The International School of Choueifat, Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quiwan, United Arab Emirates


The International School of Choueifat, Umm Al Quwain was established in 1993 and follows the SABIS educational system and offers quality education for students from KG to Grade 7. The school is located in the Al Hamra area of Umm Al Quwain.

ISC-UAQ aims to be a full K-12 school. The SABIS Educational System at ISC-Umm Al Quwain, which is a part of the global SABIS Network, enables the students to develop their skills and knowledge needed to gain access to top universities all over the world. The International School of Choueifat, Umm Al Quwain is a high quality education provider for a highly diverse student population.

ISC-UAQ will strive to help all students to reach their full potential, prepare and strengthen their civic, moral and ethical values for success at college, equip them with lifelong learning ability. Throughout its operation, ISC- UAQ will maintain high efficiency and responsibility standards.

The International School of Choueifat, Umm Al Quwain has state-of-the-art facilities throughout the campus which provides students the opportunities to explore their interests and unlock their potentials. The school has spacious bright classrooms, fully-equipped science laboratories and computer labs, SABIS Integrated Testing and Learning Hall, theatre, a well-resourced library with extensive learning resources, cafeteria serving healthy food, sports facilities such as a semi-Olympic swimming pool, Olympic Soccer field, running track, indoor basketball court, tennis courts and more. The school has a dedicated Kindergarten section for children from 3 to 5 years of age. The Kindergarten facilities include an indoor swimming pool, play areas, a multi-purpose indoor court, and a car track. The school ensures a safe, secure and healthy school environment for all its students.

The school organizes events such as sports days, National Day Celebrations, fun days and an annual tree planting event.

The SABIS Educational System prepares its students for success in universities and life beyond classrooms by combining academics, self-development and life-skills development. ISC-UAQ instills in children a long-lasting interest in learning and develops responsible world-class global citizens. The SABIS Student Life Organization, also known as SLO, ensures that students enjoy an engaging and active student life which encourages and encourages them to be part of and contribute to the global society. ISC-UAQ is committed to the development of social, personal, and leadership qualities and skills.

The curriculum enables students to successfully take external examinations including the US, TOEFL exams, SAT, Advanced Placement Exams as well as the British AS-level/A-level and IGCSE examinations. ISC-UAQ also prepares students to get a high school diploma.

The curriculum specifies daily learning goals at every level to emphasize a balanced body of knowledge, experiences, and skills. At the same time, students are supported by a solid academic foundation in an atmosphere that promotes learning. The SABIS curriculum implemented at ISC-UAQ gives students the knowledge and skills to build a strong academic foundation.

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Applications are accepted on a space-available basis throughout the school year. Along with the student application form, you will be asked to provide the school with certain documents. Students applying for Grade 1 and above should sit for a diagnostic test as part of the admission process. Upon completion, the diagnostic tests are marked and a decision upon placement is made by the school.

Admission decisions are made after careful evaluation of the candidates. Results of diagnostic testing and previous school records are considered on a case-by-case basis. Additional criteria for admission include motivation, social and emotional development, willingness to work hard, and the ability of ISC –UAQ to accommodate the needs of the candidate. Once accepted and the required fees paid, a place for the student is reserved.


Days Hours

Sunday Closed

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Extra Curricular Activities

  • Art
  • Art Club
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Football
  • Music
  • Netball
  • Painting
  • Sketch Club
  • Soccer
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • TableTennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

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