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Taaleem’s new Jumeira Baccalaureate School takes possession of its new campus
Jumeira Baccalaureate School on schedule for September 2010 opening.
June 29, 2010 3:25 by Rasha Reslan
Dubai, June 2010: Taaleem’s new Jumeira Baccalaureate School (JBS) has taken possession of its newly acquired site in the heart of Jumeirah. The campus is currently undergoing comprehensive refurbishment, with the first stage of completion due to be the Primary Building, which will be transformed into a stimulating and modern teaching and learning environment.
The campus consists of 332,000 square foot of grounds and aims to truly integrate local and regional perspectives with global and international connectivity.
Mr. Ziad Azzam, CEO, Taaleem commented: “This site has long been associated with education and we look forward to continuing this with the imminent opening of our truly international school”. Mr. Azzam added, “We wish to thank Mr. Harold Fleetham, the Superintendent of The American School of Dubai, and his staff for all of their wonderful help, encouragement and cooperation during the last few months and wish him, the students and faculty great success with their move to Al Barsha.”
The Jumeira Baccalaureate School will offer English Early Learning Goals in Kindergarten to KG2 followed by the International Primary Curriculum. September 2011 will see the offering of a Middle Years programme (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme) incorporating IGCSE and leading to the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme in Grades 11-12. Taaleem have further set JBS the mission of teaching Arabic as a modern language from Kindergarten to Secondary School and in so doing will pioneer the way to consolidated, consistent and successful learning.
Whilst refurbishment is ongoing, the Admissions Office will remain in its present location in Jumeira 2, (behind The Children’s Garden Nursery) before moving to the new campus in preparation for the commencement of ‘Summer Camp’ on 27th June 2010. Invitations will also be sent to newly enrolled students and parents to enjoy tours around the new school and its facilities.
JBS will officially open its doors September 14th, 2010 to KG1 up to Grade 4 with registration and enquiries to be sent to [email protected] Alternatively contact 050 855 3932 or visit us at our Admissions Centre Jumeirah 2, behind The Children’s Garden.