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New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah

New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah

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Overview

New Indian School (NIS) in Ras Al Khaimah was established in 1981 to cater to the educational needs of the growing Indian community in the city. Having served RAK residents for almost three decades, the New Indian Secondary School has become a trusted name in the community.

New Indian Higher Secondary School is recognised by the government of Kerala, India and the Government of UAE. It is also approved by the UAE Ministry of Education and licensed by Ras Al Khaimah Municipality. New Indian School RAK Al Mamourah follows the Kerala Syllabus accepted by SCERT from Grade 1 to Grade 12 leading to SSLC and HSE examinations. However, the kindergarten section follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) system.

Presently, New Indian School in Ras Al Khaimah has over 850 students including students of determination from 29 different countries. 71 teachers serve the student population.

In A Nutshell

  • Location: Al Mamourah
  • School fees: AED 3,400 - AED 6,850
  • Curriculum: State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT)
  • Years Offered: KG 1 - Grade 12

Residential Communities near New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah

The location of New Indian Model School Ras Al Khaimah is in proximity to a few family-friendly neighbourhoods including:

Partially located on the shore of Ras Al Khaimah Harbour, Al Seer is the nearest residential neighbourhood. Home to the RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital and Scholars Indian School, it is one of the most sought-after areas in the city.

If you are on a lookout for residential properties near the school, check out:

Campus of New Indian School

The school website does not share extensive information regarding New Indian School campus. However, there are spacious classrooms, well-equipped science labs, plenty of open spaces beside a well-resourced library and rooms for art and music.

New Indian School facilities
Outdoor open spaces allow students to engage in a variety of activities (Image Credit: New Indian School, RAK)

Location of New Indian School

New Indian School is located in Al Mamourah – a vibrant residential community with apartment buildings, shops, cafeterias, schools and the well-known Al Mamourah Health Centre. The school is situated on Al Muntasir Road. You will find St. Luke Complex Church right next to the school.

Why New Indian School?

NIS School in RAK has fully embraced the inclusive framework provided by the Ministry of Education. Students with SEND requirements are given a supportive environment and receive par excellence education.

Besides this, the principal and the senior leadership team are constantly striving to improve the level of education. Similarly, both physical and mental health of students is a top priority for the school.

 In addition to positive New Indian School reviews from parents and students, the school has made it to the list of best Indian schools in Ras Al Khaimah. Parents in search of quality options following other recognised curriculums can check out the list of top schools in Ras Al Khaimah.

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School Details

Grades Offered at New Indian School

New Indian School Ras Al khaimah has divided the grades offered into four different categories, as seen below.

SectionsGrades Covered
Kindergarten KG 1 and KG 2
Phase 1 Grade 1 to Grade 5
Phase 2 Grade 6 to Grade 8
Phase 3 Grade 9 to Grade 12

New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah Curriculum

The journey of a student from kindergarten until secondary school at New Indian School is full of new learning experiences, challenges and fun times. The school ensures that students are equipped with skills and knowledge that enable them to be a part of the global community.

From working independently to critical thinking and problem solving, children are taught via the modified curriculum and updated teaching strategies. The Indian curriculum followed at the school ensures that students relate to the Indian culture despite living in the UAE.

Some of the striking features of the curriculum are:

  • Activity-based
  • Process-related
  • Ensure learning
  • Focus is to attain learning outcomes
  • Environment-friendly
  • Highlights development areas
  • Suitable for the nature of the learner
  • Integrates learning and assessment
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Physical education including Yoga is an important part of the curriculum (Image Credit: New Indian School, RAK)

The secondary school offers Science and Commerce streams to students. As per their interest and passion, children can choose one of these streams.

Science StreamCommerce Stream
English English
Malayalam / Hindi / Arabic Malayalam / Hindi / Arabic
Physics Computerised Accounting
Chemistry Business Studies
Biology / Computer Science Economics
Mathematics Computer Application

Academic Calendar for New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah

The school calendar usually highlights dates for important events such as exam day, result day, carnivals, spring fairs as well as national and Islamic holidays. The New Indian School academic calendar starts in April and ends in March.

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

How to Apply to New Indian School?

New Indian School's admission process starts from 15 January for all grades. Since seats are limited, parents are requested to initiate the process at their earliest. You must collect the application form from the school office. Once the form has been completed, you must submit it to the admissions office along with the following documents:

  • Registration form duly completed.
  • 3 copies of the child’s passport with the valid UAE visa
  • 4 recent photographs of the child (6 x 4 cm) + 1 stamp size photo.
  • 2 copies of the child’s birth certificate along with the original are required if the child does not have an independent passport.
  • A copy of the original mark sheet of the last examination passed at the previous school.
  • Students (coming from outside the UAE) seeking admission in the school from Grade I upwards are required to submit the original Transfer Certificate of the school last attended (In English only) duly attested by:
    • Ministry of Education/Education Bureau of the country/Ministry of Foreign Affairs/The Embassy/Consulate of the UAE where the Certificate was obtained from
  • Students (coming from within the UAE) seeking admission in the school from Grade 1 upwards are required to submit the original Transfer Certificate/School Leaving Certificate of the school last attended, duly attested by the respective Education Zone.

New Indian School Al Mamourah charges a non-refundable registration fee.

Also, please ensure that your child meets the following age placement guidelines before starting the admission process.

GradesMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum 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 15th April (for the school beginning in April). Source: New Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah

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

Fee Structure at New Indian School

Here’s the New Indian School fees structure:

GradesAnnual Tuition Fee
KG 1 and KG 2 AED 3,400
Grade 1 and 2 AED 3,700
Grade 3 and 4 AED 3,950
Grade 5 and 6 AED 4,100
Grade 7 and 8 AED 4,700
Grade 9 AED 5,400
Grade 10 AED 5,850
Grade 11 AED 6,450
Grade 12 AED 6,850
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School Facilities

Lunch Options at New Indian School

The canteen facility at NIS Al Mamourah serves nutritious and tasty snacks and refreshments. However, students can bring lunch from home as well. Parents must ensure that the meal is healthy. Junk food should be avoided at all times.

School Transportation at New Indian School

New Indian School Al Mamourah RAK provides transport facilities for the convenience of both students and parents. The well-maintained buses are equipped with safety features to ensure safe and sound commute.

However, it is unclear if the school offers transportation services or has outsourced it to a third party. In any case, for registration parents have to visit the school office and fill an application form highlighting their area or pick-up and drop-off points.

School bus covers areas such as: Adhen, Al Jazera, Digdaga, Kharran, Khuzam, Jazeera, RAK, Mammorah, Julan, Al Rams, Mareedh and Al Nakheel.

Transport facilities at NIS RAK
Children are provided with safe and sound commute at the school (Image Credit: New Indian School, RAK)

Sports facilities at New Indian School, RAK

Specifics regarding sports facilities are not listed on the school website, however, students have outdoor spaces to engage in various sports. There is a multi-purpose hall inside the building as well.

Sporting activities offered at New Indian School in RAK
Students performing a show on ports day (Image Credit: New Indian School, RAK)

Extra-curricular Activities at New Indian School

NIS Ras Al Khaimah has introduced an extensive extracurricular and co-curricular activities program. These activities are offered under eight broad clubs such as:

Teaching Aids Exhibition Student Council
Day Celebration Send-off Program
Wallpaper Bulletin Cultural Programmes
Sports Horizon Magazine
Extracurricular activities offered at NIS Ras Al Khaimah
Students performance during a show (Image Credit: New Indian School, RAK)

When New Indian School in Al Mamourah students sign up for these activities, they are likely to:

  • Increase physical stamina
  • Learn new things
  • Learn better communication skills
  • Develop the spirit of healthy competition
  • Be fit and energetic when engaging in various sporting games
  • Express themselves freely through debates

Field Trips from New Indian School

Field trips, either for educational or recreational purposes, are keenly looked forward to by students. Hence, New Indian High School arranges a few visits to allow children to learn outside of traditional settings and enjoy a fun time with their friends.

Medical Care at New Indian School, RAK

NIS School Ras Al Khaimah has built a medical facility on school premises to ensure the health and safety of students at all times. The experienced medical staff manages the clinic and provides first-aid care to students and teachers.

The medical facility at New Indian School UAE is also responsible for maintaining the medical record of each student for future reference. NIS refers all major emergencies to the nearest hospital.

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Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

NIS School Al Mamourah keeps parents in loop when it comes to their child’s performance and progress. Since the school aims for all-rounded development of children, it is imperative that parents are actively involved in the student’s academic journey.

To achieve this feat, NIS School RAK has a parent portal where parents can sign in to gain access to features such as school report, extracurricular activities schedule, student’s attendance, account history and more. You can contact New Indian School via the information provided below to book an appointment.

New Indian School Contact Information

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FAQs

What are the timings of your school?

  • Kindergarten: 07:45 am to 11:55 am.
  • Grade 1 to 12: 07:45 am to 01:45 pm.

How many grades/years are there in your school?

New Indian School RAK offers education from KG 1 until Grade 12.

How many students are currently studying in your school?

There are over 850 students getting education at NIS Ras Al Khaimah.

Can you please describe the academic calendar of your school?

The academic calendar runs from the second week of April to the last week of March of next year. Students get to enjoy summer, winter and spring break in between the academic year.

Can you please mention the range of the tuition fee charged by your school?

The annual tuition fee ranges from AED 3,400 to AED 6,850.

How do you communicate with parents?

The major source of communication between parents can be done via a parent portal. Other than this, parent-teacher meetings, school events and social media pages can also help parents and teachers communicate.

Do you have a cafeteria or a canteen on campus?

Yes, New Indian School in Ras Al Khaimah has a canteen on campus that serves fresh snacks and refreshment to students.

How often does your school arrange field trips?

The school frequently takes students on recreational or education trips around the city.

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