Sunmarke provides an ambitious and inspiring values-based education nurturing the hearts and minds of young boys and girls so they can flourish and achieve their dreams.
Powered by our unique Signature Programmes, we are a disruptively innovative school transforming students’ lives.
We are a recognised global leader in Positive Education – a paradigm shift in education worldwide – where truly outstanding teaching can only be achieved by developing “academics and personal achievement” as well as “wellbeing and character.”
We are amongst the top 10 schools in Dubai academically, evidenced by our GCSE and A level results and university placements. Backed by Fortes Education’s rich history of over 40 years, Sunmarke is rated “Outstanding” by the British School Overseas Inspection authority and ”Very Good” by KHDA.
Our Signature Programmes
Multiple Academic Pathways
An inspiring and ambitious education in the IB and A-Levels, and BTECs for the vocationally inclined.
STEAM & Projects-based Learning
Students work on interdisciplinary projects acquiring critical thinking and project management skills while building and coding mechanical, electrical, and robotic control systems.
Positive Education Ethos
A global leader in PosEd developing “academics and achievement” and “wellbeing and character”
Developed and delivered by the world-renowned University of Birmingham – our students develop an entrepreneurial mindset, and work on projects in Sunmarke’s Venture Incubator and pitch projects for funding to Sunmarke’s Shark Tank judges.
The Arts Concentration
Artistically inclined students can take a deeply arts-infused programme in Music, Theatre, the Visual Arts and/or Dance.
Environment & Sustainability Concentration
Students with a passion for preserving our planet take tailored courses and complete a Research Project.
AI Learning Platform
Sunmarke’s next generation Artificial Intelligence online learning platform augments learning through self-paced problem-solving.
Secondary students attend a partner boarding school abroad broadening their historical, linguistic and cultural knowledge, and developing independence and character.
Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme
Sunmarke’s immersive AR / VR programme makes learning truly transformational and enjoyable enabling students to experience and visualise science, art, history, culture and academics like never before.
Guidance to the world’s top universities; inspiration from entrepreneurs through our “Think & Thrive” speaker series; and partnerships with leading corporates for work internships that every student participates in – make Sunmarke students better prepared for the workplace.
Sports Heroes Academy
Students volunteer to help Children of Determination who visit Sunmarke after-school. Our students develop their compassion and a deeper understanding of others.
Extracurriculars & Enrichment
Over 60 extracurricular activities to suit every child’s interests (Duke of Edinburgh Award activities, sports, performing arts, drama, dance, ballet, music, World Scholars Club, Model UN, student newspaper, rock band, and more).
"Sunmarke School is an Outstanding school and provides an outstanding quality of education for all its pupils."
British School Overseas (BSO) Inspection authority report 2019-20
"Students’ learning skills are very strong. Outstanding personal development of all students is a significant key strength of the school."
KHDA Report 2019-20
"Sunmarke School is genuinely a ground-breaking school – and offers the broadest curriculum options of ANY other school in the Emirates."
"We encourage interested parents to visit this school. We are impressed by the commitment of the school to an open policy towards students of all abilities and the development of the curriculum to provide a far wider range of Sixth Form options than has been seen to date in Dubai."
"Sumarke meets the criteria of a “School of Character” five or ten times over. It is an “Outstanding School of Character” that makes a huge difference to the lives of the children in this school. Character and the idea of flourishing is embedded within everything this school does. I am hugely impressed."
Professor James Arthur
Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues at The University of Birmingham, UK
Behind Limitless Building
Al Khail Road, District 5, Jumeirah Village Triangle Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 423 8900