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Brighton College Al Ain UAE

School name Brighton College Al Ain UAE
Type of institute private K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses GCSE, A-Level
Head of school David Tongue (Headmaster)
Executive body or owner Bloom Education, Brighton College International Schools Ltd
Date founded September 2013
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Gafat Al Nayar, Zakher - location map
Postal address PO Box 101110, Al Ain, UAE
Telephone +971-3-7133999
Email admissions@brightoncollegealain.ae
Website www.brightoncollegealain.ae (new window)
School fees structure 47,530-72,680 dhs per year (2015-2016)
Teacher salary range 10,700 - 19,100 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 9 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 7 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2 stars from 1 vote.    

Brighton College Al Ain UAE admissions, reviews, notes

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Brighton College Al Ain UAE (BCAA, BC-AA, BC-UAE) school tuition fee structure

See also Brighton College in Abu Dhabi.

Grade/Year FS1 FS2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2015-2016 47,530 47,530 56,260 56,260 56,260 56,260 56,260 61,640 61,640 61,640 61,640 72,680 72,680    
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014 47,530 47,530 56,260 56,260 56,260 56,260 56,260 61,640 61,640 61,640 61,640                                            
  • 2015-2016 registration fee not specified, admission placement fee AED 2,000 (deducted from term 1 fees).
  • 2014-2015 fee schedule not provided.
  • 2013-2014 fee range estimate AED 47,530-61,640, fee schedule not supplied. Fee information in italics not confirmed. Registration fee AED 500?
  • KG1 (FS1) = Pre Reception (Pre-Preparatory), KG2 (FS2) = Reception (Preparatory).
  • School opening date expected to be September 2013. Unknown for which years, possibly KG-Grade 9 (or Year 10). Headship advertisement in June 2012 said school would cater to 3-18 year olds by 2017. Update 30 Oct 2012 (teaching job advertisement) - Junior School will open in 2013 for pupils aged 3-9, to be followed by the Boys' and Girls' Schools for pupils aged 10-18.
  • Brighton College (UK) curriculum followed, leading to GCSE and A-Level qualifications. BC-AA (or BC-UAE) will be a co-educational day school.
School heads
  • David Tongue (Headmaster)
  • Mr Alun Yorath (Founding Headmaster)
Brighton College Al Ain teaching jobs and vacancies
  • BCAA Founding Head of school position (Headmaster or Headmistress) advertised in June 2012? Starting date January or April 2013. Salary £100,000 tax-free (about AED 570,000 per year in June 2012, or about AED 48,000 per month), details of other benefits not supplied. More information on website www.brightoncollege.net (forwards to www.brightoncollege.org.uk). Or contact Ned Murray tel +44-1273-704324 (UK), email [removed] . Closing date for applications Wed 27 Jun 2012 at 1200 hrs.
09 December 2012 - School Launch and Information Evening
  • School Launch and Information Evening will be held on Sunday 09 December 2012 at 1900 (7pm) at the Rotana Hotel in Al Ain. Parents of prospective students are welcome to attend, and children can be registered at the information evening.
  • In attendance will be the Founding Head Master, Alun Yorath; Brighton College UK Chairman of Governors, Lord Skidelsky; and Brighton College UK Head Master, Richard Cairns.
  • Contact Jean Arsenio at jarsenio@brightoncollege.ae for registration and more information.
30 November 2012 review
  • New Head Master of Brighton College Al Ain announced as Mr Alun Yorath (BSc). He is currently Head of Senior School at Brighton College Abu Dhabi. Start date not supplied.
  • Website domain at www.brightoncollegealain.ae. School name appears to have changed from Brighton College UAE to Brighton College Al Ain.
  • School telephone number and email contact address not supplied.
22 June 2012 review
  • New Brighton College in Al Ain campus announced with opening date planned for September 2013. Location not supplied.
  • Name of school is Brighton College UAE, not Brighton College Al Ain.
  • Brighton College UAE will be owned by Bloom Properties LLC (a subsidiary of National Holding of Abu Dhabi), operated by Bloom Education LLC (a subsidiary of Bloom Properties) in consultation with Brighton College International Schools Limited.
  • Capacity 1200 or 1500 students (both figures seen), 120 academic staff, campus area 100,000 sq meters, will seek accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and membership of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC). Information according to June 2012 job advertisement and job description for headship.
  • Website not supplied or found (nothing available at www.brightoncollegealain.com, www.brightoncollegealain.net, www.brightoncollegealain.ae, www.brightoncollegeuae.com, www.brightoncollegeuae.net, www.brightoncollegeuae.ae). Check the Abu Dhabi Brighton College website for more information.


Last update 29 January 2015
General comments - might not apply to Brighton College Al Ain UAE
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Al Ain might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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