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Horizon School

Website Age     Infant Junior Senior
www.horizonschooldubai.com From 3 to 11 Yes Yes No
Address Admissions
PO Box 6749
Dubai
 
 
UAE - Dubai


Tel: (+971 4) 3422891

Fax: (+971 4) 3429759

Email: info@horizonschooldubai.com

Position
Head Teacher David Baldwin
Faculty Curriculum
50 F/T English National Curriculum
Qual/Exam Types Nationalities
KS1 NCT, KS2 NCT 51
Enrolment Fee

Total: Circa 730

Security Deposit: Dhs 3,850.  Contact school for fees.

Special Needs Provision
Comments/Description

Founded in 1992, Horizon School follows the National Curriculum for England. Horizon School, in the heart of Jumeirah, has five and four in each year group from Pre-school to Year 6. Every child receives the individual attention young children need throughout the school. Children between three and eleven of all nationalities are welcomed, creating a multinational environment where children learn to respect, appreciate and enjoy others’ culture.

All class teachers are British trained and attend regular in-service training to ensure that they are kept up-to-date with curriculum changes in UK. Regular specialist lessons in music, information and communication technology, Arabic, physical education, swimming and French are offered as part of the curriculum. The computer study room, science lab and music room are exceptionally well equipped and sporting facilities comprise two swimming pools, sports hall, two activity halls and large playing fields. Support is available for children who excel beyond expectations or require additional guidance. In addition to this, the school offers a very comprehensive after-school activity programme including such diverse pursuits as golf, all sports, cookery, various arts, horse riding, drama, and skiing!

Throughout the school, the emphasis is on hands-on, sensory and experiential learning. All teachers are fully conversant with the concepts of brain-friendly strategies and careful consideration is given to the various learning styles. Brain gym is a regular and beneficial part of every school day. Our children achieve to the best of their ability in all areas and gain impressive academic results which enable them to enter Secondary School with confidence. Children leave Horizon with a toolkit of life skills having experienced a truly holistic education. An enthusiastic and supportive group of parents organise a variety of family orientated events throughout the year such as the Beach Brunch, International Fayre, Halloween Disco and an International Lunch to celebrate U.A.E. Day. New parents are encouraged to join this group.

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