Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English and German|
|Native English and German teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and German)|
|Class sizes||Average||15 students / class|
|Maximum||22 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.
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.
|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.
|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.
|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 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.
We have a school uniform.
At the moment we only have a waiting list for Kindergarten.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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 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.
|School bus service available||
We provide transportation on our school busses to Dubai, Sharjah, RAK, UAQ and Ajman
|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.
|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
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
We offer a variety of extracurricular activities, such as football, art classes, book clubs and homework support.
|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.
|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 facilities at the school||
We have an outdoor football field, running track, long jump pit and a swimming pool.
|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.
|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.