Welcome to Sharjah English School! Whether you're a new family joining our vibrant community or just exploring educational options in Sharjah, this FAQ section is a great place to start.

We've compiled answers to some of the most common questions to help you get acquainted with our school. If you don't find what you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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What are the school DAYS AND TIMINGS?

Sharjah English School follows a 4-day school week that runs from Monday to Thursday.

  • Foundation: 7:50 am - 1:50 pm (N/A for ECAs)
  • Primary: 7:50 am - 2:50 pm (ECAs: 2:30 pm - 3:40 pm)
  • Secondary: 7:40 am - 3:40 pm (ECAs: 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm)

*ECAs are optional extracurricular activities that happen after the regular school hours.

What is the dress code?
For more information on dress code/uniform, please visit our Uniform Page.
Who governs the school?
The Board of Governors of SES meets each month to oversee the strategic functioning of the school, operating under the Sharjah English School Constitution. In partnership with the Principal and Bursar, the Board addresses issues of policy and concern for staff and parents, manages the finances of the school and makes medium and long-term plans for the development of the school. To know more, visit the Board of Governors page.
What extracurricular activities are offered?
We offer a wide range of teacher-led extracurricular activities and clubs to all students, after school, Monday to Thursday. Students are expected to attend at least one school club every term. Many students also participate in inter-school sporting competitions after school.
SES school buses are operated by Combinestar Transport services which has had a 13-year partnership with SES. Please contact the bus company Combinestar LLC at combinestarllc@gmail.com or +971 4 424 2011 for any further information with regard to buses including costs and routes. Or click here to visit their website.


What is the admissions process?
Read about our admissions process here..
What is the curriculum like?
We cater to students aged 3 to 18, with classes running from Foundation through to A-level, following a broad, challenging, and balanced curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales.
For more information on curriculum please click on:
How can I ensure that my child is safe at school?
Please visit the Whole School Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy here.


What GCSE options are offered?
Read about our learning pathways here.
What A-Level options are offered?
Read about our learning pathways here.
What is the policy on absences and tardiness?
Read our Lates and Attendance Policy.
What are the rules for using technology at school?
Read our Privacy Policy.