Al Amaal English High School, Sharjah

Al Amaal English High School, Sharjah

Overview

Al Amaal English High School (AEHS) is one of the few Pakistani curriculum schools in the UAE. AEHS was founded in 1988 as Al Majid International English School. The school was initially located in Al Sharq, Sharjah. However, to accommodate the increasing number of students, it moved to a new location in Bu Tina.

Al Amaal English High School Sharjah’s curriculum is designed by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad, Pakistan. The school provides education from Kindergarten until Grade 12.

Students in Grade 10 appear for the Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE). Later in Grade 12, they sit for the Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Examination. 

AEHS Sharjah’s vision is to identify the most effective approach to educate all learners, so students are empowered enough to take responsibility for themselves. The school’s state-of-the-art campus facilities are complemented by a wide range of extracurricular activities. 

To date, Al Amaal English High School Bu Tina hasn’t been inspected or rated by any local or international educational agency.

Residential Communities near Al Amaal English High School

Enjoying a prime location in Bu Tina, Al Amaal High School is an ideal choice for families residing in:

Al Sharq is the nearest community. The well-established residential district with various supermarkets, malls, restaurants and hospitals is also home to two notable landmarks – Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and the Sharjah Clock Tower.

Parents looking to stay close to the school campus can check out: 

Campus of Al Amaal English High School

Al Amaal English High School has an enriched curriculum. Children are given numerous opportunities to explore their interests and passion. Premium campus facilities include

  • Separate blocks for each section
  • Bus transport
  • Canteen
  • School clinic
  • Sports ground
  • KG activity area
  • Library
  • Computer lab
  • Science laboratories
  • Auditorium
  • Prayer room
  • Outdoor play area
Sports facilities available at AEHS School
Outdoor field is where the sports day is held (Image Credit: Al Amaal English High School)

Please note that Al Amaal English High School uniforms can only be purchased from the school. Buying uniforms from other stores is strictly prohibited.

Location of Al Amaal English High School

Situated in the community of Bu Tina, Al Amaal English High School location falls in a bustling area with plenty of urban amenities available nearby.

Why Al Amaal English High School?

Having served the Pakistani community for over 30 years, Al Amaal English High School Bu Tina Sharjah is one of the top Pakistani schools in Sharjah. The Pakistani expat community in the emirate is largely satisfied with the school’s performance. Parents are appreciative of the quality of education that students receive during their tenure at the school.

Besides this, low tuition fee has only added more charm to AEHS School Bu Tina. Similarly, quality teaching staff, premium campus facilities and a plethora of co-curricular and extracurricular activities lead to positive Al Amaal English High School reviews

If you want your child to study a different curriculum, check out the best schools in Sharjah.

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 (1.5 meters); classrooms will use physical markings to ensure desks remain in the correct locations.
  • Provision for students in pre-KG/FS1, KG1/FS2 and KG2/Y1 will require “stable” groups of 10 or fewer children.
  • 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.
  • Bus capacity must not exceed 50%; limit physical distances by placing stickers on seats. 
  • 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, field trips, extracurricular activities, after-school clubs and activities, sports events, holiday camps and celebrations are suspended until further notice.
  • Extra-curricular activities are encouraged to be offered digitally
  • Physical education will continue; however, access to swimming pools is not allowed.

Grades Offered at Al Amaal English High School

Students can receive Pakistani education from kindergarten until Grade 12 at Al Amaal English School. There are four different sections to cater to the specific needs of students.  

Phases
Grades Covered
Phases
Pre-Primary Section
Grades Covered
KG 1 and KG 2
Phases
Primary Section
Grades Covered
Grade 1 to Grade 5
Phases
Middle Section
Grades Covered
Grade 6 to Grade 8
Phases
Secondary Section
Grades Covered
Grade 9 to Grade 12

Al Amaal English High School Curriculum

AEHS School Sharjah follows the Pakistani curriculum based on the guidelines provided by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) Islamabad, Pakistan. The primary language of instruction is English. However, Arabic and Urdu are taught as compulsory languages

In kindergarten, students are taught by trained and experienced teachers. Little ones are introduced to literacy, numeracy and reading. 

In primary and middle school, students are introduced to a bit of advanced syllabus. A typical selection of subjects at this stage includes Urdu, English, Maths, Science, Islamiat, Social Studies, Arabic, Computer Studies.

Senior students are introduced to teacher-specific subjects along with group work, individual presentations, independent research activities and much more. Frequent assessments and examinations allow students to meet the benchmarks set by the school.

Students are offered two streams of subjects in Grade 9 – Arts and Science. Electives are then selected accordingly.

Pakistani curriculum followed at Al Amaal School
Teachers receiving training on health and safety procedures which is an integral part of the curriculum taught (Image Credit: Al Amaal English High School)

Distance Learning at Al Amaal English High School

The Ministry of Education has authorised schools to offer face-to-face learning without a distance-learning option. However, schools shall continue to provide distance learning to students exempt from physical attendance, those who opt for distance learning or have high-risk medical conditions and/or who are 16 years of age and not vaccinated.

Distance learning format might differ from school to school and term to term but students opting for this model will be kept updated on the curriculum followed.

Academic Calendar for Al Amaal English High School

Al Amaal English High School academic calendar starts in April and ends in March. The academic year is divided into three terms.

  • The first term starts in the first week of April and ends in the last week of June, followed by a 2-month summer holiday.
  • The second term resumes in the first week of September and ends in the second week of December, followed by a 3-week winter break.
  • The third term resumes in the second week of January and concludes in the second week of March, followed by a 2-week spring break.

AEHS Bu Tina offers two shifts. Al Amaal English High School timings for both the shifts are as follows:

  • Morning shift: 07:50 am to 01:00 pm.
  • Afternoon Shift: 01:00 pm to 06:00 pm.

Admission and Fees

How to Apply to Al Amaal English High School?

Al Amaal English High School in Sharjah admission process welcomes students from diverse backgrounds. The registration process starts with parents visiting the school to get the application form.

Parents are advised to submit the following documents along with the application form.

  • 2 copies of the student’s valid passport with valid residence visa
  • 1 copy of the father’s or sponsor’s valid passport with a valid residence visa
  • 1 copy of student’s birth certificate or B-form (For KG and Grade 1)
  • 1 copy of the student’s and sponsor’s Emirates ID card (Original is also required)
  • Vaccination card of the student (For KG and Grade 1)
  • Blood group report of the student
  • 4 passport size photographs of the student (2 more photographs in proper uniform are to be provided after admission)

Students seeking admission in Grade 2 to Grade 9 must provide the following:

  • Local Transfer: Original Transfer Certificate (TC) and report card that should be attested by the UAE Ministry of Education. These must be submitted at the time of admission.
  •  International Transfer: Original School Leaving Certificate & Report Card attested by the following:
    • Ministry of Education of the Country (A.E.O / D.E.O)
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Country from where the certificate is issued
    • The UAE Embassy or Consulate in the country of origin or The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE

Students are called in for an entrance exam once the documents are submitted. KG 1 students are interviewed while children applying for KG 2 will be evaluated based on their reading, writing and basic numeracy skills. From Grade 1 onwards, the entrance exam includes English, Urdu, Maths and Science. 

Please note that the result of the pre-board examination will decide whether or not students will appear in FBISE Exams in Grade 9 and 10.

Parents must be familiar with the age placement guidelines followed at the school when seeking admission.

Grades
Minimum Entry Age
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
KG 1
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
5
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
KG 2
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
6
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
Grade 1
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
8
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
Grade 2
Minimum Entry Age
7
Maximum Entry Age
9
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
6
Grades
Grade 3
Minimum Entry Age
8
Maximum Entry Age
10
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
7
Grades
Grade 4
Minimum Entry Age
9
Maximum Entry Age
11
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
8
Grades
Grade 5
Minimum Entry Age
10
Maximum Entry Age
12
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
9
Grades
Grade 6
Minimum Entry Age
11
Maximum Entry Age
13
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
10
Grades
Grade 7
Minimum Entry Age
12
Maximum Entry Age
14
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
11
Grades
Grade 8
Minimum Entry Age
13
Maximum Entry Age
15
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
12
Grades
Grade 9
Minimum Entry Age
14
Maximum Entry Age
17
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
13
Grades
Grade 10
Minimum Entry Age
15
Maximum Entry Age
18
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
14
Grades
Grade 11
Minimum Entry Age
16
Maximum Entry Age
19
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
15
Grades
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 July (for schools beginning in April) and 31st December (for schools beginning in September).

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

Fee Structure at Al Amaal English High School

The school does not make the fee structure public. Al Amaal English High School fee ranges from AED 4,100 to AED 7,200.

School Facilities

Lunch Options at Al Amaal English High School

The canteen facility at AEHS Bu Tina Sharjah strives to cultivate healthy eating habits in students. Healthy snacks and refreshments are offered at the school cafeteria. Parents can send lunch from home as well.

*Schools can operate a pre-selected and pre-packed lunch service, with no live cooking taking place at school.

School Transportation at Al Amaal English High School

Parents who cannot pick/ drop students can make use of the transportation services provided by Al Amaal Pakistani High School. Well-maintained buses ensure a safe and sound commute for your child.

However, students must comply with school bus policies to avoid penalties and suspension of bus services.

*Bus capacity must not exceed 50%; limit physical distances by placing stickers on seats.

Sports Facilities

Since physical education is an integral part of the Al Amaal English High School curriculum, there are adequate sports facilities including an outdoor sports ground and a play area for kindergarten students.

*Physical education will continue; however, access to swimming pools is not allowed. 

Extra-curricular Activities at Al Amaal English High School

Extra-curricular activities offered at Al Amaal English School
A student’s Science project on display (Image Credit: Al Amaal English High School)

Al Amaal School Sharjah wants students to be aware of their social responsibility and encourages them to explore their talents. To do so, AEHS has introduced various co-curricular and extracurricular activities for students. Top choices include

Inter-house Competition
Talent Shows
Eid Mela
Class Party
Picnic
Fund Fair
Annual Day function
Quaid-e-Azam Day
Sports Day
Educational Trips
Iqbal Day
UAE National Day
Pakistan Day
Environment Day
World Children Day

*Extra-curricular activities are encouraged to be offered digitally.

Field Trips from Al Amaal English High School

Al Amaal School Bu Tina arranges school trips around the year. By visiting entertainment spots or culturally rich sites, AEHS School ensures that students continue to learn new things outside the classroom.

Field trips arranged by Al Amaal Pakistani School
Students on a school trip (Image Credit: Al Amaal English High School)

*Field trips are suspended until further notice.

Medical Care at Al Amaal English High School

As per the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Education, Al Amaal Pakistani School has a medical facility. This clinic is managed by a full-time nurse; a school doctor visits the campus regularly.

The well-equipped clinic conducts annual health checks and prescribes medication/treatment for minor injuries.

Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

AEHS School in Sharjah follows a holistic approach to imparting quality education. Since students spend a great deal of time at home, the education process must not be restricted to school hours.

To ensure that children continue the learning process after school hours, Al Amal School assigns homework through the school diary that is to be checked by parents regularly. Besides this, parent-teacher meetings are held each term to discuss the current performance of the students and how they can overcome the weak areas.

Furthermore, the school runs an SMS service as well to notify parents, students and staff members of any unseen development. Similarly, you can use Al Amaal English High School contact details provided below to book appointments.

Mode of communication between teachers and parents at Al Amaal High School
Parent-teacher council session in process (Image Credit: Al Amaal English High School)

Al Amaal English High School Contact Information

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