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We are a community school serving Abu Dhabi society since 1992. The medium of instruction is English. We carter for students critical thinking, creativity and integrity thought a rich balanced curriculum that enables all students to learn.
We are a recognized Cambridge International School teaching the Cambridge International Subjects (English / Math / Science / ICT) along with the Ministry of Education Curriculum and an option of Urdu language.
We focus on moral education and positive promotion of the students personal and social development.
We have a representation of 25+ nationalities in the school.
There is a range of various nationalities from various countries. There is no high proportion of any particular nationality.
The teacher student ratio is 1:20.
We believe that learning needs to occur in a happy environment that supports integrated project based learning focusing on attainment and individual needs of the learner.
We follow the National Curriculum of England for physical education along side optional additional sports clubs. Students have a wide range of sports clubs to select from such as: Football, , Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Badminton, Table Tennis and Karate (outsourced).
We also have open sports day to raise awareness of the importance of sport and exercise.
We have special programmes for student awareness on healthy lifestyles, exercise and hygiene .
We have regular campaigns and fun activities to raise the students awareness of the importance of healthy eating, nutrition and exercise for a balanced mind and body. We award children with healthy lunch boxes.
7:30 am - 2: 30 pm
We use a positive whole school behavior management system to encourage good manners.
We have an open door policy where parents can make an appointment to discuss progress and attainment at any time in addition to our formal parent meetings
Formal feedback sessions is arranged termly
English is the main language of instruction and is used to teach English, Science, Math, P.E, Art, Geography. Arabic is taught also as a per Ministry of Education requirements depending on the child's background there is the option to learn Arabic as a first or second language.
Urdu is also an optional language taught to students whose wish to enroll.
French and Spanish are offered during club time.
Yes, we have Arabic for first language and second language speakers.
Urdu, French, Spanish.
Most of our students are second language learners. We do offer additional language support for those who are falling behind.
Islamic and Social Studies are offered in both Arabic and English.
Yes, we have a prayer room and a prayer time for Muslim students to take their time to pray.
We have a range of online resources from the UK to support to support independent learning and is used in the classroom and homework.
Yes, we have a learning support team that caters for individual students learning needs.
Support for mild cases only.
Yes, we have an active parent group that support the school on open days.
Yes, parents have an important role in directing the school in alliance with ADEK regulations. We currently have a parent representative in the governing board, parent coffee mornings, parent meetings that are actively involved in strategic direction of the school.
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Now [2015-2016] school fees are increased for all classes and school rating also upgraded from C6 (In Need of Serious Improvement) to B4 (Satisfactory and Improving).
Many thanks for this Tarique. The review has been updated. (It is rated a B5 school).