India’famed Mayo College is set to open its first overseas school in Abu Dhabi. In its first year it will admit upto 2500 students under the name of Mayoor School, and will teach the CBSE curriculum. The school is most likely to commence in April 2014.
Mayo College was set up by the British in 1869 to educate the sons of royalty and is still today the place of choice for the Indian elite. The Mayo College is a full-boarding school for boys, and also runs the Mayo College for girls which is a day school for girls.