Brilliant International Private School, Sharjah

Brilliant International Private School, Sharjah

Overview

Brilliant International Private School, Sharjah is a British curriculum school offering classes from KG to Year 12 in a co-education setup. The school is a dream project of educationists and philanthropists aiming to deliver excellent education. The goal is to create a holistic learning atmosphere where children of all ages benefit from an international curriculum.

Sister institutions of Brilliant International Private School (BIPS) include Al Amana Private School, City College International Ajman and Frontline International Private School. BIPS is listed among the best British schools in Sharjah and the top schools in Muwaileh.

Residential Communities near Brilliant International Private School

Both industrial areas and residential communities are in proximity to the BIPS campus. Some of the closest residential areas include:

  • Al Juraina
  • Al Noaf
  • University City
  • Al Gharayen

Al Gharayen, also known as Qarayen, is a popular residential community close to the Sharjah-Dubai border. It is dominated by villas for rent and sale. The University City of Sharjah is a popular education district established by the Ruler of Sharjah and Member of the Supreme Council, His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi in 1998. One can mostly find apartments in the area. Al Noaf features affordable detached villas for interested buyers and tenants.

Parents interested in living closer to the school campus can opt for:

Campus of Brilliant International Private School

Brilliant International School Sharjah has a well-facilitated, purpose-built campus. The state-of-the-art facility has everything needed to create an engaging learning atmosphere. Each section at the school is designed to be appropriate for the student’s age requirements.

BIPS has specialised wings for FS1, FS2, Primary, Secondary 1 and Secondary 2 levels. All classrooms have an LCD/projector for curriculum enhancement.

Science labs, including Biology, Chemistry and Physics labs, are fully equipped and modern. The school’s library has a wide range of selected books and is fully networked. Reading resources are classified into the starter, beginner, elementary, lower, and intermediate and advanced level. Every student’s reading record is maintained, and students who read the highest number of books are given certificates.

There are three networked high-tech ICT laboratories in BIPS with interactive smart boards and supporting software. Telephone access is available for every staffroom and supervisor’s room. All indoor and outdoor areas of the school are carefully monitored through CCTV for ensuring maximum security.

Students can use the air-conditioned indoor play area to stay fit. Events are usually held at the state-of-the-art auditorium. The swimming pool has specified depth levels for early age groups, and trained coaches and lifeguards strictly supervise the pool area. Girls and boys can play in their separate outdoor play areas, some of which are shaded.

Highlights of BIPS EYFS Wing:

  • Independent building to promote holistic development of children at a very young age
  • Well-designed activity room to cater to child’s physical, psychological and mental growth
  • Covered play area to improve motor skills
  • Vegetable and flower garden

Highlights of BIPS Primary and Secondary Wing:

  • Gym for indoor games
  • Fitness, health and wellness club
  • Well-stocked library
  • Art studio
  • Cafeteria
  • Playgrounds
  • Pools for young children
  • Outdoor play areas with a protective roof
  • Fully networked ICT laboratory
  • Huge auditorium for special school events

Location of Brilliant International Private School

Brilliant International Private School is located near National Paints in Sharjah. The nearest landmark is Safari Mall Sharjah and Nesto Hypermarket Muweillah. Other schools nearby include Amity Private School Sharjah, Pace International School, International School of Creative Science and Al Zuhour Private School.

Why Brilliant International Private School?

students in computer lab at Brilliant International Private School
IT skills and knowledge are incorporated into the curriculum (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

The school pledges to deliver quality education to all students regardless of their gender, ability or background while focusing on their holistic development. Students are equipped with skills to boost self-esteem, confidence and the potential to reach horizons and beyond.

The school is an educational community centred on students and their education. The school has the vision to embrace the academic challenges, improvement, responsibility and self-motivation. Students are encouraged to work independently and as a team member.

The school aims to:

  • Create a safe, secure and enjoyable learning environment for children so that they develop confidence and independence
  • Equip children with thinking and creative skills without discriminating based on gender, background and ethnicity
  • Equip students with skills and motivation to become lifelong learners

Brilliant School believes in achieving these aims by promoting inquiry, curiosity, challenge, enthusiasm and learning. For success, students must learn to embrace openness, differences, self-respect and persistence.
All great qualities are the foundation of students with good character. Brilliant International School serves the cross-cultural community through the highest standard of education.

Students are expected to reach the highest social, academic, and physical achievement level and transform into well-rounded global citizens.

The school is managed by people who have set exemplary standards in education by using their expertise for similar ventures in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India.

School Details

Years offered at Brilliant International Private School

Brilliant International School Sharjah offers classes from KG to Year 12. All classes are categorised as:

Section
Years
Section
EYFS
Years
FS1 – FS2
Section
Primary
Years
Year 1 – Year 6
Section
Middle School
Years
Year 7 – Year 8
Section
Secondary School
Years
Year 9 – Year 12

Key Stages are divided into:

Section
Years
Section
Key Stage 1
Years
Year 1 – Year 2
Section
Key Stage 2
Years
Year 3 – Year 6
Section
Key Stage 3
Years
Year 7 – Year 9
Section
Key Stage 4
Years
Year 10 – Year 11

Brilliant International Private School Curriculum

Brilliant International Private School follows the British curriculum. The academic programme is broad-based, balanced and educationally relevant and emphasises curriculum planning to ensure progression, challenge and pace.

The BIPS curriculum has four stages leading seamlessly from Early Years to secondary years. Each stage – EYFS, Cambridge curriculum for Primary, Cambridge Lower Secondary and Cambridge Upper Secondary, is regularly adapted to meet students’ specific needs.

Foundation Stage children study the Early Years Curriculum. This stage covers Foundation/Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Foundation stage students start learning at the age of 3. EYFS curriculum at BIPS includes six key areas of learning:

  • Personal, social and Emotional Development
  • Communication, Language, and Literacy
  • Mathematical Development
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the world
  • Creative Development
  • Physical Development
curriculum Brilliant International Private School
EYFS students follow the play-based British curriculum (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

The major part of the EYFS is based on the Cambridge British curriculum.
Core subjects include:

Math
Science
English
ICT

For Primary level students, subjects taught include:

Math
Science
English
Religion
Arabic
ICT
History
Geography
Art
Music
Design
PE
French
PSHCE

Students in Year 7 and Year 8 are prepared for IGCSE. Subjects offered at this level include:

English
Math
Science
French/Urdu
Arabic
Music
Art & Design
ICT
Social Studies
Islamic Studies/Moral Education

IGCSE exams are conducted every year in May/June. Students who show promising performance consistently are allowed to enrol for the examination.

Children have to achieve Attainment Targets for each subject. Each subject has descriptions about what children should be taught to achieve the set Attainment Targets.

Academic Calender for Brilliant International Private School

BIPS academic calendar starts in September and ends in June.

Admission and Fees

How to apply to Brilliant International Private School?

Parents interested in Brilliant International Private School admissions are requested to visit the school first before putting in their application. The admissions process begins in January for the next academic year that starts in September.

All candidates must sit for an interview and appear for an entrance exam. After clearing the assessment, parents are asked to fill the application form available on the school’s website. After filling the application form, parents should submit the required documents.

If admission is granted, parents will receive a written confirmation from the school. When the confirmation letter is received, parents are requested to pay the first instalment of the fee, and the student will be then enrolled at the school.

Brilliant International Private School follows these age guidelines for admission:

Grade
Minimum Age
Grade
Pre-KG
Minimum Age
3 Years till August 31
Grade
KG 1
Minimum Age
4 Years till August 31
Grade
KG 2
Minimum Age
5 Years till August 31
Grade
Grade 1
Minimum Age
6 Years till August 31

Documents to be submitted along with the application form include:

  • Copy of the student’s passport with valid residence visa
  • Copy of the family book (for UAE nationals)
  • Six recent passport size photographs of student
  • Original Emirates ID card and a copy
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of vaccination card and medical file from the previous school
  • Copy of father’s passport with valid residence visa and a copy of Emirates ID
  • Original continuous studying letter of the prior school
  • Original pass certificate of the last grade level (from KG onwards)
  • Original transfer certificate
  • Suppose a student is being transferred from a school located outside the UAE. In that case, all documents must be endorsed by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the UAE Embassy of the issuing country.

Fee Structure at Brilliant International Private School

The BIPS fee details are mentioned here:

Year
Tuition Fee
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
Term 1 Fee
Term 2 Fee
Term 3 Fee
Year
Pre-School
Tuition Fee
AED 13,200
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 10,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 3,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 3,250
Term 3 Fee
AED 3,250
Year
Reception
Tuition Fee
AED 13,200
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 11,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 4,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 3,750
Term 3 Fee
AED 3,750
Year
Year 1
Tuition Fee
AED 13,200
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 11,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 4,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 3,750
Term 3 Fee
AED 3,750
Year
Year 2
Tuition Fee
AED 15,400
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 13,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 4,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 4,250
Term 3 Fee
AED 4,250
Year
Year 3
Tuition Fee
AED 15,400
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 13,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 4,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 4,250
Term 3 Fee
AED 4,250
Year
Year 4
Tuition Fee
AED 15,400
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 13,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 4,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 4,250
Term 3 Fee
AED 4,250
Year
Year 5
Tuition Fee
AED 15,400
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 14,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 5,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 4,500
Term 3 Fee
AED 4,500
Year
Year 6
Tuition Fee
AED 17,600
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 14,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 5,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 4,750
Term 3 Fee
AED 4,750
Year
Year 7
Tuition Fee
AED 18,700
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 15,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 5,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 5,000
Term 3 Fee
AED 5,000
Year
Year 8
Tuition Fee
AED 19,800
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 16,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 5,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 5,500
Term 3 Fee
AED 5,500
Year
Year 9
Tuition Fee
AED 20,900
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 17,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 6,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 5,750
Term 3 Fee
AED 5,750
Year
Year 10
Tuition Fee
AED 22,000
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 18,500
Term 1 Fee
AED 6,500
Term 2 Fee
AED 6,000
Term 3 Fee
AED 6,000
Year
Year 11
Tuition Fee
AED 24,200
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 20,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 7,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 6,500
Term 3 Fee
AED 6,500
Year
Year 12
Tuition Fee
AED 24,200
Discounted Fee (2021-2022)
AED 20,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 7,000
Term 2 Fee
AED 6,500
Term 3 Fee
AED 6,500

The fee mentioned above can be paid in three terms. The quoted fee does not include the cost of:

  • Uniform
  • Books
  • Transportation

Here are the books and uniform charges for different grades. Please note that 5% VAT applies to these charges:

Charges
FS 1 – KG 2
Grade 1 – Grade 9
Grade 10 – Grade 11
Charges
Text Books
FS 1 – KG 2
AED 825
Grade 1 – Grade 9
AED 825
Grade 10 – Grade 11
AED 825
Charges
Uniform
FS 1 – KG 2
AED 600
Grade 1 – Grade 9
AED 750
Grade 10 – Grade 11
AED 850
Charges
Discounted Text Book Fee For 2021-2022
FS 1 – KG 2
AED 650
Grade 1 – Grade 9
AED 800
Grade 10 – Grade 11
AED 800
Charges
Discounted Uniform Fee For 2021-2022
FS 1 – KG 2
AED 600
Grade 1 – Grade 9
AED 750
Grade 10 – Grade 11
AED 800

Payment Policy:

  • Registration fee of AED 500 + 3 Post-dated cheques
  • Post-dated Cheque 1: on 5th of August
  • Post-dated Cheque 2: on 5th of December
  • Post-dated Cheque 3: on 5th of March
  • Bounced cheque and late fee payment: AED 100.

Parents should remember that:

  • The fee for books and uniforms is not refundable.

BIPS has a refund policy for tuition and transport fee:

  • If a student attends the school for two weeks or less: One-month fee will be charged
  • If a student attends the school for two weeks to one month: Two months fee will be charged
  • If a student attends the school for more than one month: Three months fee will be charged
  • Sibling discount: 5% of the annual tuition fee
  • Single payment discount (tuition fee): 5% of the total amount

School Facilities

Lunch Options at Brilliant International Private School

The school believes in the “healthy food healthy body” phenomenon. So, it does not allow selling junk food and fizzy drinks. Parents are encouraged to pack healthy lunches for children that may include salads or fibre rich foods.

lunch options at Brilliant International Private School
Students enjoy healthy food during lunch (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

The school cafeteria meets high standards of hygiene, and only trained personnel are allowed to serve food.

School Transportation at Brilliant International Private School

The school has outsourced transportation services for different locations of Sharjah, Ajman and Dubai. Here’s an overview of the charges:

City
Transportation Charges
City
Sharjah
Transportation Charges
AED 3,000
City
Ajman
Transportation Charges
AED 3,500
City
Dubai
Transportation Charges
AED 4,500

Students must follow the instructions of the bus driver and attendant at all times. During the bus ride, students must:

  • Follow the direction when asked
  • Remain seated throughout the journey
  • Keep their head and hands inside
  • Talk softly
  • Refrain from eating or drinking; only water is allowed
  • Keep the aisle clear at all times
  • Only throw trash in the bus bin
  • Avoid damaging/destroying anything on the bus

Sport Facilities at Brilliant International Private School

Students benefit from excellent sports facilities at BIPS Sharjah. Students can play various outdoor sports in the green outdoor play area.

The school’s swimming pool has different depth levels for different age groups. Students can use the facility under the surveillance of trained coaches and lifeguards. The indoor multipurpose hall is used for playing tennis, basketball, badminton, snooker and foosball.

Extra-Curricular activities at Brilliant International Private School

extracurricular activities at Brilliant International Private School
ICT Week at the school (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

Art and craft are an important part of extracurricular activities. Students from a young age get access to the school’s art and craft studio to polish their creativity. They can also spend scheduled time in the swimming pool, participate in events, or read in the library.

Field Trips from Brilliant International Private School

Classroom learning is enhanced through field trips as students get first-hand experience and exposure to the practical world.

field trips from Brilliant International Private School
Students during a field trip (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

Parents are notified about upcoming field trips. They are also informed about the student’s safe arrival at the venue and his/her safe return to the school.

Students are only taken on ministry-approved trips planned using the BIPS Trip Form. These forms are submitted one month before the trip.

Medical Care at Brilliant International Private School

The Health and safety of students are of great importance at BIPS. The school clinic has a part-time doctor and two full-time nurses registered and licensed by the Ministry of Health.

If any student feels unwell during school hours, he/she will be kept in the clinic until parents or guardians pick them up. The school clinic provides first-aid to sick and injured students. They can also refer students to a bigger medical facility if need be.

The clinic is well-equipped and has nebulisers and oxygen apparatus. This clinic also provides basic first-aid training to the staff.

If any student has to take medication during school hours, he/she should bring the doctor’s prescription. Medicine in the original container has to bear the child’s name, class, dosage and the time of the last dose. Parents should hand over all prescription medication to the school clinic staff. They can also send a handwritten note in the school diary and hand over the medicine to the bus nanny.

Students who are prescribed antibiotics are not allowed to attend school for 24 hours after taking the first dose. This is to ensure that the antibiotic has no adverse effect.

Under the Ministry of Health and Regulations guidelines, the school doctor conducts non-invasive medical examinations such as vision, hearing, and head to foot examination. All results are kept updated in the school health record.

If any child needs emergency treatment, the school makes all efforts to contact parents. If they are out of reach, the school doctor provides emergency treatment.

Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

PTA  Brilliant International Private School
Parent-teacher meeting in progress (Image Courtesy: Brilliant International Private School)

Parents are welcomed to join the Parent Council using the membership form available on the school website. Parents can also log in to the official website using their unique username and password.

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