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Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy

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Overview

Established in 2012, Ajman Academy is a private K-12 school in Ajman. Located in the Al Tallah region near Mohiwat, the academy offers an IB curriculum in the primary and middle school phase. Afterwards, students prepare for IGCSE certification in Grade 10 and A level in Grade 12.

Families located in northern areas of Dubai, such as Dubai Silicon Oasis, Falcon City, Mirdif and Arabian Ranches, consider it an appropriate choice for high-quality schooling. The facilities available at the school are in excellent condition and fully support the educational and non-educational needs of students. Most teachers at Ajman Academy are British nationals that are highly qualified and well experienced. Teachers from the US, Ireland and Canada are also part of this school. The academy ensures students understand and respect both national and international cultures. Therefore, the school surprisingly has a greater number of Emirati students. However, students from other nationalities also attend the school.

Read this guide by Bayut to find out more about the Ajman Academy, its facilities, education, details about admission and fee and much more.

Residential Communities near Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy is located at the edge of the Al Tallah 2 and has the following nearby residential communities:

Al Mowaihat 2 is the nearest residential community to the Ajman Academy School. It is a popular sub-communities of the parent Al Mowaihat community. Al Mowaihat 2 is an affordable residential community to rent villas. The area is still under development and one can expect a plethora of other residential and commercial projects in the future. One of the attractive features of this community is its proximity to Sharjah. Those interested in apartments can opt for Al Muwaihat 1, which is just a 5-minute drive away from the academy.

Campus of Ajman Academy

In terms of area, Ajman Academy is the largest school in the Emirate. It sprawls over 645,830 sq. ft. of land slightly off the E31 road. It is a purpose-built campus consisting of beautifully constructed buildings decorated with tinted glasses. The architectural brilliance allows for optimal lighting and ventilation throughout the day, especially in the primary and secondary classrooms.

Classrooms at Ajman Academy are bright and spacious. They are equipped with age-appropriate, lightwood furniture (tables and chairs). The meticulously designed campus ensures each classroom has easy access to the playground. Furthermore, classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including high-speed WiFi connection, interactive white screens and IT integrated Veri-table. The table can be used in upright and horizontal positions to aid in students’ learning. Furthermore, Ajman Academy provides an iPad to each student that can easily be connected with the Veri-table. Students in the lower primary section have access to play equipment and a dedicated indoor area for building motor skills. Additionally, breakout areas and corridors are used for small group or individual activities. Students in Foundation Stage 1 are housed in a separate section called ‘nursery’, which has a playground, classrooms and other facilities.

Behind the lower primary section, there lies a large and open playground for children. Students actively used this area to engage in physical activities, such as climbing and running. Across the nursery block lies a school canteen where children can buy a range of healthy and nutritious food items. Secondary students and teachers can order from the Kiosk available at the canteen.

Kindergarten playground at Ajman Academy
Playground for students at Ajman Academy (Image Credits: Ajman Academy Facebook Page)

To the right of the main entrance hall lies the administrator and secondary block. On top of the administrative block are the following facilities:

Classrooms Art Room
Libraries IT Lab
Music Room Food and Technology Room

The school has a separate library for primary and secondary sections. Recently, both libraries were redesigned to expand the seating capacity. The primary library has a considerable stock of academic, fictional and non-fictional books. Whereas, the library for the secondary section offers a plethora of books, newspapers, periodicals and journals.

The recently constructed secondary section at Ajman Academy has classrooms, laboratories, teaching and sporting facilities. Other facilities at this school are:

Design and Technology Lab 200-Seater Auditorium
Multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall 25-Metre Swimming Pool
Extensive AstroTurf Field for Outdoor Sports Outdoor Basketball Court
Outdoor Tennis Court Outdoor Athletic Track

Location of Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy is located at the corner of the Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Street near Proarc Tower. The school is near other popular schools including, Frontline International Private School, Delhi Private School and International School of Choueifat Ajman. Those interested in visiting this academy can access it through E311, which connects the school with the rest of Ajman and nearby emirates of Sharjah and Dubai.

Why Ajman Academy?

Ajman Academy is one of the renowned schools in Al Tallah, Ajman that offers quality education to its students. The school fulfils its mission of providing the best quality international education to students in Ajman. The academically rigorous educational programme of this school ensures students have the best set of skills to excel in their future lives. This educational institute aims to inculcate the values of happiness, respect, positivity and cooperation among students. Furthermore, the school incorporates technology in every aspect of the education programme. This helps the students in their learning process. All these aspects have made Ajman Academy one of the best schools in Ajman.

It is the only International Baccalaureate (IB) School in Ajman. It offers the IB Primary Year Programme (PYP) and IB Middle Year Programme (MYP) programme to students from Grade 1 to Grade 8. The school will be accredited for the IB MYP programme within two years. From Grade 9, the school adopts another internationally recognised British curriculum. It prepares students for International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) certification and Advanced (A-Levels).

Ajman Academy, despite being located in Ajman, serves as a viable option for parents in Sharjah and Dubai. The academy is located near the E311, close to the Ajman-Sharjah border, which makes it easily accessible from popular areas in Sharjah and Dubai. Residents in Mirdif, Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Arabian Ranches and Falcon City can reach to and from the school in 15 to 40 minutes. The primary reason why parents opt for school in the other Emirates is its quality of education, high-end school facilities and relatively lower tuition charges.

The school has top-notch facilities available for students. These facilities fully support the extensive extra-curricular programme, especially sports. Some noteworthy sports facilities, including an outdoor sports court, indoor sports hall and swimming pool, ensure students live an active life. The school encourages friendly competition among students through its house-based system. At Ajman Academy, there are four houses:

  • White Leopards
  • Black Wolves
  • Red Scorpions
  • Green Falcons

It allocates students at the time of admission to any of the aforementioned houses that they will remain part of till the end of Grade 12. Each house has a motive and plays a significant role in the provision of extra-curricular and sporting activities. Ajman Academy awards students taking part in academic points and the house with the most points in an academic year receives the Ajman Academy House Trophy. Students are encouraged to contribute to friendly competitions and maintain true values of sportsmanship and respect.

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School Details

COVID-19 Protocols

To minimise the spread of coronavirus, the government of UAE decided to reopen schools in August for the academic year 2021 – 2022 with safety guidelines. Similarly, keeping in mind the health and safety of students and staff members, the Ministry of Education has designed strict SOPs for schools to follow while they are open.

  • No student, teacher or staff member will join the school before testing negative for COVID-19.
  • All students and teachers must get their body temperature checked in the morning before entering the school premises.
  • Classrooms will be set up to accommodate reduced capacity. Student desks will be set at a safe distance (1 meter); classrooms will use physical markings to ensure desks remain in the correct locations.
  • Lockers are permitted as long as physical distancing measures are not compromised and in such a way that each locker is designated to a specific student (alternated and not shared).
  • Certain play sections/areas should be closed (i.e. dress up sections, indoor soft play areas, reading corners with soft furniture). Open spaces should include furniture and equipment that is easy to clean.
  • Students below 6 years (below Grade 1) are not required to wear masks.
  • Students of Grade 1 and above, teachers and school staff members are required to bring a minimum of two (2) masks to school each day.
  • Buses may run at full capacity but with safety measures in place.
  • Seating arrangements will be clearly marked out in canteen areas; no students will be permitted to sit directly adjacent or next to one another. A physical distance of 2 meters should be kept in canteen areas.
  • Schools can operate a pre-selected and pre-packed lunch service, with no live cooking taking place at school.
  • School events, extracurricular activities, after-school clubs and activities are allowed with approved protocols in place.
  • Schools shall resume field trips, holiday camps and sports events according to the approved protocols.
  • Physical education will continue, including access to swimming pools**.**

Years Offered at Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy is a Pre-KG to Grade 12 school that educates students aged 3 to 18 years old. The school phases at this academy are:

StageGrade
Primary School Pre-KG to Grade 5
Middle School Grade 6 to Grade 8
Secondary School Grade 9 to Grade 12

Ajman Academy Curriculum

At Ajman Academy, the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme is followed. From pre-kindergarten to Grade 5, the school follows the Primary Year Programme (PYP). In middle school, it follows the Middle Year Programme (MYP). Afterwards, the school adopts the national curriculum of the UK for the secondary stage. The students prepare for IGCSE examinations and later A level certification.

Ajman Academy has carefully developed a curriculum that helps young learners to develop physically, mentally and emotionally. The outstanding quality education, along with a strong partnership with parents, allows the school to offer the best learning environment to students, especially those in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. The curriculum is focused on three basic objectives: learning themes and areas, best learning methods and assessment.

Students in kindergarten section of Ajman Academy are taught by experienced teachers
Teachers giving individual attention and care to students at the school (Image Credits: Ajman Academy Facebook Page)

Ajman Academy School attempts to investigate ways through which students’ learning can be improved. After careful review and inspection of best teaching practices around the globe, the school planned its Programme of Inquiry (POI) Framework based on the following objectives:

  • Using prior knowledge to build new concepts
  • Offering new opportunities
  • Providing opportunities for self-evaluation and reflection

The specifics for each phase of education at Ajman Academy are as follows:

International Baccalaureate Primary Year Programme (IB PYP)

This academy is an authorised educational institute to offer the IB PYP programme. It is a comprehensive educational framework that supports the educational requirements of students in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5.

This curriculum is based on an international context and prepares students for global challenges. The school fosters a play-based learning environment, which is fun-filled and excited for early years’ students. It offers a caring, welcoming and positive learning environment that allows a smooth transition from home to school. Furthermore, the school promises to offer a safe and secure learning environment where they learn the fundamental concepts through fun and play.

The PYP curriculum is based on transdisciplinary and inquiry-based learning. Students in the kindergarten and primary section are inquisitive learners that are curious to know how the world operates around them. The distinctive feature of the IB PYP curriculum that distinguishes it from the other popular kindergarten and primary curriculum frameworks is its transdisciplinary themes. The following are the six transdisciplinary themes of the IB PYP Programme:

  • How the world works?
  • Who we are?
  • How we organise ourselves
  • Where we are in place and time?
  • Sharing the planet
  • How we express ourselves?

The aforementioned themes are integrated into the curriculum to teach the following subjects:

Mathematics Social Studies (along with History and Geography)
Physical Education (including swimming) English and Language
Science Arabic
Music Art

For more information, view the IB PYP programme offered by Ajman Academy.

IB Middle Year Programme (IB MYP)

The IB Middle Year Programme at the Ajman Academy is for students in Grade 6 to Grade 8. It is a flexible educational programme allowing freedom for teachers to meet the local curricular requirements. The curriculum is highly rigorous and prepares students for the next phase of education. Teachers focus on developing critical thinking and creative skills for the social and emotional development of students.

IB MYP focuses on interdisciplinary learning and teaching strategies to inculcate core subjects. The concepts taught in the primary stage comes in hands, as the school builds upon them for a deeper understanding.

In the Middle Year Programme, the school adopts a framework to deliver each unit of study. The framework is based on six global contexts–each having a specific application. The framework is as follows:

  • Fairness and Development
  • Identity and Relationships
  • Globalisation and Sustainability
  • Scientific and Technical innovation
  • Personal and cultural expression
  • Orientation in space and time

The following subjects are taught in Grade 6 to Grade 8:

SubjectCredits
Design – Digital Design or Artificial Intelligence 2 lessons per week
Language and Literature – Arabic 5 lessons per week
Language and Literature – English 5 lessons per week
Individual and Societies 3 lessons per week
Language Acquisition – Arabic 5 lessons per week
Islamic Studies 1 lesson per week
Language Acquisition – English 5 lessons per week
Language Acquisition – French 5 lessons per week
Science 5 lessons per week
Mathematics 5 lessons per week
Physical and Health Education 2 lessons per week
Moral Education 1 lesson per week
Arts – Visual Arts 2 lessons per week
Tutor Time 1 lesson per week

IGCSE and A levels

Students clearing Grade 8 can enter secondary school. In secondary school, the adopts the traditional secondary curriculum based on the National Curriculum of the United Kingdom. In Grade 9 and Grade 10, students prepare for the IGCSE examinations. Once cleared, students enter Grade 11 and then Grade 12 to complete A level.

The skills and expertise developed by the PYP and MYP programmes prepare for the IGCSE examinations. In Grade 9 and Grade 10, students have to study the following compulsory subject mandated by the Ministry of Education:

Moral Education Islamic Education (for Muslims only)
Social Studies Arabic A or Arabic B

Please note that Arabic A is for the native Arabic speakers and Arabic B is for foreign students.

Other subjects are:

English (compulsory) Mathematics (compulsory)
Science (biology, chemistry and physics) Individual and societies (Geography and History)
Design (Product and Digital) ICT
French Economics
Business Studies Computer Studies

This educational institute offers the following subjects in Grade 11 and Grade 12 for Gold Standard A-Levels are:

Subject ASubject B
Mathematics English
Science Arts
Business Computing

Furthermore, the school offers personalised and specialised counselling to students in secondary school.

Distance Learning

As per the instructions of The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), all schools across the UAE will discontinue distance learning from January 2022.

Academic Calendar of Ajman Academy

The academic year at Ajman Academy starts in August and ends in July. There are three terms in an academic year. The important dates of each term are as follows:

  • For some students, the first term starts in the last week of August. For others, it starts in the first week of September. Midterm breaks are expected in the fourth week of October. The term ends in the second week of December. This is followed by a three-week winter break in till the first week of January.
  • The second term starts in the first week of January and ends in the fourth week of March. This is followed by a three-week spring break that ends in the first week of April.
  • The third term starts in the second week of April and ends in the first week of July.

For more information, check out the academic calendar of Ajman Academy.

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Admission and Fees

How to Apply to Ajman Academy?

Ajman Academy accepts admission applications from all backgrounds.

Before applying, Ajman Academy recommends parents visiting the school. It allows parents to visit the school and see the school facilities by themselves. Ajman Academy offers a virtual tour to parents on the official website.

To apply, parents need to submit a completed online application form. It is advised to fill out the form with the correct information to avoid issues in later phases of admission. Parents can now pay AED 500 as the assessment fee online. Once received, the school’s representative will contact parents with further information.

The age-grade guidelines followed by the Ajman Academy are:

GradeMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Pre-KG
Minimum Entry Age
3
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 1
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 2
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Grade 1
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Grade 2
Minimum Entry Age
7
Maximum Entry Age
9
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
6
Grade
Grade 3
Minimum Entry Age
8
Maximum Entry Age
10
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
7
Grade
Grade 4
Minimum Entry Age
9
Maximum Entry Age
11
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
8
Grade
Grade 5
Minimum Entry Age
10
Maximum Entry Age
12
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
9
Grade
Grade 6
Minimum Entry Age
11
Maximum Entry Age
13
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
10
Grade
Grade 7
Minimum Entry Age
12
Maximum Entry Age
14
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
11
Grade
Grade 8
Minimum Entry Age
13
Maximum Entry Age
15
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
12
Grade
Grade 9
Minimum Entry Age
14
Maximum Entry Age
17
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
13
Grade
Grade 10
Minimum Entry Age
15
Maximum Entry Age
18
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
14
Grade
Grade 11
Minimum Entry Age
16
Maximum Entry Age
19
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
15
Grade
Grade 12
Minimum Entry Age
17
Maximum Entry Age
20
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
16

This is based on the age of the students on 31st August (for schools beginning in September). Source: Ajman Academy

* This is to cater to students transferring from systems that admit students of a younger age)

The following documents are required by Ajman Academy:

  • Student’s passport
  • Student’s unified number (for Emiratis)
  • Student’s residence visa (or expatriates)
  • Student’s Emirates ID copy (both sides)
  • Student’s birth certificate
  • Immunisation record
  • Sponsor’s passport copy
  • Sponsor’s residence visa
  • Parents or sponsor’s Emirates ID card copy
  • Family book (for Emiratis)
  • Passport size photograph of the student
  • Previous two-year school reports (for admission in Grade 1 to Grade 12)
  • Transfer certificate
  • AED 500 as application fee

Click here to find out more about the online application form.

Once submitted, the school contacts parents or sponsors to bring their child for an assessment. Please note that the school will only call for assessment if seats are available for admission. If a candidate outside the UAE cannot visit UAE at the time of assessment, the school can arrange the assessment test in the candidate’s country. The assessment test might include a written as well as an interview. Ajman Academy informs parents about the outcome of results in five to seven working days. The outcome of the result could be one of the following:

  • Not accepted
  • Re-assessment
  • Placed on a waiting list
  • Conditional offer
  • Confirmed offer

Parents of the candidates with the confirmed offer status need to submit the required deposit along with the following documents for registration with the Ministry of Education:

  • Residence Visa
  • A copy of the sponsor’s/parent’s passport and visa
  • Medical records
  • Transfer certificate

The transfer certificate must have a child’s details along with the name of the school, date of admission and date of leaving the school. The transfer certificate must be on the school’s official letterhead and have a principal’s signature. All the transfer certificates issued by schools outside the UAE must be attested by the:

  • Ministry of Education (in home country)
  • UAE Embassy (in home country)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Dubai)

The school leaving certificate issued by schools in the UAE must be attested by the Education board of that Emirate. For more information, contact the manager on +971-5-617-74111. Read the admission process at Ajman Academy to find out more about admission policies and procedures.

Fee Structure at Ajman Academy

The Ajman Academy fee is as follows:

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is given below:

GradeAnnual Tuition Fee (AED)
Pre-KG (normal day) 24,000
Pre-KG (extended day) 27,000
KG1 32,000
KG2 and Grade 1 35,000
Grade 2, 3 and 4 44,900
Grade 5 and 6 48,200
Grade 7, 8 and 9 54,800
Grade 10 and 11 57,000
Grade 12 66,350

Please note that the tuition fee is exclusive of school catering service, transport service, uniform, extra-curricular activities and field trips.

Other charges

Book Levy
GradeBook Levy (AED)
Grade 7, 8 and 9 1,000
Grade 10, 11 and 12 1,500

Modes of payment

Several modes of payment are available for parents to pay the tuition fee and other charges. These modes of payment are:

  • Online payment
  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Credit card
  • Wire transfer

Cheques must be submitted to the School Finance Office before the start of the academic year. The bank details are as follows:

  • Account Title: Ajman Academy
  • Bank Name: Ajman Bank
  • Account Number: 017480000019
  • SWIFT: AJMNAEAJ
  • IBAN Number: AE350570000017480000019
  • Branch: Khalifa Branch, Ajman

With online transfer, please mention the full name of the student and the year group in the transfer instructions. Furthermore, send the transaction details to accounts@ajmanacademy.com.

For more information, view the fee structure of Ajman Academy.

Scholarships at Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy has a scholarship programme for students in Grade 4 to Grade 12. The scholarship programme is specifically for new and existing students with outstanding academic records. Many scholarship programmes are available that range from 10% to 30% discount on the annual tuition fee. Please note that the discount is applicable only on the tuition fee. The school awards scholarships to new students with exceptional scores in the Cognitive Assessment Test (CAT4) taken at the time of admission. The discounts for new students are as follows:

  • Students securing 110 to 105 marks in the CAT 4 receive a 10% discount on the annual tuition fee
  • Students securing 111 to 115 marks receive a 20% discount on the annual tuition fee
  • Those with 116 and more marks in the CAT 4 test receive a 30% discount on the annual tuition fee

For existing students, the school uses the average standardised scores in science, mathematics and English to award scholarships. The criteria for scholarships are given below:

  • Students with an average cumulative score of 105 to 110 receive a 10% discount on the annual tuition fee.
  • Those securing an average score of 111 to 115 get a 20% discount on the annual tuition fee.
  • Similarly, students with an average score of 116 or more are entitled to receive a 30% discount on the annual tuition fee.

Besides, it also offers sibling discounts to parents with two or more children enrolled in Ajman Academy. With two children, the youngest sibling receives a 10% discount on his or her tuition fee. With over two children, the school offers a 20% discount. In the case of more than one scholarship, the school only grants the scholarship with the most concessions. For more information, read the scholarship programme at Ajman Academy.

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School Facilities

Lunch Options at Ajman Academy

There is a school canteen and a kiosk where students, parents and staff can enjoy sumptuous yet nutritious food items. Ajman Academy has collaborated with Artizana Catering to offer a range of hot and cold snack and lunch items to students. The caterer ensures professional chefs prepare all the food items on the school premises.

The Artizana Kiosk is for secondary students and parents only where they have easy access to drinks, sandwiches and other snacks. Whereas, students in the primary stage eat their lunch in their classrooms. Please note that none of the food items at Ajman Academy has nuts or Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). The canteen’s menu at Ajman Academy includes a diverse range of nutrients to keep children healthy.

The lunch fees charged by the Ajman Academy are:

TermFull PackageLunch OnlySnack Only
Term
Term 1
Full Package
AED 1,890
Lunch Only
AED 1,450
Snack Only
AED 1,360
Term
Term 2
Full Package
AED 1,630
Lunch Only
AED 1,300
Snack Only
AED 1,210
Term
Term 3
Full Package
AED 1,610
Lunch Only
AED 1,300
Snack Only
AED 1,210
Term
Full Year
Full Package
AED 5,130
Lunch Only
AED 4,050
Snack Only
AED 3,780

The school meal charges mentioned above are inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT). View the healthy eating policy of the Ajman Academy to find out more.

Parents can ask the school for the availability of the canteen for the academic year 2021-2022.

School Transportation at Ajman Academy

Students looking to travel to and from the school need not worry, as the school has a safe and reliable transport service. The Ajman Academy Transport Service has over 15 buses that cater to the commuting needs of over 200 students every day. The school priorities the safety and security of each child. Therefore, the school has hired professional school bus drivers and conductors. School buses are well maintained and equipped with modern-day safety and security features. The transportation charges are as follows:

  • AED 5,000 per year for areas within Ajman
  • AED 6,000 per year for areas outside Ajman

To register for the school bus service, fill the online registration form. Currently, the transport facility is not available for students participating in extracurricular activities. Contact the transportation team of Ajman Academy for transportation charges.

For further information, contact Ms Ghadeer Hachaikeh on +971 6 7314444 or g.hachaikeh@ajmanacademy.com.

Boarding Facility at Ajman Academy

Ajman Academy is a day-only school and does not offer any boarding or hostelling facility to students.

Holiday Camps at Ajman Academy

The school does not offer any holiday camps to its students.

Sports Facilities

Ajman Academy has a broad range of sports facilities for its students. There are multi-purpose recreational areas for fun and leisure activities. There also are two indoor sports halls across the school where students can play indoor games. Ajman Academy also has a large 24-metre swimming pool that is used for training and practice sessions. Outdoor sports facilities at the campus include a grassy football field, basketball court, tennis court and athletic running track.

Swimming pool as one of the sports facilities at Ajman Academy
The swimming pool at Ajman Academy is used for various intra-school and inter-school competitions, including EISSA Swim Gala (Image Credits: Ajman Academy Facebook Page)

Extra-curricular Activities at Ajman Academy

Extra-curricular activities in the modern-day world have become an important part of schools. Many schools around the world offer exciting and engaging extra-curricular activities for the all-round development of students. Like many schools in the UAE, Ajman Academy offers a broad extra-curricular programme to its students. The programme covers a broad range of interests that range from sports to visual arts and from expeditions to field trips.

Ajman Academy offers all the opportunities for its students to shine and showcase their talent. The ECA programme at Ajman Academy runs five days a week. Out of which, two days are reserved for teacher-led extracurricular activity, whereas the rest of the days are for external bodies. The major extra-curricular activities are split into primary ECA and secondary ECA. These activities include:

Basketball Football
Ballet LEGO Club
Gymnastics Taekwondo
Math Club Science Club
French Club Cooking Club
Parkour Swimming

The charges for the aforementioned activities range from AED 30 to AED 1,250 per session.

PYP exhibition as an extra-curricular activity at Ajman Academy
Grade 5 PYP project exhibition held at Ajman Academy (Image Credits: Ajman Academy Facebook Page)

Besides regular extra-curricular activities, the school also offers specialised extra-curricular activities for its students. The school has a student leadership programme that discovers hidden leadership skills among students. The student leadership programme has the following opportunities:

  • Eco Council
  • Student Council
  • Leader Coordinator
  • Head boy and/or Head Girl
  • Sports Council
  • Prefects and Homeroom leaders

Students representing the aforementioned titles are expected to perform their duties diligently. Furthermore, the school expects them to set an example for other students by being punctual, exhibits morally sound behaviour and wears all the pieces of the school uniform.

Duke of Edinburgh International Award

One of the most anticipated extra-curricular activities at Ajman Academy is the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. The Duke of Edinburgh International Award is a non-formal learning framework that focuses on the social and personal development of students. Bronze, Silver and Gold are the three levels of difficulties of this programme. Each level has a different duration and age requirements.

Bronze

Bronze is the first level of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. The programme takes at least 6 months to complete with two segments; each segment requires 3 months to be completed. The first segments consist of activities related to skills, physical and volunteering activities. The other segment of the bronze award has an exhibition trip of 2 days and 1 night.

Silver

The silver programme of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award takes 6 months for the bronze award holder and 12 months for a new participant. The minimum age for this award is 15 years. The silver award also has an expedition activity of 3 days and 2 nights.

Gold

Gold is the last stage of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award, which is the toughest to complete. For a beginner, the programme takes 18 months to complete. A silver award holder can achieve the gold award in 12 months. Currently, the Duke of Edinburgh International Award is limited to bronze and silver awards at Ajman Academy. To learn more about this programme, read the Duke of Edinburgh International Award programme at Ajman Academy.

Field Trips from Ajman Academy

Field trips are an important part of the ECA programme at Ajman Academy. These trips allow the students to explore the world outside the walls of their classrooms. Ajman Academy arranges field trips that not only offer recreational value but also help the students to relate the lectures to the real world. Some noteworthy field trips arranged by the academy are:

Field trip to Al Bustan Zoological 
Centre
Students of Ajman Academy visited Al Bustan Zoological Centre (Image Credits: Ajman Academy Facebook Page)

After-school Care at Ajman Academy

The after-school care programme at Ajman Academy offers academic and non-academic support to students. Many after-school care activities at this school are based on non-academic activities. Teachers and external service providers run these activities.

These activities were conducted every Monday to Friday from 02:50 pm to 03:45 pm and are available at an additional cost.

Medical Care at Ajman Academy

There exists a school clinic equipped with medical gear and staff to take care of students. The school doctor and staff play their role in spreading awareness on a variety of health-related topics. They prepare education campaigns on germs, hygiene obesity, breast cancer awareness and other important concerns.

The school clinic is used to check students’ height, weight, eyes and overall health. Additionally, it ensures that all the students are up to date on required vaccinations. The medical staff also corresponds to the school counselling team and teacher regarding the health condition of the students.

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Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

Communicating with parents is a priority for schools like Ajman Academy. For this purpose, several modes of communication are available at this school. A primary mode of communication at this academy is the parent portal. By login into the portal with given credentials, parents can access their child’s attendance record, educational performance, school news and much more. Ajman Academy also conducts parent-teacher conferences where teachers and parents discuss the progress made by children. It serves as an opportunity for parents to understand the behaviour of their child that can aid in students’ learning.

Additionally, parents can also search their school on D6 Communicator App. It is a mobile application that provides important information on schools and other educational institutes to parents. Here, parents can check the news, school’s notice board, academic calendar, resources, multimedia and much more. Furthermore, the school’s official website is regularly updated with new information. The website is equally beneficial for parents of current students and potential candidates.

Other sources of communication at this school are social media pages and WhatsApp groups. The school designated WhatsApp groups adds teachers and parents of students studying in the same classes. These groups are an ideal source for urgent enquiries.

Ajman Academy Contact Information

Address: Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Street, Al Tallah 2, Ajman, UAE

Telephone Numbers

  • For general Inquiries: +971 6 731 4444
  • For admission: +971 5 61774111
  • For finance and payment: +971 5 55501820

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