Outstanding Healthcare for Outstanding Education
World-renowned schools; Brighton College and Dwight School will partner with equally world-renowned healthcare provider King’s College Hospital London, to provide outstanding healthcare to pupils at their new campus’ in Dubai.
A first for the UAE, each school will have its own King’s College Hospital London medical centre, which will bring King’s world leading expertise and the best of British evidence-based healthcare to pupils and their families. A dedicated full time King’s nurse and part time family medicine consultant will offer unparalleled primary care as first point of call for any pupil with a medical need whilst at school. King’s will also hold regular awareness workshops and screenings for pupils and their families during term time to promote healthy living, habits and understanding.
Dr. Gowri Ramanathan, Chief Medical Officer at King’s in the UAE said: “We are passionate about providing world-class healthcare throughout the Emirates. A big part of that is increasing medical education and inspiring the younger population to think about their lifestyle and the choices they make. To this end, we are very excited to have the opportunity to engage with pupils and parents through our partnership with Brighton College Dubai and Dwight School Dubai. It is a great chance for us to share health awareness information and provide our expert staff who will be on hand to help care for any medical needs that the pupils, and their families, may face. Our patients, whether young or old, are treated with dignity, respect and confidence, and are our number one priority.”
Marco Longmore, Head Master, Brighton College Dubai said: “Pastoral care is of upmost importance at Brighton College, and this includes the health and wellbeing of our pupils. King’s College Hospital London will ensure that our pupils have the best access to medical care during their time at school.”
Janecke Aarnaes, Head of School, Dwight School Dubai said: “We continue to support Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to ensure that the UAE offers world-class education. Giving our students the best medical care and attention, will without a doubt contribute in making them feel safe and secure at school.”
Brighton College Dubai and Dwight School Dubai, will be located in Al Barsha South on an impressive 90,000 square-metre campus. Each school will be self-contained, each with state-of-the-art facilities. Brighton College will include; a spectacular auditorium; a black box performance space; stunning music and art facilities; a range of outstanding sporting facilities, including a 25m swimming pool, IAAF-standard running track, football pitches, tennis and basketball courts and a cricket/rugby field; as well as modern and attractive learning spaces designed to enhance pupils well-being, together with a Creative Learning Centre to enable teachers to deliver inspirational lessons using the latest educational technology. Dwight School Dubai facilities will include; a 25m pool, training pool, basketball courts, tennis and squash courts, a full soccer pitch, a 400-metre running track, auditorium and a mix of core academic, language, music, performing arts classrooms, specialist labs and innovation centres to house their Spark Tank program.
Brighton College Dubai and Dwight School Dubai will both open in September 2018.