Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

About Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

Established in 2017, Dubai Heights Academy is located in Al Barsha South. Dubai Heights Academy follows a  British Curriculum focusing on quality and inclusive education for their students. The school caters to students between Foundation Stage 1 to Year 10. The school's main focus is to create an environment where curiosity and creativity flow through every student. The school has students from over 58 nationalities and provides due consideration to British and Islamic routes. The school wishes to make innovation a regular course of practice in their student’s lives, preparing them to take on any challenges. 

Dubai Heights Academy aims to make its students passionate about learning by inspiring and engaging them in activities that make education fun rather than a task. Inclusivity is key at Dubai Heights Academy. The school is based on the foundation to cater to every student with the care and consideration they need according to their capabilities. Dubai Heights Academy inspires students to feel valued and secure with progressive views, well-curated programmes, and technology. 

Dubai Heights Academy actively tries to keep its school environment diverse, tolerant, welcoming and a temple of innovation and ambition.

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System at Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

Dubai Heights Academy has grades between Foundation Stage 1 to Year 10. The school has primary and secondary classes. 

Phases

Years

Foundation Stage

FS 1 and FS 2

Key Stage 1

Year 1 and Year 2

Key Stage 2

Year 3 to Year 6

Key Stage 3

Year 7 and Year 8

Key Stage 4

Year 9 and Year 10

Dubai Heights Academy, South Syllabus

Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South, follows the British Curriculum. 

Foundation Stage 

The Foundation Stage of Dubai Heights Academy has seven areas in focus for students. 

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Languages
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Expressive Arts and Designs
  • Understanding the World

The school recognises the need for learning beyond academic boundaries and helps them develop skills which will enable them to be innovative learners and feed their curiosity. 

 Key Stage 1 and 2 

The curriculum of Dubai Heights Academy understands the requirements of providing modern education based on innovation, technology and inclusivity. The courses provided in school prepare the students to become global citizens. Assessments, activities, skill development classes and co-curricular activities motivate the students to participate in right and left-brain training. 

The subjects taught in Stages 1 and 2 are listed below. 

Core Subjects

Literature, Mathematics and Science

Non-Core Subjects

History, Design Technology, Art, Personal, Social, Health and Economics (PSHE), Computing, UAE Social Studies, Moral Education and International learning

Key Stage 3 and 4

The National Curriculum of England and Wales is followed in Key Stages 3 and 4. The curriculum is localised, considering the values of the United Arab Emirates. The subjects are divided into Core requirements of the Ministry of Education (MOE), and other subjects like international languages, music, and art are in the syllabus for Years 7 to Year 10. 

Core Subjects

English, Mathematics and Science

MOE Subjects 

Arabic, Islamic Education, Moral Education and Social Studies

Other 

Computing, Art, Design and Technology, Geography, French, Music/Performance Arts, History and Physical Education (PE)

Admission and Fees

How to Apply for Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South- Step-by-Step Process

Dubai Heights Academy has a merit-based system for admission for students from all backgrounds. The admission process is detailed below. 

Step 1- The first step is to book a school tour. You can do this easily by going to the school website and going on the Admission tab, selecting ‘Book a Tour”. You will have a staff describe the school's curriculum, functions, and facilities. 

Step 2-  Fill out the application for enquiry online on the Dubai Heights Academy website. 

Step 3- The Registrar will contact you on behalf of the school to discuss the enrolment process. 

Step 4- You must pay a non-refundable fee of AED 525 and submit all the necessary documents. 

Step 5- After document verification, your child will be called for assessment. 

Step 6- If your ward passes and a seat is available, they will be admitted to Dubai Heights Academy.  

Step 7- A non-transferable deposit for registration of 10% of the KHDA-approved fees is required to finalise the admission. This amount will be deducted from the first term’s fees. 

The documents you will need to submit are mentioned below. 

  • Six passport-size photographs of your ward 
  • Two copies of the birth certificate of the child 
  • Two copies of the passport of the child 
  • Two copies of the valid visa
  • Two copies of the Emirates ID card 
  • Two copies of the last school report and the latest mid-term report (for students in Year 1 and above)
  • Transfer Certificate

Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai School Fees Structure

The fee structure from Foundation Station 1 to Year 10 is given below. 

Year Group

Khda Approved Fee (Aed)

2023-2024 DHA Discount

2023-2024 Discounted Fees (Aed)

FS1

45,500

15%

38,675

FS2

51,900

15%

44,115

Year 1

51,900

5%

49,305

Year 2

52,700

5%

50,065

Year 3

52,700

5%

50,065

Year 4

54,700

5%

51,965

Year 5

57,000

5%

54,150

Year 6

60,100

5%

57,095

Year 7

65,800

5% & 10%

56,259

Year 8

68,900

5% & 10%

58,910

Year 9

74,000

5% & 10%

63,270

Year 10

84,800

10% & 10%

68,688

School Facilities

Transportation Facility at Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

Every bus driver undergoes comprehensive training and possesses a school bus driving license issued by the RTA. Each Maverick bus is equipped with GPS and CCTV systems, and every bus is staffed with a female attendant with RTA certification. Buses ply from home to school from the areas mentioned below. 

Al Barsha 1

Damac Hills

Jumeirah Heights

Mira & Mira Oasis

Al Barsha South

Discovery Gardens

Jumeirah Parks

Palm Jumeirah

Arabian Ranches 1

Dubai Hills

JVC

Remraam

Arjan

Dubai Marina

JLT

Sports City

Barsha Heights / TECOM

Furjan

Lakes

The Greens

Business Bay

IMPZ

Marjan

Town Square

Parents are supposed to pay a fee of AED 8500 for three terms. An alternate payment plan can be worked out, too.

Sports Facilities at Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai

Dubai Heights Academy has a good sports curriculum for its students. The school aims to develop leadership, sportsmanship, collaboration and teamwork skills. Their physical education programs over the grades are curated considering the important skills students should learn. The students get to compete in the DASSA inter-school leagues, which makes them better players overall in sports like aquathlon, athletics, cross country, basketball, netball and football. 

The school has sports facilities like three age-appropriate temperature-controlled swimming pools, multipurpose sports halls and FIFA FIFA-approved football pitch with a space for 1,000 people. 

The extracurricular activities at Dubai Heights Academy are mentioned below. 

  • Rugby
  • Ballet
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Karate
  • Basketball
  • Creative Movements
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Tri Squad
  • Tennis

The school also holds Jumeirah Golf Estates inclusion activities, JGE representatives, parent boot camps two times every week and parents versus staff events.

Contact Details

    • Phone no.: +971-4-356-3333 and +971-58-537-8634
    • E-mail ID: [email protected] 
    • Website: https://www.dubaiheightsacademy.com/ 
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DubaiHeightsAcademy/ 
    • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dubaiheightsacademy/
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeImWxSr-IE2z5GmtMW9u8Q 
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dubai-heights-academy/posts/?feedView=all
    • X: https://twitter.com/DubaiHAcademy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What are the specific hours or time slots during which the school operates?

The school operates between 8:15 am to 3:30 pm.

2. Does the school organise extracurricular activities after regular school hours?

Yes, the school organises extracurricular activities.

3. What is the total number of grade levels or academic years in the school?

The school has classes from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 10.

4. What is the current enrolment count of students in the school? Furthermore, how many different nationalities are currently represented among the student body?

There are students from over 58 nationalities in the school. There are almost 388 students in SIA.

5. What is the format of the academic calendar of Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South?

The academic year starts in April and ends in March.

6. What is the range of tuition fees charged by Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South?

The range of tuition fees starts from AED 45,500  and goes up to AED  84,800.

7. Does the school have a cafeteria or canteen facility available within the campus?

Yes, the school has a cafeteria facility within the campus.

8. Does the school host holiday camps during winter, spring, or summer breaks?

Yes, Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South, hosts holiday camps. 

9. What is the current number of teachers employed at the school?

There are over 30 teachers at Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha South.

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