Aspen Heights British School
Aspen Heights British School is a British Curriculum School located in the Old Al Bahya district in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The school follows the National Curriculum of England for children aged 3 to 11 years old (Foundation Stage to Year 6) and offers a personalized and high quality British education for the local community and environment. The Secondary School is all set to open with Year 7 and 8 in September 2019. Aspen Heights belongs to the International Schools Partnership (ISP) group of schools that delivers excellent international learning connections, quality assurance, and superior governance to the school.
The school provides world-class state-of-the-art facilities with a large campus and offers a supportive and engaging international environment that allows children to thrive and mature into extremely qualified, skilled, resilient, and caring individuals. The school, along with its diverse individuals aims at building a better world through amazing learning.
The school employs native English speaking teachers with the UK and International experience who are committed and dedicated to providing an outstanding education. The teachers create a fun, engaging, memorable environment, and deliver high quality effective teaching. Teachers at Aspen Heights School make use of the online assessment tool which is the Classroom Monitor and 2Simple to track student progress and share with parents.
Aspen Heights offers a wide range of extracurricular activities including football, badminton, swimming, basketball, gardening, and painting to help students develop individual interests, social skills, and talents.
The eco-friendly environment at Aspen Heights will foster a sense of responsibility towards the world. Further environment initiatives include animals such as school tortoises, fish and chickens and a hydroponics garden where children will be able to cultivate fruits and vegetables. Physical activities are important for student well-being; hence Aspen Heights provides a wide range of sports facilities which include a large multi-purpose hall/ gymnasium, astro pitch, outdoor sports court, a dance studio, an indoor 25m swimming pool, and age-appropriate shaded outdoor play areas. The school provides well-equipped facilities for art and music as well as specialist music teachers who encourage children of all age groups to get involved and build their self-confidence, and creative skills. The school integrates technology including iPads and tablets, and control technology in Foundation stage classes. Children are given Chrome books from Year 1. Other facilities include Science laboratories, a well-resourced library, ICT labs, and Canteen.
The National Curriculum for England enables children to apply their skills and knowledge in a meaningful context, aiding the development of critical thinking and communication skills which empowers the children to take greater responsibility for the outcomes of a task and facilitates positive group dynamics.
Aspen Heights create the right environment to promote the academic, social, physical and cultural development of students.
Aspen Heights British School is an inclusive school that welcomes students of all abilities and backgrounds, providing a supportive and international environment for your child to grow in.
Each child will be invited for a short playdate or assessment (depending on their age), as part of the application process.
Children will be placed as per their age on 31st August for FS1 to Year 2, and according to their next progressive year group for Year 3 upwards.
To begin with, complete the online application form available on the website. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an automated confirmation email. The School will then contact you for the submission of documents to support your application.
Once the school reviewed your application, if appropriate, you will be invited to attend either a playdate for students applying for FS1 and FS2 or a short assessment for students applying for Years 1 and above. Once the playdate/assessment has taken place they will endeavor to respond to you within five working days.
Once you receive a formal offer, you will have 10 days to accept, sign and return the acceptance offer. When the school authorities receive the signed acceptance, you will be issued a registration fee invoice for 5% of the annual fee, or full term fee, dependent on the time of the year the offer is made. The registration fee of 5% of the annual tuition fee is deductible from the first term’s school fees. Your child’s place will be confirmed on receipt of payment and submission of all requested documents.
Extra Curricular Activities
- Arabic Stories
- Boys Touch Rugby
- Eco Club
- Girls Football
- Islamic Club
- Math Club