Update: New Schools, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, 2014-2015

Update: New Schools, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, 2014-2015
By David Westley
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Mayoor School

Curriculum: CBSE
Grades on opening: KG2 to Grade 6
Opening: April 2014
Fees: 12,000 - 20,000 AED
Location: Al Wathba South, Abu Dhabi

Background
Another brand name from the education world, this one a collaboration with the 135 year old Mayo College, Ajmer, India.

The school is a partnership between Taaleem National Private Educational & Facilities Management Company L.L.C, Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with a 138 year old Mayo College General council (MCGC , India). It is Mayo's first branded day scholar school outside India.

Anything different about it?
Clearly the school is embracing technology. The school will have one laptop per child (from Grade 6 onwards) and will have class sets of Tablets with stylus, for use with KG and Primary students.

Readiness:
It should be open by the time you read this.

 

Also opening in September 2014 (more details to follow shortly)

Kings' School Nad Al Sheba (Grades 1 to 6)
Kings' School Al Barsha (Grades 1 to 9)

 

 

Schools opening in 2015

Canadian International School
Curriculum: Canadian
Fees: 37,000 - 73,000
Grades: K-12
Capacity: 2000

Dubai School of Excellence
Curriculum: US
Fees: 38,000 to 75,000
Location: Nad al Sheba, Dubai

GEMs National Academy
Fees: 84,000 to 135,000
Grades: K-12
Curriculum: American
Capacity: 2,624

Sobha International Academy
Fees: 37,000 to 74,000
Grades: K-12
Curriculum: UK
Location: Meydan, Dubai
Capacity: 2,500

Community West First School
Fees: 42,000 - 44,000 AED
Grades: FS - Yr 2
Curriculum: UK
Location: Dubai Investment Park
Capacity: 750

 

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