Curriculum: International Curriculum for Languages and Creative Arts (ICLCA, www.iclca.org).
Staff qualifications: Minimum qualification is CACHE 3/PGCE or Bachelor of Education.
Age range: Two to six years.
Care ratio: Depending on the age group, it varies from eight to ten children to one staff member.
Session timings: Two years old (three or five days, 8.20am-noon or full day 8.20am-2 pm); three years old (five days, 8.20am-noon or full day 8.20am-2 pm); four-five years old (five full days, 8.30am-2pm). For KG1 and 2, children can do after-school activities three times per week, from 2.30pm - 3.15pm.
Food/drink: Water dispensers are placed around the school. Families provide children with own food.
Facilities: Music room, movement room, Arabic room, art studio, knowledge room, library, reading majlis, swimming pool, play areas with different outdoor equipment: swings, slides, sandpit, climbing pyramid.
Activities: Languages clubs (English, French, German, Arabic), music, movement and art classes, math clubs, dance, cooking, drama.
Price per term: Nursery, depending on hours and days – Dhs14,250-Dhs20,000. Pre-KG depending on days – Dhs18,500-Dhs20,500. KG1 & KG2 – five days full, Dhs22,000.
Term length: Five months. Term one (Sept-Jan), term two (Feb-Jun).
Deposit required: Dhs500.
Application process: By submitting the application form in person or via email.
School affiliation: Affiliated with Taaleem schools.
The Children’s Garden (TCG)