Sharjah Indian School
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|Sharjah Indian School|
|Motto||Educate, Enlighten, Empower|
|Principal||Pramod Mahajan (Girls Wing), Anthony Joseph (Boys Wing)|
|Grades||KG - XII|
Sharjah Indian School is a senior secondary school, owned and managed by Indian Association Sharjah, located in the UAE. Established in 1979 with 280 pupils and 13 teachers. Today after 35 years, the school has a strength of 10000 students and 300 teachers.
Sharjah Indian School was established under Indian Association Sharjah, both founded by Mr Tintu in 1979. The School started on 3 September 1979 with 346 pupils from Nursery to 5th Standard and 13 teachers. It was expanded the very next year to 8th Standard and CBSE approval was obtained. Sharjah Indian School was the first of its kind and supported education of children of especially the middle class expatriates. The institution has been growing to become the largest School of its type outside India.
The school is approved and licensed by the private Education Department of the Ministry of Education, UAE and is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India. The curriculum and programme of work is in accordance with the requirements of the Central Board of Secondary Education New Delhi, India.
The medium of Instruction in the school is English, with Hindi as a compulsory second language. Arabic is taught as per the rules laid down by the UAE Ministry of Education.
The school is owned and managed by the Indian Association Sharjah. The administration of the school is carried out by the Managing Committee, which is elected by the members of the Indian Association Sharjah. The tenure of the committee is one year.
The school houses Computer, Biology, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry and Psychology Labs. In 2014, the school decided to build a new complex for accommodating more students and the stone foundation was laid. In 2016, it was inaugurated on December. The whole of Boys wing moved to the new school on 19 February 2018. Now the school functions as two different schools. One as a Boys Branch school and the other as a Girls Branch school. The Girls Branch consists of kindergarten students (boys and girls) and First to Twelfth Grade girl students. The Boys Branch school consists of only First to Twelfth Grade boy students.
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