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        Al iTTihAD PRivATE   Curriculum: US  Facilities: Large grounds and purpose-built buildings include
        SChool – jumEiRAh  Age: KG1 to Grade 12  well-equipped classrooms, indoor and outdoor gyms, playing
        Al Wasl Rd 7th St  Term dates: Sep-Jun  areas, indoor swimming pools, science and computer labs,
        Jumeira           Fees: AED19,427 to   libraries, large all-purpose hall.
        Dubai             AED37,834
        04 394 5111       Waiting list? Yes  Extracurricular activities: In primary and high-school, various
        ipsjumeira.com    Transport? Yes     clubs are offered, including cooking, art and printmaking,
                          KhDA rating: Good  roller-skating, woodwork, origami, soccer, basketball, karate,
                                             monkeynastics, book club, journalism and photography, ballet
                                             and hip hop.

        Al iTTihAD PRivATE   Curriculum: US  Facilities: Two mosques, one each in the girls and boys sections
        SChool – mAmzAR   Age: KG1-Grade12   and a prayer room in the elementary section, clinics, swimming
        Cairo St          Term dates: Sep-Jun  pools, sports, large on-campus playing field, recreational areas,
        Al Mamzar         Fees: AED18,180 to   cafeterias, libraries and resource centre, ICT facilities, science
        Dubai             AED39905           laboratories, multipurpose hall, art, music.
        04 296 6314       Waiting list? Yes
        ipsmamzar.com     Transport? Yes     Extracurricular activities: The school’s rich extracurricular
                          KhDA rating: Acceptable  programme provides opportunities for students to develop
                                             talents and explore new interests. These activities help students
                                             to learn time management, raise self-esteem and develop
                                             critical-thinking skills.
        Al KhAlEEj        Curriculum: US     Facilities: Science and computer labs, media rooms, library,
                                             reading area, music, on-campus mosques, multi-purpose
                          Age: KG1-12
        nATionAl SChool   Term dates: Sep-Jun  hall, kindergarten play area, football pitch, swimming pool,
        (A GEmS SChool)   Fees: AED15,320 to AED29,316   gymnasium, gardens, weather station.
        Al Garhoud        Waiting list? On request
        Dubai             Transport? Yes     Extracurricular activities: Scouts, chess, swimming, karate,
        04 217 3900       KhDA rating: Acceptable  electronics, drama, computer, publications, music (guitar and
        info_akn@gemsedu.com                 piano), horse riding, shooting.
        gemsakns.com
        Al mAWAKEb SChool   Curriculum: US   Facilities: Playgrounds, computer labs, science labs,
        Al Barsha         Age: KG1 to Grade 12  multipurpose hall, art rooms, libraries, clinics, resource centres,
        Dubai             Term dates: Sep-Dec   guidance counselling.
        04 347 8288       Dec-Mar, Mar-Jun
        info@almawakeb.sch.ae  Fees: AED13,802 to AED22,374  Extracurricular activities: Scouts, student council, drama,
        almawakeb.sch.ae  Waiting list? On request  folklore, piano, broadcast station, computer club, French club,
                          Transport? Yes     science, math, astronomy, Earth Calling Out (ECO), photography,
                          KhDA rating: Good  cooking, robotics. Varsity teams include basketball, volleyball,
                                             track and field, table tennis, football.

        Al mAWAKEb        Curriculum: US     Facilities: Playgrounds, computer labs, science labs,
        SChool GARhouD    Age: KG1 to Grade 12  multipurpose hall, art rooms, libraries, clinics, resource centres
        Garhoud           Term dates: Sep-Dec   and guidance counselling.
        Dubai             Dec-Mar, Mar-Jun
        04 285 1415       Fees: AED13,802 to AED22,374  Extracurricular activities: Scouts, student council, drama,
        info@almawakeb.sch.ae  Waiting list? On request   folklore, piano, broadcast station, computer club, French,
        almawakeb.sch.ae  Transport? Yes     science, math, astronomy, Earth Calling Out (ECO), photography,
                          KhDA rating: Good  cooking, robotics. Varsity teams include basketball, volleyball,
                                             track and field, table tennis, football.

        Al-mizhAR AmERiCAn   Curriculum: US; accredited by   Facilities: Computer labs, gymnasium, two libraries, music rooms,
        ACADEmy (AAm)     NEASC and CIS      two outdoor safe play areas, science labs, shaded outdoor swimming
        Mirdif Area, Mizhar    Age: 3 to 18 years  pool, two art studios, pottery room, sports, KG playroom, canteen.
        Dubai             Term dates: Sep-Jun
        04 288 7250 (ext 227)  Fees: AED39,886 to AED62,176  Extracurricular activities: Model UN (MUN), robotics, American
        admissions@americanacademy.ae  Waiting list? On request  sign language, self-defense, Earth friends, math enrichment, space
        americanacademy.ae  Transport? Yes   club, yoga, story club, manga drawing, cooking, chess, publishing,
                          KhDA rating: Good with some   speaker’s forum and more. Sports programmes include touch rugby,
                          areas Outstanding  soccer, netball, rounders, swimming, gymnastics, badminton, dance,
                                             netball, basketball.
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