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First Steps School and Nursery in Abu Dhabi

Nursery name First Steps School and Nursery
Type of institute private nursery
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses
Head of nursery Sahar Al Mazroui (Principal)
Executive body or owner
Date founded 1997
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Nursery area, location map Al Karamah, Al Rowdah - location map
Postal address PO Box 32283, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-4454920
Fax +971-2-4454940
Email fsteps@emirates.net.ae
Website www.firststeps.ae (new window)
Nursery fees structure 23,700-28,000 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range
Kid satisfaction rating
4 stars from 10 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
2.5 stars from 11 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2 stars from 9 votes.    

First Steps School and Nursery admissions, reviews, notes

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First Steps School and Nursery Abu Dhabi (FSN, FSNS, FSNAD) tuition fee structure, general information

Not to be confused with First Steps Montessori Nursery in Dubai (unrelated).

2014-2015 fees Term 1 (AED) Terms 2 and 3 (AED)   Annual fees (AED)
Times / Days per week 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5   1 2 3 4 5
0800-1300                             9,500                             7,100                               23,700
0700-1300         10,000         7,500           25,000
0700-1400         10,700         8,000           26,700
0700-1500         11,200         8,400           28,000
Bus transport         1,800         1,350           4,500
  • 2014-2015 registration fee AED 1,500, deposit AED 2,000, medical fee AED 740 (annual), uniform costs AED 400-500 per set, book bag AED 70. Figures in italics are calculated, not confirmed.
  • 2012-2013 registration, admission, tuition fees information not supplied.
  • 2011-2012 day fees and tuition costs AED 7,300-14,500 (not confirmed)? Registration fee AED 500?
  • Children aged 18 months to 4 years old accepted. Nursery kindergarten offers classes to KG1, KG2. Grade 1 or primary level classes no longer offered.
  • Website given in some sources at domain www.fsteps.ae but not available (might be an error). Correct website is at www.firststeps.ae.
  • FB page at facebook.com/firststepsabudhabi.
  • Additional contact telephone number is +971-2-4460960.
  • Located in the Al Rowdha, Al Karama area, near junction of 24th Street (Al Karamah St) and 13th Street (Delma Road). See location map.
27 October 2014
  • First Steps Nursery is still operating for KG1 and KG2 classes (or FS1) for children aged 18 months to 4 years old. First Steps School (primary classes) has closed.
29 October 2013
  • First Steps School no longer in ADEC schools directory. It has closed? Or renamed? Or relocated? Reply in forum topic with updated information.
  • Additional email address given by ADEC as firststeps.pvt@adec.ac.ae but ADEC school addresses are not monitored or replied to.
02 July 2013 review
  • The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) announced a number of villa schools closing and relocating, including First Steps School or First Step School being closed by ADEC in July 2013.
  • ADEC Private Schools directory 2012-2013 lists it as First Steps School, British curriculum, Grades KG1 and KG2.
  • No further information supplied regarding closure or relocation of First Steps kindergarten school.
03 May 2010 review
  • Listed (AEZ directory, not confirmed?) as First Steps Pvt Sch, principal Sahar Al Masry (Sara Al Masri?), levels KG to Grade 3, tel +971-2-4454920, fax +971-2-4454940, in Al Karama district area.
25 August 2008 review
  • First Steps Nursery in Abu Dhabi is for children aged 14 months to 4 years. Also called First Step Private School and Nursery.
  • First Steps PreSchool is for KG1 and KG2.
  • Contact details for First Steps Nursery are tel +971-2-4460960 and fax +971-2-4460980.

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Radiant Montessori Nursery   March 2007   +971-2-4455576  Montessori 16,000-24,000   
Stepping Stones Al Rowdha   1997   +971-2-4452260  UK, US Montessori 38,000-69,000   
Twinkles Nursery Abu Dhabi   March 2012   +971-2-4455950  Arabic, UK   
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Last update 27 October 2014
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