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Sharjah English School

Rating: Currently unrated as within Sharjah Municipality
Location: University City, Sharjah
Curriculum: British
Level Taught: Foundation/secondary
Fees: Dhs 34,000 to Dhs 68,000 (although exact fees unknown as not published)

What says: Subjected to two inspection reports by British Schools Middle East and British Schools Overseas both of which it has “passed with flying colours” Sharjah English School, established in 1974, is one of the most established England and Wales curriculum schools in the emirate of Sharjah.

What the School Says:

"In addition to academic success, the school offers a varied and wide range of extracurricular opportunities and has established a proud reputation for music, arts and a growing record for success in sport. The Sports Hall, swimming pool and extensive grassed playing areas are amongst the most impressive in the country. Our Performing Arts Building completes our current phase of development and has greatly enhanced our facilities by providing us with an outstanding auditorium, whole-school library, a new ICT Suite, Learning Support Rooms, Music Rooms etc."

What the BSO Says: According to the British Schools Overseas report (2013) quality of teaching and learning across the board is excellent. “Students enjoy their lessons. Across all phases, nearly all students are engaged and focused. Students were overwhelmingly positive about their learning.” The BSME meanwhile says teaching is above its acceptable standards.

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