Sophia High School

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Get an exceptional British Online Education in the UAE for your child at our Online School, without even leaving your home

We Inspire our Students to be
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Interested in Applying to Join Sophia High School?

Best Online School in Dubai? Best Online School in the Middle East? We’d like to think so!

For over 50 years our Senior Leadership Team has been at the forefront of British Education as Headteachers, Education Directors and teachers at outstanding Independent Schools in the UK and British International Schools in the Middle East. At Sophia High School we bring our deep rooted knowledge and experience of outstanding practice in British Education to our Remote Learning  / Home School environment for children from age 4 – 14, in order to support families looking for an exceptional and innovative British Online School in the UAE and wider Middle East.

Trust. Integrity. Respect. Innovation.

To learn more our Online Primary School, Online High School and to find out about our approach to Remote Learning, give our expert educational leadership team a call today!

School Accreditation

An Online School UAE Trusted
by Home School families across

5 continents in 20+ countries

Education strengths identified in our membership evaluation report for our Online British School and online home school model of remote learning include:

Commitment to safeguarding & wellbeing

Our school’s commitment to digital safety, child safeguarding, and overall student well-being as an exceptional model of online education.

Competent & Well-Trained Teachers

Our competent and qualified teaching staff all hold over five years of experience in British Schools and are skilled in online learning and online education.

Highly Effective Use of Technology

The highly effective provision of technology resources to support the school’s special vision of online education and learning.

Join our remote learning community in the UAE to learn more and begin the admissions process

Sophia High School K12 Online School Curriculum

What makes our Leading Online School different:

British Online Education UAE | Online School For Children in the UAE | Online School Dubai | Online School Middle East

 Qualified and Experienced Online British Trained Teachers with QTS

 Small Online Class Sizes (6:1 / 10:1)

 Daily interactive online learning covering the full U.K. National Curriculum.

 Only British Online Home School in the UAE to offer online educational provision from FS2 to Year 9 for Full Time Remote Learning.

 New Early Years program. Launching January 2022

 1 in 4 Schools to work with the UK DFE towards accreditation as part of OEAS pilot program.

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Our Online Education Team

The leadership team at our British Online School share over 50 years of headship and teaching experience within British Education at outstanding UK independent and overseas international schools.

Fully Qualified UK Teachers

At Sophia High, all our teachers are handpicked by our educational leadership team because they are qualified, experienced experts in the British Online Education sector, who all share a passion for online learning and teaching in a digital world. 

Our Approach Learning Online Home School

Our Approach to Online Learning

Firstly, we offer an exceptional British Education, following the UK National Curriculum for England, for students from age 4 – 14.  As a result, we are the only UK based online school which offers full time online learning for students from as young as FS2 – Year 9.

Google for Online Education

Moreover, as a Google for Education ‘Anywhere School’ we offer both the International Primary and Middle Years Curriculums as part of our Online Education model of delivery. In addition, our interactive online learning is delivered in real-time, in small groups of no more than 6 students, for the core subjects of English, Maths and Science, using the Google for Education.

Home School Online Admissions

Admissions at our Online School

Admissions at our British Online School UAE is open in Early Years to Year 9 for our last remaining intakes for the 2021 – 2022 Academic Year

January 10th 2022. (WAIT LIST)
February 21st 2022
19th April 2022
6th June 2022

Meet our Education Team

Sophia High Invites you to join our
Open House Event where you can meet our Educational Leadership Team and learn more about our approach to a British Education in an Online School & Home School environment.

What does remote learning at Sophia High include?

Online Primary School | Half Termly Fees from 6750 AED
Online Secondary School | Online High School | Half Termly Fees from 7500 AED Sophia High School fees are inclusive of following core educational features for parents and students:

Daily Live Online Learning
Marked Daily Work with Feedback
Termly Standardised Assessments
Full British Curriculum Coverage
Weekly 1:1 Teacher Meeting
Progress Report Cards
Small Class Size (6:1 / 10:1)
Teacher Feedback & Support
Student led Online Classes & Clubs
Google for Education Online Learning
Beyond the Curriculum Program
Qualified Online British Teachers
Independent Home School Projects
Mindfulness & Wellbeing For Kids
Council of International Schools Member School

Education Reimagined

Our Online School UAE for children from age 4-14, promises



 High Quality Online Learning.

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Meet Our Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team
Melissa McBride Chief Education Officer
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David McCarthy Director of Education
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Jennifer Callaway Assistant Head Curriculum & Digital Learning

Dear UAE and Middle East Families

If you are considering full time online learning or home schooling for your child, are exploring the potential for a British Education through an Online School in the UAE, and are interested in finding out what makes Sophia High School a leader in British education, we recommend scheduling a call with our Admissions Team.

Online School Open House Sessions

In addition, we welcome you to secure your space at our oversubscribed Educational Leadership Team Open House sessions which are held in small groups with prospective parents every Friday at 2pm UK Time.

Most importantly for parents, our Senior Leadership Team of David McCarthy and Melissa McBride, share over 50 years of Headship And Teaching experience within the British Education sector in outstanding UK independent and British international schools overseas in Dubai and Qatar. To find out more about David and Melissa please visit our Education Team Page.

Introductory 1-1 Virtual School Meetings with our Online Education Experts

In addition, our introductory virtual meetings offer parents the opportunity for us to find out more about your child(ren), to ask our team questions and to find out more about our global school community and approach to online education and home school education.

Therefore, to arrange a call back from our Admissions Team, Book a virtual meeting (video call) at a time and date of your choice with our School Education Team to learn more about Sophia High School. Simply select your preferred appointment time by clicking a date on the calendar.

We look forward to speaking with you.

David & Melissa

Academic Success in Remote Learning

At a Leading British Online School UAE

Standardised Assessments

KS1 Results Online Home School

Key Stage 1

Sophia High students in KS1 scored higher than 90.9% of all U.K. students who took the PUMA/PIRA and GAPS standardised assessments.

KS2 Results Online Home School

Key Stage 2

Sophia High students in KS2 scored higher than 77.4% of all U.K. students who took the PUMA/PIRA and GAPS standardised assessments.

KS3 Results Online Home School

Key Stage 3

Sophia High students in KS3 scored higher than 76.0% of all U.K. students who took the PUMA/PIRA standardised assessments.

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Education Reimagined

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