RIS has always placed a huge emphasis on its Extra-curricular Programme (ECP). It is often said that shared activities outside regular scheduled school hours create the strongest memories, and with this in mind the activities offered by the school are many and varied.
Our Extra-curricular Programme activities are updated every term according to student interest. Below is a sample of activities that have been and are provided:
| Arabic Calligraphy
Language, Mother Tongue and Culture Clubs
| Raha PYP & Senior Choirs
Shakespeare in the Piazza
Young Musicians Club
Junior Drama Club
Arts and Craft Club
The ECP programme runs through most of the school year although some of the outdoor activities are curtailed by the very hot weather in September/October and May/June. The ECP also coordinates with our competitive sports teams and external clubs, to provide many quality experiences for RIS students. Activities are organised and offered by teachers, each of whom has their own area of expertise. A number of parent volunteers and senior students also actively participate and this enables the school to offer a wider range of clubs and sports. The vast majority of the activities are offered free of charge.
In addition, we are proud to host ESM (East Sports Management) as a specialist professional sports institution with highly qualified, international coaching staff. ESM’s Activities includes Tennis, Karate and Capoeira to name but a few. Based in Dubai, ESM provides sports training academies conducted by professional coaches for both children and adults of all levels.