Scholars International Academy, Sharjah

Scholars International Academy, Sharjah

About Scholars International Academy, Sharjah

The Scholars International Academy (SIA) is in Muwaileh, Sharjah. The school follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales, branded with the Cambridge curriculum, based on the educational standards of the United Kingdom. The school has a British School of the Middle East accredited to British Schools Overseas. Scholars International Academy is one out of three schools (Dubai Scholars Private School and Clarion School) managed by the Scholars International Group. 

Scholars International Academy aims to empower its students to prepare them to become global citizens. The school aims to boost students' growth via intellectual and social stimulation. 

Scholars International Academy has teachers and students from all over the world. The school promotes learning in all aspects, including academics, sports, technology, performance arts, multicultural interactions, languages and community interactions. Scholars International Academy is credited with being one of the best educational institutions in Sharjah, delivering top curricula for their students.

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System at Scholars International Academy

Scholars International Academy ranges from Pre-KG to Year 13. The grading system at Scholars International Academy is given below. 

SECTION

GRADE

Early Years Foundation Stage

FS1 – FS2

Primary School

Year 1 – Year 4

Secondary School

Year 5 – Year 13

Scholars International Academy Syllabus

Scholars International Academy has a tight Cambridge Curriculum. 

Pre-Primary (KG 1 And KG 2)

Pre-primary in SIA is called Foundation Stages 1 and 2. 

The foundation stages aim to focus on character building, confidence and self-assurance of your child. The course teaches them to be independent thinkers fostering positive relationships. The child is put through environments which teach them how to build relationships at school and home. 

The subjects in focus are Personal, Emotional and Social Development, Physical Development and Communication and Language. Other focus areas are literacy, mathematics, hands-on art and design and understanding one's surroundings. 

Primary School (Grades 1 – 4)

The UK curriculum for primary school includes Literacy, Science and Mathematics. These subjects aim to develop basic arithmetic skills, reading, writing and language cognitive skills and scientific temper with a basic understanding of the physical and social environment.

Scholars International Academy works on their student's social and personal communication skills. The school caters to the curiosity and the ability to sponge knowledge of each individual through an engaging syllabus. 

Middle School (Grades 6 – 8)

The middle school enhances the knowledge base created at the primary level. The middle school is between Grades 6 to Grade 8. 

Year 5 and Year 6 

Subjects in Year 5 and Year 6 are:- 

  • English, Mathematics and Science based on Cambridge Primary Curriculum
  • Humanities, French, Performing arts, Art and Design and Physical Education based on the UK curriculum. 
  • Arabic, Islamiyat and Ishtimayat as prescribed by the Ministry of Education of UAE

Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 

  • English, Mathematics and Science according to the Cambridge Secondary Curriculum
  • Humanities, French, Global Perspectives, Art and Design, Physical education and Performing Arts according to the Uk National Curriculum. 
  • Arabic, Islamiyat and Ishtimayat prescribed by the Ministry of Education of UAE

Senior School (Grades 10 – 13).

The senior school under Scholars International Academy covers Years 10 to Year 13. Years 11 and 10 follow the IGCSE (Cambridge International Examination courses) and A-Level Curriculum for Years 12 and 13. 

10 to 11

  • Mandatory Subjects: English, Science and Mathematics 
  • Optional Subjects: Business Studies, French, Geography, ICT, History, Art and Physical Education
  • Core PE for everyone 
  • Arabic, Islamiyat and Ishtimayat as prescribed by the Ministry of Education of UAE

12 to 13

  • Edexcel subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography and Psychology. 
  • Cambridge International Examination subjects: English Literature, English Language and Business Studies.

Admission and Fees

How to Apply for Scholars International Academy? - Step-by-Step Process

If you are interested in Scholars International Academy, you need to follow the given steps to get admitted into the school: 

Booking A School Tour

The first and most important step is to tour the school. You can book a tour at Scholars International Academy during open mornings. You can register for a session with the Principal and sessions with the Phase Head Leaders of the school. After the tour, you can book an assessment with the Admissions Manager.  

Applying Online 

If you like the school after the tour, you can submit an online application, and the admissions team will contact you within 24-48 hours to assess the applicant. 

Assessment 

After submitting your application, the admissions team will contact you for student assessment. Parents are supposed to pay a fee of AED 200 in cash. The Assessment stage is vital for all students seeking admission to Scholars International Academy. 

The school will contact you within 24 hours. If your ward has received a green flag, you must fulfil all registration formalities and submit documents for review. The students seeking admission in Year 10 to Year 13 will be required to sit for an interview with the Principal and Head of Secondary Education to discuss electives. 

Registration

Parents must submit many documents and photos and pay the admission fee in cash (non-refundable). The list of documents to be submitted is as follows. 

  • 6 passport-size photographs
  • 2 valid passport copies with your ward’s valid visa endorsement
  • Emirates ID (Original and two copies)
  • 2 birth certificate copies in Arabic or English
  • 1 Vaccination Card copy
  • If your child is transferring from a school in Sharjah, you need to submit an original ministry-attested transfer certificate from the old school. 
  • If your child is transferring from a school in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, you must include the original ministry-attested TC from the precursor school and a KHDA equivalence certification. 

If your child is transferring from abroad, you must submit additional documents. 

  • Latest report card
  • The original TC mentions that the student is promoted to the next grade. 

The documents mentioned above for international students should be attested by the Ministry of Education, Ministery of Foreign Affairs, UAE Consulate of the origin country.

Scholars International Academy School Fees Structure

Fees in Scholars International Academy are paid in three instalments in an academic year. The breakdown of the fees throughout the year is as follows. 

Grade

Term 1 Fee

Term 2 Fee

Term 3 Fee

Total Tuition Fee

FS1 – FS2

AED 9,400

AED 7,050

AED 7,050

AED 23,500

Year 1

AED 10,000

AED 7,500

AED 7,500

AED 25,000

Year 2

AED 10,400

AED 7,800

AED 7,800

AED 26,000

Year 3

AED 10,800

AED 8,100

AED 8,100

AED 27,000

Year 4

AED 11,200

AED 8,400

AED 8,400

AED 28,000

Year 5

AED 11,600

AED 8,700

AED 8,700

AED 29,000

Year 6

AED 12,000

AED 9,000

AED 9,000

AED 30,000

Year 7

AED 12,400

AED 9,300

AED 9,300

AED 31,000

Year 8

AED 12,800

AED 9,600

AED 9,600

AED 32,000

Year 9

AED 13,400

AED 10,050

AED 10,050

AED 33,500

Year 10 – Year 13

AED 14,400

AED 10,800

AED 10,800

AED 36,000

Important points: 

  • Fees can only be paid by cash, cheques, Debit or Credit card. The cheque should be made to Scholars Intl Academy PVT School. 
  • The resources fees include the cost of textbooks, notebooks, assignments and worksheets, stationery and art supplies, online resources, and production costs for plays, including costumes, field trip transportation and class photos. 
  • The school offers a 10% discount for the second child and a 15% discount for the third child.

School Facilities

Transportation Facility at Scholars International Academy

Scholar International Academy provides bus transportation for all its students, covering Dubai, Ajman, and Sharjah. The area-wise transportation fees are mentioned below-  

AREA

TERM 1 FEE

TERM 2 FEE

TERM 3 FEE

TOTAL

Ghusais /Mirdif

AED 2,080

AED 1,560

AED 1,560

AED 5,200

Mamzar

AED 2,120

AED 1,565

AED 1,565

AED 5,250

Oud Metha

AED 2,190

AED 1,655

AED 1,655

AED 5,550

Arabian Ranches/Silicon Oasis City/International City

AED 2,980

AED 2,235

AED 2,235

AED 7,450

Ajman City Centre/ Ajman Corniche/GMC Hospital

AED 2,070

AED 1,565

AED 1,565

AED.5,200

Sharjah

AED 2,000

AED 1,500

AED 1,500

AED.5,000

Sports Facilities at Scholars International Academy

The basic principles of Scholars International Academy coincides with the four pillars of sports, namely, effort, leadership, skill and teamwork, students are trained to incorporate these principles in their lives from the beginning of their journey at SIA. 

The students are trained in several individual and group sports activities like:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball 
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Softball 
  • Rounders 

The sports facilities in the school include the following- 

  • Semi-Olympic six-lane swimming pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Football field
  • Basketball court
  • Cricket nets
  • Netball field

Contact Details

    • Phone no :+971-(06)-519-7000
    • E-mail ID : [email protected]
    • Website : https://sia.ae/ 
    • Facebook : https://en-gb.facebook.com/ScholarsInternational/
    • Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/scholarsinternationalacademy/

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The school operates between 7:30 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 present within the school?

The school has classes from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13.

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

There are students from several nationalities in the school. There are almost 1,240 students in SIA.

5. What is the format of the academic calendar of Scholars International Academy?

The academic year starts in April and ends in March.

6. What is the range of tuition fees charged by Scholars International Academy?

The range of tuition fees starts from AED 23,500 and goes up to AED 36,000.

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, Scholars International Academy hosts holiday camps. 

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

There are 103 teachers in SIA. Every year 20 teachers are recruited from abroad.

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