Schools and nurseries in and near Palm Jumeirah

Schools and nurseries in and near Palm Jumeirah

Wednesday 05 July 2023Wed 16 Feb
Schools and nurseries in and near Palm Jumeirah

As Dubai continues to flourish and welcome a set of new expats and residents to the city, from its extravagant record-breaking developments, to the comfortable lifestyle - it's a haven for families and young individuals seeking a tranquil life away from the hustle and bustle!

So, if you’ve been searching long and hard for family-friendly communities within the city, and have set your eyes on the iconic man-made island of Palm Jumeirah - we’re not surprised!

From spacious apartments overlooking the Arabian Gulf to extravagant mansions by the water, nothing screams luxury quite like Palm Jumeirah.

And we’ve rounded up our list of schools and nurseries in and near Palm Jumeirah so you can rest assured!

Nurseries in Palm Jumeirah

Aysa’s Nursery

Aysa’s Nursery sits at the Golden Mile Galleria, with an inspiring set of teachers holding CACHE Level 3 Diplomas for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or higher. It comprises seven classrooms attending to ages 45 days to 4 years and kids are welcomed here to explore and expand their creative senses through the nursery’s diverse curriculum.

The nursery runs from 8am-6pm with different attendance slots, an option for day care and spans over three terms (183 days). Their fee structure ranges from AED 33,000 to AED 78,000 annually.

Location: Shoreline Apartments Building 10, Al Das - Palm Jumeirah Contact details: +97144356627 or send them an email at

Redwood Montessori Nursery

Ever heard of the Montessori learning method?

Let us break it down - The Montessori learning method is all about an arts-rich curriculum with an emphasis on practical life, music, language, mathematics, sensorial exercises, sports and cultural enrichment. Apart from that, the method also focuses on teaching methods practised in different cities and cultures to build a more diverse learning structure.

This nursery also welcomes pupils aged 45 days to 4 years with a timing of 8am-6pm, with day care from 7:30am-8am. Their fee structure is different depending on the age and they also host a student enrichment program.

Location: Golden Mile, Palm Jumeirah Contact details: +97152352593 or send an email to

Babilou Nursery

This nursery follows a blended learning curriculum which ranges from British curriculum, to Montessori and more. They first opened their doors in 2003, and are founded by like-minded individuals; Rodolphe and Edouard Carle who are committed to ensuring a great learning experience for children.

The best part is, this nursery works around parents’ and their working schedule with flexible learning hours, following the 8am-6pm time frame. They welcome children from the ages of 10 weeks to 4 years, with a fee structure depending on your timings and slots.

Location: Golden Mile Galleria Building 3 Mezzanine Level. Contact details: 800 BABILOU (2224568)

Paddington Nursery

This one sits outside Palm Jumeirah, in the heart of Jumeirah Lake Towers and has an incredible learning structure which focuses on learning through play. They also have summer and winter camps for children and work on enforcing a creative learning attitude in the children.

It's a great nursery for working parents, as they have flexible schedules from 8am-6pm, and many different camps for the children. They welcome all ages ranging from 45 days to 4 years with a fee structure depending on the slot chosen.

Location: Armada Towers, Cluster P, JLT Contact details: +971501542938

Raffles Nursery

Known for their famous learning program which focuses on creative and communicative learning to prepare young children for their higher education, this nursery has an early learning centre, and kindergarten for older children.

Raffles has a six classroom facility, with spacious indoor and outdoor play areas and physical development centre. Their schedules differ for older children attending classes five days a week, while toddlers have a flexible structure from 8am-4pm.

Their fee structure is based on age and timing slots.

Location: Mesk Tower, Marina Walk - Dubai Marina. Contact details: +97144271473

Schools in Palm Jumeirah

Dubai College

Dubai College is a secondary school located in Al Sufouh right outside Media City and has a government rating of Outstanding by KHDA. All the students follow a British Curriculum in the school with extensive programs and electives for creative, communicative and physical education.

Their fee structure starts at AED 86,000 annually with school timings from 8am-2pm - and extending till 4pm for extra curricular activities.

Location: Al Sufouh - Media City Contact details: 04 399 9111

GEMS Wellington International School

This incredible school has been accredited as the second best school in Dubai according to TimeOut and has over 3000 students enrolled over all age groups from FS-1 to Year 13.

The school opened its doors in 2005 in Al Sufouh with a running government rating of Outstanding by KHDA and follows a British Curriculum and IB with an extensive physical education and elective program.

Their fee structure starts at AED 68,000 annually with school timings from 8am-3:20pm and on Fridays school concludes at 11:50am.

Location: Al Sufouh - Facing Sheikh Zayed Road Contact details: 04 348 4999

Regent International School

Known as one of Dubai’s oldest schools, Regent International sits in The Greens and operates from kindergarten to higher secondary school with over 1200 students enrolled. Their education program offers British Curriculum, GCSE and BTEC.

The school opened in 1981 with a government rating of Very Good by KHDA. They have a fee structure ranging from 45,000 to 56,000 and operate from 8am-4:30pm.

Location: The Greens, Emirates Living - Al Khail Street. Contact details: 04 360 8830

GEMS Dubai American Academy

DAA is a cult-favourite amongst families in Al Barsha as it sits on Hessa St, providing direct access to communities such as Barsha, Tecom, Al Sufouh and Palm Jumeirah.

The school has all-rounded electives for students, it currently occupies 900 students from 75 different countries being culturally diverse. Their education offers American Curriculum with IB curriculum for secondary students.

The school opened its doors in 1998, with a government rating of Outstanding by KHDA. They have a fee structure ranging from AED 82,500 onwards annually and operate from 7:45am-3pm.

Location: Al Barsha, Hessa St Contact details: 04 704 9777

American School of Dubai

Previously known as Jumeirah American School (JAS), ASD is a non-profit school following the American Curriculum and operates for all grades.

The school currently occupies 1,900 students with an occupancy of 2,000. All the students have access to multiple electives, and extracurricular activities. Their educational system also offers IB curriculum to the secondary school students and has an AP learning program for students searching for accelerated learning.

The school opened its doors in 1996, and sits right beside the Saudi German Hospital on Hessa St. They’ve received a government rating of Good by KHDA and their fee structure starts at AED 77,500.

Location: Al Barsha, Hessa St - Behind Saudi German Hospital Contact: 04 395 0005

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