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CityAbu Dhabi
CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
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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 28 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Dirham 15,100
to: Dirham 33,420
Address: Mohammed Bin Zayed City-9 Abu Dhabi
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

46 Nationalities

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

10% local : 92% international

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic - English - French

Max. number of students per class

25 to 30

Average number of students per class

25 to 30

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Using Projectors to show videos and powerpoints and play interactive games. Using laptops for ICT and other activities in the classroom.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

We conduct zoom lessons to all students in school and at home.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Islamic

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

Yes, they do extra study outside the class

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma - International A levels - International GCSE

Results in these examinations

The majority of our students achieve A* to C

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on age, around 30 min to 2 hours

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100 Percent

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, Our school has a whole department dedicated to support students with special learning needs.

Learning support offered

The support offered to our students depends on their needs. It could be through pull-out or in-class sessions.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Talented Students are supported by given an opportunity to show their talents during any event at school. Also, Art exhibitions and talent shows run at the school every year. Regarding gifted or able students, a plan will be put in place for them and followed up by teachers and learning support teachers. Gifted students also participate in the Tournament of Minds every year.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, They are referred when needed to centers that have an educational psychologist for them to be assessed. However, there is no educational psychologist on campus.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, Interview and entrance exam

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and math school test.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

All application must be submitted before May15th

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Jiu-Jitsu, ballet, art and crafts, football, taekwondo, basketball, TED-ED

Sports activities included

P.E Classes - Sports Teams - Afterschool activities

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

3 playground areas, 2 Astroturf football fields, 2 basketball courts

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Najah Private School was founded in 1987 as a private international school from K-12 with the aim of providing the most comprehensive British curriculum as a college preparatory education to students of all nationalities.

Teaching approach of the school

ANPS works to promote learning in a caring, family atmosphere where each individual pupil has a feeling of belonging. Although ANPS prides itself on excellent academic results, it also strives to produce a well rounded individual, who on leaving the school, is ready to contribute to the community, and, if of a good academic standard, to pursue his/her studies further at university or college.

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