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Why Choose Ajyal International School?
Ajyal International School is a private school situated in the heart of MBZ in Abu Dhabi. We specialize in intensive, exam-focused education, primarily for IGCSE, AS and A levels. Our aim is always to provide an environment where students from a wide variety of backgrounds work happily and successfully towards their ambitions. Our aim is to ensure students at A level go on to secure a place at a top UK and UAE university. Secondary School is a relatively small school, with 300 Secondary students, which enables us to have very small class sizes. But the emphasis we put on providing a happy environment is very important to us. There is a family atmosphere that prevails at the school and every student is made to feel valued and included. For this reason and others, we believe we are unique among private schools and we encourage you to visit us to find out why – but listed below are some of those reasons:
-Small classes –For IGCSE and A-Level student.
-Good results which ensure excellent university placements.
-We provide the opportunity for all types of students to improve their performance.
-Wide range of subjects in any combination.
-Experienced and effective Teachers with Principals taking a lead role.
-Support to get you into university, medical school or other higher education institutions.
-Dedicated tuition producing excellent exam results.
At Ajyal International School MBZ, our main focus within the PE Department is to ensure all of our students gain an in-depth understanding for the importance of physical activity. Students take part in a variety of tasks in which they can keep active and learn the benefits of doing so, whether that be physical, mental or social.
Here at Ajyal we have adapted our curriculum so that students receive a 30 minute exercise class from their teacher every week and are then encouraged to complete other fitness, yoga and dance activities in their own time. In addition students are given a weekly physical challenge to complete as part of their ongoing assessment, as well as a weekly healthy food challenge in which they are encouraged to try new foods or simply prepare food a certain way in the hope they will add these healthy choices to their diet.
At AJIS, MBZ, we teach our students about the importance of healthy lifestyle behaviours. They are positive attitudes that need to be practiced daily by every student and they include: adequate rest, be in a good environment, self- control and even positive interpersonal relationships. Our food serviced on campus support these beliefs, and we encourage Students to participate in school meals programme.
We provide monthly awareness campaigns related to health conducted by internal and external sources.
Our students are guided to research the nutrition their body needs on a daily basis. A weekly chart is filled by students about how many days they eat healthy food, and appreciation awards are given to the winners.
Correct water intake is very important. Students are advised to bring water bottles to school.
Different awareness programs are conducted for parents where we can explain how healthy eating positively impacts their kids’ health and can positively impact their learning.
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It is a primary aim of our school that every member of the school community feels valued and respected, and that each person is treated fairly and well. We are a caring community, whose values are built on mutual trust and respect for all.
The school behaviour policy is therefore designed to support the way in which all members of the school can live and work together in a supportive way. It aims to promote an environment where everyone feels happy, safe and secure so that people can work together with the common purpose of helping everyone to learn.
Yes, Cambridge and Edecxel.
Last year (August 2020) we celebrated a cohort of outstanding results which clearly evidenced the academic potential and achievement of Ajyal International School.
100% of our students achieved a grade (A) at IGCSE in English: First Language, this success was echoed at both AS and A Level with 80% of our students achieving (A-C) grades in English.
Mathematics is also a particularly strong point at our school with 100% of our students achieving (A-C) at; IGCSE and A Level. This is in addition to 67% of students achieving A*.
Ajyal prides itself on having a wide and varied curriculum, with subjects which appeal to different kinds of learners. We have recently introduced subjects such as Sociology to our curriculum. Our first cohort of Sociology IGCSE learners completed their course in August, 2020. We were delighted to achieve a 100% at (A) grade. This success continued at A Level with 100% of our students achieving (A-C) grades.
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