Academy Academy Description ADEK Rating Curricula Location
Al Ain Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAl Ain
Al Bateen Academy

FS2 - Year 3 PYP Primary School, Year 7-13 Secondary School. Mixed

Very GoodEnglish National Curriculum,IB Diploma Programme,IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMMEAbu Dhabi
Al Mamoura Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Girls Only

Good With Very Good Features English National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Muna Academy

Primary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Yasmina Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
The Pearl Academy

Primary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
West Yas Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

GoodAmerican Massachusetts State CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Forsan Nursery

Nursery Mixed

Not ApplicableEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi

About us

An education is one of the most valuable things we can possess. It influences how we see the world and contribute to it, which is why it’s so important to choose the best school for your children.

As Abu Dhabi’s largest and leading education provider, Aldar Academies aims to be your first choice. Starting with one school and 250 students in 2007, we’ve grown into a highly sought after education provider, supporting over 8000 students across eight academies. With schools independently ranked by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), Aldar Academies is the trusted name in educational excellence in UAE.

An education is one of the most valuable things we can possess. It influences how we see the world and contribute to it, which is why it’s so important to choose the best school for your children.

Working collaboratively, our education network’s purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Academies’ efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education.

To this end, Aldar Academies has made a long-term investment of AED 1 billion into the capital’s education sector. These investments include the most advanced teaching technology, creative and sports facilities, as well as partnerships with industry leaders such as Microsoft. Aldar Academies’ billion-dirham investment has also seen the organization rapidly expand its influence to new areas of the sector, including mid-tier education, nurseries, and teacher training.

In May 2017, Aldar Academies signed an agreement to manage the operations of four ADNOC Schools campuses in Abu Dhabi and across the Al Dhafra Region: Sas Al Nakhl Campus, Ruwais Campus, Madinat Zayed Campus, and Ghayathi Campus. The agreement now sees Aldar Academies’ expertise reach close to 14,000 students and more than 2,000 staff.

Aldar Academies’ expertise has seen its eight schools, which comprise, nursery, primary and secondary academies, ranked from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’ by ADEK (Department of Education and Knowledge). Underpinning these ratings is an uncompromising approach to teaching that draws on the latest and most effective pedagogical techniques. A comprehensive Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme ensures the education provider’s expert teaching cohort constantly learns and grows, to provide students with the most relevant education possible.

Taught in a stimulating, multi-cultural environment, students earn a future-focused education through a curricula focused on the STEAM skills (science, technology, engineering, art, and maths). This approach is found across the network, where the organization offers the English National Curriculum with an international dimension at six of its seven academies, and the American Massachusetts State Curriculum at Aldar Academies West Yas Academy.

Students perform at the very highest level, achieving exam grades that exceed global averages and securing places at the world’s leading universities. Aldar Academies also holds accreditation from a number of international educational bodies in support of its leadership position.

Aldar Academies’ schools are, at pre-school and primary level, The Pearl Academy and Al Muna Academy. Serving pre-school, primary, and secondary-age students are Al Ain Academy and Al Yasmina Academy, which operate from FS1 to Year 13. Al Mamoura Academy is a mixed primary and girls-only secondary school, while Al Bateen Academy welcomes stduents from FS2 to Year 3, and secondary school students which offers stduents, I/GCSE's and the IB Diploma Programme in Years 12 and 13. West Yas Academy is the first of the organization’s institutions to teach the complete American Massachusetts State Curriculum – the most highly regarded curriculum in the United States.

Our History

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Our Purpose, Promise and Values

PURPOSE:- Empowering the next generation to shape our future.
PROMISE:- Delivering the highest standards of education and inspiring a love of learning.
VALUES:- Our values define who we are. They are the fundamental beliefs of our organisation. They guide our actions and behavior. They influence the way we work with each other and the way we serve our students, parents.

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Aldar Academies was born out of demand in society for greater access to outstanding education in Abu Dhabi and the surrounding communities. From day one we have worked tirelessly to satisfy this demand, with our students and their futures at the heart of every decision we make.

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During over ten years of educating the next generation in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, Aldar Academies has earned a deserved reputation for excellence that our students uphold daily. Our ambition is to be a national and global leader for education, and towards this goal, the success of our cohort as both students and citizens underlines our success as an education provider. As Aldar Academies’ CEO.

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  • Our Executive Leadership Team

    Our diverse and experienced executive team are dedicated to creating a better environment and experience for all of students. Working with governing bodies such as the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge they guide our Academies in our quest to develop our schools and uphold our purpose, promise and values.

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  • Our Schools Principals

    Our Principals provide expertise and experience in leading schools from around the world. All of our teaching staff are qualified in either the American or British Education system, they are highly experienced and have a proven track record in delivering high quality education. All of our Principals bring something unique to Aldar Academies whilst exhibiting our purpose, promise and values.

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  • Creating Global Citizens

    We live in a world that has never been more connected and collaborative. Because of this, our students are better prepared to succeed when they’ve grown as global citizens. But what does it mean to be a global citizen? And how does Aldar Academies encourage students to become one? Read on to find out.

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  • Thought Leadership

    To meet our purpose of empowering the next generation to shape our future, we need to lead by example and show our students what it means to be a pioneer,a trailblazer, a thought leader.

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