The Pearl Academy

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

The Pearl is proud to have been the first Aldar Academies School.

We deliver the Aldar purpose of 'empowering the next generation to shape our future' through our promise of 'delivering the highest standards of education and inspiring a love of learning'. 

Ages taught:

3 — 11

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • English National Curriculum


Aldar Academies

Job title:


Accreditations and memberships:

  • ALDAR Academies
School Website

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Welcome to the Pearl Primary School; I hope that your visit will give you an insight into our wonderful school. We are proud of our many achievements and the climate of positivity and celebration that pervades the school. I am fortunate to witness the highest quality of teaching and learning and enthusiasm displayed by my colleagues on a daily basis to ensure every child in our care makes the very best progress in an enriched and bright environment. Mrs Fishbourne - Principal

Senior management

Mrs Fishbourne

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School description

Children at The Pearl have a guaranteed place at one of the five Aldar secondary schools; Al Bateen (the first Outstanding secondary school in Abu Dhabi), Al Mamoura (the first Aldar all girls secondary school), West YAS (A Massachusetts curriculum school) Al Yasmina or Al Ain International.  This unique partnership between the schools enables a smooth transition into key stage 3 for our pupils and supports parents by offering a wide choice of educational provision. We deliver the Aldar purpose of ‘empowering the next generation to shape our future’ through our promise of ‘delivering the highest standards of education and inspiring a love of learning’. Everything we do is guided by our school values; Excellence, Creativity, Passion, Respect and Collaboration. 

Term dates

  • 2016/2017
  • 08/01/17 - 23/03/17
  • 09/04/17 - 22/06/17

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • English National Curriculum

Sports and extra-curricular activities


Sports facilities comprise of a multi- purpose sports hall, dance studios, swimming pools, floodlit football pitches and shaded basketball courts.
Action/ sport (football, cricket, basketball, netball, swimming, rugby, badminton, sailing and water sports), expeditions, international award schemes.

Extra-curricular activities:

An extensive range of extra-curricular clubs promote health and fitness, an active lifestyle, team work, sportsmanship and the life lessons of winning and losing.
Creative activities (art, graphic design, photography, jewellery making), Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Arabic calligraphy, book club , Quran club, music, choir, drama, dance, theatre/performance work, cookery,


Admission process:

Admissions for 2016- 2017 are now open. Please visit to apply. You will be contacted when places become available. Please be advised that siblings take priority and we look at FS1 places first. All other year groups are only available if a current child leaves the school. We may not know this information until the summer holidays.

Fees (Annual)


د.إ.‏ 40,000.00


د.إ.‏ 40,000.00

Junior Day:

د.إ.‏ 40,000.00



Aldar Academies

Job title:





Al Dafrah


Abu Dhabi

Post/Zip Code:


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