Al Basateen Nursery and Preschool presumably reopened (opening date not supplied). Email received with corrections:
Not Indian curriculum, is Basateen Nursery in-house curriculum.
Fax number changed from +971-6-5657799 to +971-6-5640466.
Opening times 0800-2000 (8am to 8pm).
Children aged 0 to 5 years old accepted.
Updated fees information not supplied.
14 September 2009
Al Basateen Nursery closed until further notice as an H1N1 virus (swine flu) precaution (Khaleej Times report 14 September 2009).
16 February 2009
Basateen nursery open from 0730-2030 (7:30am to 8:30pm), located at the Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) near Al Muntazah Square.
Infants, and children aged 1½ to 4 or 5 years old accepted.? Or babies and infants as young as 1 month old? Conflicting information seen.
Children grouped into Babies 1-12 months old, Toddlers 12-24 months, Under 2s 1-2 years, Pre KG 2-3 yrs, Foundation 3-4 yrs.
Children under 2½ years old must be accompanied by a child carer (Basateen website comment)?
Nursery classes and childcare sessions from 0800-1300, 0800-1600, or 0800-2000. Nursery open 12 months per year?
Facilities include computer, dining room, gym, library, multi-purpose music and movement room, outdoor playground, swimming pool (indoor and outdoor at SLC).
Nursery fees are 15-20 dhs per hour or 65-85 dhs per 5 hours. Variation depends on whether mother is SLC member or not. Annual fees figure an estimated calculation assuming one 5 hour session per day, 5 days per week, 10 months per year.
Contact fax and PO Box for Sharjah Ladies Club. SLC tel +971-6-5067777. PO Box
62772 also seen but might be an error.
Domain www.sharjahladiesclub.com seen in some sources not available.
Last update 28 September 2010
General comments - might not apply to Basateen Preschool Center