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Dawha School

Dawha School

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Overview

Dawha School was established in 1986 as a private primary school. Over the past three decades, the school has grown in strength and now offers classes from kindergarten to the secondary school level. The school is home to high-end facilities and state-of-the-art ICT technology. 

To know more about Dawha School’s fee structure, campus and amenities, read this guide by Bayut.

In A Nutshell

  • Location: Al Azra
  • School fees: AED 12,000 to AED 18,000
  • Curriculum: American
  • Co-ed or Segregate: Segregate
  • Years Offered: KG 1 - Grade 12

Residential Communities near Dawha School

Dawha School is in the Al Azra community of Sharjah. The school is nestled in a neighbourhood of educational institutions such as New Delhi Private School Sharjah and ASPAM Indian International School. Residential neighbourhoods close to the area are:

Al Azra has multiple properties for rent and sale. Parents looking to move closer to Dawha School Sharjah can consider some of these options:

Campus of Dawha School

Dawha School’s purpose-built campus houses various top-notch facilities such as:

Dedicated Science Laboratories Latest Computer Technology
Fully Stocked Library Well-Equipped Classrooms
Arts and Sports facilities Medical Clinic
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Students at the school take part in both scholastic and co-scholastic activities (Image Credits: Dawha School Facebook Page)

The school also has a common square in the centre that includes a theatre used for holding events, celebrations and other activities. Students at Dawha School use the school’s services for various academic and non-academic activities. This, in turn, funnels a rich and all-rounded development of students.

Location of Dawha School

Located at 83 Al Samood Street, Al Azra, Sharjah, Dawha School is easily accessible from Dubai and Ajman.

The school is also close to family-friendly residential communities such as Al Ghafia and Al Ramtha that have multiple properties available for rent and sale. Parents can consider moving into these communities to live closer to the school.

Why Dawha School?

Dawha School is a respected educational institution in Sharjah that offers the American Curriculum. The school employs highly qualified and experienced faculty members to maximise students’ potential. It ensures that students are prepared to go to prestigious universities and manage their careers in the future.

The school builds strong bonds with parents and keeps them updated regarding their child’s progress. The school aims to mould well-rounded personalities by setting the highest conduct, efficiency, and cultural integrity standards.

The school started as a primary school in 1986 and has now expanded to offer an American High School Diploma Programme at the secondary school level. The American High School certificate is widely recognised. The school has a proud 100% pass percentage in TOEFL.

Extracurricular activities at Dawha School
The school offers a nurturing learning environment for students (Image Credits: Dawha School Facebook Page)

Dawha rigorously abides by its vision and mission to continuously evolve. For this purpose, Dawha School aims to:

  • Develop the pursuance of academic excellence through quality education.
  • Keep up with technology while also blending core values, traditions and culture.
  • Provide a safe, educational environment that offers effective teaching and learning.

Offering classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12, the school embraces the diversity and culture of every student attending the school. The school has a dedicated guidance counsellor and learning specialist to assist students as and when needed.

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School Details

Grades Offered At Dawha School

Grades at Dawha School are split according to the standards of American schooling system– Kindergarten, Elementary, Intermediate and Secondary.

StageGrade
Kindergarten KG1 and KG2
Elementary Grade 1 to Grade 5
Intermediate Grade 6 to Grade 8
Secondary Grade 9 to Grade 12

Dawha School Curriculum

The school has adopted a college-preparatory American curriculum. It is one of the many American-curriculum schools in Sharjah. This curriculum teaches Arabic, Islamic and Social Studies subjects as per the requirements of the Ministry of Education. The syllabus covers various topics based on the grade level.

Kindergarten

At this level, the curriculum promotes Elementary Stage readiness while also nurturing each student’s passion. Social, emotional and academic skills are developed through activities and play. Decision-making, problem-solving, expressing one’s feelings, group participation, practising empathy and dealing with conflict are core focuses of learning at the Kindergarten level. The subjects taught at this level are:

Arabic Religion
English Math
Science Art

Elementary

From grades 1 to 3, students learn in small, self-contained classrooms where they receive individual care from teachers. The curriculum at this level focuses on four core subjects, which are:

English Mathematics
Science Social Studies

While reading is taught through phonics, teachers use a more hands-on approach for math and science to encourage an application-based process rather than rote learning. Enrichment classes are also offered at this level.

Computer Science Art
Music Choir
Library Physical Education
Religious Studies

The school also offers Holy Quran recitation and religious instruction sessions as part of religious studies.

Intermediate School

The curriculum becomes more advanced at this level and includes subjects such as:

Arabic Religion
English Math
Science Computer Science
Physical Education

Students at this level regularly meet a faculty advisor to keep track of their academic and social life and talk through any problems they face. Students also develop various soft skills such as time management and creative thinking due to their rigorous schedule.

Secondary School

Secondary level students focus on academic advancement to secure admissions in good colleges and institutions after school. They learn advanced theories and delve deeper into their academic subjects, which are:

Arabic Religion
English Math
Science Computer Science
Physical Education

Academic Calendar for Dawha School

The academic calendar at Dawha School Sharjah starts in the last week of August and ends in the last week of June.

  • The first term starts in the last week of August and ends in the second week of December. Students go on a winter break that begins in the third week of December and ends in the last week of December.
  • The second term starts in the first week of January and ends in the fourth week of March. There are two options for spring breaks. The first option is from the last week of March to the second week of April and the second option is from the last week of March to the first week of April.
  • The third term starts right after the spring break and ends in the last week of June.

For more information, contact the school.

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Admission and Fees

How to Apply to Dawha School

The school is a K-12 American Curriculum school. It encourages prospective parents to visit the campus to get a better idea of the values and functioning. Parents can book a tour by contacting the school. While enrolling in Dawha School, keep these essential points in mind:

  • Ensure that the child meets the age requirements set by the Ministry of Education for each grade.
  • The application is available through the school website. Seats are subject to availability, so the earlier, the better.
  • Applicants go through a short interview once parents submit the application. The school contacts parents to schedule a convenient date and time for the same.
  • Applicants in Grade 1 and up must have documentation to prove that they have completed the previous grade successfully. They must pass entrance exams in Mathematics and English.

Documents required for admission:

  • Academic committee approval on passing the entrance exam
  • Valid original student passport
  • Copy of parents’ passport (students name should be clear and case-accurate)
  • Valid Residence Visa
  • Original Emirates ID
  • Original Birth Certificate (in Arabic/English, the name should match with that of passport)
  • Father’s valid Passport and Visa
  • Family Registration Card (for UAE Nationals)
  • Transfer Certificate (attested by Ministry of Education, UAE Embassy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Edu. Zone)
  • SIS number
  • Report card from the last two years
  • Four recent photographs
  • Medical file
  • Promise letter to raise academic standards

The age-grade guideline of the school is as follows:

GradeMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum 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: Dawha School

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

Parents might need to download some forms and submit them with the rest of the documents. Here are the downloadable forms for admission to Dawha School.

Fee Structure at Dawha School

Dawha School fees range from AED 12,000 to AED 18,000 per year. For more information regarding the fees, contact the school at +971-6-522-6500. Important guidelines to keep in mind while paying the fees:

  • Fees must be paid in three instalments.
  • Tuition fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Fees should be paid using a post-dated cheque.
  • The school charges an additional AED 200 for every bounced cheque.
  • Tuition fees have to be cleared at the scheduled time for students to attend classes, receive books and official documents from the school.
  • Books prices are payable in cash.
  • The school cancels all discounts and financial facilities if the tuition fees are not cleared by the end of the year or if the cheque bounces.

Scholarships at Dawha School

Families receive discounts on the tuition fee under the Need-Based Financial Aid Program (N-FAP). It also has a Distinction Scholarship Award Program (D-SAP), where students’ tuition fee is discounted based on academic merit.

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School Facilities

Lunch Options at Dawha School

There are three canteens – one for Elementary School, one for the Boys’ section and one for the Girls’ section. A range of healthy foods, snacks, and drinks are available at an affordable rate.

Dawha School also encourages students to bring healthy packed lunches from home.

School Transportation at Dawha School

The school offers transport facilities to students in the form of well-maintained buses that pick and drop students. These buses have routes to Sharjah, Ajman and Dubai. Pick up and drop off are at the nearest location from the house of kids.

In the event of shifting homes, parents must follow these steps to continue receiving smooth transportation:

  • Inform the school with a written application one week prior to shifting.
  • Changes are subject to administration approval.

Students have to abide by the rules and regulations of the bus, failure to do so will result in cancellation of student’s bus registration.

Sports Facilities

Dawha School encourages physical fitness and health amongst their students and has various sports facilities on-campus to serve this purpose. Students also participate in competitions and matches held with other schools in Sharjah.

Extra-curricular Activities at Dawha School

The school promotes active participation in co-scholastic and extracurricular activities for an all-rounded development. At the Kindergarten level, the school offers:

  • A performing arts program for each child to explore their artistic strengths and talents.

At an Intermediate level and higher level, the activities include:

Student council Literary magazine
Athletic teams Chess club
Competitive sports Community service
Performing arts Religious activities
UAE National Day Celebrations at Dawha School
National Day Celebrations at the school (Image Credits: Dawha School Facebook Page)

Field Trips from Dawha School

Dawha School organises a variety of class trips as part of the school’s aim to provide an education that is not solely limited to rote learning. Students of Dawha School visit museums, parks, aquariums or any location relevant to their area of study at that grade level.

Medical Care at Dawha School

The clinic at Al Dawha Private School employs qualified medical staff who tend to accidents, injuries, and other medical emergencies.

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Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

Parents can access news and other relevant information regarding the school on the official website and its social networking accounts. Each semester, the school also organises parent-teacher meetings to keep the parents updated regarding their child’s progress.

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FAQs

What are the timings of Dawha School?

The school starts at 07:50 am and ends at 01:30 pm.

How many grades/years are there in Dawha School?

Dawha School Al Azra offers education from KG 1 until Grade 12.

Does Dawha School follow a co-education model?

No, boys and girls are taught separately.

Can you please describe the academic calendar of Dawha School?

The school calendar starts in August and ends in June of the next year.

Can you please mention the range of the tuition fee charged by Dawha School?

The annual fee ranges from AED 12,000 to AED 18,000.

Does Dawha School offer scholarship programmes to needy and deserving students?

Families receive discounts on the tuition fee under the Need-Based Financial Aid Program (N-FAP).

How Dawha School communicate with parents?

Parent-teacher communication is conducted through term meetings, school's social media pages and official website.

Do you have a cafeteria or a canteen on campus?

There are three cafeterias on campus each reserved for kindergarteners, girls section and boys section.

How often does the school arrange field trips?

Dawha School Sharjah takes students on recreational and educational trips round the year.

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