Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

The Oxford School, Dubai

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
First year fees: Dirham 16,439

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Number of students

1928

Number of nationalities represented in the school

89

Most common nationality

Pakistani

Ratio of local students to international students

3% local : 97% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Urdu

Use of technology in the classroom

IT is treated on par with the pure science subjects, since knowledge of Computer Science is vital in the real world. Oxford prepares its students to provide them with a good foundation and make them computer literates through fun and games. Thus ensuring they enjoy learning this stream of science too.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment or entrance test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entrance test consists of English and Math tests.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and AS/A2 (A levels)

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The Oxford School Learning Support Programme

Learning support offered

The Oxford School Learning Support Programme is committed to supporting the individual educational needs of all students. Students experiencing difficulties in accessing the curriculum and learning are referred by teachers to the Student Services Team. The counselor, special educator, teachers & parents together draw up an individual education plan for each student based upon their observations & results of the psycho-educational assessment administered by external professional. This team ensures that students receive the intervention and accommodations that they need. Student’s participation and performance in weekly and term exams act as indicators of progress. Student progress is also tracked based on their achievement of the targets. The individual educational plan is then reviewed to set new goals.
Based on the learning needs of the referred student in-class and one to one intervention sessions are provided by the counselor & special educators. The Special educators work with an individual student or small group of students to provide intervention strategies to be implemented within the classroom.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Public speaking, mad science, abacus club, Chinese language, swimming, football.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Football ground, turfed field, kids play area, swimming pool

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Over the years, Oxford School has developed on a foundation based upon effective management, committed staff and regular assessment of pupils work. The school's mission is to empower its students with knowledge, skills, character and a passion for learning so as to enable them to thrive as contributing citizens in a diverse and changing society.

The Oxford School core values are:
- Cooperation: Working together to achieve common goals, providing support to others, and engaging in peaceful resolution of conflict.
- Friendship: Accepting people for what they are and making school a place where everyone is cared for.
- Honesty: Being sincere in your thoughts, words and actions to yourself and to others.
- Respect: Having regard for yourself and others; accepting the right of others to hold differing or opposing views.
- Responsibility: Being accountable for your individual and collective actions to yourself and others.

Teaching approach of the school

The Oxford School is based on the English National Curriculum (adapted to local requirements). This curriculum allows students to move easily into all the educational systems and is used by international schools around the world. The curriculum is delivered through the medium of English – leading to the worldwide recognized qualifications of IGCSE and AS/A2 (A levels).

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 15,439
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 1,000
Total first year fees: Dirham 16,439
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: oxford.sch.ae
School's Fees webpage: oxford.sch.ae/fees-structure
Address: Muhaisnah 4, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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