Academy Academy Description ADEK Rating Curricula Location
Al Ain Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAl Ain
Al Bateen Academy

Secondary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National Curriculum,IB Diploma 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

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
The Pearl Academy

Primary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
West Yas Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Segregated 

GoodAmerican Massachusetts State CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Forsan Nursery

Nursery Mixed

Not ApplicableEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Curricula

Year 10

Autumn Term

  • Topic 1.1: Spotting a business opportunity
    • This topic considers how to spot a successful business opportunity. What do customers need and how can this be identified? What gaps in the market are there? What are other businesses doing? How can value be added? Should a business buy into an existing franchise or not?

Spring Term

  • Topic 1.2: Showing enterprise
    • This topic considers the skills needed to be enterprising. How does creative thinking develop a competitive advantage for a business? What questions do entrepreneurs ask? How can new business ideas come about and how can they be successfully brought to market? Why do calculated risks need to be taken? How will planning, thinking ahead and making connections help a business be successful?
  • Topic 1.3: Putting a business idea into practice
    • This topic considers the practicalities of making a business idea happen. What are the objectives when setting up? What are the qualities of a successful entrepreneur? How will estimates of revenues, costs, profits and cash flow fit into the business plan? What sources of finance are available to start up a business?

Summer Term

  • Topic 1.4: Making the start-up effective
    • This topic focuses on the customer and staff, showing that success in any business is based on far more than the skills or inspiration of a single individual; business is about people, not a person.
  • Topic 1.5: Understanding the economic context
    • This topic considers the economic factors that affect businesses. How does the interaction of demand and supply affect the price charged and quantity sold? How do changes in interest rates affect a business? How do changes in exchange rates affect exports and imports? What is the business cycle? How are stakeholders affected by these factors?
  • Unit 2 Investigating small business – controlled assessment

Year 11

Autumn Term

  • Topic 1.1: Spotting a business opportunity
    • This topic considers how to spot a successful business opportunity. What do customers need and how can this be identified? What gaps in the market are there? What are other businesses doing? How can value be added? Should a business buy into an existing franchise or not?

Spring Term

  • Topic 1.2: Showing enterprise
    • This topic considers the skills needed to be enterprising. How does creative thinking develop a competitive advantage for a business? What questions do entrepreneurs ask? How can new business ideas come about and how can they be successfully brought to market? Why do calculated risks need to be taken? How will planning, thinking ahead and making connections help a business be successful?
  • Topic 1.3: Putting a business idea into practice
    • This topic considers the practicalities of making a business idea happen. What are the objectives when setting up? What are the qualities of a successful entrepreneur? How will estimates of revenues, costs, profits and cash flow fit into the business plan? What sources of finance are available to start up a business?

Summer Term

  • Topic 1.4: Making the start-up effective
    • This topic focuses on the customer and staff, showing that success in any business is based on far more than the skills or inspiration of a single individual; business is about people, not a person.
  • Topic 1.5: Understanding the economic context
    • This topic considers the economic factors that affect businesses. How does the interaction of demand and supply affect the price charged and quantity sold? How do changes in interest rates affect a business? How do changes in exchange rates affect exports and imports? What is the business cycle? How are stakeholders affected by these factors?
  • Unit 2 Investigating small business – controlled assessment