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KATHRYN HEAD
PRINCIPAL OF ELEMENTARY
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THOMAS NELSON
PRINCIPAL OF SECONDARY

OUR
PRINCIPALS’
MESSAGE

Joseph Kotarski

Welcome to West Yas Academy!

Our purpose as an academy is to empower the next generation to shape our future and to do so, we deliver the highest education standards through the US Massachusetts curriculum. Our values of excellence, creativity, passion, respect, and collaboration are unshakeable in all we do where we foster these traits within our students’.

At West Yas Academy, we plan inclusive and engaging teaching and student-centered learning strategies, enabling our students’ to accelerate their development holistically. We take pride in our Action and Project-Based Inquiry learning frameworks, encouraging our students to develop 21st-century skills to flourish within society. We believe that learning is a continuous and ever-changing experience. We offer a wide and inclusive curriculum for KG to Grade 12, promoting graduation pathways that include connections and opportunities with local businesses in addition to national and global university pathways.

Furthermore, we are a New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredited school, a globally recognized standard of excellence attesting to West Yas Academy's high quality and integrity. In addition to our pedagogies, we offer state-of-art facilities, including; technology, engineering, and culinary arts classrooms and sport and performing arts facilities in addition to an extensive extra-curricular program.

We pride ourselves on serving with integrity to establish trust and build positive partnerships with all stakeholders within our school community.

We welcome you to join and be part of our West Yas Academy family.

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KATHRYN
HEAD
PRINCIPAL OF ELEMENTARY
THOMAS NELSON
PRINCIPAL OF SECONDARY

OUR
PRINCIPALS’
MESSAGE

Joseph Kotarski

Welcome to West Yas Academy!

Our purpose as an academy is to empower the next generation to shape our future and to do so, we deliver the highest education standards through the US Massachusetts curriculum. Our values of excellence, creativity, passion, respect, and collaboration are unshakeable in all we do where we foster these traits within our students’.

At West Yas Academy, we plan inclusive and engaging teaching and student-centered learning strategies, enabling our students’ to accelerate their development holistically. We take pride in our Action and Project-Based Inquiry learning frameworks, encouraging our students to develop 21st-century skills to flourish within society. We believe that learning is a continuous and ever-changing experience. We offer a wide and inclusive curriculum for KG to Grade 12, promoting graduation pathways that include connections and opportunities with local businesses in addition to national and global university pathways.

Furthermore, we are a New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredited school, a globally recognized standard of excellence attesting to West Yas Academy's high quality and integrity. In addition to our pedagogies, we offer state-of-art facilities, including; technology, engineering, and culinary arts classrooms and sport and performing arts facilities in addition to an extensive extra-curricular program.

We pride ourselves on serving with integrity to establish trust and build positive partnerships with all stakeholders within our school community.

We welcome you to join and be part of our West Yas Academy family.

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OUR CURRICULUM

THE AMERICAN

MASSACHUSETTS

STATE CURRICULUM

ENGLISH

NATIONAL

CURRICULUM

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BACCALAUREATE

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

(YEAR 13 – 12)

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MINISTRY

OF EDUCATION

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AT A GLANCE

Year Group School Fees Per Annum (in AED)* Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
KG1 – KG2 52,470 20,988 15,741 15,741
Grade 1 – Grade 5 54,530 21,812 16,359 16,359
Grade 6 – Grade 8 58,650 23,460 17,595 17,595
Grade 9 – Grade 12 63,280 25,312 18,984 18,984

*Fees for the term 2020-2021. Please note, our fees are regulated by ADEK and are subject to change.

West Yas Academy invites you to tour our school and meet our leadership teams. Click here to see our upcoming virtual events.

If you would like to book a virtual tour at another time, please contact our Parent Relations Executive at PRE@westyasacademy.sch.ae to arrange a personal tour.

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As Aldar Academies’ founding American-curriculum school, West Yas Academy follows the Massachusetts State curriculum, recently ranked as the number one curriculum in the United States. Last year, West Yas Academy secured accreditation by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the oldest and most prestigious regional accrediting bodies in the United States. At West Yas Academy, we provide a structured learning environment for all ages and phases.

West Yas Academy uses a play-based learning model in Kindergarten, an inquiry-based learning model in the Elementary grades and project-based learning in Middle and High School phases. Research proves that schools such as ours who adopt such approaches to learning produce high-quality education. Every student, regardless of their start point, academic ability or future goals, has a pathway to success at West Yas Academy. Our provision is both broad and well balanced. Should a student wish to study or gain future employment in the UAE, USA or beyond, our curriculum program offering supports students, eventually offering close to 100 +courses in the Middle and High school program.

We pride ourselves in providing the best education in the best surroundings. Our Academy boasts a wide range of sporting facilities for activities both during and after school. Our dedicated performing arts facilities allow our students to explore their creative sides, while an extremely well-resourced library supports academic studies. As the premier school of choice on Yas Island, we can utilise our links to the many attractions situated on the island and work in collaboration with them to create an engaging 21st-century curriculum. Students have many opportunities to work on projects such as the F1 in Schools program with Yas Marina Circuit.

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