Bateen Secondary School
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Aldar Academies' Al Bateen School is an avant-garde educational institution that understands how today's learners live in an increasingly globalised and multicultural world. Its innovative design reflects this insight, and seeks to embody Aldar Academies' mission: To provide an inspiring venue for the provision of quality, sustainable education within a stimulating and secure environment.
Designed for 1,200 students from the ages of 11 to 18, the school consists of an iconic three-storey building and auxiliary structures located in the Al Bateen area on an island site in the heart of Abu Dhabi city. Its revolutionary design aside, Al Bateen's highly efficient building is constructed in an ecologically-friendly manner that sets the benchmark for primary education in the UAE's capital.
Offering a comprehensive and enjoyable learning environment, the main building comprises of classrooms, sports areas, creative art rooms, drama studios, a home economics laboratory, and modern science and technology facilities. Recreational features include an indoor swimming pool, multipurpose hall, performance auditorium and outdoor sports facilities.