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

Autumn Term
In term 1, the students will focus on completing their IGCSE English Language coursework which is worth 40% of the final grade. The focus of the coursework is:

Assignment A: Poetry and Prose Texts. Students will complete a piece of writing which responds to any two poetry or prose texts from the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology. Students must read and understand a variety of texts, selecting and interpreting information, ideas and perspectives. The students must also understand and analyse how writers use linguistic and structural devices to achieve their effects.

Assignment B: Imaginative Writing. Students must complete a piece of personal and imaginative writing based on a selected topic. The students must communicate effectively and imaginatively, adapting form, tone and register of their writing to achieve a specific purpose and appeal to a selected audience. Students must ensure they write clearly, using a range of vocabulary and sentence structures, with appropriate paragraphing and accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Spring Term
Exam Preparation.
Section A: Non-Fiction texts - students will study and analyse selections from a range of nonfiction texts.
Section B: Transactional Writing - students will explore and develop transactional writing skills.

Summer Term
Students will use this term to consolidate their understanding and focus on key area of development. Students will revisit sections A and B of the exam paper in preparation for the mock exam in May 2018.