Dubai
Indian curriculum
Ages 6 to 18

Our Own High School, Al Warqa

CurriculumIndian
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class -
First year fees: Dirham 10,214

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 9,714
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 500
Total first year fees: Dirham 10,214
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

4719

Number of nationalities represented in the school

21

Most common nationality

Indian

Ratio of local students to international students

100% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Hindi, French, Malayalam, Urdu, Arabic

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Middle school - 1 hour
Senior school - 2 - 3 hours

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations/assessments available

CBSE

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7:40 am

School finish time

1:45 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Craft making, glass painting, fabric painting, sand painting, mask making, vegetable printing, collage, dancing, drama, public speaking, cricket, football, badminton, volleyball, table tennis, basketball, gymnastics, athletics, swimming, scouting

School provided lunches

The school canteen is a hygienic and well-stocked facility that serves nutritious snacks and beverages at affordable prices.

Sports activities included

Volleyball, swimming, cricket, gymnastics

Sports facilities at the school

Facilities are provided for Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis and Athletics. We also hire the facility of the Etisalat Academy to provide specialised training.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our Own High School - Al Warqa'a is a modern private boy's school, located in Dubai's Al Warqa'a neighborhood. The school welcomes students aged 6-17 to its private Indian curriculum school, where young people from Grade 1 to Grade 12 learn, grow, play and work towards outstanding CBSE levels which will open exciting doors to leading higher education opportunities and future career options.

Throughout their time at Our Own High School – Al Warqa'a, pupils will be carefully assessed to ensure they receive the best possible support and the greatest opportunities for academic success using the low-stress CCS (Continuous & Comprehensive evaluation System).

OOH teaching staff follow the Indian curriculum closely, while using its international connections and experts to offer the latest in teaching practice and methodology – ideal for an inspiring, modern education.

Teaching approach of the school

Resolute in its mission to make extraordinary education accessible, ‘Our Own’ focuses its energies in preparing its students to be able to pursue tertiary education in their chosen fields and be at the forefront as ethical and socially engaged leaders.
Students benefit from a pastoral system through which their academic progress and welfare are carefully monitored. Students are encouraged to improve their self-discipline and awareness of others in the classroom, through sport, as well as by way of long field trips and camps. These activities enable students to enhance their school-based learning.

The curriculum designed and developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi ensures quality education to all its students and prepares them to take on the mantle of leadership in the knowledge society.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: registrar_oow@gemsedu.com
School's webpage: www.gemsoo-alwarqa.com
Address: Al Warqa 1, Near Aswa Super Market United Arab Emirates