As part of its mission to provide each of its pupils with world-class facilities to help them grow, learn, and play, the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai (RGSGD) has partnered with Inspiratus Sports District (ISD) Dubai Sports City to enhance its year- round sporting offering.
At ISD Dubai Sports City, RGSGD pupils will get to experience the region’s best facilities, featuring both indoor and outdoor sporting grounds, brand new tennis courts, a nine-lane athletics track and five full-size FIFA approved football pitches. As a Platinum Partner of ISD Dubai Sports City, RGSGD will have access to the facilities from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm on school days, giving pupils the opportunity to play sport all year round.
RGSGD pupils will get to experience the region’s best facilities
Founding Principal of the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai, Craig Lamshed said: “Sport is at the core of RGS’ offering. We are a school that is passionate about personal development through sport, so partnering with ISD Dubai Sports Cityto give our pupils the maximum access to the best quality sporting facilities all year round was a natural fit. ISD Dubai Sports City’s offering perfectly complements the outstanding facilities that RGSGD has built on campus for our pupils.”
As well as having access to ISD Dubai Sports City’s wide variety of sporting activities, RGSGD offers an array of outstanding sports facilities on campus such as a 25-metre swimming pool, a smaller pool for young pupils to learn how to swim, and a full-size FIFA approved football pitch. The school also hosts physical education classes, school games, and extracurricular activities to support each pupil’s physical well-being.
ISD Dubai Sports City CEO Hussein Murad said: “We are delighted to welcome RGSGD to ISD Dubai Sports City. It’s great to have such a partnerwho recognises the importance of sport in education, and who is aligned with our vision to promote healthy lifestyles through offering school children access to a wide range of sports at the region’s best facilities. This partnership further reflects our commitment to provide the Dubai community with a world-class sport destination and we look forward to hosting RGSGD students, parents and staff at ISD Dubai Sports City.”
“RGSGD appreciates the link between physical and mental wellness”
Founding Principal of the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai, Craig Lamshed added: “RGSGD appreciates the link between physical and mental wellness – it is why we have invested in building an eco-school that boasts green living walls throughout the building, as well as outstanding sporting and wellness facilities. It is our duty to offer the best facilities that help to keep our pupils and wider community happy and healthy.”
RGS Guildford Dubai benefits from over 500 years of pioneering heritage, knowledge, and practice of what makes great education and maximises the learning experience for each pupil through exceptional teaching, a curriculum that maintains a balance between ‘what’ is to be learnt and ‘how’ it is learnt, and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. The incredible school sits on an impressive 40,000m2 campus and is located within Majid Al Futtaim’s flagship Dubai community, Tilal Al Ghaf, adjacent to Hessa Street, between Dubai Motor City and Sports City.