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Ajyal International School - Al Falah

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 40,500
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 40,500
Address: New Al Falah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Number of students

1220

Number of nationalities represented in the school

11 Nationalities

Most common nationality

Emirati

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

23

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes in PKG - Grade 1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

School has a school wide literacy program that streams students according to ability. School offers ESL intervention programs for extra support.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German and French

Use of technology in the classroom

Students have access to I pads and the use of 3 ICT labs.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on the grade 15 minutes -1 hour.

Uniform required

Yes- it can be bought on the school campus.

Waiting list

Yes in some grades

Entry evaluation for students

Yes - students in KG are invited for a play observation and students in higher grades are tested on basic language and numeracy skills applicable to level of entry.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students in KG are invited for a play observation and students in higher grades are tested on basic language and numeracy skills applicable to level of entry.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

N/A

External examinations or assessments available

MAP testing Gr 1-8

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Islamic

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Non-Muslim students are offered extra Arabic during these lessons

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our literacy intervention program streams students to enable them to work at their level.

School start time

7:45 a.m.

School finish time

KG-12:45 p.m. Gr1- 8 2:50 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming / Basketball / French / Football / Ballet / Gymnastics / Karate/ Islamic

School provided lunches

School has a canteen that is serviced by a catering company

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Catering company offers a wide and varied selection.

Sports activities included

PE curriculum aligned with American common Core Standards

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool / 2 Football Pitches / Gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes- Football / Basketball / Swimming

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Ajyal is at the heart of the Al Falah community. The school prides itself on its ability to incorporate the culture and heritage of the UAE and Islamic values with a focus on the future. Ajyal Al Falah is busy school where students are encouraged to participate in events internally and externally.

Teaching approach of the school

Ajyal Al Falah adopts a ‘hands on’ approach. Activity based learning is at the heart of every lesson. Students are encouraged to be responsible for their learning. They are regularly assessed.

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