School for Dubai Students Starts on September 9


It’s that time of the year parents love as much as children tend to hate. Parents in Dubai are already getting their kids ready for the new school year which starts Monday, September 9. A special Back to School event will take place to warm up the little ones for the new academic year.

This year, winter term in Dubai begins on 9th September for all state schools and on various dates for private schools and colleges. The Back to School Exhibition will be held from 4th to 6th September and is one of the events during the large “Summer is Dubai” initiative. For three days, kids will have fun and prepare for the first day in school with a wide range of entertaining and educational activities at the Sheikh Saeed Halls in Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Children and their parents will be able to see various after-school programs, as well as sports classes offered by local companies.

One of the firms with a featured stand at the Exhibition, will be Wadi Adventure where they will present different school packages and after-school classes. The company is associated with the first man-made whitewater rafting, kayaking and surfing facility in Dubai and will offer lots of excitement to active kids. Another big company will be Virgin Megastore Middle East which offers not only music, games and video to the students, but also a wide array of educational and fun books. On their stand, students will be provided with help for the new academic year.

Children at the Back to School Exhibition will be able to hear the story of Charlie and Lola, the popular among both kids and grown-ups, “I Am Too Absolutely Small for School”. On the first day, its author and illustrator, the famous Lauren Child, will reveal by its lovely tale why kids should go to school at Hall One at exactly 11.00 am. Colouring and handwriting competitions will be held at the Pelican Middle East stand. With an inspirational theme “Discover Your Future”, Pelican will try to help children discover their dreams, expressing their withes, thoughts and interests in a more artistic way. Of course, there will be a lot of games, too.

Many other companies and organizations will take part in the Back to School Exhibition this year. Among them are Emirates Park Zoo, Fidelity Fitness Club, DEWA, Crayola, Crocs, Symantec, Tashkeel, Finishing Touch, Samsung Gulf Electronics, UCMAS, Nestle Health Science, Sun and Sand Sports, The Brain Workshop, National Bonds, Dettol, Inno Tab by World Wide Traders, Almarai, D2H, Rivoli Group, and Del Monte.


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