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With an active calendar of events, extracurricular activities and in school occasions, there is always something happening at Fairgreen! Check out our latest news!

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FAIRGREEN RECEIVES MYP IB AUTHORIZATION

Fairgreen International School received official authorization of our MYP International Baccalaureate curriculum in July 2020.  With a robust and exciting IB curriculum firmly in place as we head into our third school year, we are on track to obtaining PYP authorization by October 2020. 

“The International Baccalaureate offers students the opportunity to develop a broad range of life skills and personal attributes that go beyond intellectual development to prepare students for a successful future,” shares Mr Graeme Scott, Fairgreen Director. 

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FAIRGREEN HOSTS THE MILLION SOLAR STARS CHALLENGE 2020

In line with the UAE Vision 2021 to create and maintain a sustainable environment and infrastructure as well as achieve a perfect balance between economic and social development, Fairgreen launched the third edition of the Million Solar Stars Challenge under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE).

Taking place on February 27, 2020, the event brought students together to design, build, and race model solar cars and boats as part of an international initiative aiming to engage one million students in the process of scaling up solar power at 100% of schools around the world.

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FAIRGREEN WINS DR. JANE GOODALL'S ROOTS & SHOOTS AWARD

Fairgreen MYP students and Science Teacher Adam Hall were recently presented with a Roots & Shoots Award by Dr. Jane Goodall of her namesake institute at the organization's annual UAE awards show dedicated to students' achievements in helping people, animals and the environment. Among 100 schools across the UAE that applied for this award, Fairgreen was one of the 12 winning schools, selected for our Million Solar Stars programme and our students' efforts to scale up solar at Fairgreen.

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FAIRGREEN REPRESENTS 'DESIGN ENGINEER CONSTRUCT' AT AWARDS CEREMONY

The head of our ‘Design, Engineer, Construct’ course, Mr. Samuel Landete, recently accepted the Middle East Consultant Editor’s Choice Award for the DEC programme on behalf of Alison, Watson, CEO of Class of Your Own, the UK-based non-profit that founded this incredible, unique curriculum that helps students develop a range of skills and knowledge fundamental to successful engagement in technical and professional aspects of the Construction and Built Environment sector of industry.

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Teachers Complete Mindfulness Course

Congratulations to the first cohort of Fairgreen teachers and staff who voluntarily completed the ".b Foundations" Teacher Mindfulness course, an 8-week program developed by the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP), a UK-based non-profit established in 2009 to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of children. Our Head of Counseling Mrs. Jackie Greenwood is the only MiSP-trained teacher in Dubai who is certified to teach this course.

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