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Far Eastern Private School Al Shahba Q & A

Far Eastern Private School, established in 2001, is located in Al Shahba, Sharjah. Its curriculum is Philippines based, and is targeted principally at the Filipino community. The school currently offers education to over 1,300 students.
Parents' Rating
4.0 out of 5 based on 55 reviews
At a glance
School type
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
No rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
Availability 2021/22
Annual fee average
AED 5,000
Annual fees
AED 3,700 - 8,000
Price band help
Opening year
School year
Sep to Jul
Mr Pevwarti L. Sursugis
Maria and Ahmed Mohamed Al Ansari
Main teacher nationality
Main student nationality
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Welcome to the Far Eastern Private School Al Shahba official Q and A page. Here we ask the questions, and the school answers directly. It is its chance to have its say on specific areas you have told us you want to know about. If you think there are additional questions we should be asking you may contact us here.

If you have to highlight three strengths of your school, what would they be?

Academically competitive, charismatic, and affordable quality education.

What is the single biggest challenge your school is currently addressing?

Online bullying. During the pandemic, our students have become more incorporated with online learning activities, and this had a potential impact of online bullying and harassment. This is the single biggest challenge our school has faced and we have provided many materials to promote E-Safety guidelines for parents and students, as well as instructional videos/messages to create a safer online learning environment.

Does your school have a waiting list? In which years?

Yes, for all grade levels.

What are qualities and characteristics that define your school and its students?

Our FEPSIAN community is guided by the values of excellence, humility, honesty, continuous development, speed, teamwork, hard work, and nature-loving.

How many nationalities are represented in your school? How international would you say your school is?

We are predominantly a Filipino-based school. But we have students from many countries such as Uzbekistan, Russia, Pakistan and Nigeria.

Are there high proportions of a particular nationality?

Yes, Filipinos. As we are a Philippine-Curriculum based school in the UAE.

What is the teacher: student ratio in your school?

1:30 per class on average.

What is the starting and finishing time of your school day?


Is there a school uniform?

Yes, we have a school uniform.

Which languages are taught at your school - please detail any as a first as well as second language?

English, Tagalog (Filipino), and Arabic.

Do you offer a dedicated prayer room/s for students? For which faiths?

Yes. we offer a prayer room for Islam.

This school is in a Best School by parents ranking

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