Top 14 Schools in Sharjah, Northern Emirates

The best schools in Sharjah and the Northern emirates are... Read on to find out our pick of some very good schools that tend to get less air time that their peers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Top 14 Schools in Sharjah, Northern Emirates
By David Westley
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Victoria English School
Curriculum: UK
Affiliations: BSME
Grades: All-Through
Fees: 18,900 AED to 39,950 AED 
Location: Al Azra, Off Wasit, Sharjah
Distance from Silicon Oasis: 36km/25 mins

The Buzz: VES offers over 1,000 students from 70 nationalities an affordable UK education

Facilities: Four Science laboratories, a multipurpose hall, a swimming pool and an outdoor playing area, library and canteen. The PE department also uses a local sports club for some of the afterschool fixtures.

Subjects Offered: Not available

Exam Results: VES didn’t published the results for 2018, however, according to the school website, in 2017, 48% of students achieved an A* to A in their IGCSE results. In addition, 9 students at VES achieved 5 or more A*s in their IGCSE results. 

What WSA says: VES certainly has its long-term fans and the school works hard to keep them happy. With positive exam results, an active and effective ELT department and a can do attitude which sees the school reaching out to other institutions (Sharjah Wanderers Club for sports facilities), when it cannot provide in house- VES keeps both parents and students happy.

Sport & Extracurricular Activities: Located on the border with Ajman, in Sharjah’s smaller school district, Victoria is a big school on a relatively small plot. However, that said, Victoria does offer various indoor sports activities and swimming.

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