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Sharjah English School

School name Sharjah English School
Type of institute private non-profit K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses GCSE, AS, A-Level
Head of school John Nolan (Principal)
Executive body or owner Board of Governors
Date founded 1974
Number of students (approx) 750
Number of staff (approx) 50
School area, location map Maliha Rd, Al Juraina - location map
Postal address PO Box 1600, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone +971-6-5589304
Fax +971-6-5589305
Email enquiries@sharjahenglishschool.org
Website www.sharjahenglishschool.org
School fees structure 25,000-70,000 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range 7,500 - 23,000 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 97 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 35 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 29 votes.    

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Sharjah English Primary and Secondary School (SES) tuition fee structure and information
  • Sharjah English College (SEC) was the secondary section of SES but has merged with SES to become a primary and secondary school. See also Sharjah English School Nursery.
  • Sharjah British School (SBS, also Sharjah British International School) is not related to SES. SES is a British school with mostly British students and staff. SBS is a British curriculum Muslim school for Emirati and Arab students.
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2014-2015 25,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 45,000 45,000 45,000 45,000 53,000 53,000 53,000 60,000 60,000 68,000 68,000
                               
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 21,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 39,000 39,000 39,000 39,000         55,000 55,000 55,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 19,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000         50,000 50,000 50,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 19,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000         50,000 50,000  
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 12,900 22,500 22,500 22,500 23,700 23,700 23,700 23,700                                                     39,000                          
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 12,390 21,600 21,600 21,600 22,800 22,800 22,800 22,800       38,000      

Fees information in italics are approximate estimates only and unconfirmed (to be updated when correct information supplied).

  • 2014-2015 fee schedule not provided. Registration fee AED 400 (non-refundable), admission deposit AED 5,000 (non-refundable). Fee range AED 20,000-60,000 or AED 21,000-70,000 (not confirmed, source unknown).
  • 2008-2009 fee schedule not provided.
  • 2007-2008 registration fee AED 400 (non-refundable), deposit AED 3,000 (refundable).
  • KG1 for 3-4 year olds - also called Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) (or Reception?). KG2 also called Foundation Stage 2 (FS2). Not the same as Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 (KS1/KS2). Years 12 and 13 referred to as Lower and Upper Sixth Form.
  • SES is accredited by and a member of British Schools Overseas (BSO) and British Schools of the Middle East (BSME).
  • Location: Maliha Road, opposite Sharjah University City.
Teaching jobs at SES
  • SES website Home > About > Careers at SES for information and any current vacancies. Teaching and management jobs are also advertised in the TES.
  • Contracts are for 2 years, overseas hires include return flights, furnished accommodation or an accommodation allowance ([check] might be only for senior positions), health insurance and standard end of contract gratuity.
  • Send application letter, CV, recent photograph and contact details for two referees to applications@sharjahenglishschool.org.
School heads
  • John Nolan (Principal) - current head of school (Jan 2015).
  • David Throp - head of both SES and SEC.
  • Jenefer Race (Primary Headteacher).
  • Mr George Savage (Headmaster).
  • Robert (Bob) Malone.
SES and SEC websites and domains
  • www.sharjahenglishschool.org - most up to date website (since September 2009?).
  • www.seschool.ae - forwards to www.sharjahenglishschool.org (checked May 2010).
  • www.ses.ae - invalid, not accessible (checked May 2010). Or out of date, shows 2009-2010 information (checked May 2012).
  • www.se-school.com - might be an old website, is out of date or not available (May 2010).
  • www.sharjahenglishschool.com - not available, or is spam (May 2010).
  • www.sharjahenglishschool.ae - no website or not available (May 2010).
  • www.shensch.u-net.com appears to be very out of date - term dates are given for 1998/1999 (checked Nov 2007).
17 January 2015
  • Email address updated to enquiries@sharjahenglishschool.org. Previously was enquiries@seschool.ae.
  • For enrolment and registration enquiries, use admissions@sharjahenglishschool.org.
09 May 2012
  • Sharjah English school opened a new Performing Arts Center with a 400 seat theater. A new library has also opened, along with various specialist music and drama rooms (WAM report).
26 May 2010
  • Sharjah English School (SES) principal is John Nolan (date of change not supplied). Previous headmaster/principal was David Throp.
  • Chairman of the Board of Governors is Mr Khalid Al Amiri. Previously was Mr John Farrer (date of change not supplied).
  • New building under construction during 2010-2011?
  • Email address updated from seschool@emirates.net.ae (seschool@eim.ae). Old email address might still be valid.
  • SES website says facilities includes specialist rooms for Information Technology (IT), Music, Science, and Special Needs. Other resources include Gymnasium/Hall, Library, Outdoor pitches for Basketball, Football, Netball, Rounders, and a 25 meter swimming pool.
  • Fees information updated. A report in The Telegraph (UK) dated 30 April 2010 said fees ranged from AED 19,000-50,000 but it wasn't clear if that included the Sixth Form. Fees might be AED 60,000 or more for Years 12 and 13.
31 August 2008
  • Headmaster was Mr George Savage, and principal was Bob Malone (now at Al Yasmina School in Abu Dhabi).
  • Primary Headteacher is Jenefer Race.
  • Foundation year fees increased from AED 12,390 to AED 19,000 for 2008-2009 according to report in The National. Fee schedule not provided by SES.
14 November 2007 review
  • Sharjah English School (SES) is a highly regarded primary school for KG to Year 6 students, with mostly British students and staff.
  • Sharjah English College is the secondary section of SES for Years 7-11, opened on new premises in September 2005. SES primary school moved to same premises during 2005/2006?
  • Secondary school expecting to become K-12 for 2008 and offer A-Levels.
  • SES is run as a non-profit charitable organisation.
  • Old contact details are tel +971-6-5672779 and fax +971-6-5662921.

Schools in the same area as Sharjah English School

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Al Shola Private School      +971-6-5583453   K-12  Arabic, UAE, UK MOE 5,000-15,000   
Al Wahda Private School      +971-6-5587777   K-12  UAE/US SAT   
Australian International School Sharjah   September 2005   +971-6-5589967   K-12  Australian IB, Queensland 30,000-54,000  AISS reviews 
Choueifat Sharjah   1975   +971-6-5582211   K-12  Choueifat SABIS 12,000-24,000  CS reviews 
Ibn Seena English School   1978   +971-6-5582071   K-12  Indian/UK A-level, O-level 5,320-10,384  ISES reviews 
Sharjah International Private School   1995   +971-6-5586624     Arabic, UK IGCSE, AS, UAE MOE, KG-G11   

 

Last update 17 January 2015
General comments - might not apply to Sharjah English School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2015-2016. New schools in Sharjah might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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