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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 15 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Dirham 34,940
to: Dirham 74,840
Address: Al Rahmaniya Shaghrafah 4 - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic (plans to offer French)

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive Whiteboards
Many platforms

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


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

Accommodated through different learning opportunities

External examinations or assessments available

MYP eAssessment (2025), DP Exams (2026), CP Exams (2026)

Results in these examinations


Do teachers assign homework to their students?

When needed

Approximate hours of homework given

Less than 1hr

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, complete students of determination and wellbeing team

Learning support offered

Literacy team
Students of Determination Team
Wellbeing and counselling support

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Challenge, Projects and Extension

Student access to education psychologist

Counselor on site

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, CAT4 and writing assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

CAT4 and writing assessment

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)


Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time

14:45pm (ECA programme 15:45pm)

Supervised care before/after school

ECA programme 15:45pm

School bus service available


School provided lunches

Cafeteria on site at cost

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

Cafeteria may provide

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Lego league, academic support, football, gymnastics, ballet, digital design, music, drama, visual art

Sports activities included

Full PHE programme compulsory from KG to Grade 10

Facilities at the school

The school has state of the design facilities. Also, the school has a media studio for audio and visual productions. School is expanding its cafeteria to adjust to its growing numbers. The school recently completed renovation on its state-of-the-art ballet studio. Five state of the art science labs.

Sports facilities at the school

Two football fields, jungle gym, ballet studio, indoor basketball, fitness and wellness suite.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Holistic IB Education

Teaching approach of the school

Holistic IB education giving every student the opportunity for success in life through various pathways.


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