Extra-Curricular Activities


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:

  Sports   Culture


  Arabic Calligraphy
  Indigenous Art
  Language, Mother Tongue and Culture Clubs
  Japanese Club
  Visual/Performing Arts   General
  Raha PYP & Senior Choirs
  Shakespeare in the Piazza
  Sketch Club
  Comic Creators
  Guitar Sing-along
  Young Musicians Club
  Junior Drama Club
  Jazz Band
  Creative Dance
  Arts and Craft Club
  Computer Club
  Freedom Writers
  Educational/Strategic Games
  Yearbook Club
  Homework Club
  Science/Math 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.

Places for our internal ECAs will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. You will be advised on 6Delta School Communicator at the start of each term when ECP listings and link to online registration will be posted. Many of our activities are very popular and although we aim to accommodate all students, this may not be possible so always ensure that you have a 2nd and 3rd choice activity in reserve. Please contact Ms Andrea McKinnon, our Athletics Director on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or on ext. 127 or 158 in case of any queries or for more information.

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.