Dubai, UAE (March 5, 2018): Foremarke School Dubai, part of EvolvenceKnowledge Investments (EKI) and partner school of Foremarke Hall, Repton’s Preparatory School in the United Kingdom, announced a significant development in expanding its educational provision with a move to offer additional grades beyond Year 6, continuing the school’s emphasis on pastoral care and academic excellence in a nurturing environment. The school now has approval from KHDA tocater to pupils from FS1 to Year 9, making it the preparatory school of choice in Dubai. Year 7 will be offered from September 2018.
Foremarke School’s well-known focus on the traditional core values of courtesy and tolerance towards others, aligned with the UAE educational environment,will now evolve and continue to the older year groups. Through the firmly embedded House System, older children will be able to develop excellent leadership skills, encouraging independence while maintaining an approach to their learning which is always fulfilling and holistic.
Foremarke School has achieved exceptional academic results with pupils scoring significantly above international standards. Based on the 2017 UK National Agenda Progress Tests, 86% of Foremarke pupils scored above the UK national average in English, 89% in Math and 90% in Science. The school is unique in offering full specialist teaching in Year 5 and Year 6. These specialist teachers are passionate intheir respective subjects and offer a bespoke learning experience to their classes. What's more, they develop a rich and exciting curriculum across the whole school, starting as early as FS1, ensuring smooth transition between each year group and key stage leading to the stellar academic results.
The school is also reputed for its sports results with a substantial sports provision which is supported by a breadth of sports, excellent specialist teachersand 3 hours of physical education per week.The mission of Foremarke, as a preparatory school, goes beyond academic excellence. Early on, the school is offering each child and their family individualised counseling to identify the future schools that will suit them best, help them prepare applications and relevant exams, establish contacts and strongly support their applications. These efforts have helped pupils secure entry into various prestigious schools in the UK.
According to Naomi Williams, Headmistress at Foremarke School, “Our aim has always been to develop pupils who are prepared for the next step in their education whether here in Dubai, in the UK or elsewhere. Our links with future schools, especially with our sister school Repton School Dubai, will remain an integral part of the education that we offer at Foremarke and with this new expansion we can maintain the breadth and depth of our current curriculum offering which, together with our excellent teaching and learning, will see our older pupils ready to make their choices for their future school and beyond.”
Foremarke School - one of the leading British preparatory schools in Dubai – and a part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) welcomed its first pupils in 2013. Foremarke School is the partner school of Foremarke Hall, Repton’s Preparatory School in the United Kingdom. The school is located in Dubai Science Park, Al Barsha South, and features a large campus with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities that contribute towards a child’s development beyond the classroom. The school combines a perfect blend of modern curriculum, a range of non-curricula activities, strong traditional values and one-to-one pastoral care to spur holistic development of a child. Foremarke School maintains a low pupil to teacher ratio, thereby ensuring exceptional quality of teaching and personalised attention for each pupil. The school also runs a fully-equipped sports arena, complete with tennis courts, cricket nets and multi-purpose outdoor courts amongst others. Foremarke School is an accredited member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and an 'IAPS World Hub School'. It was the first school in the UAE, and only the second school globally, to have been given this prestigious status.