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The integral development and growth of every member of the Saint Mary’s Catholic High School, Muhaisnah Community underpins everything that takes place in the school, all of which makes up the school curriculum, the purpose of which is to develop independent, collaborative learners and responsible 21 st Century citizens.

The school curriculum comprises of all of the learning and other experiences that are planned for the students. The British National Curriculum forms one part of the school curriculum. The school is a community of learners where the uniqueness of every student is celebrated in line with the school mission to ensure academic excellence within a value-based, caring, family community.

Our curriculum is designed to develop competencies, skills and values which will lead to deeper, more embedded knowledge which can be applied to produce independent, responsible global citizens who are prepared intellectually, emotionally and spiritually to face the challenges of the 21 st century.

The curriculum from Key Stage One to A Level will be developed based on the successful educational model at St. Marys Catholic High School Dubai, and will comply with all KHDA standards and requirements.  St Marys Catholic High School in Dubai has developed its curriculum and standards based on the British National Curriculum and Edexcel standards.  Edexcel examinations are used in the Primary Section to establish quality benchmarks of student achievement and performance.  Edexcel examinations are used for the Grade 11 GCSE final examinations and A-level final examinations.


Saint Marys Catholic High School , Muhaisnah, will offer the following programmes of study:

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 3-5 EYFS 1 and EYFS 2
Key Stage One 5-7 Years (Grades) 1 and 2
Key Stage Two 7-11 Years (Grades) 3,4,5 and 6
Key Stage Three 11-14 Years (Grades) 7,8 and 9
Key Stage Four 14-16 Years (Grades) 10 and 11
Post 16  A Level (AS/A2) 16-18 Years (Grades) 12 and 13

Note:  Places for EYFS-1 are offered to children whose 3rd birthday is December 31 or later within the Academic Year of entry.