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Safa Community School in Dubai

School name Safa Community School
Type of institute private K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses
Head of school Andrew Prosser (Headteacher)
Executive body or owner Safa Private School, Dubai Properties Group
Planned opening date September 2014
Number of students (approx) 2,100
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand - location map
Postal address Dubai, UAE
Telephone planned
Fax
Email school@safaschooldubai.com
Website www.safacommunityschool.com
School fees structure 47,000-55,000 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range 10,600 - 14,400 dhs per month (estimate only)

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Safa Community School in Dubai (SCS, SCSD) tuition fee structure, general information

Safa Community School (SCS) is the new name for what was originally announced as Safa British Academy (SBA) in August 2013, a new campus of the Safa Private School in Al Quoz.

Grade/Year FS1 FS2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2014-2015 47,000 47,000 49,000 49,000 49,000 51,000 53,000 55,000                                                                             
Discounted fees (AED) 2014-2015 38,500 40,700 44,000 44,000 46,000 49,500 49,500 49,500              
  • 2014-2015 fee schedule discounted for the first year of admissions - see table. Application fee AED 500, medical fee AED 1,500 (not confirmed)?
  • School plans to open for FS1 to Year 6 students in Sep 2014, Year 7-9 students in Sep 2015, and expand to Year 13 after that (not confirmed)?
  • Capacity of school is 2,100 students according to KHDA information. But school will only have 600 places initially, expanding to a total of 2,000 in future years?
  • Admission registration email address is school@safaschooldubai.com. Or contact registrar@safaschooldubai.com for enquiries. Or tel +971-4-3210470.
  • Location of the school is in Al Barsha South 3 (not Al Barsha 3), next to Dubai Miracle Garden off the Umm Suqeim Rd, before Arabian Ranches and Dubai Motorcity communities.
Safa Community School teaching job vacancies 2014-2015
  • Positions advertised on SCS website starting Sep 2014 include FS1, FS2, KS1, KS2, and specialist teachers. Closing date, salary scale, and benefits package not given.
  • Send application letter (less than one side of an A4 page), photo, and CV, to recruitment@safaschooldubai.com. include See Recruitment section on website for more information.
29 March 2014 review
  • SCS is the Safa British Academy renamed, date of name change not provided. School appears to have been redesigned somewhat - it looks different in the artist impression images.
  • KHDA information says fee range is AED 45,000-72,000, school name is Al Safa Academy, and school will open in or for the 2015-2016 academic year, not 2014-2015. Unless there is another Al Safa school planned, but the same information did not have SCS in the list of schools opening in 2014.
  • Head of school is or will be Andrew Prosser, currently Primary Head at the original Safa School on Meydan Road (Maydan Rd).
  • Planned opening date of September 2014 seems optimistic given the current state of construction progress (or lack of it) at the new site. Seems to be very little happening so far. As with many building projects in Dubai, a delayed completion date would not be surprising. Classes will possibly start at the Meydan Rd Safa School campus in that case.
  • Location is the same as for SBA, although some sources give conflicting information, putting the school on Meydan Rd (Hadiqa Rd) where the first Safa Private School (SPS) in Dubai is. Probably because SCS themselves have provided the wrong location - both SCS and SPS are in the same place according to their location maps.
  • New domain is , same website showing at old domain, and at safabritishacademycom.uk2sitebuilder.com.

 

Last update 29 March 2014
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