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Scholars International Academy

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Available Space: Places Available
Emirate: Sharjah
Telephone Number: 06.535.5033
School's Website Address : www.scholarsinternationalacademy.com
School Email Address: admin
Muwaileh - Sharjah Education Zone - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Grade Levels: Foundation 1 to A'Level
Number of Students : 1200
Type of School: Coed
Latest Inspection Result: Not Yet Rated
School Fees:
Foundation 1 - 23,500
Foundation 2 - 23,500
Year 1 - 25,000
Year 2 - 26,000
Year 3 - 27,000
Year 4 - 28,000
Year 5 - 29,000
Year 6 - 30,000
Year 7 - 31,000
Year 8 - 32,000
Year 9 - 33,500
Year 10 - 36,000
Year 11 - 36,000
Year 12 - 36,000
Year 13 - 36,000

* Resource and Activity Fees are separate.
Principal’s Message:
Dear Parents,

Welcome and thank you for entrusting your child’s education to our team of educators at Scholars International Academy.

Scholar’s International Academy is one of only two schools in Sharjah accredited by British Schools Overseas, an organization of the UK Department of Education. In addition, we are a member of British Schools Middle East, network of schools helping school administrators and teachers share best practice and providing professional educational development.

We are proud to be a Cambridge School, delivering an enhanced international British curriculum and examinations, and part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. These accreditation and memberships form the foundation of our school program and school life.

Through our strong, professional and caring teaching staff, excellent facility and robust education program, Scholars International Academy learners prepare for exceptional futures.

With best regards,

Nigel Melen,
Admission Process:
Scholars International School is a thriving British curriculum school, located in the heart of the education sector of Sharjah. A Scholars International Group school, SIA offers a high caliber education to students aged 3 to 16.

Assessment is mandatory for all children seeking admission from Foundation to Year 13.

The purpose of the assessment is to gain an understanding of the child’s stage of language development, knowledge, abilities and experience in relation to our academic programme.

The admissions procedure is made up of 3 steps: a school tour, an assessment and registration. All steps need to be booked by appointment.


Step 1 – School Tour

Mondays at 9 am or 11 am
Wednesdays at 9 am only

We encourage you to call or email to make a reservation for a tour at Scholars International Academy. School tours are held every Monday at 9 am and 11 am and every Wednesday at 11 am only; bookings for tours are required. Following the school tour, parents will be informed of requirements for school documentation, assessment procedures and reservations. At the end of the school tour, you are invited to book your assessment time.

Upon booking the assessment, payment of 200AED (per student, cash only, non-refundable) is required.

Step 2 – Student Assessment (Mandatory)

Wednesdays — 1:00 pm for children going into Foundation 1 or Foundation 2.
Saturdays — 9:00 am for children going into Year 1 – Year 10.

Assessments are held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm for children eligible for Foundation 1/Foundation 2 (requested arrival time is 12:45 pm).

For children eligible for Year 1 – Year 10, the assessments take place on Saturdays at 9:00 am.

Bookings are required.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no preparation required for the Admissions Test and it is not the only deciding factor as to whether a seat is offered. This is not an exam but merely a guide for us to identify each student’s capabilities and to allow the admissions team to make the most informed decisions regarding placement for your student, the class and class teacher.

You will be contacted within one week from the date of the assessment. If your child is offered a seat at SIA, you will be asked to proceed with registration.

For entry into Years 8 and above, the successful completion of the assessment and review of school documents is followed by an interview with the Principal and Vice Principal regarding subject selection.

Step 3 – Registration

Sundays to Thursdays — 7:30 am till 10:00 am.

All prospective SIA parents are required to book an appointment for registration once their student has been offered a seat. Registrations take place on Sundays to Thursdays, between 7:30 am and 10:00 am and takes approximately one hour. Bookings are required. You will be asked to complete paperwork, provide photos and copies of documentation and pay the non-refundable Admission Fee of AED 700 per student (cash or cheque) along with Resources and Uniform. Joining information will be given to you at the time of registration.

Completion of registration guarantees your student a seat at SIA.

The following documents are required to complete registration:

6 passport sized photographs
2 valid passport copies with child’s valid visa endorsement
Emirates ID
2 birth certificate copies in Arabic or English
1 immunization card (vaccination card) copy

If a local school transfer:
Copy of the last 2 school report cards
Original transfer certificate of any student coming from a school in the UAE should be submitted to us for approval by the Ministry Of Education.

If you are transferring from a school abroad:
The latest school report card and the original transfer certificate which should mention that the student has passed and been promoted to the next grade.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to email us at admissions@scholarsinternationalacademy.com or phone us at 06 535 5033

Yasmeen Husain
Admissions Manager
Average Class Size:: Average Class Size
Nursery :: 20
Reception :: 20
Primary :: 25
Secondary :: 20
Sixth :: 10
Academic Information: Academic Information
Curriculum Followed:: English National / Cambridge Curriculum
Qualifications/Examinations boards:: Cambridge International Examinations
Extra Curricular Content:: Numerous including debating, visual literacy, car maintenance, arts & crafts, ICT club, recycling,
Sports:: Numerous including football, gymnastics, golf, swimming, karate, badminton, basketball
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Scholars International Academy is a prestigious British curriculum school in Sharjah.

Our Vision

Our Vision is to provide a student centered learning environment where our children are authors of their own learning and become authors of their own futures. We want our children to be prepared for the challenges of life and have the critical skills and communicative abilities to tackle those challenges that have yet to manifest, in this rapidly evolving society. Our children will be confident individuals who are comfortable in taking risks but have the values to act with thoughtfulness and humility. They will be successful in the path they choose and be tolerant and respectful of all cultures and beliefs. They will be lifelong learners that find inspiration and happiness as part of their daily lives.

Our Mission

Our mission is to fulfill our vision through a challenging learning environment that encourages high standards and expectations through development-appropriate instructions that allow for individual differences and learning styles. We will do this through the use of qualified teachers who have the best of their children at heart and are able to deliver stimulating lessons that foster inquiry and creativity. We will do this within a safe and nurturing environment that supports and encourages each child’s academic, personal, physical and social growth. We will do this through a co-operative and proactive relationship with the parents, making them part of the educational process. We will do this in an environment where learning is enjoyable.


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