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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Spanish, French, Arabic
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Pre-K, K and Grade 1 admission: Children are assessed and observed in groups of at least three students. Five main criteria are considered for successful entrance. Children must be age appropriate for their grade; be able to separate from their caregiver and demonstrate a readiness to participate in the classroom; be bathroom independent; be able to engage in an activity following verbal or non-verbal direction; and be able to demonstrate fine and gross motor skill development at age appropriate level.
Grade 2 to 12 admissions: Applications for Grade 2 to 12 are to include a transcript (school report) for the most recent completed grade. Students should have a passing level of achievement. Students and parents will be invited to discuss their application with the Director and Admissions Officer.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|External examinations or assessments available||
High School Diploma
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
A wide yet balanced range of social, cultural, intellectual, emotional and physical extra-curricular activities are offered across all phases allowing students to extend their learning and interests. Activities are planned by phase level and by developmental dimension (e.g., social, emotional, intellectual, cultural or physical) to ensure a balanced program. Students sign up for clubs and activities that interest them after reading the extra-curricular activity student/parent booklet that is released prior to activity selection. Most activities take place once a week. The extra-curricular activity offering changes from year to year depending on student interest, teacher availability and expertise.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Indoor playroom, swimming pool, shaded multipurpose hard court sports, artificial grass 5-a-side football field, outdoor play areas, indoor multipurpose sports hall.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Ignite School, Dubai offers a Pre-K to Grade 12, American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for Emirati and expatriate students.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Ignite's mission is to know the need of every student, collaboratively creating a student-centered, sustainable 21st century learning environment that fosters leadership, social cohesion, creativity, responsibility and ambition providing a catalyst for abilities of lasting relevance to emerge.