Welcome to
Horizon English School


A legacy of outstanding education in the heart of Jumeirah

Horizon English School is a British curriculum primary school located in the heart of Jumeirah. Rated 'Outstanding' by the KHDA since 2018-19, our inclusive community welcomes over 80 nationalities.

Our community ethos and our unconditional focus on wellbeing and child happiness have earned us the trust of our parents and staff since our doors opened in 1989. We follow the national curriculum of England for students between the ages of 3 to 11 years (FS1-Year 6).

Our Three Horizons


A flourishing school.
An evolving curriculum.
Serving our community.
An inclusive and diverse community school that excels at ensuring children’s personal development alongside academics.


Since our inception in 1989, nearly 35 years of heritage underpins our educational excellence.


Our unwavering commitment to quality education has earned us the 'Outstanding' KHDA rating since 2018-19.

Award Winning

Celebrated as the 'Happiest School in the UAE' at the Top School Awards, our community's joy and satisfaction speak for themselves.

Expert Teachers

We pride ourselves on having expert British teachers, who, with a retention rate exceeding 90%, passionately impart the British curriculum.

Central Location

Nestled in the central and prestigious Jumeirah neighbourhood, just a stone's throw from Downtown, our school is ideally located.

Primary Specialists

At the helm of our school are seasoned primary education specialists, guiding our students with unmatched expertise.

Join us for a School Tour


Come and meet the team and see our fantastic facilities, discover our curriculum and feel the Horizon spirit.


Nurturing futures, expanding horizons

At Horizon English School, our guiding principle is the ever-expanding horizon, symbolising our relentless pursuit of educational excellence. Our mission focuses on three pivotal areas: nurturing a flourishing school environment where the well-being and happiness of students and adults alike lay the foundation for academic success; continuously refining an evolving curriculum to ensure relevance and effectiveness; and fostering a sense of community, where enrolling a child translates to embracing a family into our supportive network.

This comprehensive approach reflects our dedication to not only teach but to inspire, create a nurturing space, and constantly seek improvement, ensuring that every step we take is towards a brighter, more inclusive future.

Teacher Testimonials

Meet our exceptional team of British teacher, celebrated for their child-centred approach and focus on holistic development, consistently rated 'Outstanding' by the KHDA since the academic year 2018.


I take immense pride in witnessing my students flourish into successful individuals. Being a teacher is more than just imparting language skills; it's about instilling responsibility and ambition.

Miss Samaher Antoun
Arabic A Teacher


I find joy in fostering meaningful connections with students, parents, and fellow educators, and my teaching philosophy emphasises the paramount importance of relationships.

Miss Kerrie Brown
Year 6 Teacher


Teaching is all about the children and being able to guide their incredible curiosity and energy. Watching children fulfill their potential is one of the most satisfying and rewarding parts of the job.

Mrs Katherine Macpherson
FS2 Teacher

Student Testimonials

Hear directly from our students and learn about their enriching experiences at Horizon English School, where their individual growth and academic journey are nurtured to the fullest.


There is so much fun stuff to do in the classroom. I like to play outside in the garden with my friends. I love my teacher, and I love being in the Blue Balloons class!

Boy - FS2


All the teachers are so nice, and I love the swimming pool, the art studio, the music rooms and the huge PE hall!

Girl - Year 2


I love Horizon – it’s a home from home. I do sports before and after school, and join in with all the community events and competitions. I’ve been here since FS1 and will be sad to leave at the end of this year.

Boy - Year 6


We're proud of our place in the Cognita family.

Horizon English School is a member of the Cognita family and stands with 100+ global schools dedicated to fostering self-belief and academic excellence in over 85,000 students. This global network emphasises more than just grades; it prepares students to thrive in a dynamic world through comprehensive education. Underpinning Cognita's approach is a profound commitment to wellbeing, exemplified by innovative data-driven interventions and resources for families, and events like the annual Global Be Well Day, underscoring the holistic growth of every child.

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