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International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Uptown School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Total first year fees: Dirham 68,000
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: www.uptownschool.ae
Yearly fees: Dirham 67,500

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Number of students

1432

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Varies

Most common nationality

UAE

Ratio of local students to international students

0.25

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Smart boards, bring your own device, ICT lessons

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Varies from grade to grade: 20-25 mins for younger students, up to 1-2 hours for older ones.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes, for certain grades.

Entry evaluation for students

All students are assessed. Form of assessment varies.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Various. all students are individually assessed using the most appropriate form of assessment.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Applications accepted throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Data not available.

External examinations or assessments available

IB exams

Results in these examinations

Data not available.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Islam

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

EAL, SLT, OT and others

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

Staggered across grades between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Over 50 different ECAs available covering sports, art, dance, robotics, etc.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

PE: athletics, aquatics, movement: Sports- football, basketball, and others

Sports facilities at the school

3 gyms (one for each section), 2 swimming pools, large sports field, track, tennis courts, basketball courts, etc.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes