New schools in Al Ain, Ajman, Fujairah, RAK, Sharjah, UAQ
List of new schools in UAE
|School name||Emirate/Town||Curriculum||Qualifications||School fees||Reviews|
|Ambassador School Sharjah||Sharjah||Indian
|American School Ajman||Ajman||US
|American School Fujairah||Fujairah||US
|Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Sharjah||Sharjah||Indian
|British Prep Nursery Al Ain||Al Ain||UK
|Early Years Foundation Stage|
|Delhi Private School Umm Al Quwain||Umm Al Quwain||Indian
|Delhi Public School Ajman||Ajman||Indian
|Delhi Public School Fujairah||Fujairah||Indian
|Delhi Public School RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian
|Emirates National School RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Arabic, UK, US
|Kids Academy Al Ain||Al Ain||UK
|Early Years Foundation Stage EYFS|
|Meritorious School Sharjah||Sharjah||Pakistan
|Paradigm Pioneers Indian School Sharjah||Sharjah||Indian
|RAK Academy for the Gifted||Ras Al Khaimah|
|The First Academy Ajman||Ajman||Arabic/US
|United School of Fujairah||Fujairah||Arabic, UAE, US
- To add a school in UAE to this list, start a new topic in the UAE schools forum. Or send details to education at dubaifaqs dot com.
- Location column not printed to fit table in A4 portrait view. Tel area codes for each emirate: 02 Abu Dhabi, 04 Dubai, 06 Sharjah, Ajman, & UAQ, 07 RAK, 09 Fujairah & East Coast
- School name does not always indicate curriculum or predominant student nationality e.g. some "American" schools follow a UAE or other national curriculum.
- This list of new schools in UAE includes private schools open from 2017 to 2019 and schools planned for UAE.
- Abu Dhabi city and Dubai not included on this page - see Abu Dhabi new schools or Dubai new schools.
- For other emirates and cities, see school list page for that location.
New nurseries in the UAE updates needed or done
- See nursery lists for Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al Ain, etc.
Updates not done section (2019)
New schools in Ajman to be added
- Bhavans School Ajman (Wise Indian Academy).
- GEMS school in Al Zorah project in Ajman. Agreement signed between GEMS Education and Al Zorah Development Company, reported Mar 2018.
New schools in Al Ain city (in Abu Dhabi emirate) to be added
- Bhavans School Al Ain (Al Saad Indian School Al Ain). Opened in April 2014.
New schools in Fujairah to be added
- GEMS American school in Fujairah, planned in 2009 but no updates found. Still planned? Or abandoned? Or changed to GEMS Winchester School?
- GEMS Winchester School Fujairah. Sister school to GWS Abu Dhabi and GWS Dubai. British curriculum to IGCSE. Did this replace the planned GEMS American school in Fujairah?
New schools in Mohammed Bin Zayed (MBZ) city (Abu Dhabi emirate)
- Emirates National School MBZ branch of ENS group in Abu Dhabi.
New schools in Ras Al Khaimah to be added
- Emirates National School RAK branch of ENS group in Abu Dhabi.
New schools in Sharjah to be added
- Bhavans School Sharjah: proposed but not open or planned as of end 2018. Closest Bhavans School is the one in Ajman.
- [Update] Emirates National School Sharjah branch of ENS group in Abu Dhabi.
- [Rename] Emirates National School (Indian curriculum unrelated to ENS group) rename to The Emirates National School (TENS).
- GEMS New Our Own Private High School Sharjah (or GEMS New Our Own High School Sharjah), Apr 2018 opening planned.
- Feb or Mar 2019 announcement (school website): NOOPHSS/NOOHSS will merge with the GEMS Our Own English High School Sharjah (Boys Section) (OOB).
- Website: www.gemsnewourownhighschool-sharjah.com. Contact information: tel +971-6-5190100, email email@example.com.
- Also in Juwaiza suburb is the new campus of Sharjah Indian School (not a GEMS school).
- GEMS PR 20 Feb 2018 notes: Based on Our Own English High School model. Location in Juwaiza’a area for KG to Grade 5 students, expanding to higher levels in following years. Principal will be Sangita Chima, previously at The Lawrence School Lovedale in Ooty, India.
- [Update] Our Own English High School Sharjah Boys, not a new school, but merging with the GEMS New Our Own Private High School.
- [Update] Our Own English High School Sharjah Girls, not a new school, but boys section moving to new campus? Or merging with new school at least.
- Sharjah Indian School: Boys section Grades I-XII moved to new campus buildings in Al Juwaiza area of Sharjah from Feb/Mar 2018. Girls section remained at Ghubaiba/Ghubaibah/Hubaiba campus.
- [Update] Wesgreen International School Sharjah - not a new school but under new ownership or management, now part of GEMS Education group.
New schools in UAQ to be added
End updates not done section (2019)
New schools in the UAE 2015
- Paradigm Pioneers Group - chairman in Sep 2014 announced 3 new schools in 2015. One Indian school in Sharjah, locations of other two schools not given. Ref KT 15 Sep 2015.
New schools in Ajman - see Ajman schools page.
New schools in Al Ain 2013, 2014
- 2014 Sep: Elite Music School Al Ain (new branch of the Elite Music School in Abu Dhabi).
- 2014 Apr (?): Al Saad Indian School - Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Al Ain.
- 2013 Sep: Brighton College Al Ain.
New schools in Sharjah 2011, 2013
- 2013 Sep: G D Goenka School Sharjah, located in the Al Azra (Al Ezra) school zone, open September 2013 but academic year won't start until April 2014. Indian CBSE curriculum school.
- 2013 Sep (?): New World Private American School Sharjah.
- 2011 Sep: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Sharjah - announced in August 2010 as opening in September 2011. Update Dec 2014, not open, no construction, no news, no school.
New schools in Umm Al Quwain (UAQ)
- 2010 (?): Elite Private American School - opening date 2010? Not confirmed.
New schools in the Western Region (Al Gharbia, Al Gharbiyah) of Abu Dhabi
- Bright Riders School Madinat Zayed - a branch of the Bright Riders School in Abu Dhabi city - Mussafah MBZ City.
- Emirates Scientific School Madinat Zayed - UAE MOE curriculum, tel 028870887, fax 028870886, PO Box 206, GPS coordinates 23.6597, 53.6990 (ADEC).
- Glenelg School Ghayathi (Gayathi) - tel 024964400, PO Box 114124 (Abu Dhabi? Same as Glenelg School in Khalifa City A), American curriculum, level KG-Grade 12, GPS coordinates 23.9107, 52.7973 (ADEC).
- Glenelg School Madinat Zayed - tel 024964500, PO Box 114124 (Abu Dhabi? Same as Glenelg School in Khalifa City A), American curriculum, level KG-Grade 7, GPS coordinates 23.6710, 53.7057 (ADEC).
- Glenelg School Ruwais - tel 024964001, fax 028763800, PO Box 11877, American curriculum, level KG-Grade 12, GPS coordinates 24.0787, 52.6415 (ADEC).
New schools in the UAE news updates (see other pages for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah)
- 02 Nov 2013 (Khaleej Times) - Beaconhouse Schools Group are planning to buy or open new schools in the UAE, maybe in 2014 - see New schools in Dubai opening in 2014 for further details.
- 22 Oct 2012 (press release) - GEMS (Global Education Management System) education group announced they would develop 10 new schools in the UAE by October 2014, with "... British, Indian, International Baccalaureate, American and dual curriculums ..." but didn't say where or give details of individual school projects, except for a Leadership Academy and Teacher Training College in Dubai. A Gulf News story said total capacity of the new schools would be 33,000 places, and they would be opened in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Ras Al Khaimah, but didn't say where that information came from (it wasn't in the GEMS press release). Other publications carried the original GEMS version of the story (which did not give details of which emirates or student capacity).
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