Abu Dhabi Grammar School is a co-educational international institution following the Canadian curriculum for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school is located in the Tourist Club area of Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Grammar School follows the guidelines of the Nova Scotia Department of Education as well as the UAE Ministry of Education. Students from pre-school to 12th grade from over 50 different nationalities will be offered an enriching and challenging integrated program. The curriculum from KG to grade 12 is taught in English, with the exception of French, Arabic, and Islamic for Muslim students. Abu Dhabi Grammar School students come from a very diverse ethnic background.

The enthusiasm, hard work, and dedication of the students and teachers at AGS in the school work create a special culture and environment within the school.

AGS offers students a world-class education that is recognized worldwide. Graduates leave the school with a High School Diploma issued by the Nova Scotia Education Department and the Early Childhood Development. AGS has an educational culture that celebrates diversity and accepts an understanding and tolerance of knowledge. Classrooms at AGS are integrated with Chromebooks and Google Apps.

The Abu Dhabi Grammar School is committed to helping learners acquire the skills and leadership roles and to continue to develop as lifelong learners throughout their lives. Students work together to build a unique, caring, happy and vibrant learning community. AGS is committed to developing graduates who contribute to the community in which they live and develop the skills and attitudes necessary for the ever-changing 21st-century world.

In coordination with the UAE Ministry of Education, Abu Dhabi Grammar School follows the Nova Scotia curriculum. The program is accredited by the province of Nova Scotia in Canada. The program is delivered in English and complies with the same requirements as in Nova Scotia Public Schools. The AGS Academic Program will result in a Diploma from the Nova Scotia province.

Elementary classes at the Abu Dhabi Grammar School are from KG 2 to Grade 6 and the subjects are delivered by highly qualified teachers which include English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science along with the integration of Visual Arts throughout the curriculum. Specialist teachers deliver Arabic, Islamic studies, French language, and Physical Education. French is a Grade 4 to Grade 9 compulsory program. Junior classes at AGS are from Grade 7 to Grade 9 and subjects include English Language Arts, Physical Education, French Language, Arabic, Maths, Technology Education, Islamic studies, Integrated Science, Music, Arts, and Social Studies. The High School Graduation Diploma of Nova Scotia is awarded to students with a minimum of 18 credits from grade 10 to grade 12.

Sporting activities at AGS include football, rugby, basketball, touch rugby, volleyball, swimming, badminton and more. Visual Arts include Drawing, color, Art and Culture, and Three Dimensional Art. Communication and Technology courses include Digital illustration and imaging, Product and Packaging, Typography and Graphic Design.

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Grade Fees
KG2 22,020
Grade1 23,560
Grade2 25.110
Grade3 27,270
Grade4 28,810
Grade5 30,350
Grade6 31,900
Grade7 34,060
Grade8 35,600
Grade9 37,250
Grade10 39,510
Grade11 42,600
Grade12 46,400

To apply to Abu Dhabi Grammar School (Canada), students must complete and submit the application form along with the required documents. Then the application will be processed and evaluated by the admissions team.

Based on the documents submitted, as well as available seats in the grade level, the student may be selected to move on to the Interview & Assessment stage. The admissions team will arrange the assessment and interview dates. Applicants will be interviewed and assessed according to their age, and grade level, that corresponds with the school’s requirements.

Successful applicants will receive a phone call of acceptance, inviting them to register at the school.


Days Hours

Sunday 7:55am - 3:00pm

Monday 7:55am - 3:00pm

Tuesday 7:55am - 3:00pm

Wednesday 7:55am - 3:00pm

Thursday 7:55am - 3:00pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Art
  • Art Club
  • Badminton
  • Ballet
  • Basketball
  • Book Club
  • Boys Touch Rugby
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Homework Club
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Rugby
  • STEM Club
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball

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