Dunes: A place for quality education


WELCOME to DUNES International School in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, where the aspirations and potentials of every student are fostered, nurtured, and challenged.

The school is a sister concern of DARATASSALAM, which is in the forefront of providing quality education. The school was manifested by a prominent businessman and philanthropist Nadeem Tarin, and well-known educationist Dr. Ibrahim Al Quayid  and was inaugurated by Dr. Kiran Bedi, the first and highest ranking lady IPS.

It is backed by a team of high caliber educationists and creative, intelligent professionals including directors Amjad Khan and Dr. Saleem Ur Rehman, who extend their full support and encouragement to the Principal, Dharminder Manon and the Headmistress, Mrs. Sumyya Arif for complete curricular and extra-curricular development of the school. The advisory board of the school consists of veteran academicians and professionals from both India and Saudi Arabia.

DUNES is dedicated to inspiring within each student the pursuit of knowledge, the love of wisdom, the appreciation for beauty, and the development of strong character. These values, coupled with physical activity, artistic endeavors, and service to others orchestrate educational opportunities paralleled to none.

Not only our result in both academics and co-curricular activities speaks volumes of our efforts and dedication, but also has a profound impact on the environment, making it conducive to intense learning. This is the reason that the strength of DUNES has crossed a 1,000 students within a period of two years.

The educational experience in DUNES includes a rich diversity of cultures, curricular and extracurricular activities. Our talented educators and the opportunities that we offer to parents and students, foster creativity, build relationships, nurture talents, prepare and inspire them to succeed in our ever-expanding global economy.

Besides excellent infrastructure and facilities, the teaching and administrative staff are constantly preparing and striving to excel in their respective domains. DUNES aspires to provide high-quality holistic education to expatriate children.


Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school is affiliated to CBSE board that is universally recognized and accepted by institutions of higher learning throughout the world.

“SMART’’ Classrooms equipped with Multimedia and Graphic teaching tools

Professional e-School Management System — to provide complete computerized operations in the school

Small classes conducive to individualized attention

Extra Help Remedial Classes

Well stocked library equipped with an electronic library database.

Well-designed and well-equipped sports facilities for a variety of indoor and outdoor games and sports. (swimming, badminton, cricket, soccer, to mention a few)

Art & Creativity Rooms: A range of  facilities for various arts and crafts, to enable children to discover their talents

Computer Lab: A well-established computer lab with the state-of-the-art educational software’s and computer-based multimedia teaching tools
TeachNext: DUNES is the first and only school which has implemented a high-end teaching software “TeachNext” which enables and enhances lively teaching techniques in the class rooms.

UCMAS program: A unique and a scientifically proven concept that has helped millions of children worldwide to develop their latent mental power is being offered as an optional course. — SG