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Both our children are confident, happy, doing well and enjoy going to school every morning." Anthony Richardson, who has a son aged seven and a daughter aged five at the school.
Dhahran British Grammar School, Al-Khobar Expanding selective school with small class sizes and an English national curriculum focus.
The school has 1,530 pupils, from around 60 nationalities.
The largest national group is Saudi children, who make up about 15 per cent of the roll, followed by Britons on 13 per cent, Egyptians on 12 per cent and Americans and Lebanese on 10 per cent.
British International School of Jeddah A large, well-established institution, with reputedly very friendly pupils.They then move on to take nine International GCSEs, followed by the broad-ranging International Baccalaureate diploma in the sixth form.The extensive extracurricular programme varies from student councils to pupil-instigated "spirit weeks", where students have fun during lunchtime activities including tug-of-war and teacher-student water polo.In primary, the school says it places value on developing the whole child alongside their academic work, with the goal of creating open-minded, caring and well-balanced learners.Arabic is taught alongside conventional academic subjects from year one.