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Transforming Learning at Vernus International School with Virtual Reality

At Vernus International School in Dubai, we are proud to utilize Virtual Reality (VR) technology to create immersive and interactive learning environments for our children. In this blog, we’ll explore how VR is transforming education and the benefits it brings to our students. Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional environment, allowing […]

Innovation

In a rapidly changing world, innovation has become a vital skill for success. At Vernus International School, we recognize the importance of fostering a culture of innovation in our young learners. We are committed to providing a learning environment that encourages creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in our students. In this blog, we will discuss how […]

Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is a method of instruction where students learn by doing. Students develop projects that are designed to solve real-world problems, and they’re often encouraged to collaborate with other students on these projects. The process of creating something new can have many benefits for your child’s development, including: – Developing critical thinking skills – […]

Farm to Table

Farm to Table is an educational program which teaches children about healthy and sustainable diets. In its purest, most honest form, farm-to-table means the table is actually at the farm and cooks or chefs prepare and serve the food at the farm (even in the field). However for VIS, Farm to Table encompasses many different […]

Flexi Fridays

Fridays are fun days at Vernus International School and that’s why we call it ‘Flexi Friday’. This initiative offers a flexible schedule which allows for students to choose to attend sessions that they prefer or show a particular interest in. This program takes place within school hours. The students have flexibility in the timetable to […]

American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges

As part of our commitment to improvement, we are seeking accreditation with the American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges. Although we know this is not compulsory for US curriculum schools in Dubai, we appreciate the formal review process, and we recognize the standards outlined by this body. This drive towards accreditation will align […]

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

As a school, we proudly partner with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA). Enterprise and technology are central to DSOA and at Vernus, we represent these values in everything that we do. The Dubai Silicon Oasis areas has grown significantly over the last 5 years, and families and residents have a wide selection of leisure and […]

NEASC Accreditation

In our NEASC readiness review, the Reviewing team stated “The school is doing regular self-evaluation and reflection. In the strategic planning, it was set clear that the KHDA inspection framework indicators were distributed among the school community, where each group is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the school against the written standards. The strategic plan […]

Minecraft Education

Minecraft is a game-based learning platform that enables children to develop STEM skills, and engages children collaboration and problem-solving. Minecraft helps educators meet students where they are and inspires deep, meaningful learning across themes and disciplines. Students at VIS use Minecraft in our iHub center for innovation, and so far the results have been outstanding. […]

Technology at VIS

Technology will be leveraged to enhance learning and broaden the classroom borders and provide enhanced learning opportunities. Learners will have access to computer and internet at school. Components of the curriculum and grades can be accessed online 24/7. Technology will be leveraged for easy and effective communication between school and home and will allow for […]

Extra curricular activities

In line with our mission and vision to serve the whole child, we will provide learners with diverse experiences that address their academic, social, and emotional needs and interests. Numerous extra-curricular activities will be provided throughout the year at no charge, whenever possible. Extra-curricular offerings provide an outlet for students to further pursue their passions […]

VIS scholarship

The Vernus International School Scholarship Program aims to encourage and recognize students in their pursuit of excellence, to encourage diversity among applicants, and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers any of the students chosen fields . It is intended to provide students with the financial support to further pursue their education […]

VIS discounts

Sibling Discount The 1st sibling receives a 5% discount off annual tuition fees, the 2nd sibling receives a 7% discount off annual tuition fees and 3rd sibling benefits from a 10% discount off annual tuition fees. Emirates Discount Emirates staff are eligible for a 15% discount on tuition fees. DSOA Staff DSOA staff are eligible […]

What is PBL?

In Project Based Learning, teachers are not all-knowing experts but rather coaches who facilitate the personalized learning journey of each student through a structured inquiry process.   Authenticity of projects will be enhanced through community partners who will work with teachers to design projects by identifying issues in the local community. The broader approach of […]

Choosing a school

Vernus International School will be a community hub within the Dubai Silicon Oasis Community – we want people to seek the school as a place to socialize, meet people from the community and to host events and activities. We recognize that that parents are looking for a community school that offers a broad and balanced […]

Learning new skills

Creative & Inventive – VIS children think creatively by generating and exploring ideas, making original connections. They try different ways to tackle a problem, working with others to find imaginative solutions and outcomes that are of value. Independent – VIS children evaluate information in their investigations, planning what to do and how to go about […]

Life Skills at VIS

VIS students organise themselves, showing personal responsibility, initiative, creativity and enterprise with a commitment to learning and self-improvement.  They actively embrace change, responding positively to new priorities, coping with challenges and looking for opportunities. VIS students show a willingness to put forth efforts, and continually strive to get better. They actively try to complete tasks […]

Literacy Skills at VIS

Digitally literate – VIS children are able to critically use technology, to navigate through various online forums and devices, understanding how technology works, and being able to creatively and inventively manipulate technology to solve problems. Expressive writers – More than just knowing how to read and write basic letters and sentences this means that VIS […]

Why VIS was founded

Vernus International School was founded on the belief that while academic achievement is essential, it is not the sole purpose of education and children need to learn critical life skills to be successful and happy adults. Vernus International School believes that Today is the right moment for every parent to assist their children in developing […]

US Curriculum in Dubai

Vernus International School will be a leading US curriculum school in Dubai. Our teachers and staff will: Engage in approaches to promote cultural diversity and inter-cultural learning Cherish the benefits of diversity and inter-cultural learning Respect differences and value difference as a strength Inspire and motivate children to learn Always Smile and bring enthusiasm to […]

Enrichment

Hydroponic farming, Sport, Virtual Reality and STEM enable children to develop important life skills required for the future. At VIS, we encourage active participation in all enrichment activities so that children develop into well-rounded individuals.

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