International Concept For Education,Dubai

About International Concept for Education, Dubai

Founded in 2013, the International Concept for Education (ICE), Dubai strives to provide a bilingual experience to its students. It offers mixed-gender education for all four sections — kindergarten, elementary, college, and high school.

As a French school, it is accredited by the Ministry of Education and associated with the Agency for French Education Abroad. At the same time, it is part of the IB World Schools and adopts the PYP methodology for its international curriculum.

ICE focuses on holistic learning, powering students to become autonomous individuals with strong critical thinking and creative skills. With Dubai as the host nation, it allows Arabic language instruction to support native students, thus blending local and global contexts.

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System at International Concept for Education

The International Concept for Education provides schooling from Nursery to High School. Here’s the in-depth categorization:

SECTION

GRADE/ YEAR

Kindergarten

Pre-KG

KG 1-2

Elementary - Cycle 1

Grade 1-3

Elementary - Cycle 2

Grade 4-5

College

Grade 6-8

High School

Grade 9-10

International Concept for Education

ICE follows the French and IB curriculums to prepare students in two major leading languages of the world — English and French. Besides that, Arabic is also taught to the native students.

Here's the syllabus and main areas of focus according to different programs offered by ICE:

Grade

Subjects/Topics

Pre-nursery

Phonological awareness (French)

KG 1-2

Borel Maisonny method, reading in French, introduction to phonology (English), Singapore Mathematics method, introduction to music and coding

Elementary

Mathematics (taught in French), English, French, Arabic & Islamic Studies, History and Geography (taught in English), Science, Physical Education & Yoga, weekly sessions of Music, Drama, Visual Arts, and Coding

College

Life and Earth Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Technology, Mathematics, History, Geography, French, English, Spanish, Arabic, Music, Arts, Drama, and Physical Education

Admission and Fees

How to Apply for International Concept for Education, Dubai Step-By-Step Process

Internal Concept of Education offers admission to all students inclusively. They can seek admission either at the beginning of the academic year or midway. 

A basic understanding of the French language is an important criterion for new students. ICE accepts UAE-based and non-UAE students. The admission procedure is the same for both.

The school also provides sibling and staff discounts.

You can apply for ICE, Dubai in the following way:

Step 1: Application Process

Parents can contact the administration to get a guided tour of the school. Once you’re satisfied, you can fill out the admission form. Submit it along with the necessary documents to the school registration department or email it to [email protected].

Pay the admission fee of AED 1,000 (per student) to close the application process.

Given below is the list of all the required documents (besides the registration form):

  • Copy of student’s birth certification (translated into either Arabic or English)
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Copy of official guardian’s passport
  • Copy of student’s passport
  • Copy of the migration/transfer certificate (translated into either Arabic or English)
  • Student’s past school record
  • Student’s health record (vaccination certificates)
  • Emirates ID double-sided (parents and student)
  • Other documents (medical diagnosis, psychological reports, etc.), if applicable

Step 2: Assessments

Next, the admission committee goes through your application. Students from French schools are given admission based on their past academic performance. While other students must clear the admission assessment.

Those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are assessed by the SEND coordinator. 

Step 3: Offer Letter

The school sends out offer letters to approved students along with deadlines to confirm the admissions. Parents must pay seat confirmation fees (10% of the annual tuition fees) in advance to complete the process. This amount will be deducted later on from the fees of that year.

International Concept for Education, Dubai Fee Structure

Below is the fee structure of ICE, Dubai, for new students:

Grade/Year

Fees (AED)

Fees With The Loyalty Scholarship (AED)

First Term (AED)

Second Term (AED) 

Third Term (AED)

Pre-KG

45,000

36,000

14,400

10,800

10,800

KG 1

55,000

44,000

17,600

13,200

13,200

KG 2

58,000

46,400

18,560

13,920

13,920

Grade 1

61,000

47,580

19,032

14,274

14,274

Grade 2

64,000

48,640 

19,456

14,592

14,592

Grade 3

67,000

50,920

20,368

15,276

15,276

Grade 4

70,000

53,200

21,280

15,960

15,960

Grade 5

73,000

55,480

22,192

16,644

16,644

Grade 6

77,000

58,520

23,408

17,556

17,556

Grade 7

77,000

58,520

23,408

17,556

17,556

Grade 8

82,000

58,520

23,408

17,556

17,556

Grade 9

82,000

58,520

23,408

17,556

17,556

Grade 10

90,000

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School Facilities

Transportation Facility at International Concept for Education

School bus service is available for ICE students. The transportation supplier is RTA-approved (Road and Transportation Authority). 

The monthly transportation fee per student is AED 1,000. This stands irrespective of the student’s location (bus stop), number of holidays, and number of students per family.

Here’s the registration process for transportation in detail:

  1. Complete the School Bus Registration Form.
  2. Make sure the transportation supplier covers your location.
  3. Submit the form to the school and pay the fees.

To see the list of locations covered by the school, you can drop an email at [email protected] or contact at +971 5 699 70710/ +971 5 011 90424.

ICE follows a strict school bus policy to ensure the safety of the children. Parents must read it before availing of the facility.

Sports Facilities at International Concept for Education

The International Concept for Education blends fitness activities with extra-curriculars to create a holistic sports experience for its students. Parents can register their children for basketball, gymnastics, soccer, tennis, Zumba, ballet, hip-hop, and mixed martial arts. 

A minimum of five registrations are required for most activities, while some require eight registrations.

Contact Details

  • Phone Number: +971 4 337 78 18
  • E-mail ID: [email protected]
  • Website: https://icedubai.org/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iceschooldubai
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/ice_meydan
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/icemeydandubai/?hl=fr

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The school operates from 8 am to 5 pm every Monday-Thursday and from 8 am to 12 pm on Fridays.

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

Yes. ICE provides extracurricular activities between 2:25 pm and 3:25 pm for Kindergarteners and between 3:40 pm and 4:40 pm for primary and secondary schools.

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

ICE offers classes from Nursery (Pre-KG, KG 1, and KG 2) to Grade 10.

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

Presently, 480 students are enrolled in ICE, and 42 nationalities are represented.

5. What is the format of the academic calendar of International Concept for Education?

An academic year in International Concept for Education commences in August and ends in July of the following year.

6. What is the range of tuition fees charged by International Concept for Education?

Tuition fees charged by ICE range between AED 45,000 and AED 90,000.

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

Yes, ICE extends a canteen facility for students that provides organic meals.

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

The school provides regular field trips to strengthen student’s learning experience.

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

At present, the education team comprises 85 members.

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