Dunes School… Exceeding Excellence

September 23, 2017

L to R: Amjad Khan, Dr. Saleem, D. Manon, Dr. Nadeem Tarin honoring a student along with Amir Khan. — Courtesy photo
L to R: Amjad Khan, Dr. Saleem, D. Manon, Dr. Nadeem Tarin honoring a student along with Amir Khan. — Courtesy photo

MAY the Almighty Allah shower His choicest bounties upon the Kingdom and it prospers manifolds under the flagship of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. May all the models, layouts, endeavors and enterprises for the advantageous Vision 2030 roll on swiftly transpiring the vision into reality and making the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the north star among the developed nations.

Dunes International School Al Khobar, an institution branded for its distinction in modern education, transmits genial greetings to each of the Saudi nationals in and around the world and the expatriates all over the Kingdom on the propitious occurrence of the National Day. The Chairman Dr. Ibrahim Al Quayid conveys his superlative wishes to everyone on the holy land. He is quite optimistic about the development in the arena of education in the Kingdom.

He said, “The entrants from Saudi Arabia and in fact those studying at Dunes will be received warmly across the globe as the education here is now at par with the countries that boast of quality education.”

Managing Director Dr. Nadeem Tarin articulated with poise, “We have invested the paramount concept of schooling and pedagogies in education that are imperative to bear fruits in the form of well equipped futuristic citizens.”

Saad Tarin, deputy general manager, stressed on the challenges in the forthcoming era of educational revolution. He reiterated, to be ahead of time and be farsighted to emerge as a leader, pioneer or at least a potential competitor, a school needs to be prepared. “We at Dunes have well perpetrated the perception with the employment of the well scrutinized faculty at all levels that are professionally groomed to edify the already conversant students of the 21st century,” he said.

Director Awad Al Qahtani assured all that they speculate, research and introspect repeatedly to meet the standards and expectations from an international school. Experienced and traveled members of the management body and faculty incorporate the improvements after every academic year.

Director Amjad Khan stated, “Besides imparting exceptional formal education the state-of-art infrastructure, agreeable classroom ambience, equipped and huge auditorium, swimming pool, indoor and outdoor sports facilities gives Dunes an edge over the other schools in the region.

“The association, favor and trust of a huge body of expatriates from a variety of nationalities ever since the commencement of the institution speaks volumes of its success and demand.”

Khan stated emphatically that the well-knit and safe transport network is one of the added advantages that parents are very thankful about.

Saleem ur Rehman, director academics, remarked that their focus on the curricula, close monitoring of individual progress and continuous improvements in the entire academic structure are synchronized with their vision and mission.

Mohammed Aamir Khan, principal for the international section, pronounced with delight that Hoor Irfan Khan, Aisha Parvez Vani and Aneeq Shahzad have been the star performers among many others who won laurels for school in the IGCSE 2017 with all A star and A grades. He asserted that the international qualification will open the doors of European universities for them.

The first batch of students who appeared in the Cambridge Examination produced an outstanding result with considerable number of A grades in all subjects.

Dharminder Manon, the principal for the CBSE section, commented, “The school works to produce remarkable results both in internal and board examination.”

Mohammed Adil, Anirudha Atul Nayak and Sushmita Samal scored CGPA 10 in grade 10 examination and brought honors to the school among others who passed securing commendable grade points. He added that Abhishek Dixit, Alexander Shajee and Fahad Shahid Khan were among the top scorers of the first batch of students who appeared in grade 12 board examination.

Dr. Tarin, a veteran expatriate in the KSA, prominent entrepreneur, seasoned educationalist and acknowledged philanthropist, has developed many schools across the Kingdom. He envisions Dunes International School to be the best in its class in the Eastern region. The incessant growth and the increasing pressure of admissions every year enables the management to work on its development and expansion plan.

The sprawling campus situated along the easily approachable road from Al Khobar, Dhahran and Dammam will have a new building with modern architecture and better facilities very soon. Amjad Khan said that they work continuously on quality education, safety, excellent learning environment, parent’ satisfaction and congenial working experience. — SG

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