• Curriculum

    We provide opportunities to the students, to inculcate sets of competencies, to excel in academics, extracurricular activities and to cultivate sportsman spirit in life.

  • Assessment

    Our Curriculum is designed to ensure all round development of the student, with progress being monitored closely and with regular assessments.

  • Categories

    We provide admissions for Primary, Middle and High school grades, including Model Exams for SSLC students.

  • Fees & Rules

    Learn all about our Fees and applicable rules.

  • Registration

    ISF provides a holistic approach to education from ages 4 to 18. We welcome you to bring your children to enrol in our internationally-acknowledged curricula.

  • Accessories

    Our school uniform and accessories are prescribed, keeping in mind the students’ comfort level, as well as to inculcate the right sense of Discipline.

Curriculum

CURRICULAR FEATURES

We aim at nurturing and grooming children by providing the very best coaching which will measure up to International standards. We do wish that your aspirations about your child will be fulfilled by taking the right step in the right direction.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

The curriculum is designed to ensure the all round development of each student. Apart from being comprehensive, the curriculum is also very practical and stresses on the importance of experimenting and experiencing in order to develop the total personality of the child and achieve the required academic success. The medium of instruction is English and special emphasis is placed on the teaching of both written and spoken English at all levels. The scheme of study develops in a manner, both structured and flexible, while the link between the KG and primary is integral and phased.

PRIMARY (GRADE 1-4)

At the Primary level there is great emphasis on development-based curriculum. Students are taught the essential concepts of various subjects. The progress of each child is monitored closely and regular assessments are conducted, the result of which is communicated to the parents to allow for a meaningful feedback and co-operation with the school.

Special emphasis is laid on the development of positive attitudes and healthy habits among the students, and this is achieved mainly through the teaching of Islamic Studies and Moral Instruction. Apart from preparing the students to succeed in academics, they are also taught the importance of maintaining a high moral fibre, being honest and conducting themselves with dignity in every task they undertake.

A strong foundation in Reading, Creative Writing, Science and Mathematics is established and strengthened in a caring and stimulating environment, wherein the learning process in made positive and more meaningful.

MIDDLE (GRADE 5-7)

During the three years of Middle School Education, the students' intellectual, aesthetic, physical and cultural growth and development are intensified and extended to a foundation course designed to suit children from an international background. The smooth transition from childhood to adolescence is facilitated by imparting a comprehensive, value-based education.

At the end of this stage, the child is ready to take up almost any syllabus-Indian or Foreign.

SUBJECTS AT PRIMARY / MIDDLE LEVELS

Scholastic


English

Mathematics

Science/EVS

Social Studies

IT

Islamic Studies/Moral Instruction

Non Scholastic

Physical Education

Art/Craft

LANGUAGES AT PRIMARY / MIDDLE LEVELS

First


English

Mathematics

Science/EVS

Social Studies

IT

Islamic Studies/Moral Instruction

Second

Hindi

Malayalam

Urdu

Bangla



Complusory

Arabic

Arabic

PROMOTION RULES for Standard III to VII Marking Scheme

WEIGHTAGE FOR ANNUAL AGGREGATE:

12.5% marks of the First Term Evaluation

12.5% marks of the Second Term Evaluation.

75% marks of the Final Evaluation.

PORTIONS FOR THE EXAMINATION OF STD. III TO VII

1st Term: The complete portion of the 1st Term

2nd Term: Selected portion from the 1st Term and complete portion of the 2nd Term.

Final Examination: Selected portion from the 1st and 2nd Terms and complete portion of the final term.

HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL ( GRADE 8-10 )

Three years of study at this level leads to secondary school leaving certificate examination held by the state Board of Secondary Education. Kerala, vide order no. G. O. (MS) 176/90/G. Edn. dated 18-08-1990. The national council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi (a parent body of education in India) approved syllabus is followed at this level. S.S.L.C. is internationally acknowledged and appreciated. This certificate is universally recognized as a qualification for admission to any Indian or foreign system of higher education at Pre-degree/ Plus Two/ Higher Secondary levels.

SPECIAL FEATURE OF S.S.L.C.

Model Examinations: In order to help students get accustomed to sitting for S.S.L.C exam, our students are given a number of "Model Exams". This system called 'breakthrough', not only gives a very good indication of the type of questions that may be expected time; so that all questions are attempted. The objective is for students to pass the examination with as high a percentage as possible by concentrating on what will matter in the examination hall.

EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR GRADE 8, 9 & 10

Grading system is followed for both SSLC Exam & HSE Exam. Assessment is based on Continuous Evaluation (CE) & Term End Evaluation (TE).

Separate minimum in TE is required for a pass (D+) in each paper.

Only Grades shall be furnished in the report cards and failure and pass will not be recorded.

HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL

a) The students who wish to study Science/Commerce stream, in the Higher Secondary School should undergo an entrance test and secure minimum 50% of marks for the eligibility.

b) Candidates seeking admission to Grade 11 should not have completed 18 years of age as on 1st June of the year of admission.

c) Higher Secondary Course has been declared as equivalent to Pre-degree Course and therefore, students who have completed/failed pre-degree course shall not be admitted to the Higher Secondary Course.

d) Candidates provisionally selected will be required to appear for an interview before the Principal on a specified date. The candidates at the time of interview must be accompanied by his/her guardian.

4. Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is English.

5. Attendance and Progress Certificate

A student will be permitted to appear for the final year (XII Std.) Higher Secondary Examination only if his/her attendance and progress report is satisfactory. He/she has to acquire 75% of attendance of the number of working days in each academic year.

6. Further Study

Students who pass Std. XII Higher Secondary Examination are eligible for admission to the first year degree/ engineering/ medical courses etc. subject to admission rules laid down by each university.

NOTE: ALL THOSE WHO PASS SSLC (GRADE 10) DO NOT AUTOMATICALLY QUALIFY FOR ADMISSION TO GRADE 11. STUDENTS HAVE TO APPEAR FOR AN ENTRANCE EXAMINATION. THE SCHOOL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ADMISSION TO ANY STUDENT WHOSE CHARACTER AND CONDUCT OR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IS NOT SATISFACTORY.

Assessment

ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION PATTERN

The system of evaluation adopted by ISF is a continuous periodical assessments by way of weekly tests (Oral, written and assignments) culminating in a monthly test and report sent to the parents for their appraisal. Parent - Teacher meetings are held every month facilitating the parents to check and discuss the "monthly performance chart" of their ward. Parents are advised to make use of this opportunity and monitor the progress of their child. 'Student Dossier' - a complete report-file of the student will be available with the class teacher.

ISF has introduced continues Evaluation for KG, Grade 1&2. Only grade shall be furnished in the report card and failure and pass will not be recorded.

This system of continuous evaluation is a clear shift of emphasis from evaluating the learner's performance in examination to holistic assessment of the learner's overall achievements.

This is aimed to reduce examination stress and anxiety experienced by the students. Grades are awarded for extracurricular activities and also for the students' personal behaviour and attitude.

ISF holds three terminal examinations: First Term, Second Term and Final Examination. Terminal examinations will be held according to the set time table. Request for holding the exams separately will not be entertained.

Grade 10 & 12 public examinations are generally held in the month of March/April under the supervision of invigilators from the Secondary / Higher Secondary Board of Examination Kerala, India.

INDIAN SCHOOL FUJAIRAH is an examination centre for both S.S.L.C. and H.S.E. Exams.

COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE

Commendation certificates are awarded in order to motivate encourage and develop students' performance in Scholastic and Non - Scholastic fields. These certificates recognize and reward individual achievement and progress. We believe all students are capable of progress and achievement.

SCHOLASTIC AWARDS GRADES 1 - 9 & GRADE 11

Class toppers from each grade are commended. GRADE 10 The Toppers of SSLC Board Examination are awarded. GRADE 12 The toppers of the Science and the Commerce streams in the HSE Board Examination are awarded. Students who claim the second and third positions respectively in each of the streams are also awarded certificates of academic excellence. ECA AWARDS Students are awarded 'Certificates for Excellence' in all Co-Scholastic events like Quizzes, Debates, Public-speaking, Elocution, Story-Writing etc.

THE HOUSE SYSTEM:

To inculcate a sense of loyalty, team spirit and healthy competition, the students are divided into four houses.

  • Einstein
  • Newton
  • Shakespeare
  • Tagore

There are four teachers in-charge who are members of four different houses. Each house is again headed by House Mistress/Master, House Prefect and Asst. Prefect.

STUDENTS COUNCIL:

The Students Council is a body of students representing their individual classes. It is a unit that provides a platform for students from Grade 5 to 12 to bring forward their ideas, opinions and suggestions. The Council helps to inculcate leadership qualities among the young students and grooms them for their roles as leaders of tomorrow. The council is headed by a Staff advisor.

CLUBS:

The students of Grade 5 to 12 are divided into different clubs namely.

  • Galileo Club (Science)
  • William Wordsworth (Arts)
  • Home Science Club.
  • ICT Club
  • Quiz Club

This system also ensures all students participation in all club activities, and at the same time, maintain exclusive identity of member of a particular club by way of his/her performance. The main aim is to enhance the students' self-confidence, raise relationships and create better attitude of learning.

Categories

Apart from being comprehensive, the curriculum is also very practical and stresses the importance of experimenting and experiencing, in order to develop the total personality of the child and achieve the required academic success. The medium of instruction is English and special emphasis is placed on the teaching of both written and spoken English, at all levels. The scheme of study develops in a manner both structured and flexible while the link between the KG and primary is integral and phased.

At the Primary level there is great emphasis on development-based curriculum. Students are taught the essential concepts of various subjects. The progress of each child is monitored closely and regular assessments are conducted; the result of which is communicated to the parents to allow for a meaningful feedback and co-operation with the school.

Special emphasis is laid on the development of positive attitudes and healthy habits among the students and this is achieved mainly through the teaching of Islamic Studies and Moral Instruction. Apart from preparing the students to succeed in academics, they are also taught the importance of maintaining a high moral fibre, being honest and conducting themselves with dignity in every task they undertake. A strong foundation in Reading, Creative Writing, Science and Mathematics is established and strengthened in a caring and stimulating environment, wherein the learning process in made positive and more meaningful.

During the three years of Middle School Education, the student's intellectual, aesthetic, physical and cultural growth and development are intensified and extended to a foundation course designed to suit children from an international background. The smooth transition from childhood to adolescence is facilitated by imparting a comprehensive, value-based education. At the end of this stage, the child is ready to take up almost any syllabus-Indian or Foreign.

Fees & Rules

SCHOOL TUITION FEES

School tuition fees are charged for the entire academic year. However, for convenience of parents, payment may be made in ten monthly instalments.

Parents are requested to make the payment on or before the 10th of every month.

The school has facilitated the parents with a hassle-free way to make their payments through Credit / Debit Cards.

  • If the tuition fee of a particular month is not paid by 10th of the same month two reminders followed by a final reminder will be sent to the parent, and the child will not be allowed to attend the classes, as per rules of the Ministry of Education.
  • If fee dues are not cleared by the last working day of the academic year, the student's results will be withheld and his / her name will be removed from the school rolls.
  • If a child is withdrawn from the school without notice and without clearing school fees, the school will not issue any documents. (i.e., Board Examination Certificate, Transfer Certificate, Conduct Certificate etc.) If the outstanding amount is considerable, the school may seek legal assistance to recover the due fees.

WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURE

Parents / Guardians are required to give one month's notice to withdraw their ward / wards from the school.

School fees is collected as per the rules of the Ministry of Education.

Transfer Certificate will be issued only after the School Dues are cleared.

School Dress Code

All students must wear prescribed school uniform.

The official school uniform is available in the school & parents are urged to buy the same from their source as it ensures standardization of material, colour and design.

IN CASE UNIFORMS ARE PURCHASED FROM OTHER SOURCES, PARENTS ARE DIRECTED TO MAKE SURE THE CLOTHING AND THE DESIGN IS IN CONFIRMITY WITH THE SCHOOL DRESS CODE. OTHER WISE THOSE ITEMS WILL HAVE TO BE REPLACED.

The school uniforms are required to be worn with the proper decorum. The habit of pulling off the tie / pulling out shirts is unacceptable. Official P.E uniforms are to be worn only on the days when students have Physical Education class.

SCHOOL UNIFORM

KG

  • Four colour T - Shirts and Shorts/ Skirts.
  • Any colour T- Shirt may be worn from Sunday to Wednesday.
  • White T- Shirt to be worn on Thursday.Black Shoes with Velcro fasteners.
  • P.E Uniform: Thursday - White T-Shirt with Track Pant and White sports shoes.
  • Dark Blue Socks.
  • Jackets with the School Crest.

GRADE 1 TO 12

BOYS
  • Full sleeve shirts with trousers.
  • Black Shoes / Black Socks.
  • Tie with the school crest.
  • Black Belt.
  • Jackets with the school crest.
GIRLS
  • Full sleeve shirt with skirts.
  • Black Shoes / Black Socks.
  • Tie with the School crest.
  • Black Belt (Grade 6 to 12).
  • Head Scarf (optional) should be in Black colour.
  • Black Leggings (optional).
  • Jackets with the school crest.
P.E UNIFORM
  • House colour T- Shirt with Track pants.
  • White sports shoes.

STUDENT'S CODE OF CONDUCT

Discipline and order is indispensable to the ethos of any effective organization or institution. This helps to achieve the educational objectives and creates an environment that is safe and secure for the children. The clearly articulated code of conduct of the school develops character and self - discipline that is crucial for Success in life.

The following behaviour will be considered as serious breach of conduct and may eventually result in the expulsion of the student from the school.

  • Habitual indiscipline in the school campus, classrooms, school transport or engaging in disruptive behaviour.
  • Usage of foul or vulgar language.
  • Disrespectful behaviour towards the numbers of the school staff.
  • Verbal or physical assault on school staff or schoolmates.
  • Destruction of school property.
  • Involvement in the promotion of tobacco, drugs, etc. that's injurious to health.
  • Bringing objectionable literature to school.
  • Habitual dishonesty in school tests and examinations.
  • Refusal to abide by the school rules.

Courtesy and Respect

Courtesy and respect must be the key aspect of student behaviour. Disrespect and disobedience may result in firm disciplinary action i.e. suspension / expulsion from the school. Students are expected to greet all visitors and members of the staff with respect and courtesy. Every student should endeavour to keep up the good name of the school by excelling in fine manners and deportment. Students are required to be polite and courteous to one another and avoid the use of abusive language.

Physical Violence

The School has zero - tolerance policy with regard to physical violence among students - especially those in the senior sections. This is to ensure that all students are guaranteed physical safety while they are in school. Students are encouraged and trained to resolve conflicts through dialogue and discussing rather than violence.

In case any student is involved in physical violence in the school, he / she will be suspended for three days and a warming letter will be issued for the parent's reference. If the same student engage in similar behaviour again, he/she will be dismissed from the school without further notice.

Mobile Phone

Student are not allowed to bring mobile phones, iPods, PSPs, mp4s, cameras or any other electronic gadgets that have nothing to do with academics, to the school FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER. If discovered, those items will be confiscated and will not be returned till end of the academic year. Fine of AED 200/- will be imposed.

Attendance / Leave and Absence

It is mandatory that students attend school regular and punctually in order to keep pace with the academic work covered in the class and to benefit fully from the advantages that the school has to offer.

LATE - COMING is not acceptable. All students must be in school aleast five minutes before the bell, which announces the beginning of a new working day at 7:45 a.m. Any student arriving after this will have to meet the Principal and get permission to attend class for the day. The students must be present in school on the first and last day of the school term. PLEASE PLAN HOLIDAYS AND OUTING ACCORDINGLY.

ABSENCE FROM CLASS must be explained by the parent on the relevant page of the school diary. This must be shown to the class teacher on the day the child returns to school. Parents of senior students are advised to contact the school to inform that the child will be absent for the day. This will assure us that you are aware of the child absence that he / she is not playing truant.

SPECIAL LEAVE for the extended period of absence must be applied for in advance and availed of, only if the Principal grants permission.

LEAVE FOR ILLNESS must be applied for once it is clear that the child is not in a position to attend school. This application must be submitted along with a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner. A fitness certificate must also be produced when the child resumes attending school.

Please note that the child's well being and health must be given priority over school attendance and Tests / Examinations. PLEASE DO NOT SEND A CHILD TO SCHOOL IF HE / SHE HAS AN INFECTIOUS OR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE as this will place other students at risk. The school assesses a child's academic performance throughout the year and due consideration will be given for absence during a test or examinations owing to confirmed illness. However, re-test will not be administrated. A minimum of 75% of attendance is required to appear for the final examinations as stipulated by the MOE.

Maximum leave that can be availed is 15 days. Any student who is absent from school for a month without informing the school, runs the risk of having his / her name stuck off from the records of the school.

Fees for the current month and the leave period must be paid before proceeding on leave.

CARE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY

Care should be taken to keep the school clean at all times. Litter must be thrown in the dustbins provided for the purpose, in the classrooms, corridors and in the school campus.

School property should be handled carefully. Students should refrain from defacing or writing on the walls, spoiling desks, chairs or damage school furniture / fixtures. Any damage caused by accident should be reported immediately to the class teacher, Supervisor or the Principal. Any damage wilfully committed will have to be compensated for.

Additional Aspects of Code of Conduct

Silence must be maintained in the class rooms. When changing rooms for the second languages and other subjects, students are expected to move in an orderly manner and in perfect silence.

Any student, who wishes to leave the school early, should submit a letter from the parent. An exit pass signed by the VP / Principal will have to be produced at the gate.

Students coming late by more than 15 minutes unaccompanied by the parents will not be permitted to the school campus.

Money should not be lent or borrowed. The school will not shoulder any responsibility for books, money, clothes and articles that are lost. Students must look after their own possessions. It is not advisable to have money or valuable articles (like jewellery) with them. Articles like CDs, Cassettes, Lasers, Mobile phones, Diskettes and any kind of Sharp objects should not be brought to school.

If a student displays unwillingness to comply with the rules and regulations of the school, despite the most sincere efforts to guide him / her in the right direction, the school will take stringent measures against him / her in consultancy with the Ministry Of Education.

Cooperation from the parents is highly appreciated and expected, as this is in line with the instructions from the Ministry Of Education.

BUS RULES

  • Stand in the queue to get in to the bus.
  • No pushing please.
  • Sit down in the seat allotted to you.
  • Walking around in the moving bus is forbidden.
  • Segregation rules in the bus must be maintained.
  • Shouting or talking loudly in the bus is dangerous as it may distract the driver.
  • Fighting with other students can result in suspension.
  • Litter in or out of the bus should not occur.
  • Aisles/ walking space should be free of school bags.
  • Any damage to the bus caused by you will be charged.
  • Allow the K.G and primary children to be seated first.
  • Please co-operate with the conductors to create a safe environment.
  • If you repeatedly break the bus rules then you may be debarred from using the school transport.

Registration

  1. Registration is prior to the Admission and the Registration Fee levied is non-refundable.
  2. Entrance Test is administered after Registration
    • Admission to the school is generally on the basis of an Enrance Test. This may be waived at the discretion of the school authorities.
    • Entrance Tests are held in English, Science and Mathematics for Grade 1 to 7 and the duration of each paper is two hours.For Grade 8 to 12 the duration of each paper is Three Hours.

Admission

  • KG 1: The recommended age is 4 years, i.e., the child should complete four years on or before 31st July 2017
  • KG 2: The recommended age is 5 years, i.e., the child should complete five years on or before 31st July 2017
  • Entry into Grade 1: is only at 6 years as on 31st July 2017. Exemption is required from the Ministry of Education, UAE, for underage students.

Documents required at the time of admission

DOCUMENT DETAILS FOR KG -1, KG -2 & GRADE - 1

ALL DOCUMENTS PHOTOCOPIES SHOULD BE IN COLOR

  • PASSPORT COPY OF THE CHILD WITH VALID RESIDENCE VISA
  • PASSPORT COPY OF THE FATHER WITH VALID RESIDENCE VISA
  • COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  • COPY OF VACCINATION CARD
  • EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE CHILD - ORIGINAL
  • COPY OF EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE CHILD (2 NOS)
  • COPY OF THE EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE FATHER
  • PHOTOGRAPHS (PASSPORT SIZE - 3 NOS) IN BLUE BACKGROUND
  • DULY FILLED MEDIAL HISTORY FORM
  • TRANSFER CERTIFICATE (ONLY FOR GRADE - 1)

DOCUMENT DETAILS FOR (GRADE - 1 TO GRADE - 12)

ALL DOCUMENTS PHOTOCOPIES SHOULD BE IN COLOR

  • PASSPORT COPY OF THE CHILD WITH VALID RESIDENCE VISA
  • PASSPORT COPY OF THE FATHER WITH VALID RESIDENCE VISA
  • COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  • COPY OF VACCINATION CARD
  • EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE CHILD - ORIGINAL
  • COPY OF EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE CHILD - (2 Nos)
  • COPY OF THE EMIRATES ID CARD OF THE FATHER
  • PHOTOGRAPHS (PASSPORT SIZE - 3 NOS) IN BLUE BACKGROUND
  • DULY FILLED MEDIAL HISTORY FORM
  • TRANSFER CERTIFICATE ATTESTED BY -
    (a) D.E.O. OR A.E.O. (STATE GOVT. SCHOOLS) + CONSULATE (DUBAI) + EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (FUJAIRAH),
    (b) SECRETARY OF SCHOOLS (CBSE) + CONSULATE (DUBAI) + EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (FUJAIRAH)

DOCUMENTS: PLEASE SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS ON OR BEFORE 30.04.2017, FAILING WHICH YOUR CHILD'S ADMISSION REGISTRATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED.

Registration/admission forms can be collected at the school premises during work hours Sunday to Thursday, and half-day on Saturdays.

You may download all the above information as registration requirements checklist for quick reference as you prepare to bring your child/ward for registration.