Al Nahda National School (Girls) - (Private)
We offer a KG – 12 educational program based on an American education model as well as a British program.
Al Nahda National School for Girls is accredited with both ECIS (European Council of International Schools) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) and is a recognized Examination centre with Cambridge International Examinations, UK. We are also the examination centre for the Ministry of Education Common Exams for Grade 12 Girls in Private Schools writing Arabic and Islamic Studies.
Al Nahda National School, a Private English Medium School, located in the United Arab Emirates, was founded in September 1983 with the objective of providing the best quality of schooling, whilst offering a strong academic program to satisfy the needs, interests and abilities of all U.A.E. and expatriate citizens. It caters for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Library, computer labs, canteen, school clinic, language laboratories, science laboratories, mosque, swimming pool, music room, theatre
"The British Program: Al Nahda National Schools are affiliated with both London University Examinations and Assessment Council and The University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicated as an examination center for GCE 'A' Levels, AS Level and IGCSE respectively. English is the medium of instruction for all subjects, except for those who are interested in studying Islamic Studies in Arabic. Arabic Language Programs are offered - i.e. one for native speakers and another for foreigners to whom Arabic is a second Language. From Grade 4, students can take French or Urdu as a third language. At the end of Grade 12, students sit for the Advanced Level Exams in a maximum of 3 subjects. The selection of 'A' Level subjects is made on the basis of a student's performance at IGCSE/GCE 'o' Level and individual aptitude as well as plans for higher education. The subjects available for 'A'/ 'AS' Level are; Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business studies and Accounting. On the other hand subjects available for IGCSE, are Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Economics, English, French, Accounting, Urdu, English Literature, Arabic and Business Studies. The American High School Program: In this program Arabic, Islamic Studies & Social Studies are taught according to the curricula of the Ministry of Education. All other subjects are taught in English right to the end of Grade 12. Our High School Students graduate after satisfactory completion of the course of study prescribed by Al Nahda National Schools. In addition, a student is required to pass TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 and SAT I (Math) with a minimum score of 400. Our High School Diploma is equivalent to the UAE Certificate of Secondary Education according to rule 362/92. The Arabic Program: In this program, Arabic, Islamic Studies and Social Studies are taught according to the Ministry of Education requirements. All other subjects are taught in English. In grades 11 and 12 all subjects are taught in Arabic in order to prepare the students for the National Secondary School Examinations. The program is approved by the Ministry of Education. "