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The WellSpring School

The WellSpring School

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Overview

The WellSpring School is a private school in Ras Al Khaimah. Founded in 2015, it follows the American curriculum from KG to Grade 12. Initially, it only offered classes until Grade 9. The learning system is based on American education standards.

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The school offers premium facilities to students (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

The WellSpring School has a diverse student population belonging to more than 40 nations. Most teachers have American degrees. Arab teachers are employed as a part of the faculty for teaching Arabic, Islamic Studies and Arabic Social Studies.

RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES NEAR THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The school campus is close to several residential communities. Some popular ones are:

Khuzam is a small suburban neighbourhood in Ras Al Khaimah. The area is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but residents enjoy easy access to schools, health clubs and other urban amenities. Residential options in the district include affordable villas for rent.

Residential options near the school include:

CAMPUS OF THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The WellSpring School RAK has bright and colourful classrooms. For Kindergarteners, there is an early childhood centre. There are specialist areas for teaching Music, Art and Science. The school is currently developing a well-stocked library.

LOCATION OF THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

This school in RAK is located in Dafan Al Khor on 34B Street. Khuzam Road is less than 5 minutes away from the school campus. Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Clock Roundabout are the nearest landmarks. The school campus is easily accessible via Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salem Road. RAK Academy British School (BSK) is a popular school near The WellSpring campus.

WHY THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH?

The school believes that nine qualities make students lifelong learners. These include:

  • Purpose
  • Discernment
  • Curiosity
  • Compassion
  • Connection
  • Courage
  • Service
  • Humility
  • Persistence

The WellSpring School meets the needs of each child and prepares them for higher education opportunities. It encourages them to become active and productive members of society.

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Students are supported throughout their academic journey (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

The school’s vision is to transform students into lifelong learners and global leaders. Besides college entrance counselling, TWK-RAK School offers guidance services. Other counselling services include parent and peer relationships and academic counselling.

Students who have special needs or face academic challenges are supported via differentiated lessons and individualised tutoring. Students who struggle in Mathematics and English can join foundation classes.

The WellSpring School conducts entrance exam preparatory classes for students who are seeking admissions in international colleges and universities. This includes preparation for:

  • Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT®)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT®)
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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 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 the WellSpring School Ras Al Khaimah

The WellSpring School RAK offers classes from KG 1 to Grade 12. These classes are divided into three sections:

SectionGrade
The WellSpring Early Childhood Centre KG 1 – KG 2
The WellSpring Elementary Section Grade 1 – Grade 5
The WellSpring Secondary Section Grade 6 – Grade 12

The WellSpring School Ras Al Khaimah Curriculum

The school follows the American curriculum. The start of the academic journey at The WellSpring School or the first phase is the Early Childhood Program. This program is designed for language development and building numeric concepts and creative skills. The educational experience during this stage is balanced.

During the Early Year Childhood program, teachers focus on:

  • Creative Skills
  • Nurturing Environment
  • Learning Experience
  • Literacy Foundations
  • Play-Based Activities
  • Foundations for Life

In the Elementary section, teachers encourage students to become innovative thinkers, courageous leaders and skilful communicators. Students are encouraged to explore, ask questions and investigate during these years. They learn through reading, exploring, creating, singing, talking and moving. The curriculum in Elementary classes is academically rich and challenging.

Students study structured phonics and their ability to read complex texts and write at length are enhanced. Particular emphasis is on English Language, Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Arabic. Art, Music and Physical Education classes that are conducted twice a week. Core subjects taught during these years are:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Literacy
  • Technology

Students graduating from the secondary section get the opportunity to enter universities and colleges around the world. The curriculum particularly emphasises on language, Arts, Science, Arabic, Social Studies and Mathematics. Students can choose from the following optional subjects as well:

  • Technology
  • Art
  • Islamic Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Music

Advanced Placement courses are also available for students from Grade 10 to Grade 12.

DISTANCE LEARNING AT THE WELLSPRING 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 THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The WellSpring School academic calendar is runs from August until June and is split into two semesters.

  • The first day of the school is on 29th August. The school closes for a 3-week winter vacation from 12th December to 30th December. Classes resume in the first week of January and students sit for final exam from 23rd January to 26th January. The first semester ends on 27th January.
  • The second semester commences from the first week of February. Children enjoy a 2-week spring break fro 27th March until 7th April. Classes resume from 10th April with senior and secondary final exams falling in second and third week of June. The second semester ends on 30th June.
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Admission and Fees

HOW TO APPLY TO THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAK?

The WellSpring School Ras Al Khaimah admission and school programs do not discriminate based on gender, religion, race or other cultural identities.

Filling out the application form available on the school’s website is the first step during The WellSpring School admission process. Parents should attach the mandatory documents listed below when submitting the form.

  • A signed and completed application form with the application fee
  • A completed health information form
  • A transcript or copy of school report cards from the previous school
  • The copy of the student’s passport
  • A copy of the student’s Emirates ID

If necessary, the school can schedule the assessment test of the core subjects, including English and Mathematics. Once the school receives the application form, it notifies the parents regarding the status of their application. Parents will receive notification of acceptance, denial or waiting.

WellSpring School also follows age placement guidelines for admission. Here’s an overview to give you a better idea:

GradesMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum 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 August Source: The WellSpring School RAK

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

The WellSpring School RAK follows the below-mentioned enrolment priority:

  • 1st priority: Children of The WellSpring School staff and associates
  • 2nd priority: Siblings of students already attending The WellSpring School
  • 3rd priority: Children who speak English fluently
  • 4th priority: Children who do not speak English fluently

FEE STRUCTURE AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The WellSpring School Ras Al Khaimah fee structure is as follows:

Grade1st Installment2nd Installment3rd InstallmentAnnual Fee
Grade
KG1
1st Installment
AED 8,140
2nd Installment
AED 6,105
3rd Installment
AED 6,105
Annual Fee
AED 20,350
Grade
KG2
1st Installment
AED 10,200
2nd Installment
AED 7,650
3rd Installment
AED 7,650
Annual Fee
AED 25,500
Grade
Grade 1 – Grade 3
1st Installment
AED 10,940
2nd Installment
AED 8,205
3rd Installment
AED 8,205
Annual Fee
AED 27,350
Grade
Grade 4 – Grade 5
1st Installment
AED 11,600
2nd Installment
AED 8,700
3rd Installment
AED 8,700
Annual Fee
AED 29,000
Grade
Grade 6 – Grade 7
1st Installment
AED 13,900
2nd Installment
AED 10,425
3rd Installment
AED 10,425
Annual Fee
AED 34,750
Grade
Grade 8
1st Installment
AED 14,220
2nd Installment
AED 10,665
3rd Installment
AED 10,665
Annual Fee
AED 35,550
Grade
Grade 9
1st Installment
AED 14,280
2nd Installment
AED 10,710
3rd Installment
AED 10,710
Annual Fee
AED 35,700
Grade
Grade 10
1st Installment
AED 14,600
2nd Installment
AED 10,950
3rd Installment
AED 10,950
Annual Fee
AED 36,500
Grade
Grade 11
1st Installment
AED 14,900
2nd Installment
AED 11,175
3rd Installment
AED 11,175
Annual Fee
AED 37,250
Grade
Grade 12
1st Installment
AED 15,200
2nd Installment
AED 11,400
3rd Installment
AED 11,400
Annual Fee
AED 38,000

Registration fee of AED 400, which is non-refundable and non-deductible has to be paid before the student enters the school. A confirmation payment of AED 2,000 must be made once the student satisfies the entrance requirements. The confirmation payment is deducted from the first term fee and will not be refunded unless parents notify the school’s accounts department regarding their intention of withdrawal by 1st August.

Tuition fee is determined annually. Applicants are notified regarding the tuition fee at the time of registration. The fee has to be paid through Skiply app or telegraphic transfer at the time of registration. Please note that the fee is not accepted in person and should be paid in full before a child starts attending the school. Transcripts, report cards and transfers are not issued to students who have outstanding balances.

Please note that the tuition fee does not include the cost of:

  • School supplies
  • Uniforms
  • Field trips
  • Lunch

Students from KG 1 to Grade 5 have to pay AED 200 charge for the use of technology.

The school offers a sibling discount as follows:

  • 15% discount on the tuition fee of the third child
  • 20% discount on the tuition fee of the fourth child
  • 25% discount on the tuition fee of fifth child onwards.

This discount only applies to tuition fees.

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School Facilities

LUNCH OPTIONS AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

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Healthy lunch is provided at the school (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

Students are supervised throughout their lunch and break time. Healthy lunch is provided to students by PH7 catering. For ordering meals, parents are suggested to contact the reception. The school canteen’s menu includes freshly baked sandwiches, pizza and croissants.

SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The school offers bus service for an additional fee. Students must follow safety rules and remain seated throughout their journey. They should always have their seatbelts on and listen to the bus driver. Only snacks and water are allowed on the bus during the ride, but all trash must be properly disposed of before the bus departs. Students who fail to abide by the school bus rules may lose their bus-riding privileges.

SPORTS FACILITIES AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

sports facilities at The WellSpring School
Students are encouraged to stay active (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

All students are required to take part in the physical education classes. All high school students have to be part of the health class. Sports day is celebrated during the academic year. Some popular sports at the school include:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Football

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

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Extracurricular activities at the school (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

The WellSpring RAK School particularly encourages all secondary section students to take part in the school and community service projects. This is to prepare students for leadership roles.

Teachers plan activities throughout the academic year that include culture day, Flag Day, green week and arts week. Some of the activities include these:

Drama Arts
Robotics Photography
Chess Engineering

FIELD TRIPS FROM THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

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Students during a field trip (Image Courtesy: The WellSpring School RAK)

The WellSpring School occasionally organises field trips to complement classroom teaching. Permission slips are sent home before the trip is finalised. Elementary students should wear a green polo and blue pants/skirts on the day of the field trip and Secondary section students must wear a blue polo and blue skirt/pants. An extra fee has to be paid for field trips.

AFTER-SCHOOL CARE AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

The WellSpring RAK School has an after-school activities program for secondary students. This helps develop physical, social, and intellectual skills in students and improves their ability to work together as a team. After-school activities at the school include sports, Model United Nations and FRC Robotics.

MEDICAL CARE AT THE WELLSPRING SCHOOL RAS AL KHAIMAH

Students with diarrhoea, spots, rashes, eye infections, vomiting, fever and head lice are sent back home.

The school contacts parents in the case of an emergency or severe illness or accident. If parents are unavailable, students are taken to an appropriate medical facility.

Students who have to leave school due to any illness must first visit The WellSpring School nurse. In such cases, students are given a pass from the nurse or divisional principal to leave the school premises before time.

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MODE OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PARENTS AND TEACHERS

PowerSchool is a useful app and parents portal. Parents are suggested to use PowerSchool platform for checking their child’s progress. Parents’ conferences are scheduled at the end of the first and third quarter exams.

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