British Elementary through to 6th Form
The school follows the British curriculum, preparing students for the London Board examinations at GCSE/IGCSE and GCE level. It was founded by Father Eusebius Daveri in 1968. It has 2100 students from over 40 nationalities.
The school is in Oud Metha road in Bur Dubai.
Is this a non profit school?
Information not available
What is the school’s philosophy?
St Mary’s says that it is dedicated to the holistic growth of its students, keeping in mind the following purpose: Learning to know, learning to do, learning to live together and learning to be so that the students’ potential can become reality.
What facilities does the school offer?
Extra curricular activities are offered after school to students from Junior 5 to Senior 4. They include: Drama, Quiz, Music, Sports,Elocution/Debates, Environment, the School Website, Art/Craft, Cookery & Needlework and Paper Quilling. Environment club, Science club and website journalism are some of the other activities also on offer. Sports includes soccer and basketball.
Application forms can be collected from the school.
Documentation to be attached to forms of all new applicants is as follows: 4 passport photographs, 1 photocopy of the passport containing the valid visa of the child, Birth certificate of the child, the last report card, the health card and the Baptismal Certificate (Catholics only)
Entry tests in English and Mathematics will be scheduled for selected candidates. Should your child be selected for an entry test you will receive a call advising you of the time and date of the test. Parents should be aware that the entry tests are competitive as the number of students far exceeds the number of places available. Other factors are also taken into consideration such as those which will allow the school to maintain a good balance in the internationality of the student body.
Notification of entry examination dates and of examination results are given over the telephone. Only those students selected are called.
Applicants for grade 1 will receive a call by the end of March. Applicants for other grades will receive a call by the end of April. All other candidates will be placed on the waiting lists. Please do not call the school to check the status of your application, the school clearly states that these enquiries will not be entertatined. As places are very limited, parents are advised to seek admission in other schools too
Fees range from AED 6095 per year for the Junior 1 class up to AED 14,060 per year for A Levels including science lab fees.
Good (as of 2011)