Dubai
British, Arabic curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

The School of Research Science

CurriculumBritish, Arabic
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class -
First year fees: Dirham 56,878

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 56,878
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School Information

Number of students

3000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

Emirati

Ratio of local students to international students

66% local : 34% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.
As a general guide, your child should aim to spend the following amount of time on their homework:
• Key Stage 2 - 20 minutes per subject per week
• Key Stage 3 - 30 minutes per core subject per week
• Key Stage 4 - 45 minutes per core subject per week

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

External examinations/assessments available

GCSE, AS Exam, A2 exam

Results in these examinations

Year 11 GCSE Results – August 2014
In August 2014 52% of students attained 5 or more A* - C grades grades at GCSE. At an individual level 34% of the students attained 5 A* and A grades. Within Biology, 72% of the students entered achieved a grade A* -B. In Chemistry it was 87% of students in in Physics 83% of students who attained A* - B grades. In Maths these higher passes were achieved by 67% of students, whilst in Arabic 72% of students attained a grade A* - C.

Year 12 AS Results – August 2014
In August 2014 78 students sat 200 AS examinations. Overall 25% of all examination grades were grade A, with 55% of all the grades grade A – C. As a result our students were able to progress both to year 13 to complete full A’ Levels and to colleges and Universities of their choice.

Year 13 A2 Results – August 2014
100% of students entered for A2 subjects were awarded a grade A – E. In English Literature 100% of the students attained higher passes at grade A – B. In Physics 75% passed grade A – B and in Maths it was 50%. At an individual level 75% of the students attained at least 2 A – D grades.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, the school is proud of being inclusive school and has a whole school approach to maximizing the potential of all our students including those with learning difficulties.

Learning support offered

Through personalised Individual Education Plans (IEP’s), support and targeted intervention programmes, the school aims to provide purposeful experiences for all the children in our care. Many of the students at SRS present with varying degrees of need and it is our SEN team that work with the parents and staff to ensure we highlight a child’s difficulties early on and tailor their support to help them overcome any barriers to learning.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The school believes that each student has individual and unique needs and SRS is committed to creating opportunities for all students to identify their strengths and for their abilities to flourish. SRS will provide additional support for children who are working at a significantly higher level than their peers both in school and through LWB.

School start time

7:30 am

School finish time

2:45 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

SRS offers many activities such as creative writing, gardening, jewellery making, cartoon drawing, swimming, football, ball games, yoga, drama club, chess, math club, karate, kung-fu, gymnastics and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Swimming, football, taekwondo

Sports facilities at the school

2 swimming pools, large gymnasiums, grassed and hart courts

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Established in 1998, The School of Research Science (SRS) is committed to enquiry based learning. Most visitors to SRS comment on the feeling of well-being; that the children seem very happy and also remark on the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff.

Teaching approach of the school

The philosophy of the school is that the education and development of SRS students is not to be confined to a narrow or limiting interpretation, but is to be holistic. Thus, the ethos and strategy of the school aims to facilitate development of the intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual and creative needs of all students.

The unequivocal and central aim of the school is to provide a quality education for all students, based on their individual needs, their age, aptitude and ability.

As an Arabic/Islamic school, it is implicit that the curriculum is concerned with preserving the heritage of its culture, its language, its literature, history and especially its Islamic tradition. The school is committed to moulding a future Islamic generation who will be creative, independent thinkers, able to adapt their knowledge and skills to the changing needs of this technological age.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: info@SRS.ae
School's webpage: srsdubai.ae
Address: Nouakchott Street, Al Warqa 4, Dubai United Arab Emirates