Abu Dhabi
British curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Shohub School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 40,800
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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 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 40,800

Important notes about this school

The School admits boys and girls from KG 2 until Grade 4 inclusive (4 – 8 years old on entry); from Grade 5 until Grade 12 entry is for girls only.

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Number of students


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

93% local : 7% international

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Written entrance assessments in English Language, Arabic Language and Mathematics are conducted for new entrants into Grade 2 until Grade 10. The school does not usually accept direct entrants into Grade 11 as this is the second year of the IGCSE examination program.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Shohub School was founded in 1999, by HH Sheikha Shaikha bint Saif Al Nahyan in order to provide a good quality education for girls using the English National Curriculum. As the school has grown and developed over time it now offers the English National Curriculum to girls and boys from KG1 to Grade 4 and girls only from Grade 5 to Grade 12.

Teaching approach of the school

Al Shohub School offers a British style education based upon the National Curriculum of England which is delivered in the medium of English. The school has a highly dedicated and talented staff. Teachers are UK-trained with experience of teaching both in the UK and in British Schools overseas. In addition, Al Shohub delivers the UAE Ministry of Education curriculum in Arabic for Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies.

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