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Providence English Private School Q & A

Providence English Private School (PEPS) is a KG1 to Grade 12 school that follows the National Curriculum for England. PEPS’s special emphasis lies in shaping individuals with strong moral and social values, who go on to contribute to the development of their societies and countries.
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
No rating
Availability 2022/23
No data
Availability 2023/24
No data
Annual fee average
AED 19,000
Annual fees
AED 13,520–27,800
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Value
Status
Open
Opening year
1999
School year
Sep to Jul
Principal
Marwa Diaa
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Welcome to the Providence English Private School 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.

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

YES

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

Great Leadership and staff that all working together to furnish a Global Learning Environment for the community and develop the students skills on thinking international and out the box.

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

52

Are there high proportions of a particular nationality?

No

What is the teacher: student ratio in your school?

1:15

If external examinations and assessments are part of your curriculum, which ones do you offer?

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (Grade 5)

Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint (Grade 8)

IGCSE; GCSE; AS; A Level

AQA Oxford International Examination

Please provide details of how well your school did in its previous external exams for students at 16 and at 18 years of age? Please provide sufficient detail to allow parents to have a view on how academic your school is?

Our students achieve high grades on external International examinations with a high percentage of A graders. for more details on this please email [email protected]

What percentage of your sixth form that take exams at 18 go to university, and where, in general, do they go?

100% go university.

majorit students travel to universities in the UK as first and USA second

Do you develop independent learning through homework and, if so, what are your recommendations regarding this, particularly time spent on homework?

Usual average is 1 hour a day

Physical education and sport is an important aspect of a healthy lifestyle. How does your school ensure children engage in physical activity?

The school encourages the students to participate in sports activity, and our coaches and teachers try to find the talent or interests of each student and try to direct them into that sport and field.

How does your school promote healthy lifestyles?

By continuous Awareness Campaigns that are organised by the Student Health Instructor along side with the Clinic Staff and Canteen food, in addition to outdoor activities and events.

How do you promote healthy eating?

Usually through school Campaigns and class activities.

Does the school have cafeteria facilities for the students? How does it promote a balanced diet?

We have Two indoor cafeteria halls

What is the approximate average cost of a lunchtime meal?

Average 10

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

7:30 - 1:45

Is there a school uniform?

Yes

Please advise on your discipline policy?

we follow a set of rules that are tailored to our UAE culture and that guide the student on respecting others in all means and follow the school instructions for better outcomes, and be able to understand why the rules are there and how they are set. This to help the school have a better learning environment and the student to become a global citizen.

How do you feedback progress and attainment to students and parents?

We have monthly Progress report, in addition to E-Portal that teachers, students and parents can communicate at anytime, and allows the parents to follow up all his child performances through out the year.

How often is the more formal feedback such as reports and parent/teacher meetings?

Monthly Reports; Termly Parents Meeting

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

French

Do you offer EAL or TEFL support for those students where English is not their first language?

Yes

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

Yes

How do you support gifted, able and talented students?

by having special teaching program for them and use external third party if required

Do you have a learning support team in your school?

Yes

Not all schools are staffed or resourced to offer learning support to those children with either moderate or significant learning needs. To what level can you offer support for those with learning differences?

Limited

Does your school have particular expertise in dealing with a specific learning need such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, aspergers syndrome and so forth?

Limited

Does your school have an educational psychologist or access to one to assess and support those youngsters with more challenging learning and emotional needs?

Yes

Do you have a parents’ group supporting the school?

Yes

Are there opportunities for parents to support the learning, activities and events within the school or on trips other than through the parent group?

Yes

Is there an opportunity for parental representation on your school Board of Governors?

Yes

Do you offer specific activities, events or information sessions for those parents new to the school and/or area?

Yes

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