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St. Mary's Catholic High School

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CurriculumsBritish and Catholic
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 10,177

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 10,177
Address: St. Mary’s Catholic High School, P.O.Box 52232, Dubai, UAE
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Number of students

1900

Most common nationality

Indian

Ratio of local students to international students

0,1% local: 99,9% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entry test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entry tests in English and Mathematics will be selected for selected candidates.

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE / IGCSE and GCE Level

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

According to the pupil’s religion, he/she will study Qur’an or Bible.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:15 am

School finish time

1:45 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Drama, Quiz, Music, Sports, Elocution/Debates, Environment, the School Website, Art/Craft, Cookery & Needlework and Paper Quilling.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Gymnastics, athletics, basketball, football, volleyball.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. Mary's Catholic High School was founded in 1968 by Fr. Eusebius Daveri, and has grown from its humble origins into an internationally renowned institution which, every year, sees its graduates gain places in some of the most prestigious universities worldwide.

The vision of the Catholic schools of the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia is to ensure academic excellence by providing a high quality, affordable, and value based education. SMCH endeavors to holistically develop every student to their full spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and artistic potential. It strives to develop a community of collaborative learners, and produce independent, critical thinkers who are responsible global citizens, capable of leading productive and meaningful lives.

The school follows the British Syllabus, preparing children for the London Board Examinations at GCSE / IGCSE and GCE Level. The medium of instruction is English.

Teaching approach of the school

SMCH is dedicated to the holistic growth of the children entrusted to its care. The school's purpose can be expressed as follows:

- Learning to know
- Learning to do
- Learning to live together
- Learning to be

It is to these ends,in order to allow the potential of the children to become reality,that we dedicate all our efforts in the conviction that ” The End Crowns the work”.

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