Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|English and German
|Native English and German teachers
|Extra languages (other than English and German)
|15 students / class
|22 students / class
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students
|Number of nationalities represented in the school
|Most common nationality
|Ratio of local students to international students
We have no local students at the moment.
|Native English and German speaking teachers
German and Arabic native speakers
|Language support for students not fluent in English and German
We provide German as a foreign language classes for all students, specifically designed for their level of proficiency. In kindergarten, we have a group for non-German speakers with extra language support.
|Additional language classes offered by the school
At our school we start teaching English and Arabic in grade 1, French classes start in grade 6. Students in our IB Diploma Program can choose Spanish ab initio.
|Max. number of students per class
|Average number of students per class
Kindergarten: 10 to 15
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?
All our classes are taught exclusively by highly qualified teachers with degrees in their repective subjects.
|Use of technology in the classroom
We have projectors and Apple TVs in every classroom. In addition we have tablets and laptops that students can use.
|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)
We use Google classroom that allows to create classes, to share files between teachers and students and to communicate with ease.
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?
Our students take classes in Islam. We provide Muslim students with a prayer room. We are inclusive of all religions.
|How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?
We offer ethics classes that students can opt for instead of Islam classes.
|External examinations or assessments available
After Grade 10: Sekundarprüfung or Berechtigung zum Übergang in die Gymnasiale Oberstufe
|Results in these examinations
All our students pass their exams successfully.
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?
|Approximate hours of homework given
Depending on the age of the students, the average time spent on homework is 30-60 minutes and in the IB DP Program up to 90 minutes.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation
The IB diploma with certain qualifing conditions is recognized as a qualification (HZB) for entry to higher education in Germany. Most of our students study at a university.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs
We have a teacher who is specialized in supporting students with special needs.
|Learning support offered
Our specialist coaches all other teachers and supports students with a variety of needs, such as dyslexia, ADHS and more.
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students
We provide a number of support and extra challenges for gifted students that support their talents, challenge their creativity and lets them join competitions.
|Student access to education psychologist
We work closely with an external child psychologist.
|Entry evaluation for students
There are no entry evaluations for children joining us from German speaking schools. All other students have to take a German language test.
At the moment we only have a waiting list for Kindergarten.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
We have no deadlines.
|Students can join after academic year begins
Yes, according to the regulations of the Sharjah Private Education Authority.
|School start time
|School finish time
1.15pm or 3.30pm
|Supervised care before/after school
Our students are supervised between 7.45am and 3.30pm
|School bus service available
We provide transportation on our school busses to Dubai, Sharjah, RAK, UAQ and Ajman
|School provided lunches
We have a cafeteria where students can order lunch in advance.
|Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)
There are vegetarian options and everything is halal.
We have a school uniform.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
We offer a variety of extracurricular activities, such as football, art classes, book clubs and homework support.
|Sports activities included
Every student has two hours of physical education every week. In addition some of our extracurricular activities are all about sports.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students
The school has a football teams that competes in a number of competitions. Every year there is a sports competition day for the entire school.
|Sports facilities at the school
We have an outdoor football field, running track, long jump pit and a swimming pool.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
The school is situated in a lush green compound. As it is a small school the atmosphere is very friendly and people care for each other. The teachers support all students so they can reach their best results.
|Teaching approach of the school
We teach according to the German curriculum. We focus on individualised and differentiated teaching and embrace the IB philosophy.