SZPAB

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys (SZPAB)’s mission statement is as follows: The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys will honor the past and educate for the future by development confident, committed, created and caring young people of integrity who achieve to their highest academic potential and are armed with an internationally competitive education and are well-positioned to succeed in the world of tomorrow. 

What does this translate to? SZPAB is a blended curriculum school that incorporates the American Common Core Massachussetts State Standards curriculum with the UAE Ministry of Education Arabic curriculum. Maintaining an appreciation for the UAE’s international community and world at large, the school’s vision aims to help secure the future of the UAE, by providing strong community role-models who understand their heritage and traditions and are also equipped with the skills and life-long learning dispositions necessary to embrace the challenges of tomorrow and to take on leadership roles. 

Maintaining an appreciation of the UAE’s international community and world at large, the school’s vision aims to help secure the future of the UAE by providing strong community role-models who understand their heritage and traditions and are also equipped with the skills and life-long learning dispositions necessary to embrace the challenges of tomorrow and to take on leadership roles. We achieve this at SZPAB by providing an excellent, accredited American curriculum that ensures that all students are able to make the most of their talents and abilities. 

At the core of what we do is innovation. It is important that our students are equipped with the competences and values to be contributors and leaders of society. Innovation is not a separate idea. It is embedded, not only in our school’s mission, Honoring the Past, Educating for the Future, but in all aspects of our curriculum. As one of only 500 Apple Distinguished Schools worldwide, our students are equipped with a 1-to-1 iPad model which provides individual support based on student needs. Throughout the school, coding, robotics, LEGO, computer science and STEM is embedded across all subject areas. 

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys has been judged by The Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) as being ‘Very Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features; the school has achieved Apple Distinguished School Status and has been awarded the Best Blended Curriculum in the UAE by Schools Compared, as well as making their Top 10 Best Schools in the UAE. 

In March 2019, we received a Developed Rating (13/13) for our Distance Learning Program. In December 2020, we also received NEASC Accreditation as well as CIS Candidacy Status.