School Curriculum

image2Our curriculum is based upon American Common Core State Standards, National Science Education Standards, National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Association for Sport and Physical Education Standards and the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education guidelines for Arabic, Social Studies and Islamic Studies. These standards and guidelines describe what students should know and be able to do in each subject area.

Our dedicated and talented teachers use strategies, activities and materials designed to meet the holistic needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). Our approach to K-8 STEM introduces young students to relevant and fulfilling STEM content in an integrated fashion through exploration of the built world around them.

We are unique: 

  •  Magnificent buildings and superb teaching facilities
  •  Strong governance and management
  •  Strong teaching and support staff
  •  High expectations of students
  •  Coherence within the subjects and across the curriculum
  •  Child centered education

The school provides a program of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Splendid facilities are in place to support the school’s philosophy and overall program. 

  •  Swimming pool
  •  Basketball court
  •  Football area
  •  Additional sport facilities

 

Our curriculum and instruction promotes and supports the knowledge, skills, work habits, and character traits commonly associated with 21st century skills:

 

    1.  .      Critical thinking, problem solving, reasoning, analysis, interpretation, synthesizing information
    2. ·         Research skills and practices, interrogative questioning
    3. ·         Creativity, artistry, curiosity, imagination, innovation, personal expression
    4. ·         Perseverance, self-direction, planning, self-discipline, adaptability, initiative
    5. ·         Oral and written communication, public speaking and presenting, listening
    6. ·         Leadership, teamwork, collaboration, cooperation, facility in using virtual workspaces
    7. ·         Information and communication technology (ITC) literacy, media and internet literacy, data interpretation and analysis, computer programming
    8. ·         Civic, and ethical literacy
    9. ·         Economic and financial literacy, entrepreneurialism
    10. ·         Global awareness, multicultural literacy, humanitarianism
    11. ·         Scientific literacy and reasoning, the scientific method
    12. ·         Environmental and conservation literacy, ecosystems understanding
    13. ·         Health and wellness literacy, including nutrition, diet, exercise, and public health and safety.

 

As a result our students enjoy school and are they are successful learners. Our parents feel confident that our students will be both lifelong learners as well as leaders of tomorrow.

 

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