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Fairgreen International School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 67,500
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 67,500
Address: The Sustainable City, Dubai, UAE
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Number of students

In our first year of operation, Fairgreen International School has 200+ students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

We currently have over 35+ nationalities represented at Fairgreen International School.

Most common nationality

While we have children from all over the world, from Korea to Sweden, the two most common nationalities at Fairgreen International School are British and Dutch.

Ratio of local students to international students

We currently only have one local family enrolled at Fairgreen International School

Max. number of students per class

At Fairgreen International School, we have classroom sizes that differ from our Early Years to Our PYP & MYP classrooms.
Pre - K at Fairgreen has a class with a maximum of 18 students.
KG 1 & KG2 at Fairgreen have classes no bigger than 20 students.
From Grade 1 to Grade 8 our classes are no bigger that 25 students.

Average number of students per class

On average, currently at Fairgreen International School, we have 18 students in each class.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

We currently have Teaching Assistants in all of our Early Years classes, and Teaching Assistants where needed in our PYP classrooms.

Native English speaking teachers

We have an international mix of teachers in our faculty at Fairgreen International School. With teachers from Australia, South Africa, America, England, the UAE, South America and Spain.

Language support for students not fluent in English

We currently offer English as an Additional Language (EAL) support at Fairgreen, and have wonderful staff to assist students who are learning English. We provide pull-out support for students at Entering and Beginning levels, and push in to classes to support students with content area instruction as well.

Additional language classes offered by the school

We currently offer our students French and Arabic as in school language classes. With the possibility of extending this to Mandarin and Spanish as extra curricular options in year two of operation.

Use of technology in the classroom

Fairgreen uses smart boards, iPad and Google technology in the classrooms. We have tower gardens and aquaponics in class as part of our sustainable mission, as well as robotics, coding and design tech as part of the curriculum.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Home Learning Timings Guidelines
Early Years : 10 minutes for a combination of Reading and/or Math Concept games every day
Grades 1-3 20 minutes reading and numeracy concepts every day and/or unit research
Grades 4-5 30 minutes reading and/or numeracy and/or other learning as appropriate every day
Grade 6 30 – 45 minutes (two subjects per evening)
Grade 745 - 60 minutes (two subjects per evening)
Grade 8-10 60 – 90 minutes (3 subjects per evening)

Uniform required

Our students have a casual, yet mandatory school uniform. Khaki trousers or shorts are worn with a polo shirt that matches our school logo. Green for Early Years, Blue for PYP and teal for MYP students.

Waiting list

We currently have a waiting list in the following grades, this is for enrollment in the current school year 2018/2019:
Pre K
Grade 1
Grade 2

We are open for enrollment for all grades for a 2019/2020 start.

Entry evaluation for students

For Early Years we currently have a play date session for entry, and for Grade 1 through to Grade 8 our students complete CAT 4 testing. Previous school reports are also taken into account.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Support is provided through a multi-tiered model. `At `tier 1 teachers support students through quality teaching and differentiated instruction in the classroom. `Tier 2 support involves short term targeted interventions based of classroom data. Tier 3 support is longer term pull out direct instruction based off the recommendation of an educational psychological evaluation.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through classroom differentiation.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes through referrals by the SENCo to outside services.

School start time

08:15

School finish time

15:15

Supervised care before/after school

NO

School provided lunches

YES

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

YES

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