ages in the UAE with universal principles and values, that reflect the shared experiences of humanity. Read What is Moral Education?