Frequently Asked Questions
How does this school communicate with parents?
The D6 communicator is the main source of information on general news at school, school-wide events and alerts. It also houses the school calendar and important documents and policies. We also regularly update the official school social media pages with photographs and events happening in and around the school community. Teachers have more direct ways of communicating with parents via the Seesaw app or email. Please click here for full details on how we communicate with parents.
Where are the teachers from?
Our teachers across both schools come from, the United Kingdom, United States of America, South Africa, Ireland, Australia as well as many more.
Click here to visit our staff directory.
Are there any discounts or scholarships available?
At Ajman Academy, we are pleased to offer both a sibling discount and scholarship programme. The sibling discount starts at 10% of the youngest child's tuition fee. The scholarship programme is available to new applications from Grade 4 to Grade 12. Students wishing to apply for the scholarship are required to sit the CAT 4 during registration, and the available discount ranges from 10 - 30 %. Click here for more information on our scholarship programme for 2019-2020.
Where is the school located?
Ajman Academy is located in the Mowaihat / Tallah 2 / Ajman Industrial area near the Al Tallah Camel Racecourse in Ajman. We are easily accessible to traffic coming from Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah as we are a couple of minutes from the E311 / Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd. Click here for GPS / map directions
Are there opportunities to become involved as a parent volunteer at school?
Our Parent Support Group at Ajman Academy is a very active and valuable member of our school. Throughout the academic year, a very proactive group of parents organise and run a variety of events including coffee mornings, fun days, socials to bring together the parents, teachers and students of our community.
Is there any health care provider available?
The school employs a full-time nurse and a part-time doctor, and we have two clinics available across both campuses. The school's nurse’s responsibilities include:
- Providing acute, chronic and emergency care;
- Assessing student health status, health appraisals;
- Educating students to promote health and safety;
- Identifying problems, making referrals and administrating medicines.
What if my child is unable to attend school?
If your child is absent from school, please contact the school office before the start of the school day to inform your class teacher that they will be absent. You can also email your child’s class teacher directly.
Is bus transport available to and from school?
We provide highly efficient and thoroughly safe bus service to Ajman and neighbouring emirates, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah and Dubai. Bus transportation is not available to return students home if they are attending ECA's.
What facilities does the school offer?
Ajman Academy brings state-of-the-art facilities to Ajman; the School is purpose-built and is equipped to the highest standards. The building design maximises natural light and shade creating the optimum-learning environment for our students to gain a 21st-century education. Our campus is ideally located just off Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road/E311 within easy reach of Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain. Features of the Ajman Academy school building include:
- Modern, well-appointed spacious and bright classrooms;
- Well-resourced libraries in the Primary & Secondary buildings;
- Wi-Fi throughout the campus;
- High-spec Information and Communication Technology;
- A 240 seat auditorium;
- Multiple cafeterias/multi-purpose recreational area both in and outdoors;
- Two indoor sports hall;
- A 25m indoor swimming pool;
- Outdoor basketball, running track, netball, tennis courts;
- Outdoor football fields;
- Separate pre-KG building;
- An early childhood play area with a cafeteria and own library;
- Artificial Intelligence classroom for the Ajman Digital Champions Programme;
- Design and Technology classroom;
- Food Technology classroom;
- Two iMac labs;
- State-of-the-art science labs in both Primary & Secondary buildings;
- Secondary School art studio and drama classrooms;
- Two music rooms with a wide range of musical instruments.
Where can I purchase the school uniform?
The school uniform can be purchased directly at the school in our uniform shop which is located in the Primary school. Click here to view our uniform guidelines. Please contact the main reception for timings and prices.
What extra curriculum activities are available?
We offer ECAs to students from Pre-KG (external only) through to Grade 12. All students are encouraged to participate, as ECAs are an essential element of our educational programme. We offer a variety of ECAs, and they are designed to supplement and extend the work that students do in the classroom. We provide a wide range of extra curriculum activities such as football, basketball, swimming, cooking class, yoga, Zumba, gymnastics, drama, Islamic studies, volleyball, handwriting (Arabic & English), arts, music, photography, dancing, badminton, environmental studies, robotics, tennis & taekwondo. We also select team members to join our football, basketball and swimming teams at the primary and secondary level for local competitions.
What are the school hours?
The timings of our primary school day are as follows: 7:50 AM: School begins, students are considered late or tardy after 8:00 AM. 10:05 AM: Snack/Break 12:25 PM-1:15 PM: Lunch/play 2:40 PM: School Dismissed (Finished) Thursday: 07:50 AM: School begins, students are considered late or tardy after 8:00 AM. 10:05 – 10.30 AM: Snack/Break 1:00 PM: School Dismissed (Finished) Pre-KG snack is at 9.25AM and KG2 Lunch is at 1.155 PM The timings of our secondary school day are as follows: Sunday—Wednesday: 7:50 AM: School begins, students are considered late or tardy after 8:00 AM. 10.35 – 10.55 AM Snack/break 12.25 – 1.10 AM: First lunch 1.10 – 1.55 PM: Second lunch 2:40 PM: School Dismissed (Finished) Thursday: 07:50 AM: School begins, students are considered late or tardy after 8:00 AM. 10:15 – 10.45 AM: Snack/Break 1:00 PM: School Dismissed (Finished)
How do I register my child in Ajman Academy?
We accept applications via our website. You are requested to complete the online application form which is submitted directly to the admissions team. Please click here to access the application form or visit: http://www.ajmanacademy.com Once your application is received, a member of our admissions team will be in contact with further details on the registration process. We invite all new families to come and visit during the admissions process, take a tour of Ajman Academy, meet the teachers and get a first-hand feel for the educational setting of the school. All applicants are required to undertake an assessment test upon completion of which they can be made an offer of a place at the school with no extra conditions, made a conditional offer of acceptance or, in some cases, where we deem that our school cannot serve the best interests of a student, the application can be declined. We notify parents of the outcome of their child(ren)’s placement test within 5 – 7 days; in some rare cases where additional assessment is required, the decision will take longer. Please click here for further information.
What languages are taught at the school?
English and Arabic are the two main languages taught at school. Secondary school students from G6-8 have French as a subject within the Middle Years Programme. Click here for more information on French: https://www.ajmanacademy.com/learning/curriculum/middle-years-programme/language-acquisition-french
What is the maximum classroom?
The maximum number of children per class is 25, which make us unique to other schools with larger classes. We can offer a considerably more personalised approach.
At what age can I register my child at Ajman Academy?
We accept children from 3 years of age in Pre-KG. Click here to view our age guidelines for September entry.
We are perfectly located off the E311
Sharjah - 15 mins
Mirdiff - 20 mins
Ras Al Khaimah - 35 mins
Silicon Oasis - 25 mins