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Redwood Saadiyat Nursery in Abu Dhabi

Nursery name Redwood Saadiyat Nursery
Type of institute private nursery
Curriculum or Student Nationality
Qualifications or Courses Montessori
Head of nursery
Executive body or owner Kids First Group, TDIC
Planned opening date September 2013
Number of students (approx) 140
Number of staff (approx)
Nursery area, location map Saadiyat Island Cultural District
Postal address Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone planned
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Nursery fees structure
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Redwood Saadiyat Nursery School (RSN) Abu Dhabi tuition fee structure and general information
  • Fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • Contact details, website, head's name, location, location map not supplied. Please send updates and information to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • Location is on the beach? TDIC 2012 Annual Report says "Located on Saadiyat Beach, Redwood Saadiyat Nursery ..." No mention of surfing classes in the curriculum though.
  • Opening date not confirmed - September 2013 or September 2014 or ... ?
  • Contact Redwood Nursery Abu Dhabi in the meantime.
06 August 2013
  • Director job for Redwood Nursery seen advertised, with salary offered £34,000 to £40,000 (AED 194,000-228,000) (presumably per year, about AED 16,000-19,000 per month). Not clear if position is for the Redwood Nursery Khalifa City branch or the new Saadiyat Island branch. Advertisement says nursery is for 2 months to 4 years old, and applicants require EYFS experience - which might refer to Saadiyat Island branch (Khalifa City branch is Montessori and Reggio Emilia curriculum, accepts children 4 months to 4 years old). See Redwood Nursery Khalifa City for more details and contact information.
16 July 2013
  • The opening date for the new Saadiyat Island nursery appears to be sometime in 2013 Q3 (which means by end of September) according to a Gulf News report about the new Cranleigh School on Saadiyat Island, quoting Ahmad Al Fahim, Executive Director of Communication and Other Stuff at TDIC as saying "The Redwood Saadiyat Nursery will open in the third quarter of 2013 ..."
03 April 2013
  • Press release announced the new Saadiyat Island Redwood Nursery, a joint venture between KFG and TDIC Education LLC, with opening date later in 2013 (possibly September 2013)? Press release said "to open the first nursery school on Saadiyat later this year", but previous information was that opening date would be September 2014? Confusingly, The National reported First nursery on Saadiyat Island to open next year ... Saadiyat Island will welcome its first nursery school this year. ... a TDIC spokesman said. "... and is progressing well for the project to be open in the third quarter of 2013." We'll go with September 2013 for the time being.
  • Total area 1,500 sq meters - 500 sq m building and 1,000 sq m outdoor play area. Capacity 140 children.
  • Facilities include arts and crafts area, gymnasium and sports area, library, media center, music room, performing arts area, technology room. Extra-curricular activities include ballet, cooking, drama, golf, karate, music, yoga.
  • Other comments from the press release included:
    • The Redwood Saadiyat Nursery will adopt a curriculum based on the specialised world-renowned Montessori Method ...
    • ... the nursery will boast spacious classrooms arranged by a certified feng shui master to provide the right energy to students and staff.
    • The curriculum will include English, French and Arabic sections.
    • The nursery will host an extra-curricular programme that includes an optional two-hour ‘Enrichment Programme’ offering a range of activities ... language classes such as Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Italian, and Spanish.
  • Website, contact details, location not supplied. Tried domains and URLs www.redwoodsaadiyat.com, www.redwoodsaadiyat.ae, www.redwoodsaadiyatnursery.com and www.redwoodsaadiyatnursery.ae. All unavailable.
22 March 2013
  • Redwood Saadiyat Nursery is a new nursery being established in the Saadiyat Island Cultural District with opening date September 2014 according to a report in The National.
  • Nursery is a joint venture between Kids First Nursery Group (KFG) and TDIC Abu Dhabi (Tourism Development and Investment Company)?
  • The National quoted Kamil Najjar, CEO of KFG, as saying "TDIC is building the core and the shell, and we are taking it for 25 years. So there will be another Redwood on Saadiyat. It will open in September 2014."

 

Last update 11 August 2013
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