East Point Indian International School, Ajman

East Point Indian International School, Ajman

Overview

East Point Indian International School (EPIIS) in Ajman was founded in 1997 by Dr Venkatapathy. East Point Academy is its sister school in India.  The school is a project of East Point Group of Institutes (EPGI) – a leading educational conglomerate that manages highly-rated schools.

EPIIS School is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a private and co-educational institute that follows the Indian curriculum from Kindergarten until Grade 12. At the moment, over 2,000 students are registered at EPIIS who are taught by highly experienced and trained teachers.

Even though the institute hasn’t been inspected yet, East Point Indian International School reviews by parents and students are positive. Parents are satisfied with the quality of education.

East Point Ajman is situated in Al Hamidiyah – a community near the eastern outskirts of Ajman.

Residential Communities near East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International Al Hamidiyah’s central location is easily accessible for families residing in: 

Al Raqaib is the nearest family-friendly area. It is relatively a new development in Ajman and is located off Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road. The community is further divided into two sub-communities and features beautiful villas.

Families looking for residential properties near the school can consider:

Campus of East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International School campus is large enough to easily accommodate 2,000+ students who enjoy diverse learning and playing spaces. Campus facilities are on par with quality international schools in the UAE.

East Point Indian International School facilities
Little ones enjoy various activities in the KG play area (Image Credit: East Point Indian International School)

For the convenience of students, International East Point School has separate blocks for kindergarten, primary and secondary students. The school boasts smart classrooms that are well-equipped with multi-media content and mapped instruction materials.

Furthermore, you can find laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, IT suites, a library, a language lab, and rooms for Martial Arts, Classical dance, Music, Art & Drawing and Yoga classes.

Since health and security of children are of paramount importance to East Point School, you will find a state-of-the-art clinic and well-maintained transportation facility.

Students can make the most of a basketball court, indoor and outdoor wide open spaces to engage in various games and sports. There are activity areas for kindergarteners as well. 

You can buy East Point Indian International School uniforms from the school store that remains open from 07:30 am to 04:00 pm.

Location of East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International School location is in Al Hamidiyah 1, a sub-community of Al Hamidiyah. 

Why East Point Indian International School?

Indian International East Point School marks all checkboxes parents watch out for when choosing a school for their children including quality education, premium campus facilities, a wide range of extracurricular activities and affordable fee. 

Besides these qualities, EPIIS Al Hamidiyah is a project of East Point Group of Institutions that has established a strong reputation in India and the UAE. Schools founded under this group are highly regarded by the educational community as well as parents.

Likewise, East Point is a complete institute offering Indian curriculum from kindergarten until Grade 12. This means parents can guarantee quality education for their children until senior year without having to look for other schools.

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 meters); 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.

Grades Offered at East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International has designed an age-appropriate curriculum as well as activities for students. Grades offered at the school are divided into four sections.

Phases
Grades Covered
Phases
Kindergarten
Grades Covered
KG 1 and KG 2
Phases
Primary Section
Grades Covered
Grade 1 to Grade 5
Phases
Secondary Section
Grades Covered
Grade 6 to Grade 8
Phases
Senior Secondary Section
Grades Covered
Grade 9 to Grade 12

East Point Indian International School Curriculum

Kindergarten and Primary School

East Point Indian International School Ajman is one of the top schools in Ajman to offer Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. Education offered here inculcates knowledge, skills and information for the well-rounded development of students.

East Point Indian International School Al Hamidiyah ensures that little ones are taught through theme-based activities that introduce them to numeracy, reading and writing skills. Children make use of various facilities to explore their daily lesson in a real-life setting.

Subjects taught at kindergarten level include English, Mathematics, History, Geography, Science, Art & Craft and General Knowledge.

Indian curriculum followed at East Point
Little ones on an educational visit to the supermarket to learn the health benefits of vegetables (Image Credit: East Point Indian International School)

Middle and Secondary School

As your child is promoted to senior and then secondary senior section, the syllabus introduces teacher-specific subjects and formative and summative assessments strategies. Apart from termly and final examinations, students have to sit for monthly assessments so that teachers can track their progress.

In the senior section, students can opt for either the Commerce or Science stream for their CBSE examinations and select core subjects from the pool that includes English, Arabic, Mathematics, Science, Computer Science, Islamic Studies or Moral Studies, Social Studies and a second language (Hindi/Urdu/Malayalam).

Distance Learning at East Point Indian International School

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 for East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International School’s academic calendar runs from April until March. The academic year is split into three terms:

  • The first term starts in the second week of April and ends in the first week of July when students go on a 2-month summer break.
  • The second term begins in the last week of August and ends in the second week of December for 3 weeks of winter vacations.
  • The third term commences in the first week of January and concludes in March. Students then go on a 2-week spring holiday.

East Point Indian International School timingsare as follows:

  • Kindergarten (KG 1 and KG 2): 08:00 am to 11:30 am.
  • Grade 1 to Grade 12: 08:00 am to 01:40 pm.
  • Office hours: 07:30 am to 04:00 pm.

Admission and Fees

How to Apply to East Point Indian International School?

East Point Indian International School in Al Hamidiyah welcomes students from all backgrounds to apply for admission with confidence. However, as seats are limited, parents are requested to register their child online at their earliest.

Registration process at East Point Al Hamidiyah
The school welcomes students from all backgrounds to apply for admission (Image Credit: EPIIS)

Once your child has been registered, please submit the following mandatory documents to the school.

  • Pass certificate/ final result of the last grade level (except for KG & Grade 1 admission)
  • Pass certificate/ final result of the last grade level (except for KG & Grade 1 admission)
  • Transfer documents for students applying for registration during the academic year (Original)
  • The applicant’s Birth Certificate either in English or Arabic
  • Immunisation certificate of the applicant
  • Valid passport of the applicant
  • Valid residence visa of the applicant
  • Emirates ID of the applicant
  • A copy of parents’ or sponsor’s valid passport with visa
  • 5 recent passport-sized photos of the applicant

For students transferring from India:

  • The Transfer Certificate has to be verified by the education office of the Zone/District/Area, from where the TC has been obtained.
  • The seal, signature of the Education Officer is to be attested by the Indian Consulate in Dubai and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sharjah, U.A.E.
  • For students coming from Gulf countries other than the U.A.E. & Oman, the Transfer Certificate should be attested by the Ministry of Education of the country.

After completing the first round of registration, East Point Indian International School of Ajman conducts a performance test or entrance exam. Students who clear the exam successfully are offered admissions.

Before initiating East Point Indian International School’s admission process, please ensure that your child follows the age-requirements set by the school.

Grades
Minimum Entry Age
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
KG 1
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
KG 2
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grades
Grade 1
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
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).

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

Fee Structure at East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian International School’s fee structure for the current academic year is as follows:

Grades
Tuition Fee
Books Fee
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
Grades
KG 1 – KG 2
Tuition Fee
AED 5,000
Books Fee
AED 300 – AED 320
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 250
Grades
Grade 1 – Grade 4
Tuition Fee
AED 5,100
Books Fee
AED 400 – AED 450
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 250
Grades
Grade 5 – Grade 7
Tuition Fee
AED 5,200
Books Fee
AED 570 – AED 620
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 8
Tuition Fee
AED 5,800
Books Fee
AED 640
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 9
Tuition Fee
AED 6,300
Books Fee
AED 650
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 10
Tuition Fee
AED 6,500
Books Fee
AED 650
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 11 Commerce*
Tuition Fee
AED 7,000
Books Fee
AED 670
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 11 PCM**
Tuition Fee
AED 9,000
Books Fee
AED 670
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 11 PCB***
Tuition Fee
AED 9,000
Books Fee
AED 670
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 12 Commerce*
Tuition Fee
AED 7,000
Books Fee
AED 680
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 12 PCM**
Tuition Fee
AED 9,500
Books Fee
AED 680
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
Grades
Grade 12 PCB***
Tuition Fee
AED 10,000
Books Fee
AED 680
Uniform Charges (3 sets)
AED 300
  • *English, Computer Science, Accountancy, Business Studies and Economics
  • **English, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • ***English, COmputer Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Additional charges include:

  • Application form: AED 100
  • Application fee: AED 100
  • Initial payment for KG 1 – Grade 4: AED 540 (50% concession for AY 21/22)
  • Initial payment for Grade 5 – Grade 12: AED 590 (50% concession for AY 21/22)
  • Caution deposit for new admissions in KG 1 – Grade 12 (refundable): AED 500 (50% concession for AY 21/22)

School Facilities

Lunch Options at East Point Indian International School

East Point Indian School has a cafeteria where students can have their meals during break time. The cafeteria takes extra care of hygiene and sanitation while offering nutritious snacks and refreshments

Nevertheless, parents can send home-made lunch with their children but should ensure that the meal is prepared with nutritious ingredients.

School Transportation at East Point Indian International School

East point Indian International Ajman provides transportation facilities to students. Through this facility, the school takes the responsibility of picking up and dropping off students at their home.

A fleet of buses is maintained by the school for this purpose. All the buses clear the maintenance and safety checks.

Please note that the bus service covers the entirety of Ajman and some parts of Sharjah. Annual transport fee charges can be seen below:

  • Ajman: AED 2,000
  • Sharjah (Zone 1): AED 2,300
  • Sharjah (Zone 2): AED 240
  • Umm Al Quwain: AED 230

Sports Facilities

Physical education dominates a significant part of the East Point Indian International School curriculum. P.E activities and sports events are held all-year-round to not only boost student’s sporting skills but also generate high ratings for the school.

To facilitate students who are keen to participate in various sports, Indian East point School has maintained quality sports facilities. These include a basketball court, indoor and outdoor wide open spaces and a martial arts and yoga studio.

Extra-curricular Activities at East Point Indian International School

Clubs and activities offered at EPIIS Ajman
Students practising taekwondo at school (Image Credit: East Point Indian International School)

East Point Indian International Private School finds ways to nurture the inborn talents of the students. One of these ways is the introduction of co-curricular and extracurricular activities. 

Under this initiative, students can participate in various fields including cultural activities, inter-school competitions, Art programme and sporting events

Currently, EPIIS Ajman offers Dance, Karate, Swimming, Music and Madressa classes.

Field Trips from East Point Indian International School

Al Hamidiyah East Point Indian International School arranges school trips for students frequently. These trips not only expand and enrich the curriculum taught at the school but also give children a much-needed fun break. 

Since these field trips are a mixture of informal learning and entertainment, students have visited beaches, amusement parks, historical and culturally rich sites and numerous other tourist destinations within Ajman and around the UAE.

School trips arranged by East Point Indian School
Children enjoying their visit to Dubai Miracle Garden (Image Credit: East Point Indian International School)

Medical Care at East Point Indian International School

Maintaining the mental and physical health of students is at the heart of East Point UAE. Hence, the school has a well-resourced medical facility. The clinic is managed by registered and qualified medical staff that conducts regular health checkups and ensures the health and safety of students. 

The clinic ensures that:

  • Students are treated with respect, consideration and dignity.
  • Students have the right to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Parents or guardians are notified of any suspected deviation from normal or usual health found as a result of a screening test, health examination, or school staff observation.
  • Medication is administered after obtaining approval from the parents/ guardians.

However, if necessary, major emergencies or injuries are referred to the nearest hospital.

Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

East Point Indian International School Al Hamidiyah 1 believes that open communication and positive feedback/suggestion exchange not only helps the school improve its offerings but is productive for your child’s academic performance.

International Indian East Point School gives parents the opportunity to attend parent-teacher meetings, school board meetings as well as volunteer in classrooms and participate in fund-raising.

Other than this, parents can also make use of East Point Indian International School contact details given below or links to the social media accounts to track current happenings at the school.

East Point Indian International School Contact Information

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