“… except for a video screen, classrooms are bare. The learning environment is generally bleak.”
KHDA. School Inspection. 2016-17
This is an almost impossible school to review. In many ways H. H. Shaikh Rashid Al Maktoum Pakistan School (HHSRAMPS) operates in a parallel universe to education elsewhere in Dubai. The KHDA points out that this is not the fault of parents, or students, who are passionate about securing a quality education. The problem stems, for the KHDA, from the school and the inability of its owners in recruiting sufficient numbers of qualified teachers – or to manage a school that meets even the most basic requirements of a [...]
Updated December 2016
Founded in 1992 by Shahida Salam, the Pristine Private School, offers an English National Curriculum based education from Early Years Foundation Stage [EYFS] to (I)GCSE O’, AS and A2 Level for students aged 3 to 18 years.
Pristine falls into the medium-large school category and has a feeder from its sister Pristine Rainbow Nursery which provides places to children from 15 months. The nursery, formally opened in January 2011, was the first nursery to be opened in an apartment building in Dubai. Pristine is heavily over-subscribed and attendance at the nursery is the only secure way of prospective parent’s guaranteeing a place for their child(ren) at [...]