Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

The Sheffield Private School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 31,476

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 31,476

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1634

Most common nationality

Arab

Ratio of local students to international students

1% local : 99% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second/Additional Language

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.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, Edexel, AS, A2nexaminations

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Homework club, doodle and graffiti, lego construction, French, swimming, netball, football, art and craft, painting, literacy, reading and writing, science wizz, drama, origami, calligraphy, ICT club, chess, debating and public speaking, environmental society, sudoku, crochet, creative writing book club, swimming, gymnastics, tennis, ballet

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Covered 5 lane swimming pool and learning pool, multi-purpose hall, covered netball courts, astro-turf football and hockey pitches

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Sheffield Private School will:
- Provide a happy, safe and nurturing environment
- Encourage ALL students to take responsibility for their learning whilst they strive for academic excellence
- Support ALL students in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for the 21st Century
- Instill a respect for moral and ethical values
- Promote an open dialogue between all stakeholders to the benefit of it's students
- Offer a range of activities and opportunities to promote excellence, success, confidence and self-esteem.

Teaching approach of the school

The Sheffield Private School teaches the National Curriculum for England which is recognized throughout the world for its high academic standards. It is a skill based curriculum served by many excellent textbooks and resources, with its own testing mechanism. It fits into the English public examination system GCSE (IGCSE), AS & A Levels], which is accepted by universities all over the world.

The curriculum is based on a structured and broad framework that outlines expected levels of achievement through all stages of a student’s school life. In addition to development of specific skills and competencies, the curriculum emphasizes thinking skills, enquiry, creative, planning and other skills needed to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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