The academic courses are designed to expose all students to a wide range of creative, social, scientific and athletic experiences. These would not only help them to discover their own unknown strengths and develop new ones, but also lead them to appreciate the diverse skills and talents of their peers.
Our school believes in the necessity of offering a curriculum that disciplines and encourages the intellectual growth of students in order to prepare them to pursue higher studies. Our academic program emphasizes a board foundation and indepth knowledge in various areas including Languages, Mathematics, Sciences, Humanities, Information Technology, Islamic Studies, Physical Education, Music & Art.
In the British Program students sit for Advanced Level of Exams at the end of Grade 12 in a maximum of four subjects. The selection of AS & A Level subjects is made on the basis of performance at IGCSE.
For the IGCSE Exam, compulsory subjects are English, Mathematics, Islamic Studies and Arabic [Ministry Arabic and Islamic] for Grades 9 & 10 [British Programme]. The students can choose from a range of other subjects like, English [First Language/Second Language], English Literature, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Accounting, Business Studies, Sociology French, Urdu and Art & Design.
The program of study is for two years. Students have to sit for the IGCSE Exam at the end of Grade 10.
Students also sit for the common exam for the Arabic and Islamic Studies [for Arabs & Non-Arabs] held by the Ministry of Education at the end of Grade 12 to equalize their High School Diploma with the UAE official Secondary Certificate [Thaniwiyah].
The program is designed to provide students with a broad, but solid educational foundation. In this program Arabic and Islamic Studies are taught according to the Curriculum of the Ministry of Education. All other subjects like English, Mathematics, Computer Studies, Sciences, Humanities, Sociology, French, Psychology and Art & Design are taught in English up to Grade 12.
Our High School students graduate after a satisfactory completion of a course of study prescribed by Al Nahda National Schools. In addition, the student is required to pass iBT TOEFL with a minimum score of 61 and SAT1 Mathematics with a minimum score of 400. Students should also sit for the common exam for Arabic & Islamic Studies for [Arabs & Non Arabs] held by the Ministry of Education at the end of Grade 12. This is a prerequisite to equalize their High School Diploma with the UAE official Secondary Certificate [Thaniwiyah].