- Bur Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates
New Academy School
New Academy School Dubai – Adequate learning opportunities are in place for your children this year. Our goal is to challenge your children intellectually, grow them socially and guide them toward independent thinking and problem solving. As we strive to promote healthy development in all aspects of each student’s life, we also strive to develop a student body of good character; students who make good choices and decisions resulting in successful and healthy outcomes.
We encourage students to demonstrate the best of them every moment of every day and to make positive contributions to their classrooms and school community. We strive to instill within our student body a sense of personal pride as well as love and collective pride for our school. Your children will have many opportunities to display their strengths. We welcome you to become a part of a successful school year.
NAS Education Program
(Curriculum, instruction, assessment, course management and delivery)
A child is introduced to formal education in Kindergarten classes. The KG program maintains a close relationship with the home and parents and aims to give children useful, practical experiences which will prepare them for Elementary School. The program is flexible and designed to help the child grow in self-reliance, start to learn English, learn to get along with others and form good work and play habits.
Elementary School (Grades 1-5):
The main purpose of the Elementary School is the broad and holistic intellectual and social development of the children aged from 5 to 10 years of age. The curriculum is designed based on American International Education standards, mainly CCSS in Math, English and NGSS & California State standards in Science, which may be complimented by additional Local or school standards that reflect the school needs, cultural requirements, school’s vision & values, demographic requirements and beliefs. The curriculum is based on clear education standards, progressive, well balanced, dynamic and strongly reflects the requirements of the local community and the students’ needs.
Basic Subject Requirements for Elementary school:
English, Arabic Language (MOE curriculum), Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies (in Arabic as per MOE curriculum for native Arabic speakers), Global Prospective (GP), ICT (Information Communication Technology) and activity-based subjects including Creative Arts and Physical Education.
Middle School: (Grades 6– 8)
Following the pattern of organization of NAS (5-3-4), students in Grades 6-8 attend Middle School. Students experience a more structured, departmentalized academic program and work with many more teachers than they had in earlier school years. The school’s Code of Conduct (the NAS discipline policy) is applied consistently across the school and to all members of NAS from KG-G12, but as appropriate to age and expectations.
Core Subjects: English, Arabic language, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Social Studies with divisions (History, Geography, Civics as per MOE requirement), Science, ICT, PE, GP, Art and Music.
High School Program Grades 9-12
The Core subjects required in Grades 9-12 as part of the NAS course of study for the High School program are English, Mathematics, Humanities (Islamic studies), Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), ICT, Social Science including Accounting, Economics and Business, Arabic language and PE. In addition to these basic core subjects, NAS offers a variety of after- school activities.
Elective courses are also offered to students in Grades 9 & 10: Nutrition, Video Editing, Flash Player and Business Etiquette.
Located in Mankhool- Bur Dubai, The campus of the school provides a friendly learning environment. A variety of facilities are available at the New Academy School.
The school has two science laboratories well equipped for the purpose of enhancing practical applications, demonstrations and experimentation. NAS highly beliefs in hands-on learning and exploration, hence, science laboratories have annual budgeted amount to ensure continuous facility and resources development.
The school has a well designed and significantly equipped library that includes variety of reading resources to support literacy development through different subjact areas. The also has a variety fiction ans non-fiction stories and novels that are carefully chosen to meet the needs and the choice of students of different age groups. Our library includes a research center and a relaxing reading lounge. A variety of interactive and electronic teaching resources are also available in the school library to expand student learning and to enhance teaching.
Two Computer laboratories, each with 30 computers are available for students’ use.
A music room to support music and singing is available. A selection of percussion instruments, drums, recorder and traditional instruments is complemented by a piano.
school is planning to provide in campus mosques one for boys and another one for girls, meanwhile praying areas are facilitated to meet our needs.
The multi-purpose hall is equipped with sound, stage, lighting and equipment to support school events.
Kindergarten Play Area
Kindergarten students play in a safe and secure environment, designed especially for the enjoyment and capabilities of young children. The area is equipped with a variety of outdoor play equipment.
Two football pitches and grassed areas are available and ideal for outdoor sport activities.
The school features an indoor swimming pool.
The school has a well-equipped medical dispensary manned by a full-time qualified Nurse. All cases of injury or illness receive medical attention; wherever specialized medical aid is required, emergency transport is available to take a student to hospital.
All students receive regular medical examinations and we work in close conjunction with Primary Health Care Section, Department of Health and Medical Services, Government of Dubai.
Text-Books, work-books and stationery are available at the school store in accordance with prescribed books for each class and subject options.
The school canteens provide a food service during lunch and break times. It offers a range of healthy snacks and beverages. Hygiene and strict quality control of food are regarded as top priorities. The school is currently planning to construct two full “Dining-in” canteens.
Buses are available for transporting students to and from school, within Dubai and Sharjah. A list of charges is available with the school administrator.
New Academy School is a diversified learning community, instilling a culture of mutual understanding, international mindedness and compassion that empowers students to be passionate lifelong learners and responsible future citizens and leaders of an ever changing world. NAS adopts up-to-date educational programs in a safe & multicultural environment that develop character and inspires critical thinkers. NAS offers an American curriculum based on CCSS, NGSS and California State education standards. NAS curriculum facilitates the use of technology to improve learning, develop students’ environmental awareness and prepares students for opportunities that are yet to come.
New Academy School
Address: Bur Dubai behind New Gold Souk, 14c Street
P.O.Box: 11439, Dubai, United Arab Emirates