Abu Dhabi
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 11

The Pearl Primary School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
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Number of students

700

Number of nationalities represented in the school

50

Most common nationality

Emirati, British

Ratio of local students to international students

27% local : 73% international

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

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

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

Students are introduced to a variety of software applications and have controlled internet access for their learning. All classes have access to networked computers, interactive whiteboards and a wide range of other software applications, including control technology.

Uniform required

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

2:20 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offer a large variety. Some of the activities are: swimming, cross stitch club, science and innovation club, origami.

School provided lunches

No

Sports activities included

Physical education, swimming, basketball, netball, football, rugby, badminton

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports hall, dance studio, 25m swimming pool, full-sized astroturf football pitch, basketball court

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Pearl Primary School was founded by Aldar Academies in 2007, and while it is a relatively large school, it has retained the small-school ethos of friendliness, protection, care and nurturing for all students. The school follows the National Curriculum for England together with its assessments and caters for students between the ages of 3 and 11.

Teaching approach of the school

The Pearl delivers British curriculum and believes that children should be actively involved in their learning and aim to do so by teaching in creative and thematic way. As a result of this, learning is cross-curricular. Numeracy, Literacy and all other subjects are delivered in a fun and engaging way where children can make links and apply skills across the curriculum.
Each term, topic overviews are sent home introducing the new thematic unit and the key elements delivered through each subject area. The Pearl believes that teaching through creative thematic units helps to embed skills and make learning journey more relevant and vibrant for each individual.

Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: www.pearlprimary.sch.ae
Address: Al Dhafrah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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