Abu Dhabi
British, American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi

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CurriculumBritish, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Total first year fees: Dirham 38,800
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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 38,800

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

34% local : 66% international

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Secondary Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Since today‟s generation has a fast growing high technology Al Dhafra aims to educate students to use ICT effectively to support and develop their lifelong learning. The school has 5 computer laboratories for students to be well facilitated regarding ICT education. Several departments also ensure that students have access to ICT in their subject area. It is important that ICT is used effectively to support access to the curriculum for all students. Identified students may have access to additional resources with specific software to support curriculum access.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Education Needs

School start time

7:40 am

School finish time

Kindergarten: 12:45 pm
Grades 1 to 12: 2:15 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Math club, robotics, football, swimming, basketball, ballet, Zumba, karate, tennis.

School provided lunches

The school has 2 canteens, which provides foods that are only permitted by ADEC.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Dhafra Private School is a private educational institution located in the Al Manaseer area of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Teaching approach of the school

The school implemented two curriculums which are the:
- American: Follows the Virginia State Standard which measure student progress and achievements. The textbooks will be used as a tool to help meet these standards as well as other effective teaching methods including activity based learning projects, reports, use of IT, etc.
- British

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