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SchoolS: dubai                                                 Autumn Term 2017
      ThE philippiNE    curriculum: Philippine  Facilities: Interactive boards, library, science labs, computer lab,
      School            age: KG1 to Grade 11  music and art, clinic, playground, canteen.
      Al Twar           Term dates: Sep-Jan,
      Dubai             Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun   Extracurricular activities: Confident communication, vedic map,
      04 284 4465       Fees: AED5,956 to AED13,100  ballet dance class, tennis, basketball, football.
      info@thephilippineschool   Waiting list? No
      dubai.com         Transport? Yes
      thephilippineschooldubai.com  Khda rating: Acceptable



      ThE WESTmiNSTER   curriculum: UK     Facilities: Covered play area, activity room, library, science
      School            age: FS1 to Y13    laboratories, music, art and craft rooms, ICT.
      (a gEmS School)   Term dates: Sep-Jun
      Al Ghusais        Fees: AED7,845 to AED14,732  Extracurricular activities: Arts and craft, creative writing,
      Dubai             Waiting list? On request  cooking, debating, drama, educational trips, elocution/public
      04 298 8333       Transport? Yes     speaking, gymnastics, leadership camps, mural painting,
      westmnst@emirates.net.ae  Khda rating: Good  music, needlework, physical education, projects, reading,
      gemsws-ghusais.com                   team sports, trekking.


      ThE WiNchESTER    curriculum: UK     Facilities: Multipurpose auditorium, sports fields, music rooms,
                        age:FS2 to Year 13
                                           art and craft rooms, general science laboratories, computer
      School            Term dates: Sep-Jun  laboratories, library, air-conditioned play area for kindergarten,
      (a gEmS School)   Fees: AED13,542 to   outdoor covered play areas, activity rooms.
      Jebel Ali Gardens   AED30,210
      Dubai             Waiting list? On request  Extracurricular activities: Music (instrumental), art and craft,
      04 882 0444       Transport? Yes     music (vocal), creative writing, dance (individual and team),
      principal_win@gemsedu.com  Khda rating: Very good  sports, drama reading club, debating, elocution and public
      thewinchesterschool.com
                                           speaking, educational trips, environmental projects, chess,
                                           sports, indoor games.
                        curriculum: US/IB  Facilities: Track field, gym, swimming pool, cafeteria,
      uNivERSal
      amERicaN School   age: Pre-KG to Grade 12  multipurpose hall, libraries, music rooms, computer rooms.
      Ras Al Khor       Term dates: Sep-Jun
      Dubai             Fees: AED35,500 to   Extracurricular activities: Soccer, reading, karate,
      04 232 5222       AED74,000          music and golf.
      registrar@uasdubai.ae  Waiting list? Yes
      uasdubai.ae       Transport? Yes
                        Khda rating: Good
      upToWN School     curriculum: IB Continuum   Facilities: Gyms, indoor pool, outdoor learning pool, three libraries,
      (uTS)             World School (PYP, MYP, DP)  playgrounds and sport fields, five science labs, full campus wifi, five IT
      Corner Algeria/Tripoli Street   age: Pre-K to Grade 11   suites, smart boards in all classrooms, dance studio, three art studios,
      Mirdif, Dubai     Term dates: Sep-Jun  five music rooms, recording studio, seven music practice rooms, small
      04 251 5001 (ext 201)  Fees: AED45,000 to   indoor amphitheatre, nurse’s clinics, canteens, meeting, conference.
      admissions@uptownschool.ae   AED72,500
      uptownschool.ae   Waiting list? Upon request  Extracurricular activities: Desert dance and the global inquirers,
                        Transport? Yes     which investigates social responsibility issues. Arts, music, sports and
                        Khda rating: Good with some   holiday camps, e-sports training for tennis, football, swimming, cricket,
                        areas Outstanding  rugby and climbing. Academic clubs, such as chess, history, film,
                                           creative writing and science.
      uNiTEd            curriculum: Philippine  Facilities: Library, medical health services and clinic,
      iNTERNaTioNal     age: KG1 to Grade 11  computer labs, science labs, audio visual room, activity room,
      pRivaTE School    Term dates: Sep-Jun  multipurpose court, swimming pool, guidance counselling
      Al Muhaisnah      Fees: AED4,659 to AED8,482  services, procurement office, cafeteria, lockers.
      Dubai             Waiting list? Yes
      04 254 3888       Transport? Yes     Extracurricular activities: Basketball, chess, table tennis,
      uips.ae           Khda rating: Good  volleyball, scouting and much more.



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