among the premier centres of learning in the Middle
East, The Indian High School (IHS) spans two sprawling
campuses in the heart of Dubai. Its resource -both
human and material - are superbly geared to prepare
the student for the twenty-first century.
affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education
(CBSE), New Delhi, and the autonomous federal board
under the Ministry of Human Resource Development
(HRD) Government of India, since 1975, the highest
authority in education in India, and recognised
by the Ministry of Education, Dubai, UAE, the IHS
adheres to a strict regimen of educational and extra
curricular activities that inspire the highest levels
of academic excellence among students.
a teacher-student ratio of 1:20 for Pre-Primary,
Primary and the Middle Section and 1:15 for Secondary
and Senior Secondary classes, personal attention
is guaranteed for each student. This helps in building
an excellent rapport between the educators and the
ones being educated.
& Primary (Grades KG-4)
Lives from A Young Age
is right from a tender age that IHS concentrates
on these young and impressionable minds. An effort
is made to retain these students right through their
student career and build them up from the beginning.
IHS has been a forerunner in imparting quality education
while keeping within its purview the need for developing
a well balanced personality. Furnished below is
the scheme of subjects taught at the Primary level:
(KG - 1 & 2)
curriculum of the pre-primary focuses on developing
skills in the areas of Motor Control, English language
and Communication, Social and Emotional Development.
The subjects of English, Mathematics and General
Knowledge are introduced. They are supported by
regular activities in the workshop, art and craft,
sports and music.
(Grade 1 - 4)
the primary level the curriculum strengthens the
developmental skills which are fortified through
the three language pattern of English, Hindi and
Arabic, and General Science, Social Studies and
Mathematics. Moral Values are instilled through
Moral Science/Islamic Studies. The overall development,
interests and talents are fostered through an inter-disciplinary
approach and activities of Art Education, Work Experience,
Physical and Health Education and a Reading Program.
School (Grades 5-10)
critical thinking programme which commences from
Class 5 enables the children to grasp the more difficult
aspects of classroom teaching by helping them to
think laterally. This also prepares the students
to deal with a more international level of education
helping them to adapt to foreign universities and
the competitive level of excellence. This phase
concludes with the All Indian Secondary School Examinations.
- Prose, Poetry, Rapid Reading, MCB Comprehension,
Grammar, Composition, Creative Writing.
to develop students' communicative and linguistic
competence. The content selection has been determined
by the students' present as well as future academic
and social needs. It aims at developing and integrating
the use of language skills and creating an interest
in and appreciation of literature to encourage students
to formulate and express their own ideas using their
experience, knowledge and imagination. It prepares
them for real life situations where language is
used as a functional tool.
Proverbs/Sayings, Paragraph Writing, Essay Writing,
Letter Writing, Unseen Passage, Literature: Prose,
- Prose, Poetry, Grammar, Comprehension, Reading
and Translation (Meanings).
into the Arabic language with a view to be articulate
since, Arabic is the language of the host country.
A knowledge of the language would help establish
a rapport with people around them.
and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Parallel
Lines, Construction of Quadrilaterals, Chords of
A Circle, Exponents and Radicals, Equations in One
Variable, Compound Interest, General Banking Facilities,
Shares, Some Angle Properties of A Circle, Areas
of Rectilinear Figures, Statistics, Arabic Expressions,
Division of Algebraic Expressions, Tangents to a
Circle, Circumference and Area of A Circle, Volume
and Surface Area.
to train the children to think, reason, analyse
and articulate logically. Aimed at helping them
to acquire knowledge and understanding of the terms
symbols, concepts, principles, process, proofs etc.
The children learn to apply mathematical knowledge
and skills to solve real-life mathematical problems;
to develop mastery of algebraic and geometric skills
and the ability to use mathematical tables as aids
for computational work. Provides them the scope
to participate in mathematical competitions and
club activities in and outside the school.
directed towards the development of problem solving
and decision making skills on the basis of the knowledge
of key concepts which cut across all disciplines
of science. Helps them to appreciate the contributions
of scientists and develop science; to develop a
concern for a clean environment and preservation
of the ecosystem; motivates them to take up higher
studies in Science, vocation or professions. Helps
to develop scientific temper, attitudes and values
such as open-mindedness, intellectual honesty, courage
to question etc. besides helping them to acquire
an understanding of scientific concepts, principles
and Optical Instruments, Force and Pressure, Magnetism,
Electric Current, Alternative Sources of Energy.
Compounds of Carbon, Rocks and Minerals, Extraction
and Properties of Metals, Man-made Materials.
World, Agricultural Practices, How Leaves Are Designed,
Useful Plants and Animals, Conservation of Natural
rise and growth of British Rule in India, Revolts
against the British Rule, Rise of Indian Nationalism,
Struggle for Swaraj, Nationalist Movement (1923Š1939),
Achievement of Independence. Achieving our National
Goals, Democracy and Citizen, Other Social Problems,
Our Major Economic Problems, National Integration,
Foreign Policy of India.
syllabus is designed to give an insight into the
change and development through which human societies
have evolved. Children can appreciate the contributions
made by various cultures to the total heritage of
mankind. It helps to foster the understanding that
mutual interaction of various cultures has been
a major factor in human progress. Emphasis is given
on the basic unity of mankind. It facilitates the
study of the history of specific countries and regions.
Aims at creating an urge among students for effective
participation in community affairs. Helps the pupils
to develop an intelligent understanding of the structure
and working of the civic and political institutions
and the various social, economic and political challenges
being faced. Promotes a sense of national as well
as international unity.
face of India - The land of monsoons, Agriculture,
Our water resources, manufacturing industries.
develop an understanding of man and environment
inter-relationship at a global level. Helps them
to develop an understanding and concern about growing
world population and its impact on environment.
Enriches the students' skills and abilities to read,
understand and analyse geographical information
and data presented in various forms such as maps,
graphs, diagrams, charts etc. Equips the students
with needed abilities and attitudes to study and
analyse problems of development having geographical
of Prophet Nood, Surah at A'ala, Salatul Istisqa,
Moral in Islam, Suah Iariq, Drinks and Drugs forbidden
in Islam, Surah al-Infitar, Illness, death and funeral
prayer, Surah at Takvir, Prophet Muhammad Past I
- IV, Surah Buraj, Inshiqaq, The dignity of working
in Islam, Women in Islam, Fatimah Az-Zahra, Surah
were 'Prophet', Abu Bakr - As - Siddiq, Al-Istikaf.
positively, Be original, Create opportunities, for
yourself, Be ambitious, Orderliness and efficiency,
Keys to perfection, Improve yourself, Develop good
habits, Master your moods, Overcome your fears,
DonÕt Stay idle, Plan for the future, Remain modest
syllabus aims at enabling the pupils to cultivate
social, moral, ethical and aesthetic values which
exalt and refine the life of an individual and the
society. Children learn to appreciate the work of
great men and absorb their finest qualities. Value
based learning prepares them for a flawless life.
Secondary School (Grades 11-12)
to a Higher Level of Education
these are more intensive years, formative and impressionable,
leading to the All India Senior School Certificate
Examinations, IHS leaves no stone unturned in guiding,
sometimes confused, teenagers to the right career.
Numerous seminars and workshops help the students
to choose the right path.
to help students acquire competence in English so
that they can use the language: as a means for self-expression
in real life situations and as a resource for studying
vocational courses in many different fields such
as medicine and engineering. Objectives: To acquire
reading and writing skills including summarizing,
abstracting, note making; the art of learning to
learn, that is, the ability to cope with English
for further education; an active vocabulary of 2,500
common words, and a passive vocabulary of another
1,500 words; interest in listening to English speech
and in reading varied materials in English.
Creative work in mathematics; to create confidence
in equipping themselves with the skills needed for
the branches of science (physical or social) or
humanities in which they have an aptitude for higher
Focussing attention on 'problem solving' in the
liberal sense. Nurturing the higher order mental
processes of logical reasoning with stress on rigour
and precision, development of concepts, language
etc. Introducing non-traditional techniques inclusive
of audio-visual aids, viz. films, video-films, computer-aided
instruction etc. to supplement classroom teaching.
To develop competence to pursue science based professional
courses like engineering and medicine Gain knowledge,
understanding and application abilities about different
aspects of Physics. Strengthen foundation for further
study of Physics. Develop an interest in study of
Physics as a discipline. Acquire necessary manipulative
and experimental skills.
To strengthen the concepts developed at the secondary
level and develop new concepts to provide a sound
background for higher studies in chemistry. Develop
competence in students to pursue science based professional
courses like engineering and medicine in future
career. To provide relevant content materials useful
for vocational courses. To develop manipulative
and experimental skills in students necessary for
investigation of the materials in their environment.
To explain basic concepts of Biology. To enlighten
an individual about his place in universe. Increase
the awareness of problems of the environment and
identify measures to overcome them, To understand
Biology for rational living - removal of biases
(sex, race, etc.) and correctiveness to superstition.
To create awareness in which new knowledge is emerging
to provide the innate excitement of the subject.
To acquaint the student with fundamentals of human
Biology, nutrition, health and population control.
To develop competence amongst the students to pursue
technical courses like Engineering, Architecture,
Draftsmanship, Surveyor and other professional courses
where geometrical and mechanical drawings are an
integral part of the teaching-learning process.
To acquire necessary skill of making and understanding
technical drawing. Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding
of plane & solid geometry and machine drawing so
as to apply these in relevant practical fields such
as in technology and industry.
To help understand the existing economic institutions
in India in their historical perspective. To understand
the structure of Indian economy and the changes
it is undergoing.To acquaint with principles, laws
and concepts of economics. To understand the concept
of national income and methods used in calculating
national income. To appreciate efforts for economic
To develop in the student an interest in the theory
and practice in business, trade and industry. To
acquaint students with the theoretical foundations
and practice of organizing, managing and handling
routine operations of a business firm.To inculcate
attitudes and values leading to the integration
of business with the social system with a positive
To impart knowledge of method considered useful
in maintaining records of proprietary and partnership
firms, companies and non-trading organization. To
generate and promote awareness of students in modern
techniques of maintaining accounting records with
the help of computers.
To acquaint students with the basics of human development
which are necessary for understanding self and children.
To realize that resources are scarce and need proper
and efficient management. To enable them to become
alert consumers and inculcate in them healthy habits
of food through a knowledge of nutrition. Good knowledge
of textiles for right selection and proper care
Provide authentic historical knowledge and understanding
of those regions and periods which the pupil has
chosen to study. Develop an attitude of studying
the past objectively and a spirit of enquiry, so
that the pupils personality is free from irrational
prejudices and from bigotry, parochialism and communalism
and is imbued with a scientific and forward-looking
To enable students to look at social reality objectively.
To inculcate scientific temper and ability to perceive
social reality. Familiarize with basic concepts
in sociology and its relevance to Indian social
reality. To make familiar with the processes of
change and development.
To stimulate the curiosity and interest of pupils
in the subject. To teach the pupils basic concepts
and principles of Psychology. To enable the pupils
to apply basic knowledge of concepts and principles
of Psychology to their day-to-day life with a view
to achieving and enhancing mental health and adjustment.
To acquire basic knowledge of Information technology.
To learn information processing tools and techniques.
To understand IT applications in various domains
of business. To develop IT vocational appreciation.