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International School of Creative Science, Muwaileh

International School of Creative Science, Muwaileh

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Overview

International School of Creative Science (ISCS) Muwaileh, established in 2002, is an educational institution under the operation and management of the Bukhatir Education Advancement & Management (BEAM).

BEAM is a renowned education provider in the UAE famous for establishing a chain of schools following UK and US curricula. The Creative Science Schools, including the American Schools of Creative Science (ASCS) and the International Schools of Creative Science (ISCS) Nad Al Sheba. Despite following the international curricula, these schools emphasise Islamic Studies, Arabic, and UAE Social Studies.

The International School of Creative Science Muwaileh educates children from the Foundation Stage (FS) to the Sixth Form stage. The school boasts state-of-the-art facilities, technology and infrastructure to facilitate students’ learning.

Read this comprehensive guide by Bayut to learn more about the campus, fees, facilities and admission at the International School of Creative Science Muwaileh.

Residential Communities near International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

International School of Creative Science Muwaileh is located in the Muwailih Commercial district of Sharjah. Many family-friendly communities surround the area, including:

Muwailih Commercial is near Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road (E311), making it easily accessible to both parents and students. Those looking to move closer to the school can consider these available properties for sale and rent:

Campus of International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

Creative Science schools are known for their state-of-the-art infrastructure and modern facilities. The International School of Creative Science Muwaileh has a purpose-built campus with the following amenities:

  • Well-resourced Library
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Rooms
  • Innovation Kitchen Lab
  • Interactive Whiteboards in Classrooms
  • Indoor Playgrounds
  • Outdoor Playgrounds
  • Gym
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Swimming Pool
  • All-Weather Field
  • Learning Resource Centre
Science Lab at ISCS
ISCS Muwaileh has dedicated science labs for each subject (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)

ISCS Muwaileh’s well-resourced library contains valuable books suited for all ages. The Innovation Kitchen Lab is an initiative exclusive to the Creative Science Schools. ISCS believes that basic culinary classes are practical survival skills required by every student. The school also teaches basic dining etiquette while introducing innovative, creative and critical thinking concepts.

Classrooms in ISCS Muwaileh
Primary years’ classroom at ISCS (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)

The school has a fully wireless campus with high-end technology, such as tables, interactive whiteboards, digital projectors, digital visualisers, ActiVotes, ActivExpressions, e-Resources and other interactive software. Digital Learning is one of the many methods adopted by the school to ensure academic continuity.

Location of International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

International School of Creative Science Muwaileh is on 125 Street in Muwailih Commercial, Sharjah. ISCS Muwaileh is close to Wesgreen International School and Delhi Private School Sharjah.

Why International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

The International School of Creative Science Muwaileh imparts education from Foundation Stage to Year 13 following the British curriculum. ISCS Muwaileh’s Students consistently score well in IGCSE and GCE examinations and secure admissions in highly reputed universities worldwide. For this reason, ISCS Muwaileh is considered one of the best British schools in Sharjah.

The school received the Sharjah Award for Excellence in Education in 2019. It also won awards for the Distinguished School in the UAE and an accolade for Distinguished Teacher in Sharjah. The Ministry of Education described the school’s performance as ‘Highly Effective with Distinction’ in an inspection carried out in 2011-2012. Considering these accomplishments, it is no surprise that ISCS Muwaileh is one of the top 10 best schools in Sharjah.

The Creative Science Schools also have the distinct title of being the only Promethean Innovation Hub globally and the only Promethean UK Centers of Excellence in the UAE and the Middle East.

ISC Muwaileh uses its vision and mission to offer the best learning experience. For this purpose, it coupled its strategic objectives with top-notch British and Ministry of Education (MOE) curricula. The school’s mission and vision are:

  • Mission: To ignite a passion for learning by creating an inclusive community that fosters virtues, innovation, and best practices focused on achieving successful outcomes for all our students.
  • Vision: Lighting the way to excellence rooted in faith, cultivating life-long learners and global citizens equipped with a moral compass.
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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 six 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 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 International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

ISCS Muwaileh is a highly regarded school that imparts education from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13.

PhasesYears Covered
Foundation Stage FS1 and FS2
Key Stage 1 Year 1 and Year 2
Key Stage 2 Year 3 to Year 6
Key Stage 3 Year 7 to Year 9
Key Stage 4 Year 10 and Year 11
Key Stage 5 / Sixth Form Year 12 and Year 13

International School of Creative Science Muwaileh Curriculum

The curriculum at ISCS Muwaileh is based on the National Curriculum of England. The syllabus focuses on developing the ‘total child’ concept and cultivates a solid foundation of subject areas, such as Language and Literacy, Numericals and Creativity. The school also teaches Arabic, Islamic and Social Studies as mandated by the Ministry of Education. Native speakers are taught the Arabic A curriculum while non-native speakers learn the more basic Arabic B curriculum.

ISCS Muwaileh offers IGCSE courses in Grades 10 and 11. However, in the Sixth Form, the school teaches UK and International A-Level and Edexcel courses. The school is accredited by the UK examination boards of Edexcel and Cambridge.

The curriculum aims to:

  • Offer a broad, balanced, challenging curriculum and develop confidence, aesthetic awareness, a sense of fair play, sound moral values, and self-esteem. 
  • Provide first-hand experiences that encourage students to question, investigate and seek solutions.
  • Develop a home/school partnership as a basis for successful education. Parents share responsibilities with the school and play a major part as co-educators of their children.
  • Develop the child’s confidence, self-knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards learning, enabling them to grow into caring and responsible members of the wider community.
  • Enhance pupils’ awareness and appreciation of international and local cultures.

Distance Learning at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

In coordination with Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA), the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management team in Sharjah has allowed all private schools to resume 100% in-class learning. Sick students can get an exemption, but they must submit a relevant health certificate to continue learning from home.

Academic Calendar for International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

The academic year at ISCS Muwaileh is split into three terms which take place as follows:

  • The first term starts in the last week of August and ends in the second week of December. It is followed by a three-week winter break.
  • The second term commences in the first week of January and ends in the last week of March, followed by a two-week spring holiday.
  • The third week begins in the second week of April and ends in the last week of June, followed by a two-month summer vacation.

Parents can look at the school calendar to obtain detailed information regarding the activities and events held at ISCS Muwaileh.

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Admission and Fees

How to Apply to International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

Parents who wish to enrol their child at ISCS Muwaileh can submit an application when admissions are opened in mid-January. The admissions process is simple. Follow these steps to secure your child’s admission at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh:

  • Ensure that your child meets the age requirements set by the SPEA for the required grade or year group. 
  • Visit the school, fill out the application form available on the desk and submit it.
  • Submit a copy of your child’s passport, copy of each parent’s Emirates ID and most recent school report or letter issued by your child’s current school.
  • Once the form has been submitted, the school will invite your child for a computerised entrance exam and an interview (Years 1 to 13)
  • KG1 and KG2 students will be invited to the school along with their parents for a formal interview
  • Students must refer to the Sixth Form prospectus for details of each AS/A level course for admission to the Sixth Form.
  • The Registration Department and the Senior Leadership Team test and evaluate applications made throughout the year.
  • Upon successful application, the child will be offered a place at the school and notified by phone or email. Parents then have to visit the school to complete the remaining admission formalities.
  • Parents must submit the required documents within one week of the offer of placement to secure their child’s position in the school.

Required documents:

  • Copy of your child’s most recent report card or a ‘To Whom It May Concern’ letter from your child’s current school
  • Copy of each parent’s passport with valid residence visa (for expats)
  • Copy of each parent’s Emirates ID (front and back)
  • Copy of child’s passport with unified no. (for UAE) and valid residence visa (for expats)
  • Original and a copy of child’s Emirates ID card
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate
  • Copy of family register (for UAE applicants only)
  • Copy of child’s vaccination certificate and child’s medical file from the current school
  • One recent coloured photograph
  • Attested original transfer certificate (TC)
  • Attested original end of year school report
  • An admission fee of AED 500 is required to be paid at the time of registration.

The Transfer Certificate must be attested by the following authorities if:

  • Transferring from another school within the UAE
    • Should carry the stamp of the school and Educational Zone of that Emirate.
  • Transferring from GCC countries
    • GCC citizens: TC and report card should carry the stamp of the school and the stamp of the Ministry of Education.
    • Non-GCC citizens: TC  and report card should be stamped by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of UAE in that country.
  • Transferring from any other country
    • Should carry the stamp of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of UAE in that country.

The school will retain the original Transfer Certificate and report card in all cases. The documents submitted must be either in Arabic or English. If they are in any other language, get them translated and attested by the official translators.

Essential guidelines to keep in mind during the admissions procedure:

  • For all year groups, admissions will be based on the availability of seats, entrance exam results and passing the interview with the relevant Head of Section.
  • If the student is registered in any school following the British curriculum (Year System) within the UAE or abroad, they will be registered in the same grade in ISCS for the following academic year.
  • It is the responsibility of the parent to provide the required documents, including copies of the Resident Visa. By completing and signing the Registration Form, the parent accepts this responsibility. The school will not be held responsible if the Ministry refuses to register a child for any reason, including missing documentation listed above.

Nevertheless, parents must ensure that their child meets the following age criteria before seeking admission.

YearsMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Years
FS 1
Minimum Entry Age
3
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Years
FS 2
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Years
Year 1
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Years
Year 2
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Years
Year 3
Minimum Entry Age
7
Maximum Entry Age
9
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
6
Years
Year 4
Minimum Entry Age
8
Maximum Entry Age
10
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
7
Years
Year 5
Minimum Entry Age
9
Maximum Entry Age
11
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
8
Years
Year 6
Minimum Entry Age
10
Maximum Entry Age
12
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
9
Years
Year 7
Minimum Entry Age
11
Maximum Entry Age
13
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
10
Years
Year 8
Minimum Entry Age
12
Maximum Entry Age
14
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
11
Years
Year 9
Minimum Entry Age
13
Maximum Entry Age
15
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
12
Years
Year 10
Minimum Entry Age
14
Maximum Entry Age
17
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
13
Years
Year 11
Minimum Entry Age
15
Maximum Entry Age
18
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
14
Years
Year 12
Minimum Entry Age
16
Maximum Entry Age
19
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
15
Years
Year 13
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).

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

Fee Structure

International School of Creative Science Muwaileh fees for the academic year 2020-2021 are as follows:

Year GroupBooks FeeTerm 1 FeeTerm 2 FeeTerm 3 FeeAnnual Fee
Year Group
KG 1
Books Fee
AED 700
Term 1 Fee
AED 8,400
Term 2 Fee
AED 6,300
Term 3 Fee
AED 6,300
Annual Fee
AED 21,000
Year Group
KG 2
Books Fee
AED 1,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 8,400
Term 2 Fee
AED 6,300
Term 3 Fee
AED 6,300
Annual Fee
AED 21,000
Year Group
Grade 1 to Grade 3
Books Fee
AED 1,300
Term 1 Fee
AED 9,660
Term 2 Fee
AED 7,245
Term 3 Fee
AED 7,245
Annual Fee
AED 24,150
Year Group
Grade 4 to Grade 6
Books Fee
AED 1,400
Term 1 Fee
AED 11,040
Term 2 Fee
AED 8,280
Term 3 Fee
AED 8,280
Annual Fee
AED 27,600
Year Group
Grade 7 to Grade 9
Books Fee
AED 1,900
Term 1 Fee
AED 13,220
Term 2 Fee
AED 9,915
Term 3 Fee
AED 9,915
Annual Fee
AED 33,050
Year Group
Grade 10 and Grade 11
Books Fee
AED 2,000
Term 1 Fee
AED 14,560
Term 2 Fee
AED 10,920
Term 3 Fee
AED 10,920
Annual Fee
AED 36,400
Year Group
Grade 12
Books Fee
AED 2,300
Term 1 Fee
AED 15,880
Term 2 Fee
AED 11,910
Term 3 Fee
AED 11,910
Annual Fee
AED 39,700
Year Group
Grade13
Books Fee
AED 2,300
Term 1 Fee
AED 15,120
Term 2 Fee
AED 11,340
Term 3 Fee
AED 11,340
Annual Fee
AED 37,800

Important guidelines to keep in mind while paying the school fees:

  • Fees are paid in three instalments for the academic year, the first instalment is due on the 1st of September, the second instalment is due on the 1st of December, and the third instalment is due on the 1st of March.
  • Books, uniforms, transportation and canteen deposit fees should be paid along with the first instalment of tuition fees.
  • Medical fees are not included as part of the tuition fees.
  • Card payments are accepted, provided the full year fees are paid upfront.
  • Easy Payment Plans (EPP) offers are only available on fees paid via credit card.
  • For siblings attending the school, card payments will be accepted per student but must be paid upfront for the entire year.
  • Only Visa and Mastercard credit/debit cards are accepted.
  • BEAM has arrangements with the following partner institutions for EPP (monthly payment scheme with 0% profit rate. Processing fees may apply from the banks):
    • Emirates NBD Bank
    • Emirates Islamic Bank
  • Parents must contact the bank directly to activate EPP. Final approval is subject to the bank’s discretion.
  • Uniforms can only be purchased after paying fees for all students from the same family and clearance of outstanding dues (if any).
  • Your payment will not be complete until the message “Your payment was successful” is displayed on the screen.
  • If you are a member of the Dubai Police or the UAE Military (applicable for Dubai schools only), please visit the school to make your payment.
  • Any fee payments done at the school will be reflected on the online portal in 3 working days.

For further queries, call 800 BEAM (2326) or email info@beam.co.ae.

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School Facilities

Lunch Options at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

ISCS Muwaileh has a fully equipped canteen that promotes healthy eating habits by providing a wide variety of nutritious food and drinks. The school offers two menu options for the students– one for the kindergarten section and another for high school.

Students can also bring healthy packed lunches from home. Chocolate, candy, nuts and sodas or other carbonated drinks are not permitted on the campus.

School Transportation at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

ISCS Muwaileh has outsourced its transportation facilities to Emirates Transport. The fleet of well-maintained buses provides efficient and safe transportation while adhering to the Road and Transportation Authority (RTA) regulations.

Transportation at ISCS Muwaileh
ISCS Muwaileh has outsourced its transportation to Emirates Transport (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)

Transportation charges for each route covered by ISCS Muwaileh are as follows:

DestinationOne WayTwo Ways
Destination
Dubai
One Way
AED 4,800
Two Ways
AED 5,800
Destination
Sharjah
One Way
AED 4,500
Two Ways
AED 5,500
Destination
Ajman
One Way
AED 4,600
Two Ways
AED 5,600

Holiday Camps at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

ISCS Muwaileh has organised several educational camps for students in the past. The school arranged a Space & Rocketry Camp where students learned about space exploration and designed their rockets.

Sports Facilities

ISCS Muwaileh’s Physical Education (PE) department has participated in various competitions and sports tournaments and has emerged victorious. Students of ISCS Muwaileh make use of the sports facilities available on-campus to practice physical fitness and health. Some of the sports provisions are:

  • Indoor playgrounds
  • Outdoor playgrounds
  • Gym
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Swimming Pool
  • All-Weather Field
Multipurpose Hall at ISCS Muwaileh
Students playing Basketball in the Multipurpose Hall at ISCS (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)

The Multipurpose Hall caters to many sporting activities such as Basketball, Netball, Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Martial Arts and various other physical activities.

ISCS Muwaileh offers swimming classes starting from Grade 3 to ensure that every student learns this essential skill.

Extracurricular Activities at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

The school regularly organises local trips and excursions to complement classroom learning. KG1 students visited the Sharjah AquariumSharjah Desert Park, Greenbelt Park and many other locations as part of field trips organised by ISCS Muwaileh.

Arts and Crafts at ISCS Muwaileh
Students develop their skills in Arts and Crafts at ISCS Muwaileh (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)

ISCS Muwaileh also organises various events throughout the school year, such as the Charity Bazaar and the Knowledge Fair.

Field Trips from International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

The school regularly organises local trips and excursions to facilitate teaching and learning outside the classroom as well. KG1 students visited the Sharjah Aquarium, Sharjah Desert Park, Greenbelt Park and many other locations as part of field trips organised by ISCS Muwaileh.

ISCS Muwaileh students at Sharjah Aquarium
ISCS Muwaileh students enjoying a field trip to Sharjah Aquarium (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh Facebook Page)

After-school Care at ISCS Muwaileh

The school does not provide any after school care facilities. However, some of the extracurricular activities at ISCS Muwaileh go beyond regular school hours. You will have to reach out to the headteacher for your child’s year group to know more details on this.

Medical Care at International School of Creative Science Muwaileh

ISCS Muwaileh has a fully-equipped medical clinic on campus. The experienced health care professionals employed by the school tends to the student’s health and hygiene and is qualified to handle medical emergencies if they occur.

Medical clinic in ISCS
Medical clinic at ISCS Muwaileh (Image Credits: ISCS Muwaileh)
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Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

International School of Creative Science Muwaileh has a parent portal on the official website. It is one of the primary means of communication between parents and teachers.

Parents receive information on their child’s progress, daily schedule, weekly/theme schemes, assessments, notices, homework, attendance, assessment results, canteen utilisation and credit, library resource utilisation and more through the portal.

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