About Us


The City School International Pvt - Sharjah

The City School was established in 1978 and the years of experience show – in our expertise, in our commitment, and in our quality. We have moved with the times, but we have not lost sight of our values and traditions. At The City School International Sharjah, we genuinely believe in educating ‘the whole child’ so we provide our students with every opportunity to discover and build upon their strengths. We also expect them to face up to the challenges of an economically globalised and socially changing world – one in which they will have to take their place as independent, responsible citizens.

Our commitment to providing consistently high quality British Education underpins everything we do. We support and encourage high academic achievement, but we also recognise that individual students have different learning needs. We guide our students through Early Years Education all the way to the Cambridge International Examinations. Our preparation supports them throughout their lives, as students of the City School International Sharjah, they have the knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to prosper both in their future careers and in life. Along with academic rigour, our campuses broaden horizons with an enrichment programme that engenders social awareness, responsibility, innovation, and creativity in equal measure.

The City School International now has schools in the UAE, the Philippines, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Its future plans include the establishment of further schools in the Arab states, South East Asia, and Africa.

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Principal's Message

Stephen John

It is my privilege to write to you and briefly introduce myself as the newly appointed Principal of The City School International Pvt – Sharjah.

At The City School International Pvt – Sharjah, we seek to maximise the educational opportunities for our students while simultaneously holding high expectations for our students and staff. It is our goal to prepare our students to be competitive in the 21st global society that awaits them after high school.

Our rigorous, yet inclusive academic programme, will ensure that all are educated to the best of their ability and to an internationally recognised level. As your child grows and moves through our school you can rest assured that our British education system will provide the best in quality of knowledge and the opportunity to develop skills that will serve your child well throughout their lives.

At The City School International Pvt – Sharjah,we seek to create a stimulating, safe and respectful environment for our students. Our school embraces the “whole child” supporting their individual differences and learning styles, while encouraging each child into engaging interaction and meaningful learning. We believe that when students comprehend and their intentions and actions are truly understood, development unfolds, and students rise to their next level of learning! We strive to help them create meaningful relationships with adults as well as with each other. A foundation for academic and social thinking is established and then built on over time. Our students are encouraged to be abstract, logical and creative thinkers. Based on each student’s unique individual profile, teaching strategies as well as specific curriculums are chosen to fit their evolving developmental profile and individual learning styles

Our students are encouraged to stretch themselves in core academic classes, career and technical education offerings, and the cultural arts. We invite all of our students to be active in the extra-curricular life of the school, whether it be a club, a student organisation, an athletic sport, or another area. We believe through participation and being an active member of our school community, our students will be more successful and develop skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.

At The City School International Pvt – Sharjah, I believe each and every pupil can be successful in accomplishing his or her goals and dreams and I know that the path to accomplishing those goals and dreams begins today. I invite you to join me at The City School International Pvt – Sharjah where “Excellence is the Expectation”.