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Amity School Dubai aims to create an extraordinary learning experience that enables students to use their creativity to make a positive impact in their community. Our teaching methods are designed to prepare our students for challenges and equip them with skills that are required in future.
1) We focus on incorporating computer science and technology with all subjects in school. This is primarily done to instil digital literacy, computational thinking, programming and cyber ethics amongst the future generation.
2) We understand that each child has unique interests and abilities, keeping this in consideration our Unique Learning Programme focuses on giving special attention to each student while giving them the confidence to turn their ideas into reality.
3) Our high-grade infrastructure provides a pool of opportunities for our students. In order to facilitate the experiential learning journey, Amity School Dubai has exceptional facilities like IPAD hubs, STEAM workshops, ICT Labs, Science Labs, Mathematics Lab, Creative Art Studios, an Atelier, Performing Art arenas, Music Studios. We also have extensive sports facilities, a full-size football field, a 200m track for athletics, a large multi-purpose hall with multiple indoor games and a swimming pool. These facilities along with extraordinary teaching facilities help us to mould well-rounded global citizens.
The vision of our school is rooted in inclusivity and innovation. Our instructive learning methods enriched with STEAM, mindfulness, bodily kinesthetics, arts and music (rhythmic and harmonic) help in developing leadership qualities in the child.
Our school mostly people from Asian backgrounds. It has a mix of people from India, Algeria, Egypt, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Egypt.
Yes, our students are largely Indians.
At Amity School Dubai, we aim to have a diverse faculty to foster an enriching learning experience.
Yes, value-added data is important to us. We primarily use digital marketing and parent questionnaires for the same purpose.
External benchmark assessments like CAT4, Asset are conducted.
Overall performance for Amity School Dubai is at Intermediate International Benchmark level in TIMSS 2019.
Currently, we do not have students in this age group. The school will start grade 9 classes from 2022-23.
Our learning mechanism emphasizes preparing students to understand and solve problems. The unique learning programme (ULP) helps the students with critical thinking, creativity and enables them to bring their ideas to reality. The innovative learning programme designed by the highly skilled teachers is personalised, this helps us in nurturing well aware and grounded global citizens. Apart from delivering top-notch education, we also focus on developing soft skills, personality development and arts.
Yes, we also encourage independent learning without pressurising students. Our learning model interweaves play and learning, this is important because we believe the process of learning should be designed in a way that it excites students.
At Amity, physical and mental well-being is of paramount importance to us. We have a FIFA sized football ground, sports courts and swimming pool to ensure that our students get involved in physical games and exercises.
We organise workshops, talks and discussions in which students are educated about the benefits of having a healthy lifestyle and we also encourage our students to engage in physical activities.
Yes, we are committed to making our students aware of the benefits of healthy eating.
Kindergarten - 7:30 am-11:30 am
Primary and Middle - 7:30 am-2:00 pm
We organise regular parent-teacher meetings, orientations and webinars to make learning a collaborative process. Our parents are also given questionnaires to know their feedback, the management uses this constructive feedback to make learning more impactful and engaging
The school's medium of instruction is English.
Extra personalised lessons are conducted for students that require additional help.
Amity School Dubai is committed to maintain an inclusive and caring environment that gives equal opportunity and respect to each student. The foundation of our education model is based on creating a collaborative environment where each child's talent/ability is nurtured and recognised. Gifted and talented students and ELL students are identified, assessed, placed under different levels of support. The school identification process is led by the Head of Inclusion along with the school counsellor. They are provided push-in or pull-out support depending on their needs by the special Educators and Learning Support Assistant. Some students have full-time learning support assistants appointed by the parents who work with the students under the guidance of the Head of Inclusion. Teachers and parents play a vital role in the support of these students. All students have support plans in place. Some students’ curriculum is modified and some receive therapy.
Our teachers are trained to provide the support, the SEN department plays a large role in ensuring that extra help and care are given to students inside and outside the classroom.
The Head of the Department has the expertise to handle different disabilities like Autism spectrum disorder, specific and general learning disorders, and various disabilities. The school counsellor looks caters to anxiety, depression, and other behaviour disorders and soci0-emotional concerns. The school has expertise in the identification of these disabilities. The school is catering to 47 children on the whole. The special Educators and the Learning support assistant are presently guided by the Head of Inclusion.
Yes, mental health is given cardinal importance at our school.
Yes, we believe the development of a child is a collaborative process. We have parent representatives.
Amity School Dubai is a Best of school, a ranking determined by parent surveys on the site. It can be found in the following Best of rankings:
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