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Ajman Academy was the only school representing the Northern Emirates in the first BotBall UAE Robotics Tournament in Abu Dhabi last weekend. The event was attended by 12 schools from 6 different countries, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bangladesh, Egypt and Albania.

The following AJAC students represented Ajman Academy:

Leaders:Mohammad Daaboul (G10) and Scott Campbell (G8)

Team Members: Abduljabber Gichki (G9), Thomas Stanbury (G9), Shayan Abbas (G7), Noah Asmerom (G7).

Our talented students displayed true IB spirit and sportsmanship through the event.

Stand, Walk, Talk!

It is our aim this week to EMPOWER all students, to help them find confidence, kindness, empathy and to be in school without fear! Watch our Facebook and Instagram for more.

All different, All Equal!

It is our aim this week to EMPOWER all students, to help them find confidence, kindness, empathy and to be in school without fear! Watch our Facebook and Instagram for more.

Did you know that 1 in 3 males will get cancer in their lifetime? Early detection is the difference between life and death.

Join us in support of the Kick Cancer campaign by participating in the #binchallenge or by donating to the cause, visit for all details.

Our students and staff will be participating in a number of fun sport events over the coming month, watch our social media for updates!


Click here to check out our bio in the newly published IB World Yearbook for 2018.

To view the complete e-book please click here.

Click here to view a presentation that explains the Primary Years Programme that we offer students from Pre-KG - Grade 5.

Over the last 2 days our teachers from both primary and secondary have attended development training sessions which are focused upon pedagogy and personal reflection. Completion of this training will result in all necessary secondary teachers being MYP qualified.

This is in addition to Dr.Tassos and members of the Leadership Team from both Primary and Secondary attending The Education Experts conference in Abu Dhabi where Dr. Tassos was the chair.

Dear parents, we are seeking your feedback after our first ever student-led conferences last week. We'd love to know how you felt they went.

Please click here to access a short survey, thank you!

Grade 12 students were invited to present a written application for the post of Head Boy and Head Girl Student Leadership Positions. The second stage of their selection was made in the form of interviews carried out by our Director Dr Tassos, Head of Student Leadership, Ms Carolina, Grade 12 Level Leader Mr Max, Principal, Mr Peter and Assistant Marketing and Communications Leader, Ms Rana.

Our student leader's candidates excelled on their selection process and were presented to the secondary school students the following day.
We would like to congratulate them all for their efforts and we wish them the best for their leadership this academic year.

The students selected for senior Student Leadership Positions are as follows:

Click here to check out the official inclusion of Ajman Academy in Apple WW iPad results publication 2017

We are excited to announce that our application to the Eco-School Program has been accepted!

The Eco-Schools Methodology encompasses Seven Steps, the process involves a wide range of stakeholders and our students will play the central role.

After a minimum of one year of participation, an evaluation of the success of these initiatives and the methodology is undertaken, and the whole Eco-Schools programme for each school is assessed. Our goal is to become the first Green Flag private school in Ajman.

The Green Flag is an internationally acknowledged symbol for environmental excellence.

We announced at the end of last term that we are now a CIS Member. As part of our strategy for continuous improvement and self-evaluation we are driven to pursue CIS Accreditation.

CIS Member Schools are measured against CIS core membership standards. To view these standards you can click here.

We were extremely proud to accept our award as Best International School in Ajman awarded to us by Middle East Market. They state on their website about how they choose the winners : Our winners are selected following a rigorous and in-depth nomination, voting and judging process, carried out by our network of global industry experts and in-house team. Each award nominee is carefully scrutinised and judged on their performance over the past year.

Our Director, Dr. Tassos is delighted to announce that Ajman Academy has met all the BSO ( British Schools Overseas ) standards and that the visiting Inspectors will now officially make a recommendation to the DfE ( UK ) to grant Ajman Academy BSO accreditation.

Key points shared by the BSO Inspectors after a 3 day visit:

  • Proactive Governing Body supporting the school with the ownership easily meeting the standard
  • Students are enthusiastic learners
  • Quality of education meets the standards and in three years time when they revisit, they are confident that it will be well above
  • The data shows that most students are making progress in line with, or better, than their expected progress
  • External GL assessments enabled the inspection team to make an informed judgement on the progress and attainment standard.
  • They have belief in the ability of the senior leadership to deliver the drive and ambition of the Directors vision
  • The facilities provide an outstanding learning environment
  • Communication and complaints standards were met with the expectation of excellence over the next three years
  • They were pleased that safeguarding was a school priority
  • They saw evidence of outstanding teaching across the school
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural standards were met implicitly
  • The welfare health and safety of pupils were also met implicitly
  • The team recognized that there was a great deal of focused leadership and curriculum planning towards September
  • The strategy of promoting and developing staff from within was seen as a real strength
  • The school was praised for the wide variety of Extra Curricular Activities

Ajman Academy hosted the EISSA Swimming Gala for the first time.

Boys and Girls squads from U10, U12, U14 and U16 teams took part on various swimming races.

Medals were awarded for individual race 1, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

J.P Morgan Kids program invited Ajman Academy students to take part on tennis coaching clinics and watch a professional tennis match over 2 days.

Ajman Academy students had the opportunity to have autographs from players, interact with students from other schools, develop their tennis skills, enjoy a tennis show and observe the professionals in action.

Football league was played by U10 and U12 squads

The league was held at Australian International School.

Students played versus different international schools every fortnight.

Was held at Sharjah English School

More than 40 students from Ajman Academy represented the school and took part in various track and field events.

Staff will be relieved or disappointed to learn that the teachers beat the children this morning in our friendly match. The game was played in good spirits and every child and staff member walked away unscathed. It was a nice way to end the year before Ramadan, which the children really enjoyed.

A big thank you to Mr. Chris for helping to organise the children and event, Ms. Maysoon for refereeing and to the staff team who represented us Mahmoud Naffa, David Betteridge, Chris, Jack, Bob, Ahmed Aref.

The final score was 8 - 6 🎉

Ajman Academy Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by teachers and leadership team. The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the school wide community.

The function of the student council is based upon parlimentary procedures. Ideas are presented, voted upon and confirmed by the student body president. Any student that is interested in leadership, organizational behavior, event planning or becoming more involved in the school are welcome to become involved.

Have you missed a previous newsletter from our Director, our Primary School or Secondary School?

Click here to look back on all the news we have shared with you over the last few months.

From Saturday 20th May we will open our doors to parents for tours and assessments from 9.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Tours must be booked prior to Saturday by calling us on +971 6 731 4444

To book a Saturday assessment please complete our online application form by clicking here.

Please click here to view our admissions policy and age chart to check the year level appropriate to your child's age. The age cut off for all grades is 31st December.

We are open for school tours Sunday - Thursday during the following times;

Morning 8.00 AM - 10.00 AM

Afternoon 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

On Thursday, 27th April, 2017, Primary Year 6 students held their Primary Years Programme Exhibition.

The PYP Exhibition is:

  • Culmination of PYP
  • A rite of passage from the PYP to the MYP
  • A celebration of learning
  • A demonstration of what it means to be a PYP student, applying what they have learned and who they have become throughout their journey in the PYP
  • Individual and group inquiry
  • Student centred

Click on the link below to view and read an article from Dr. Tassos

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