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New schools in Al Ain, Ajman, Fujairah, RAK, Sharjah, UAQ

Thursday 26 November 2015 (UAE)   

List of new schools in UAE


School name Emirate/Town Open   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Al Dana Nursery Ajman   Ajman   April 2013      nursery  Arabic, US 1 mth to 4 yrs old 15,500-25,000  ADNA reviews 
Al Dana Nursery RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   2013   +971-7-2369051   nursery  Arabic, US 15,500-25,000  ADNR reviews 
Al Fesoul Al Arbaah Nursery   Sharjah   September 2014   +971-6-5747450   nursery  1-4 years old 8,400-13,800   
Al Marah English Nursery   Sharjah   2013   +971-6-5668645   nursery  Arabic, English 8,000-12,000  AMEN reviews 
Al Saad Indian School Al Ain   Al Ain   April 2014   +971-3-7852232   primary  Indian CBSE 8,500-10,000  ASISAA reviews 
Al Tefl Al Nasheet Nursery   Sharjah   April 2013   +971-6-5212251   nursery  Arabic   
Ambassador School Sharjah   Sharjah   proposed   proposed     Indian   
American School Ajman   Ajman   September 2006   planned   primary  US  ASA reviews 
American School Fujairah   Fujairah   planned   planned   K-12  US   
American School of Creative Science   Sharjah   September 2013   +971-6-5055000   K-12  Arabic, MOE, US KG1-G4 19,500-28,600   
American University of Sharjah School   Sharjah   September 2013      K-12  Arabic/US IB   
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Sharjah   Sharjah   proposed   proposed     Indian CBSE   
Bloomington Academy Ajman   Ajman   September 2014      primary  UK EYFS, NC  BAA reviews 
Brighton College Al Ain UAE   Al Ain   September 2013   +971-3-7133999   K-12  UK GCSE, A-Level 47,530-72,680  BCAAU reviews 
British International School Ajman   Ajman   September 2014   +971-6-7424440   K-12  UK 10,000-16,000  BISA reviews 
British Prep Nursery Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2011   planned   nursery  UK Early Years Foundation Stage   
British Rose Nursery Al Nekhailat   Sharjah   September 2013   +971-6-5241494   nursery  UK EYFS 15,000  BRNAN reviews 
Delhi Private School Umm Al Quwain   Umm Al Quwain      proposed     Indian CBSE   
Delhi Public School Ajman   Ajman      planned?     Indian CBSE   
Delhi Public School Fujairah   Fujairah      planned?     Indian CBSE   
Delhi Public School RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   planned   proposed     Indian CBSE  DPSR reviews 
Diyar International Private School Fujairah   Fujairah   September 2013   +971-9-2032500     Arabic, US UAE MOE  DIPSF reviews 
EduFun Nursery Al Ain   Al Ain   January 2013   +971-3-7612686   nursery  UK EYFS 19,000-25,000  ENAA reviews 
Elite Music Institute Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2014        Music school 2,500-15,300  EMIAA reviews 
Emirates National School RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   September 2015   Planned     Arabic, UK, US 20,000-55,000  ENSR reviews 
Emirates National School Sharjah branch   Sharjah   September 2015   Planned     Arabic, UK, US 20,000-55,000  ENSSB reviews 
English Garden Nursery Al Ain   Al Ain   January 2015   +971-3-7648113   nursery  Arabic, UK EYFS, 3 mths to 4 years 19,500-29,500  EGNAA reviews 
GD Goenka Private School Sharjah   Sharjah   September 2013   +971-6-5677372     Indian, KG-Grade 4 CBSE, GDGPS (G D GPS) 12,000-14,000   
GEMS Westminster School RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   September 2013   +971-7-2035999   K-10  UK NC 10,000-16,000   
Green Apple Nursery Ajman   Ajman   2014      nursery  Arabic 9,000-12,000  GANA reviews 
Habitat Private School Ajman   Ajman   April 2014   +971-6-7315151   K-12  Indian CBSE  HPSA reviews 
Headstart Nursery Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2013   +971-3-7374677   nursery  UK EYFS, 3 mths to 4 years   
Joori Kids Nursery Ajman   Ajman   January 2014      nursery  Arabic   
Kids Academy Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2014   planned   nursery  UK Early Years Foundation Stage EYFS   
Little Treasures Nursery RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   September 2013   +971-7-2432307   nursery  UK EYFS 2,350-22,880  LTNR reviews 
Meritorious School Sharjah   Sharjah   planned   proposed     Pakistan Pakistani   
New World American Private School   Sharjah   September 2013   +971-6-5527443     Arabic, US   
Paradigm Pioneers Indian School Sharjah   Sharjah   2015   Proposed     Indian  PPISS reviews 
RAK Academy for the Gifted   Ras Al Khaimah   planned   planned       
Red Bus Nursery RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   February 2014      nursery  UK EYFS 6,000-20,000   
Sharjah American School UAQ   Umm Al Quwain   September 2014        Arabic, US  SASU reviews 
Taryam American Private School   Sharjah   September 2014   +971-6-5216000     Arabic, US 15,450-22,000  TAPS reviews 
The First Academy Ajman   Ajman   September 2012   planned   K-12  Arabic/US  TFAA reviews 
The Indian Academy Sharjah   Sharjah   April 2014   +971-6-5549786   K-10  Indian CBSE 9,000-11,000  TIAS reviews 
The Wellspring School RAK   Ras Al Khaimah   September 2015      primary  US  TWSR reviews 
United School of Fujairah   Fujairah   planned   planned   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US   
Zohour Al Mustaqbal Nursery   Sharjah   January 2014   +971-6-5230305   nursery  Arabic   
Notes about this directory and list of UAE schools
  • 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 schools with Arabic names are British or international expat schools.
  • This list of new schools in UAE includes private schools open from 2013 to 2015 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.
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 Al Ain 2013, 2014
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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