Dubai
International, Swiss curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 16

Swiss International Scientific School Dubai

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CurriculumInternational, Swiss
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
BilingualYes
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class 15
Max. students per class 22
First year fees: Dirham 95,500

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 95,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 500
Total first year fees: Dirham 95,500
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

290

Number of nationalities represented in the school

50

Most common nationality

French

Ratio of local students to international students

1/20

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

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

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, French, German, Italian

Use of technology in the classroom

IPAD

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

1 hour

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessment for the language level and academic level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Before the new academic year starts.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

None

External examinations/assessments available

None

Results in these examinations

None

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Islamic studies

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. SISD has an Inclusion department.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

With a specially developed programme taken care of our qualified inclusion staff.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8.20 am

School finish time

2.00 pm (early years students) or 3.35 pm (primary and middle school students)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes. Drop-off is made from 8.00 am and students can stay until 5.00 pm in supervised care, including after-school activities.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, Karate, Dance, Swimming classes, Robotics, French club, Italian club etc...

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Standard physical education activities, including swimming.

Sports facilities at the school

Our vast sports grounds house an Olympic sized 50m swimming pool, 2 basketball courts, 2 tennis courts (one of which being shaded), a full sized football/rugby pitch, an indoor and an outdoor running track, a climbing wall, a gymnasium, dance studios and two multi-purpose sports halls. We will also develop a range of water sports activities, such as sailing, kayaking, and paddle boarding to take full advantage of our unique access to Dubai Creek.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The four Rings of Values are at the heart of our school philosophy: Bilingual; Excellence; Sustainability; Together. This B.E.S.T. approach to education emphasizes the development of lasting academic and human values.

Teaching approach of the school

At SISD, we follow the framework of the International Baccalaureate as a candidate school for all three academic programmes. The programme is being implemented from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. We will also offer the Swiss Baccalaureate to create, develop and sustain a community of lifelong learners and provide a coherent learning experience for students.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: admissions@sisd.ae
School's webpage: sisd.ae
School's Fees webpage: sisd.ae/admissions/tuition-fees
Address: Dubai Healthcare City, Phase 2, Al Jaddaf, Dubai