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Al Mawakeb School

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 29,600
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 29,600
This school has more than one campus in Dubai:
Al Barsha Campus: Ages 4 to 18
Al Garhoud Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Address: Garhoud Dubai United Arab Emirates

Al Kawaneej Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Address: 25 26 A St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Number of students

5500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

Emirati

Ratio of local students to international students

Al Garhoud Campus: 14% local : 86% international
Barsha Campus: 25% local : 75% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

The school restructured its classes to allow the use of notebook computers to replace the traditional book. Every grade 11 and 12 student carries a notebook computer that is fully loaded with data specified by his curriculum and level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment and interview.

External examinations or assessments available

SAT

School bus service available

The school's air-conditioned buses equipped with tracing device, provide transportation to all students to every location in Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SEND Support team

School start time

7:50

School finish time

14:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Scouts program, basketball, volleyball, football, track and field, table tennis, gymnastics, karate, debating club, robotics, art club, environmental club, folklore club, drama, computers, piano.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, outdoor field, outdoor courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Mawakeb School was founded in 1979 as a private international school. Al Mawakeb Schools provide the most comprehensive college preparatory education to students of all backgrounds and nationalities.

Although the school's medium of instruction is English, it follows a unique trilingual education program in English, French, and Arabic which enables its graduates to pursue higher education worldwide. The students begin studying the English, French, and Arabic languages as of Kindergarten.

Teaching approach of the school

Al Mawakeb School aims to work together to provide all students with a caring environment in which learning, cooperation, self-esteem and success are valued and encouraged, thus enabling children to achieve their maximum development potential.
The school is committed to helping learners acquire and use knowledge, communicate effectively, and become responsible and respectful active individuals in their community prepared to meet the challenges of the future. Al Mawakeb School will challenge students to take personal responsibility for their education and to apply their learning to a diverse and changing world.

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