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Credence High School in Media

Sep 19, 2023 - Gulf News

Ema Mariyam Jolly's (Credence Grade 12 Student) response for the feature on Sultan Al Neyadi's landing

Sep 4, 2023 - Khaleej Times | Zawya | Klyoum

UAE: Indian school students gear up for first term exams this month

Aug 28, 2023 - Zawya

Back to school in UAE: High turnout expected, although return of some students delayed due to soaring airfares, festivals

Aug 28, 2023 - Khaleej Times

Back to school in UAE: High turnout expected, although return of some students delayed due to soaring airfares, festivals

Jan 3, 2023 - Khaleej Times, The Print AE, New York Folk

UAE: Schools to start CBSE board practical, mock and term exams from Monday after winter break

Dec 9, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Setting world records, taking local trips: How UAE schools are promoting culture of the nation

Dec 6, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Winter break at UAE schools: Students enjoy movie night, safari trips before end-of-term

Oct 13, 2022 - Khaleej Times

UAE: Some schools to close for week-long autumn break, gear up for Diwali

Oct 5, 2022 - The National

UAE Teachers share special moments that make them love their jobs

Sep 6, 2022 - UAE Times

Indian students in UAE greet teachers with gifts and performances on Indian Teachers’ Day 2022

Sep 6, 2022 - News Candor

New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

Sep 6, 2022 - Write Caliber

New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

Sep 6, 2022 - Edarabia

New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

Sep 6, 2022 - The Print

New ethical charter elevates UAE education, say school heads

Sep 6, 2022 - MENA FN

Dubai: Schools Gear Up For Inspections By KHDA

Sep 6, 2022 - Gulf News

Watch: Indian students in UAE thank teachers with gifts, performances on Indian Teachers’ Day 2022

Sep 6, - Khaleej Times

Dubai: Schools gear up for inspections by KHDA

Sep 1, 2022 - Gulf News

Dubai schools urged to enhance polio vaccination coverage

Aug 31, 2022 - Khaleej Times

School leaders term message 'Deeply inspiring' for students, teachers alike

June 10, 2022 - Khaleej Times

UAE schools organise annual days, graduation ceremonies before summer holidays

April 26, 2022 - Khaleej Times

CBSE Term 2 exams begin tomorrow: UAE school heads share revision tips to score well

April 19, 2022 - Khaleej Times

UAE: CBSE schools balancing two batches in Grades 10, 12 at the same time

April 15, 2022 - Khaleej Times

UAE: CBSE students concerned about time management ahead of exams, say school heads

April 11, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Mr. Nalapad's interview about Expo 2020

March 25, 2022 - Khaleej Times

UAE students fare well in Term 1 CBSE exams

February 23, 2022 - Khaleej Times

CBSE schools in UAE to conduct first set of pre-board exams

Januar 31, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Covid: Dubai schools resume extracurricular activities, outdoor trips as restrictions ease

January 18, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Covid in UAE: Schools in Dubai resume in-person classes after 2 weeks of remote learning

January 11, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Covid-19: Dubai schools share staff vaccination status, add breaks for students to wash hands

January 5, 2022 - Khaleej Times

Bespoke timetables, student support systems: How Dubai schools activated e-learning in 24 hours

November 18, 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE: How schools restored normalcy after Covid-19 lockdowns

November 13 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE: CBSE Term 1 exams begin tomorrow; important guidelines announced

October 2 2021 - The Brew

On-campus classes from October 3rd: Schools get ready; kids gear up; parents excited!

September 25 2021 - Khaleej Times

Covid in UAE: Dubai schools all set for 100% in-person learning

September 20 2021 - Khaleej Times

CBSE schools to submit list of Grade 10, 12 students taking exams soon

September 14 2021 - Khaleej Times

KHDA: Students stuck abroad can continue remote learning after October 3

Augush 29 2021 - Khaleej Times

Covid-19 in UAE: Dubai schools to reopen canteens

August 10 2021 - Khaleej Times

CBSE starts process to resolve disputes over marks in Grade X, XII results

July 26 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE school principals hint at possible delay in CBSE Grade 10 results

July 21 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE summer break: Schools take students on virtual trips around the world

July 6 2021 - Khaleej Times

CBSE two-exam move: Mixed reactions from UAE students, educators

June 26 2021 - Gulf News

COVID-19: Why these UAE-based students did not attend in-person classes this academic year

June 21 2021 - Khaleej Times

Covid-19: UAE schools reiterate relevance of yoga during pandemic?

June 13 2021- Khaleej Times

Covid: Indian schools in UAE offer hybrid model first-term exams

June 3 2021- Gulf News

Indian students, schools in UAE brace for impact after CBSE, ISC drop Grade 12 board exams for 2021

April 23 2021 - Gulf News

How UAE students will receive their grades after major board exams stand cancelled due to COVID-19

April 21 2021 - Khaleej Times

Grade 12 student's college worries addressed

April 9 2021 - Khaleej Times

New Covid test rule: Dubai schools say most staff are vaccinated

April 8 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE CBSE exam delays: Summer vacation classes likely for grade 11 students

April 6 2021 - Khaleej Times

Covid Dubai: Over 50% of students at some Indian schools opt for on-site classes

April 4 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE schools welcome new CBSE assessment framework

April 3 2021 - Khaleej Times

CBSE launches online portal for board exam student

April 1, 2021 - Khaleej Times

UAE: Hybrid learning to continue in Indian schools

March 7, 2021 - Khaleej Times

CBSE’s revised board exam dated hailed.

March 7, 2021 - Khaleej Times

Dubai schools push for return to onsite classes.

February 1, 2021 - Khaleej Times

Coronavirus UAE: Demand for online schooling on the rise.

January 26, 2021 - Gulf News

How UAE schools plan to roll out exams this term as blended learning continues.

January 18, 2021 - Gulf News

COVID-19: Dubai private school students ditching online classes to return to lessons on campus.

January 4, 2021 - Khaleej Times

Covid vaccine UAE: Schools see spike in students opting for campus lessons.

December 27, 2021 - Khaleej Times

Vaccine rollout will increase student footfall, say schools.

December 22, 2020 - Gulf News

Camps help learn new skills and give respite to children stuck at home with online classes.

December 6, 2020 - Khaleej Times

Coronavirus: UAE schools ready for on-site CBSE exams.

November 22, 2020 - Khaleej Times

Focus on internal assessments for fair grades, students in Dubai told.

October 18, 2020 - Gulf News

Covid-19 Teachers in UAE try to balance in-class and at-home students

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Frequently Asked Questions

Homework policy of the school:

Students have varying degrees of learning and memorizing, and thus homework helps
students to ensure they do not forget what they were taught in school. Teachers give
homework for several reasons, including :
reinforcing learning,
assessing understanding,
providing additional practice,
developing study habits,
time management skills,
preparing students for future academic and
career responsibilities.

Homework has proven its effectiveness and is a very powerful factor in student performance.

Homework Policy at Credence -

For Early years :
Early years is more of hands-on activities where we focus on all life skill activities and hence not much homework. We follow the ‘1-1-1’ homework rule for our early years.
1 page - Once a week - 1 subject.
' We laugh - we play - we learn.’

For Grades :

Grade 2 to Grade 5One homework per subject per week
Grade 6 to Grade 8One or two homework per subject per week
Grades 9 & 10Minimum one homework per subject per week
Grades 11 & 12Daily homework for all subjects

What makes Credence high school different from other schools?

- At Credence High School, we laugh, we play, we learn.. We have a vision to nurture free and happy minds and activate an innate desire to learn among our students. Located in Dubai, we are a CBSE-affiliated co-educational school. Established in 2014, primarily as an Indian school in Dubai, our 7-acre sprawling campus now houses students from over 30 nationalities, making it a truly international school. Credence High School has been catering to Indian expatriates since its inception and our curriculum has been specifically designed keeping in mind the needs of Indian high school students in Dubai. We follow the Indian CBSE curriculum, adapted appropriately to the UAE context. Keeping in mind the dynamic nature of education, we keep reviewing and modifying our curriculum periodically and our faculty and staff undergo rigorous training to ensure that our students always have access to the latest, most updated curriculum. Our Curriculum aims to help students:

  • Achieve cognitive, affective and psychomotor excellence
  • Enhance self-awareness and explore innate potential
  • Attain mastery over laid down competencies;
  • Imbibe 21st century learning, literacy and life skills;
  • Inculcate values and foster cultural learning and international understanding in an interdependent society
  • Acquire the ability to utilize technology and information for the betterment of humankind
  • Strengthen knowledge and attitude related to livelihood skills
  • Develop the ability to appreciate the finer things in life like art and showcase their talents
  • Stay motivated to maintain physical fitness, health and overall well-being

The Credence High School, Dubai is stated to be the most happy school of Dubai. The campus and facilities are designed to make learning fun and adventurous, nourishing the academic as well as the personal development of our vibrant Indian and international student community. We nurture our students to be the leaders of tomorrow and have incorporated various activities that encourage and aid our students build skills like public speaking, life skills and overall personal development. Class assemblies, radio assemblies, house events, inter school events and tournaments etc are regularly conducted. There are also over 20 day boarding or after-school activities that students can choose from. The co-curricular activities at Credence aim to help students implement their knowledge and skills in real-time, which builds their personality and character. They include

  • Health and Physical Education including Work Education and SEWA
  • Creative Arts like Painting, Crafts, Dance and Music
  • Social activities
  • General Studies
  • Traditional games
  • Indigenous sports
  • Martial Arts

What is the age criteria for Kindergarten students in Indian schools?

  1. - The age Criteria for all Indian schools in Dubai for preschool and kindergarten are as per the KHDA guidelines is as follows:
  2. Pre KG
  3. The child must complete 3 years before the 31st of March to be eligible for Pre-KG.
  4. Kindergarten 1
  5. The child must complete 4 years before the 31st of March to be eligible for KG1.
  6. Kindergarten 2
  7. The child must complete 5 years before the 31st of March to be eligible for KG2.
  8. Grade 1
  9. The child must complete 6 years before the 31st of March to be eligible for Grade 1.

All CBSE schools in Dubai follow the above criteria for admissions.

What Day-baording activities can students engage at Credence?

- Physical fitness in children strengthens their bones, muscles, hearts, and lungs. Improves children's coordination, balance, posture, and flexibility. It also helps children maintain a healthy weight. At Credence High School, we strive to inculcate physical fitness in our students as a part of our curriculum by offering extracurricular activities that include:


All the above activities are a part of our curriculum depending on the children’s age and the grade in which they belong.

When do admissions open?

- The CBSE academic year starts from April and ends in March. Admissions are open subject to the availability of seats. A seat is offered to the applicant if the child meets the criteria set by the CBSE board, KHDA Dubai, and the admission policy of the school.

Why choose Indian schools?

The Central Board of Secondary Education - popularly known as CBSE is an Indian curriculum board. Choosing the best CBSE schools has the added benefit of gaining greater knowledge in academic as well as extra-curricular activities.

A good education depends entirely on the person providing it. Many schools introduce new and innovative methods of study to be on par with international standards of education but do not have the requisite qualified staff.

Benefits of choosing Indian schools :

International Recognition

The Indian School education system is the 11th largest in the world, with more than 100 million students enrolled in thousands of colleges and universities.

A certificate or degree issued by the CBSE is universally acceptable. Indian CBSE curriculum is internationally recognized in more than 24 countries. The well-researched curriculum is at par with international standards and the certificates are equally accredited throughout the world. Credence high school being the most sought after and best Indian schools in Dubai, strives to create a generation full of productive, contributing, and fulfilled members of society, who aim to carve their own unique paths. Our students have been accepted by top universities around the globe.

Ease to relocate

Another benefit of CBSE curriculum is its ease of relocation. Parents who have transferable jobs find it difficult to find schools for their kids mid session, with CBSE transferring child/ren mid-session becomes easier as all CBSE schools have a uniform syllabus and exam structure everywhere, so it does not matter if your ward is joining any time of the year, he or she can easily cope with the syllabus.

Developing Holistic Individuals

Indian schools (CBSE curriculum) follows a cumulative approach to its syllabus, which means there is a continuity and link to previous topics of study. The advantage of this approach is that it makes remembering simple. At Credence we offer our students inclusive and holistic learning, hence students from Pre-KG to Grade 12 relate to what they had studied.

Academically Recognized

CBSE Board is known for its emphasis on theoretical and practical knowledge, which helps students to gain a deeper understanding of various subjects. All the medicine and engineering competitive exams are set by the CBSE board and the syllabus is based on the NCERT books, from which the students study. CBSE students have a higher chance of succeeding in competitive exams like NEET, JEE or AIEEE IIT-JEE, PMT, NDA, and CDS

Credence High School is one of the best Indian schools in Dubai where we strive to create a happy environment to engender a perpetual love of learning among our students. Our students learn through the exploration of a well-structured yet dynamic CBSE curriculum.



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