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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) 500
Number of staff (approx) 50
School area, location map near Sharjah University City - location map
Postal address PO Box 1600, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone +971-6-5589304
Fax +971-6-5589305
Email enquiries@seschool.ae
Website www.sharjahenglishschool.org
School fees structure 21,000-55,000 dhs per year (2010-2011)
Teacher salary range 6,300 - 19,300 dhs per month (estimate only, not confirmed)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 93 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
4 stars from 34 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 28 votes.    

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Sharjah English School tuition fee structure
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
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).
  • Registration fee AED 400 (non-refundable), deposit AED 3000 (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 & 13 referred to as Lower and Upper Sixth Form?
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?
  • SES websites at www.sharjahenglishschool.org (since August/September 2009?), www.ses.ae (not accessible), www.se-school.com (old website?), www.seschool.ae (forwards to www.sharjahenglishschool.org). Domain name www.sharjahenglishschool.com is not accessible. Unknown if related to SES, might be spam. Domain www.sharjahenglishschool.ae has no website.
  • Email address updated from seschool@emirates.net.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 30 April 2010 report in The Telegraph (UK) 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. No fees information supplied, or found on SES website.
  • See also Sharjah English School Nursery.
14 November 2007
  • Sharjah English School (SES) is a highly regarded primary school for KG to Year 6 students.
  • 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.
  • Website www.shensch.u-net.com (found on Google) appears to be very out of date - term dates are given for 1998/1999. Presumably it has been neglected in favor of new website.
  • Old contact details are tel +971-6-5672779 and fax +971-6-5662921.
  • Mostly British students and staff.
  • Unrelated to Sharjah British School (SBS) in the nearby Muweilah schools area.
Schools in the same area as Sharjah English School
School Name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School Fees Comments
Al Shola Private School      +971-6-5583453   K-12  Arabic/UAE UAE 2,500-8,000   
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 comments 
Choueifat Sharjah   1975   +971-6-5582211   K-12  Choueifat SABIS 12,000-24,000  CS comments 
Ibn Seena English School   1978   +971-6-5582071   K-12  Indian/UK A-level, O-level 5,320-10,384  ISES comments 
Sharjah English College   September 2005   +971-6-5589304   secondary  UK GCSE   
Sharjah International Private School      +971-6-5586624     Arabic   


Last update 14 July 2010
General comments - might not apply to Sharjah English School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2014-2015. 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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