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Al Yasat School

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Al Yasat School in Abu Dhabi

School name Al Yasat School
Type of institute private K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic, Islamic, US
Qualifications or Courses MOE, co-ed, KG-G12, AERO
Head of school Lesley Isherwood (Principal)
Executive body or owner
Date founded September 1993
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Shamkha - location map
Postal address PO Box 25586, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-6412300
Fax +971-2-6411050
Email admin@alyasat2.ae
Website www.alyasat-school.com
School fees structure 14,000-21,000 dhs per year (2013-2014)
Teacher salary range 3,200 - 5,500 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
4 stars from 36 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 15 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
4 stars from 9 votes.    

Al Yasat School admissions, reviews, notes

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Al Yasat Private School (AYPS) tuition fees and information

Sister nurseries to AYPS are Sesame Street Nursery and Busy Bees Nursery, both in Abu Dhabi. AYPS is not related to Al Yasat Kindergarten, a public UAE MOE curriculum KG in Al Shahama district of Abu Dhabi.

Grade or Year group KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014c 14,000 14,000 15,000 16,000 17,500 18,000 21,000 21,000                                                                  
  • 2014-2015 fee schedule not provided.
  • 2013-2014 admission, registration, tuition fees information not confirmed.
  • 2012-2013 fee range AED 16,000-24,000. Not confirmed, source unknown.
  • Curriculum was UAE MOE, UK, and US according to ADEC directory up to 2012, changed to US only from 2014 according to ADEC directory. Student population is about 50% Emirati, 50% Arab and other expat nationalities (2013 information).
  • Location (new, from Sep or Oct 2014): Plot P1, Sector SH10 (or SH19 GM?), Al Shamkha area. Contact information same as old location (tel 026412300, fax, postal address). Additional or new phone number is +971-2-5848899 (025848899).
  • Location (old): between internal street 9 and street 11, Al Dhafra, Al Dhafrah sector 1-15. Given as Al Muroor Street or New Airport Road.
School heads
  • Lesley Isherwood (principal), started beginning of 2011?
  • Deborah Gel (principal) (Deborah Kingston?). Was still head of school according to ADEC 2011 directory.
13 January 2015
  • New campus in Al Shamka area opened 22nd October 2014. Facilities include 25m swimming pool, auditorium and theatre, football field, gymnasium, library.
  • Email address updated to admin@alyasat2.ae. Previously alyasat_school@yahoo.com. ADEC address given as alyasat.pvt@adec.ac.ae but emails sent there are ignored.
  • For teaching job applications send letter and CV to principal@alyasat2.ae.
  • Special Needs students considered, AYPS admissions document says "Students with mild to moderate special educational needs are encouraged to apply to the school and will be accessed accordingly."
  • School class levels from KG-Grade 12 at new campus, previously was KG-Grade 5. But ADEC directory says AYPS still only KG-G5 (not G6).
  • No website at www.alyasat2.ae, used for emails. Domain www.alyasat.ae belongs to an unrelated company in Abu Dhabi (Al Yasat Commercial and Management Services).
  • Official school FB page: facebook.com/pages/Al-Yasat-Private-School/290582434380265 (FP 22 Oct 2012).
11 May 2014
  • School will expand to Grade 12 classes? Flyer from AYPS says "Al Yasat Private School is glad to announce their relocation to an all new state of the art KG1 - G12 campus for the academic year 2014-2015."
20 February 2014
  • New building construction in Al Shamkha area for AYPS, expected to open September 2014, project value AED 50 million (?):
    • Main contractor - Al Qantara General Contracting, Abu Dhabi.
    • Consultant - Home of Architecture and Planning (HAP), Abu Dhabi.
    • HVAC - Green Vision Contracting, Abu Dhabi.
11 September 2008 review
  • Classes from KG to Grade 6.
  • Website not found (domain www.alyasatschool.com no longer valid - is spam).
  • Contact details from ADCCI, ADEZ. Location given as Al Muroor Street.
  • Associated nursery school is Sesame Street Nursery, also in Abu Dhabi.
  • Some sources have postal address as PO Box 35386, including the UAE Yellow Pages. Might not be correct.

Schools in or near Al Shamkha close to Al Yasat School

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Abilities Development Centre      +971-2-6417996     Support Services Special Needs   
Al Noor Indian Islamic School      +971-2-6415782     Indian CBSE   
Al Salam Private School Abu Dhabi   1989   +971-2-6414499   K-12  Arabic, UK IGCSE, AS, A-levels 6,850-20,800  ASPSAD reviews 
Asian International Private School      +971-2-6419112     Indian CBSE   
Castle Private School      +971-2-6412960   primary  Arabic/UK   
GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi   September 2011   +971-2-6416333   K-12  UK/US IB DP, MYP, PYP 25,000-55,650  GWAAD reviews 
Islamia English School   1978   +971-2-6417773     Pakistan O-level 6,000-12,000  IES reviews 
Islamia Intermediate College      +971-2-6417773     Pakistan FBISE SSC, HSSC  IIC reviews 
Pearl Primary School   September 2007   +971-2-6418887   primary  UK 39,600  PPS reviews 
Prince Center Speech Rehabilitation      +971-2-6415533     Support Services Special Needs   
Special Care Center Abu Dhabi   1989   +971-2-6418418     Special Needs 8,000   


Last update 14 January 2015
General comments - might not apply to Al Yasat School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Abu Dhabi might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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