Abu Dhabi
British curriculum
Ages 4 to 14

Al Basma British School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 14
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 30,450

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Number of students

1050

Number of nationalities represented in the school

45

Most common nationality

Emirati

Ratio of local students to international students

30% local : 70% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as Additional Language

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms are well equipped with interactive whiteboards.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level and subject.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Test

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Education Needs

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Oil painting, zumba, glee, literacy animation, musical theatre, choir, basketball, table tennis, badminton, cricket, reading, computer programming, maths, board games

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Basma British School students receive a robust, creative, vibrant, academic challenging and inspiring 21st Century education, making the schooling years an enjoyable time filled with rich and memorable experiences, preparing them for life. Each student’s unique skills and talents are released and enhanced in an environment of care and mutual respect; one that promotes resilience, confidence, self-esteem and self-management skills.

Al Basma British School is a healthy, safe environment within which students can enjoy learning, make progress and achieve high standards. They will be encouraged to participate fully in school life and make a positive contribution to the school and wider community, ultimately becoming successful, motivated, well-adjusted adults who achieve economic well-being. We will measure our success against these outcomes.

Teaching approach of the school

The school believes in creating future citizens with high values, excelling in all dimensions in life, with full cooperation, transparency and support from parents. Hence, the curriculum is founded on a three way partnership between parents, students and teachers to ensure full involvement in the child's growth. The school is focused on continual self-evaluation and takes into account the views of all stakeholders through parent-student-teacher conferences, classroom observations by parents, a strong school council for students, online school management interactive portal and a parent-teacher association that advises and plans activities and events to extend and deepen the curriculum.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 29,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 1,450
Total first year fees: Dirham 30,450
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: info@albasmaschool.ae
School's webpage: www.albasmaschool.ae
Address: Old Al Bahya,Behind Deerfields Mall Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates