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Founded in 2015, Al Khaleej International School is an American Curriculum school offering classes from KG1 to Grade 12. AKIS is now (since 2018) a part of the Beaconhouse family and rebranded to Beaconhouse Al Khaleej International School(BAKIS). We are an inclusive school with a dedicated centre for Students of Determination and we strive to meet the needs of students from a diverse range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as the needs of local and global communities. Our curriculum and inquiry-based approach are designed to equip students with the right skills and mindset to meet the challenges of the 21st Century and our team of committed teachers and support staff empower students and prepare them to lead happy and fulfilled lives in the context of a rapidly changing world. The school is a member of the multinational Beaconhouse Group, which has almost 309,000 students in eight countries worldwide and is possibly the largest school network of its kind in the world. In 2019 the school achieved candidacy status with the NEASC accreditation board (New England Association of Schools and Colleges).
The School offers the following subjects:
English Language Arts
Science & Technology
Life Skills and Social Studies
Physical & Moral Education
Choice of a World Language, such as French.
In addition to the above, we follow MOE’s mandatory subjects like Arabic, Islamic Studies, UAE Studies, and Moral Education for Arabs and Non-Arabs.
BAKIS assesses students’ attainment and progress through a comprehensive analysis of International Benchmark assessments such as MAP, PSAT, SAT, AP, TIMSS, PISA, and CAT4.
In addition, BAKIS is a platform for students to exhibit their talents through Extra and Co-curricular activities, events, and competitions.
All students are recognized for their flourishing talents and creativity by Beaconhouse Al Khaleej Community through their awards and rewards programs.
BAKIS ensures an enjoyable learning environment through its strong infrastructure which includes state of the art indoor and outdoor sports areas, Primary and Secondary libraries, general and specialist science laboratories, Robotics Lab, Music Room, etc.
Please visit our website or pay a physical visit to the school to know why you should bring your child to BAKIS for a better, broader, and deeper Education System.
Emirati, Egyptian, Lebanese, Jordanian, Syrian, Pakistani
TOEFL, SAT, MAP, IELTS
100% of the sixth form take the internal and external exams which are required to apply to universities. 100% of them attend university and/or college.
The Beaconhouse Learner Profile translates our mission of benefitting students, the community, and the wider world into a set of attributes
essential for holistic development. The learner profile embodies values and beliefs that are essential for students to learn and grow into responsible citizens of the world. These values are consistent throughout Beconhouse’s Early Years, Primary, Middle, and Secondary schools. The learner profile helps to create a community of learners who are empowered, inspired, and aware. With these attributes, students are empowered to actively engage with the complex world beyond schooling – a world to which they can contribute with compassion and a sense of responsibility.
Beaconhouse learners aim to be:
Creative & Innovative
Healthy and Active
30 Minutes is the average time a child should spend on homework.
BAKIS is a platform for students to exhibit their talents through Extra and Co-curricular activities, events and competitions. All students are recognized for their flourishing talents and creativity by Beaconhouse Al Khaleej Community through their awards and rewards programmes. BAKIS ensures enjoyable learning environment through its strong infrastructure which includes state of the art indoor and outdoor sports areas, Primary and Secondary libraries, general and specialist science laboratories, Robotics Lab, Music Room, etc.
We provide students with well-being sessions with our Social Worker and Moral education teacher to help students be aware of their surroundings. In these sessions we constantly promote the well - being of our students.
No, We offer a meal plan.
7:40 AM - 1:10 PM
We provide parents with a weekly Parent-Teacher meeting.
We have an organized Students of Determination section which we are very proud of.
Yes, we have a Parent-Teacher Association
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