School of Research Science
School of Research Science delivers the prestigious National Curriculum for England for students from FS1 through Year 13. The school was founded in 1998 and is located in the Al Warqa area of Dubai.
The school offers the children of high quality education. SRS aims to offer a world-class standard of education for all students by employing highly qualified teachers and leaders and providing them with the tools and opportunities to grow professionally. The school is able to combine Arab and British traditions, in a manner that is purposeful and continuously developed.
The curriculum offered to students aged 3 to 18 is rich, broad and balanced. The bilingual nature of the school is also used to enable students of various ethnic backgrounds to have access to the curriculum. Students grow with the School of Research Science in academic, social, emotional and moral terms. SRS creates an environment that allows students to develop a lifelong love for learning.
School of Research Science has purpose-built world-class facilities with event areas including a fountain courtyard and art gallery. Learning zones at SRS include dedicated primary classrooms, design and technology rooms, science labs, well resourced primary and secondary library, and art rooms. Sports facilities include PE halls, gymnasium, swimming pools, and outdoor football fields. In addition, SRS has a primary clinic, secondary girl’s clinic, welfare department, and a mosque.
SRS offers the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for children aged 3 to 5 (FS1 and FS2). A bilingual approach is key to success in the early years when British and Arabic teachers work side-by-side to help children learn best.
In Years 1 and 2 children will follow an innovative Arabic & Islamic curriculum together with an enriched and tailored English National Curriculum. Children of Key Stage 1 and 2 study the basic subjects English, Arabic, Islamic, Maths, Science, IT, IPC, STEM, Arts, and PE. Following the Foundation Stage, the school has a holistic, inquiry-based and cross-curricular approach to learning that enables each person to build the skills and knowledge that are necessary for the 21st century.
Students develop further skills and knowledge needed for the 21st century during Key Stage 3 and follow the British Curriculum along with Arabic and Islamic studies. The curriculum enables students to be international citizens while at the same time enhancing their understanding of the culture of the United Arab States and of the Arab and the Islamic faith. Specialist teachers deliver the British curriculum subjects such as Mathematics, Science, ICT, Design Technology, Humanities, Art and PE.
In Key Stage 4, the IGCSE program provides a number of subjects offered to meet a range of academic requirements and interests. This includes the mandatory Arabic, Islamic and English subjects, Mathematics and Science, and physical education. Optional subjects include Additional Science, ICT, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, RS, Accounts, Business Studies, Additional Mathematics, Law, Art, Economics, Drama, Product Design, Media Studies, Travel and Tourism, Food Technology, Enterprise, and Computing.
SRS offers A and AS Level qualifications at Post-16 along with Islamic and Arabic studies. A minimum of 4 additional AS subjects must be studied by every student. Subjects include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Additional Science, English Literature, English Language, Health and Social Care, Art, Travel and Tourism, DT, History, Geography, PE, ICT, Computing, RS, and Business Studies.
To apply for a place for your child at SRS you must complete the online Application Form via the school website and your child will be placed on the waiting list. If a place is available the school will contact you and arrange an appointment for your child to sit an assessment.
If your child passes the assessment you will be invited back to the school to complete the school’s registration process. This will involve you completing the ‘Application of Admissions’ form and visiting the accounts department to arrange payment of school fees.
Extra Curricular Activities
- Islamic Club
- Qu’ran Studies
Ms, Nan Billingham