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

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List of new schools in UAE


School name Emirate/Town Open   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Ambassador School Sharjah   Sharjah   April 2016   Planned     Indian ICSE  ASS reviews 
American School Ajman   Ajman   September 2006   planned   primary  US  ASA reviews 
American School Fujairah   Fujairah   planned   planned   K-12  US   
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Sharjah   Sharjah   proposed   proposed     Indian CBSE   
British Prep Nursery Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2011   planned   nursery  UK Early Years Foundation Stage   
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 
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 
Kids Academy Al Ain   Al Ain   September 2014   planned   nursery  UK Early Years Foundation Stage EYFS   
Meritorious School Sharjah   Sharjah   planned   proposed     Pakistan Pakistani   
Paradigm Pioneers Indian School Sharjah   Sharjah   2015   Proposed     Indian  PPISS reviews 
RAK Academy for the Gifted   Ras Al Khaimah   planned   planned       
Roly Poly Nursery   Ras Al Khaimah   June 2016      nursery   RPN reviews 
The First Academy Ajman   Ajman   September 2012   planned   K-12  Arabic/US  TFAA reviews 
United School of Fujairah   Fujairah   planned   planned   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US   
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 "American" schools follow a UAE or other national curriculum.
  • This list of new schools in UAE includes private schools open from 2016 to 2018 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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