Welcome to

"A British school at the heart of it's community in Bahia. We focus on enriching a student's life with wholesome education that is joyous and meaningful . In the words of the founding president of the UAE, Late H.H Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan - "Education is like a lantern which lights your way in a dark alley”

About Admissions

Applications are open for FS1-YEAR 13


A thriving British School in Abu Dhabi

A thriving British School in Abu Dhabi At Al Basma British School we offer a broad and balanced, distinctive academic education for boys and girls. We pride ourselves on a high quality education and pastoral care for all students. The innovative and enriched curriculum reflects the vision and ethos of the UAE and meets the needs and aspirations of all students. The school believes in creating future citizens with high values, excelling in all dimensions in life, with full cooperation, transparency and support from parents. Hence, the curriculum is founded on a three way partnership between parents, students and teachers to ensure full involvement in the child's growth. The school is focused on continual self-evaluation and takes into account the views of all stakeholders through parent-student-teacher conferences, classroom observations by parents, a strong school council for students, online school management interactive portal and a parent-teacher association that advises and plans activities and events to extend and deepen the curriculum.

"Teachers make learning fun by including many videos and activities during classes to help us visiaully interpret information."
"I feel very welcome here in Al Basma. All the teachers are very supportive"
"I would describe Al Basma as FAMILY"
"I enjoy being a teacher at Al Basma because on the whole, the students have a real focus towards achieving really high levels in their examinations"

Important Information


Please respect Al Basma neighbours by parking and driving respectfully and legally when visiting school. Please do not block our neighbours' entrances and speak respectfully to them if they ask you to move your car. Thank you for your support and the good example you are showing our children.


Usernames and passwords for the BRIC parent portal have been emailed to parents - one log on per family. Please check your spam and junk boxes if you haven't yet received an email. If you haven't had an email please email najuva@albasmaschool.ae and anubhash@albasmaschool.ae stating your children's names and classes to update your email address and have your username and password resent.