Abu Dhabi
International, British curriculum
Ages 3 to 13

Amity International School Abu Dhabi

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 13
Total first year fees: Dirham 52,000
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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
School's webpage: amityabudhabi.com
Yearly fees: Dirham 52,000

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

18% local : 82% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms and equipped with smart boards.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Children applying for KG1 to Grade 1 will be invited to group activity sessions where AIS will aim to understand each child’s current development levels in terms of speech and language and, for Grade 1, their reading and writing levels.
Applicants to Key Stage 2 (Grades 2 to 5) takeAIS admission assessments, which are designed to assess academic readiness for the grade to which your child is applying.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Educational Needs

Student access to education psychologist


School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

KG1: 12:30 pm
KG2: 1:30 pm
KG3 - G5: 2:50 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The extracurricular programme includes sports and activities in the fine arts, performing arts, music and dance. We also offer clubs such as chess, public speaking and debating.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Swimming, rugby, football, netball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, rowing, sailing

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor learner and indoor 25 metre pool, full sized sports field, multipurpose sports halls, outdoor multipurpose court areas, indoor play area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

AIS provides an outstanding international education based on an enhanced British curriculum.
AIS is located on a state of the art 15 acre campus, very close to Yas Island. This unique location allows AIS to offer extensive sports and arts facilities. All students are encouraged to discover and develop their talents both during the school day and by taking part in AIS numerous co-curricular activities and sports clubs. AIS is currently developing a wide range of water sports such as sailing, rowing and paddling to take full advantage of its Boat House and access to the canal waterways.

Teaching approach of the school

With an emphasis on establishing an international perspective, Amity International School provides a challenging and engaging environment in which students are encouraged to excel intellectually, academically and socially, equipping them with the skills they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Through project-based teaching, which connects subjects together, Amity's students acquire knowledge and skills within a framework that enables them to question, retain and build upon their learning.

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