Philadelphia Private School

04 2646202

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Philadelphia Private School follows the American Curriculum. Learners graduating from PPS can join any reputable university of their choice based on their school performance and achievement on world-recognized Standardized Tests (SAT I and TOEFL IBT), which the school thoroughly prepares its learners to, as early as KG I.The school has been accredited by Advanc-ed (Worldwide organisation unifying a number of key agencies on school accreditation and improvement, formerly CITA).This ensures global recognition of quality, service and benefits PPS provides to its learners.Our school is divided into four broad divisions:INFANT DIVISIONPPS DubaiThe Infant program is a four-year cycle (KG I, KG II, Grade 1 & 2) where English is the medium of instruction while Arabic and French are taught as an integral part of the program. The Infant School curriculum includes Language Arts (English, French and Arabic), Mathematics, Computer, Creative Arts, Music, Islamic Studies, Social Studies, and Physical Education. Each Infant classroom is equipped with a computer, a Smart Interactive Whiteboard and a projector, as well as an infant Computer Lab that enhance learning independence and technology integration from the early years. Indoor and outdoor play area used to engage learners in physical activities that develop their gross motor skills.ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DIVISIONPPS DubaiThe Elementary School Division covers grades three through five. The medium of instruction is English, although Arabic and French are mandatory for all learners. An AFL (Arabic as a Foreign Language) program is available to learners who qualify for exemption from the regular programs. Math, Science, Computer, Social Studies, Character Education, Art, Music and Physical Education, in addition to Islamic Studies (where appropriate) and Technology (where appropriate), essential components of the Elementary and Middle School program, are taught by specialist professionals and our learners needing learning support are helped by qualified, experienced teachers. All school classrooms are equipped with a computer, a Smart Interactive Whiteboard and a projector, in addition to the computer lab which has computer terminals loaded with a variety of educational software programs.Our learners needing support will be helped by qualified, experienced teachers for a supplement fee.MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISIONPPS DubaiThe Middle School program covers grades six to eight. The medium of instruction is English, although Arabic and French is mandatory for all learners. An AFL (Arabic as a Foreign Language) program is available to learners who qualify for exemption from the regular programs. Math, Science, Computer, Social Studies in the American Curriculum, Character Education, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Islamic Studies or Social and Cultural Education are essential components fo the Middle School program and are taught by specialist professionals. All school classrooms are equipped with a computer, a Smart Interactive Whiteboard and a projector, in addition to the computer lab which has computer terminals loaded with a variety of educational software programs.Our learners needing support will be helped by qualified, experienced teachers for a supplement fee.HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONPPS DubaiThe High School Division covers grades 9,10, 11 & 12. The medium of instruction is English, although Arabic is mandatory for all learners. An AFL (Arabic as a Foreign Language) program is available to learners who qualify for exemption from the regular programs. For the Science track, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer, Character Education, Performing Arts, French, and Physical Education, in addition to Islamic Studies (where appropriate), are taught. For the Arts track, Math, Biology, Psychology, Business, Computer, Character Education, Performing Arts, French and Physical Education, in addition to Islamic Studies (where appropriate), are taught. All subjects are given by specialist professionals. All school classrooms are equipped with computers in addition to the computer lab which has computer terminals loaded with a variety of educational software programs.Our learners needing support will be helped by qualified, experienced teachers for a supplement fee.Learners in Grade 10, 11, & 12 receive an extensive career guidance through a number of essential steps such as identifying learners' areas of interest and prospects by means of questionnaires and interviews, providing basic data on college/university opportunities in the Middle East and assisting in search for information globally, arranging presentations by university representatives and by guest speakers from different fields of work, organizing visits to different work places and university campuses.ACADEMIC YEAR BREAKDOWNStarting academic year 2010-2011, we will be applying the two (2) semesters system in order to make a better use of our teaching days. The first one will start on September 13th 2010, and end on February 3rd 2011. The second will start on February 6th 2011, and end on June 20th 2011.FACULTY AND STAFFPPS employs professional teachers and staff members who have been chosen for their creativity, high caliber, and willingness to learn and develop. They are dedicated individuals who believe and are trained in the learner-centered system of education. Although PPS teaching faculty is multinationalPhiladelphia Private School is a child-focused, learner-centered school. We believe that every child can learn and therefore we aim at gathering accurate data indicating how learners are performing, why they are performing well or not so well, and above all how we can help learners perform at the highest individual levels possible.

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