MAY 24, 2023

4:30 PM: Gathering

  • Guests, families, and friends of the graduates are invited to gather in anticipation of the commencement exercises.

5:00 PM: Welcoming Remarks

  • The Program Master of Ceremony warmly greets the attendees and introduces the proceedings for the evening.

5:05 PM: The Graduate Procession

  • Graduating students, wearing their regalia, march in procession to the tune of a traditional graduation march.

5:15 PM: The UAE National Anthem

  • All attendees stand for the playing of the UAE National Anthem, a tradition that honours the country and its values.

5:20 PM: The School Principal’s Welcome Remark

  • The principal welcomes everyone and shares thoughts about the graduating class and their achievements.

5:30 PM: A Short Memory Video

  • A montage of the class’s memories and experiences throughout the years at the school is showcased, inviting laughter, applause, and perhaps a few tears.

5:40 PM: Speech by the DP Coordinator

  • The Diploma Programme Coordinator gives a speech, highlighting the challenges overcome and the growth witnessed in the graduating class.

5:45 PM: Congratulatory Messages from the School Leadership Team

  • Key school leadership team members extend their congratulations and share their hopes for the graduates’ future.

5:50 PM: Congratulatory Messages from the DP Teachers

  • The teachers closely involved with the students’ DP journey share their congratulations and parting advice.

5:55 PM: The Valedictorian Speech

  • Two of our Diploma students deliver the Valedictorian Speech in English and Arabic.

6:05 PM: Awarding of Certificates

  • Each graduate is called to the stage to receive their Diploma, marking their achievement and the conclusion of their high school journey.

6:15 PM: Final Remarks

  • The Program Master of Ceremony gives the closing remarks, acknowledging the significance of this milestone and wishing the graduates the best for their future endeavours.

6:20 PM: Refreshments

  • All are invited to celebrate the graduates and enjoy refreshments. Mingling and photo opportunities follow.

Please note that the timings are approximate and subject to minor adjustments on the event day. We look forward to celebrating this special day with you and the Class of 2023.