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Fujairah Private Academy

School name Fujairah Private Academy
Type of institute private non-profit K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic, Islamic, UK
Qualifications or Courses A-level, GCSE
Head of school Ms Jan Brettingham (principal)
Executive body or owner Government of Fujairah
Date founded 1982
Number of students (approx) 700
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Masafi-Fujeirah Rd - location map
Postal address PO Box 797, Fujairah, UAE
Telephone +971-9-2224001
Fax +971-9-2221710
Email registrar@fpa.sch.ae
Website www.fpa.sch.ae
School fees structure 15,000-34,300 dhs per year (2011-2012)
Teacher salary range 4,500 - 12,000 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 120 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 32 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2.5 stars from 70 votes.    

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Fujairah Private Academy (FPA) tuition fee structure and general information
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  KG Infant Junior Junior Junior Junior Junior Junior Sen 1 Sen 2 Sen 3 Sen 4 Sen 5 Sen 6 Sen 7
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012 15,000 21,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 25,500 25,500 25,500 28,500 28,500 34,300 34,300
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 13,000 18,200 20,800 20,800 20,800 20,800 20,800 20,800 22,100 22,100 22,100 24,700 24,700 29,730 29,730
  • 2013-2014 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2011-2012 fees not confirmed.
  • 2010-2011 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2007-2008 fees AED 13,000-29,730. Registration fee AED 300, book deposit AED 300. Additional fees for uniforms, stationery, books at senior level, field trips. Senior 1 = Year 7. Senior 7 = Year 13. Transport not provided by school.
  • 2004-2005 fees AED 7,800-18,300. Registration fee AED 300, deposit AED 500.
  • Location behind Fujairah Islamic Scientific School and Fujairah Men's College, off the Masafi Road. GPS coordinates 25°7'46.45"N, 56°18'0.95"E (25.129569, 56.300263).
Teaching jobs and salaries at Fujairah Private Academy
  • Send CVs and job applications to principal@fpa.sch.ae.
  • Teacher salaries might be £1700-2000 per month tax-free in UAE, or AED 9,400-12,232 (GBP 1,571-2,044) per month. Benefits package includes free single furnished accommodation, paid utility bills, medical insurance (but probably only basic government health card), annual flights, settling-in allowance of AED 1,000. Information from job vacancy advertised in April 2011 for Reception Teachers at a British curriculum international school. Name of school not supplied, but FPA is pretty much the only UK curriculum school in Fujariah.
  • Another vacancy advertised online in September 2011 for a KS3/KS4 Math teacher at FPA listed salary and benefits as follows: £1500-£2000 (approx AED 8,700-11,600) per month, annual flights, two bedroom furnished apartment, utilities allowance, government medical card (which most western expats would regard as insufficient medical coverage), settling in allowance of AED 1,000, standard UAE gratuity.
  • Contact information for positions vacant from a different advertisement for Primary School Art and Music Teachers is principal@fpa.sch.ae. Closing date 14 April 2011.
28 August 2013
  • Email address updated to registrar@fpa.sch.ae. Previous email was fpa@emirates.net.ae (or fpa@eim.ae), unknown if still valid.
  • New website available from May or June 2013?
  • School has about 700 students - advertisements for teaching jobs at the school in 2013 said "700 students aged 3.5-18 years. 90 % of these are from Arabic speaking backgrounds with 75 % of them being Emirati."
28 April 2011
  • Updated fees information not supplied. Website not available (home page says under construction - last checked April 2011).
26 August 2008
Grades KG Infant Junior Senior 1-3 Senior 4-5 Senior 6-7
Annual fees (AED) 2007-2008
  • Fujairah Private Academy (FPA) moved into new building March 2004 (or April 2003 - or that was when construction finished)?
  • Primary school established in the 1980s (1982?). Expanded to include secondary school in 1990.
  • Student body is about 80% Arab and 20% Western / Asian. Most teachers are from the UK. School has about 500 students and 50 teachers.
  • FPA is about the only private school choice for western expats in Fujairah - St Mary's School in Fujairah might be considered by some.
  • Other expenses include school uniforms, stationery, course books for senior students, field trips. School does not provide transport.
  • Email fpa@eim.ae, fpa@emirates.net.ae, jcbretth@emirates.net.ae, or jcbretth@eim.ae might also work.
  • FPA also be referred to as the "Fujairah Academy".
  • There is also a Fujairah Islamic Scientific Academy (FISA), a UAE curriculum Arabic language school, which is not related to FPA but could be easily confused as the Fujairah Educational Zone (FEZ) lists it as "Fujairah Academy", while the FEZ has Fujairah Private Academy (FPA) listed as "School of Fujairah" or "Fujairah Private School" or similar.

Schools in the same area as Fujairah Private Academy

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Emirates Private School Fujairah      +971-9-2224437   K-12  Arabic, UAE  EPSF reviews 
Fujairah Islamic Scientific Academy   1995   +971-9-2225604   K-10  Arabic/UAE UAE  FISA reviews 
Indian School Fujairah      +971-9-2223441   K-12  Indian CBSE  ISF reviews 
Our Own English High School Fujairah   1988   +971-9-2227127   K-12  Indian CBSE, IGCSE 3,853-8,236  OOEHSF reviews 
Pakistan Islamia School Fujairah   1982   +971-9-2223130   K-12  Pakistan FBISE SSC, HSSC 1,250-2,250  PISF reviews 


Last update 28 August 2013
General comments - might not apply to Fujairah Private Academy
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Fujairah might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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