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WISE Indian Academy

WISE Indian Academy

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Overview

WISE Indian Academy, formerly known as Al Saad Indian School, is an Indian curricular school in Ajman. In 2016, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan – a premier educational group took control of the Al Saad Indian School and revamped the structure to improve its educational programme.

WISE Indian Academy is a K-10 school in Al Jurf 2 following the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. The school strives to become a premier educational institution in Ajman, with its structured curriculum and school facilities. Majority of students at this school are Indian; however, students from other nations also coexist. A team of experienced teachers, predominantly Indians, teaches them. The school has plans to extend to the senior secondary stage in upcoming years.

Besides academics, the school has excellent provisions for non-academic activities. This results in the holistic development of students. The school facilities also support the school in its ambitions. Read this guide by Bayut to learn more about the educational programme, admission and fee details and other facilities available at the campus.

Residential Communities near WISE Indian Academy

The school is located in Al Jurf 2 – one of the preferred residential communities in Ajman. In terms of real estate, one can find both commercial and residential properties. Home seekers can opt for spacious apartments and villas for rent and sale. The communities surrounding the school are:

Al Rawda 3 is the nearest residential community from WISE Indian Academy. Here, one can find luxurious villas and a few apartment complexes. One attractive feature of this community is its easy access to a plethora of lifestyle amenities. Restaurants, shopping malls, supermarkets, health care centres and educational institutes are also located within the community. Other residential options include Al Rawda 2 and Al Jurf 1 that are also close to the school.

Campus of WISE Indian Academy Ajman

Wise Indian Academy in Ajman has a range of academic and non-academic facilities available for students. Classrooms at the campus are bright and airy. They are equipped with all the necessary equipment to support students’ learning.

To support the science-related subjects in the curriculum, the school has a couple of science labs. There also exists a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) laboratory to perform practical demonstrations of various phenomena in our daily life.

There also exist two media rooms equipped with fast-processing computers, printing facility and internet connection. The media room is one of the most utilised facilities on the campus. WISE Indian Academy also has an art room to teach students the fundamentals of the creative world. Here, students can find all the tools and resources to work on their art projects. Another alluring feature of this school is its library. The school library has a plethora of books, journals and other reading materials for kindergarten, primary, secondary and senior secondary students

Besides the aforementioned, WISE Indian Academy also has a kindergarten play area with a variety of swings and other playing tools and a performing arts room. The performance art room is equipped with musical instruments and audio setups to help students learn the art of music. The school has outdoor areas for playing and running activities.

Outdoor shaded play area at Bhavans WISE Indian Academy
Shaded outdoor area at the campus (Image Credit: WISE Indian Academy Facebook Page)

Location of WISE Indian Academy

Bhavans Wise Indian Academy is situated near Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdul Aziz Aaemi Street in Al Jurf 2, Ajman. Those interested in visiting the academy can drive through Sheikh Rashid Bin Maktoum Street and Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdul Aziz Aaemi Street to reach there.

Why WISE Indian Academy?

WISE Indian Academy is a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curricular school that attracts a significant number of Indian expatriates living in Ajman and neighbouring emirates. It is one of the renowned Indian curricula that is appreciated for its academic rigour, structure approach and international recognition. Students at this school complete their schooling with a senior school certificate. They are accepted by top colleges and universities across the world.

It is a part of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, a popular Indian education body in the UAE with Indian curriculum schools in India and abroad. The Bhavans was founded in 1938 and has an experience of running 400 schools in India and 10 international schools in the US, UK, Singapore, UAE and other parts of the world. The experience allows them to run school operations smoothly.

Another attractive feature of this school that makes it a popular option among low to mid-income families is its affordable fee structure. WISE Indian Academy has one of the lowest tuition fees among K-10 schools in Ajman. The nominal fee structure ranges from AED 7,000 to AED 9,000 annually. Thus, parents can afford standard quality education for their kids without straining their pockets.

WISE Indian Academy hires highly professional teachers with relevant experience and academic qualification. The teaching faculty is well-versed with the CBSE curriculum and aware of the intricacies of the syllabus. This allows teachers to use techniques to optimise the learning process for students.

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School Details

COVID-19 Protocols

The Ministry of Education along with other governmental entities and stakeholders devised a plan to safely reopen schools for the academic year 2020-2021. The plan includes protocols to offer a safe learning environment for students. The COVID-19 protocols are as follows:

  • Check the temperature of students, staff and authorised personnel before entering the school. The activity is to be repeated every day. Do not allow anyone with the temperature above 37.5-degree centigrade to enter the premises.
  • Schools must ensure provisions to support social distancing. A minimum of 2 metres is recommended among students and staff. This also requires schools to reduce the school bus capacity to ensure students can practise social distancing on the bus.
  • Educational institutes must sanitise their campus and facilities, such as educational resources, classrooms, doorknobs and other frequently contacted surfaces, periodically.
  • School canteens and catering service will operate as per their specific guidelines. Sharing of food is not allowed. Parents are encouraged to send their kids to school with a home-packed lunch box and a water bottle.
  • Children with special health conditions will be monitored closely by the ministry.
  • Schools must reduce the activities, such as field trips, extra-curricular activities, morning assemblies, sports events, resulting in gathering a large crowd. Such activities may accelerate the spread of the virus.
  • Some sports facilities, such as swimming pools, will remain closed until further notice. Schools can follow a staggered approach to continue physical education.
  • Cleaning and maintenance crew are not allowed to enter the school premises in presence of students. Such activities must be carried out after regular school hours.
  • Students and teachers must wear a mask at all times throughout the campus. Students below six years old are exempted from wearing facemasks.
  • The school fee remains the same for the current academic year. Schools can offer discounts to parents as they deem fit.

Years Offered at WISE Indian Academy Ajman

Bhavans WISE Indian Academy Ajman is a K10 school that caters to the educational needs of students aged 4 to 18 years old. Students study in different age-apportioned sections, which are as follows:

StageGrade
Kindergarten KG1 and KG 2
Primary Grade 1 to Grade 5
Middle and Secondary Grade 7 to Grade 8
Senior Secondary Grade 9 and Grade 10

Bhavans WISE Indian Academy Curriculum

Bhavans WISE Indian Academy in Ajman by the Bhavans follow the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. It is an Indian curriculum that follows a structured approach to learning and development. The core subjects offered to students are:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Islamic studies
  • Social studies

The languages taught to students are:

  • Hindi
  • French
  • Malayalam
  • Sanskrit

Other subjects available to students are:

  • Music
  • Drama
  • ICT
  • Art
  • Physical Education (PE)

The specifics for each phase of education at this academy are:

Kindergarten Curriculum

In the kindergarten stage, Bhavans WISE Indian Academy follows a non-formal approach of the team. The aim is to develop and fine-tune the fundamental skills necessary for subsequent phases of education. For this purpose, the academy follows the renowned Montessori approach of teaching. Students learn through various play and fun activities that are cross-curricular and interactive. Students often take part in outdoor activities that stimulate their brains to the outdoor environment. All this helps them in understanding how the world operates around them. At the end of Kindergarten 2 (KG2), students have the necessary foundational skills to advance to the primary stage.

Primary Curriculum

In the primary stage, the school introduces students to a more formal teaching method based on the structured approach of the CBSE curriculum. It gradually increases the difficulty as students advance to the next grade. The school uses an integrated and interlinked curriculum with theoretical and practical lessons. Cross-curricular links are established to develop students’ concepts in core subjects. The academy also focuses on the holistic development of students by connecting the outside school with real-life situations. The school achieves this through the extra-curricular programme and field trips. Students clearing Grade 5 enter the next phase of education.

Middle and Secondary Curriculum

This is one of the important educational phases in the life of a student. The academy uses the foundational skills built in the previous stages to prepare students for external boards examinations. The school continues to follow the CBSE curriculum as prescribed by the National Council of Education and Research Training (NCERT). The school introduces more opportunities for students to balance out their academic and non-academic aspects of school life. Foreign languages are included, and a platform is provided to students for the development of an individual’s potential and capacity.

At this stage, teachers act as co-learners and follow a pragmatic approach to ignite students’ desire to learn and excel. Successful students then enter the last educational phase of WISE Indian Academy.

Senior Secondary Curriculum

In the senior secondary stage, the school continues to adopt the CBSE curriculum as per the instructions of NCERT. A holistic educational experience is provided in this stage, where students have to choose a career path. The options available to students are science and commerce.

For more information, read the curricular overview of WISE Indian Academy Ajman.

Distance Learning

The Ministry of Education has mandated schools to offer distance learning provisions besides in-class learning, especially in the first phase of reopening. The school has a WISE Indian Academy LMS to cater to the online learning needs of students. Distance learning format might differ from school to school and term to term, but students opting for this model will be kept updated on the curriculum followed.

Academic Calendar for WISE Indian Academy

The academic year of the WISE Indian Academy starts in April and ends in March.

  • The first term starts in April and ends in July. 
  • The second term commences in August and ends in November
  • The third term begins in December and concludes in March.
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Admission and Fees

How to Apply to WISE Indian Academy Ajman?

The admission process at Bhavans WISE Indian Academy is simple and straightforward. To apply, register your child by submitting the online application form. Please ensure that you are using a modern browser for the best experience. Parents can access the admission form by signing up for the school portal. Parents are requested to fill out the form with authentic information. The school reserves the right to cancel the admission at any point on false information.

After submitting the form, parents will receive a confirmation email issued by the school. Afterwards, parents need to submit the following documents to proceed with the admission application:

  • Copies of passport of the candidate and parents with visa stamp
  • Valid Emirates ID card of the candidate and parents
  • Original birth certificate (attested by the Foreign Ministry of UAE)
  • A copy of the last academic report
  • A copy of vaccination record
  • A copy of the valid insurance card
  • six passport size photograph of the candidate
  • Transfer certificate (attested by the school and relevant ministries)
  • A copy of the tenancy agreement
  • Print of the admission form

The transfer certificate requirements are as follows:

  • Those seeking admission in WISE Indian Academy from any school in the UAE need to get their certificate attested by the Ministry of Education of the Emirate
  • Those seeking from outside the UAE need to get their certificates attested by the District Education Officer, UAE Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE.

The age-grade guideline is given below:

GradeMinimum Entry AgeMaximum Entry AgeMinimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 1
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
5
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 2
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
6
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Grade 1
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
8
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

This is based on the age of the students on 31st July (for schools beginning in April). Source: WISE Indian Academy

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

The school will conduct an entrance test and the decision will depend on the outcome of the assessment. Contact the school’s admission office to learn more about the WISE Indian academy Ajman admission details.

Fee Structure at WISE Indian Academy

The WISE Indian Academy Ajman fees are tabulated below:

GradeFirst Term (AED)Second Term (AED)Third Term (AED)Total Tuition Fee (AED)
Grade
KG1
First Term (AED)
2,100
Second Term (AED)
2,800
Third Term (AED)
2,100
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
7,000
Grade
KG2
First Term (AED)
2,100
Second Term (AED)
2,800
Third Term (AED)
2,100
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
7,000
Grade
Grade 1
First Term (AED)
2,400
Second Term (AED)
3,200
Third Term (AED)
2,400
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,000
Grade
Grade 2
First Term (AED)
2,400
Second Term (AED)
3,200
Third Term (AED)
2,400
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,000
Grade
Grade 3
First Term (AED)
2,400
Second Term (AED)
3,200
Third Term (AED)
2,400
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,000
Grade
Grade 4
First Term (AED)
2,400
Second Term (AED)
3,200
Third Term (AED)
2,400
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,000
Grade
Grade 5
First Term (AED)
2,400
Second Term (AED)
3,200
Third Term (AED)
2,400
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,000
Grade
Grade 6
First Term (AED)
2,550
Second Term (AED)
3,400
Third Term (AED)
2,550
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,500
Grade
Grade 7
First Term (AED)
2,550
Second Term (AED)
3,400
Third Term (AED)
2,550
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,500
Grade
Grade 8
First Term (AED)
2,550
Second Term (AED)
3,400
Third Term (AED)
2,550
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
8,500
Grade
Grade 9
First Term (AED)
2,700
Second Term (AED)
3,600
Third Term (AED)
2,700
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
9,000
Grade
Grade 10
First Term (AED)
2,700
Second Term (AED)
3,600
Third Term (AED)
2,700
Total Tuition Fee (AED)
9,000

Please note that the tuition fee is exclusive of charges for extra-curricular activities, books and other resources.

Other charges at WISE Indian Academy are as follows:

GradeAdmission Fee (AED)Books Fee (AED)Uniform Fee(AED)
Grade
KG1
Admission Fee (AED)
1,000
Books Fee (AED)
300
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
KG2
Admission Fee (AED)
1,000
Books Fee (AED)
300
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 1
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 2
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 3
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 4
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 5
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 6
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 7
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 8
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 9
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120
Grade
Grade 10
Admission Fee (AED)
200
Books Fee (AED)
400
Uniform Fee(AED)
120

For more information, check out the fee structure of Bhavans WISE Indian Academy.

Scholarships at WISE Indian Academy

Currently, the school does not offer any scholarship programme to its students. The nominal tuition fee makes up for the lack of scholarship programmes at WISE Indian Academy.

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School Facilities

Lunch Options at WISE Indian Academy Ajman

The school has a canteen where students can buy hot and cold food items at affordable prices.

Please note that the canteen operations may differ from regular operations because of COVID-19 pandemic.

School Transportation at WISE Indian Academy

The school timing is 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for students in KG1 to Grade 2 and 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for students in Grade 3 and above. To ensure students reach school on time, WISE Indian Academy offers safe and reliable transport service. The academy outsourced its transportation operations to Al Tameem Cars and Bus Rental LLC. It is an experienced transport service provider in the United Arab Emirates who owns a fleet of well-maintained buses. The buses are equipped with modern security and safety features to offer the best travelling experience. To ensure coordination between parents and transport service providers, WISE Indian academy only facilitates with collecting transport forms.

For more information, contact the representative by calling +971 05 69329573.

Currently, the school has reduced its bus capacity to ensure students can practise social distancing on the bus. This step is taken considering the risk associated with COVID-19 pandemic.

Boarding Facility at WISE Indian Academy

WISE Indian Academy Ajman is a day-only school. It does not provide boarding or accommodation facilities to students. Those unable to reach school on time can opt for the school transport service. Another option is to relocate to the residential communities that are in proximity to the school. If interested in the latter option, read the residential communities near WISE Indian Academy.

Holiday Camps at Bhavans WISE Indian Academy

WISE Indian Academy does not have a holiday camp to entertain children during the seasonal breaks. Parents can opt for external camps providers to keep their children busy.

Sports Facilities

The school has limited sports facilities at the campus. There exists an outdoor field for students to play football and other outdoor sports. The outdoor grassy field is also used to conduct annual sports competitions where students participate in a range of sports activities. The academy also has a shaded kindergarten play area with playing equipment.

Sports day at WISE Indian Academy
Glimpses of the annual sports meet at Bhavans WISE Indian Academy (Image Credit: WISE Indian Academy Facebook Page)

Please note that some sports facilities might be unavailable to students for the current academic year. This step is taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Extra-curricular Activities at WISE Indian Academy

Extra-curricular programmes have become an important part of modern-day schooling. Such activities develop lifelong skills and confidence among students. WISE Indian School aims for the holistic development of students by exposing them to a plethora of non-curricular activities.

Some popular enrichment activities at the academy are as follows:

Celebrating national days
Celebrating international days
Celebrating religious events
Annual day celebrations
Anti-bullying campaigns
Table manners learning
Cooking activities
Sports day
Inter-house football competition
Inter-house basketball competition
Morning assemblies
Field trips
UAE National Day celebrations as extracurricular event at Bhavans WISE Indian Academy
Students of WISE Indian Academy celebrating UAE National Day on campus (Image Credit: WISE Indian Academy Facebook Page)

Field Trips from WISE Indian Academy

Field trips are an essential part of the enrichment programme for students at WISE Indian Academy. Students are allowed to explore the world around them. The school takes students to recreational spots across the country, particularly Ajman and Dubai. The most popular field arranged by the WISE Indian Academy was the visit to Sharjah Zoo. Students explored the wildlife at the Sharjah Zoo and learned more about their environment. Other trips include visits to organic gardens, farms and parks.

Field trip to Sharjah Zoo arranged by WISE Indian Academy
Students of WISE Indian Academy visited Sharjah Zoo (Image Credit: WISE Indian Academy Facebook Page)

Currently, the school offers field trips to students for the current academic year. The school will inform parents regarding the resumption of field trips on official platforms.

After-school Care at WISE Indian Academy

Currently, the only after-school care provided at the school is in the form of extra-curricular activities.

The school is currently not providing any after-school support for the academic year 2020-2021 because of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

Several modes of communications are available at WISE Indian Academy for teachers and parents. Parent-teacher conferences are one of the most important sources of communication. These meetings serve as an opportunity for parents and teachers to discuss the progress made by students. It allows the school to improve students’ learning. The WISE Indian Academy Digital Campus is another source of communication for parents to stay in touch with the school. The WISE Indian Academy Digital Campus allow them to check students’ performance, teachers’ feedback, news board and much more.

The school also arranges coffee mornings for parents and teachers to discuss the progress and share their valuable feedback to the school. The school has a detailed website where parents, teachers and the wider community can gain access to admission, fees, education and other vital information.

WISE Indian Academy also has an active presence on popular social media platforms. Here, the academy shares the latest developments, images and videos of recent events. There also exists WhatsApp groups in which teachers and parents of students studying in the same grades are included. These groups are used for urgent enquiries.

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