SKILLS NATIONAL SCHOOL

PRINCIPAL WELCOME

Dear Parents,

On behalf of the staff at SKILLS, I am happy to welcome you to the 2021-22 school year! 

We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities.

I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Zakia Zohny

National School Principal

About us

SKILLS National School offers the National Curriculum in English under the umbrella of Ministry of Education (M.O.E). The National Curriculum subjects are Arabic Language, English Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Religion, French/German, Computer, Art and P.E. 

vision & mission

Our philosophy is to promote excellence in education by fostering creativity and individuality. At SKILLS we promote the necessary skills to compete in our fast changing world.

Vision

SKILLS is dedicated to promote excellence in education through a collaborative, supportive, student-centered educational environment that empowers each learner to excel and achieve his/her highest potential.

Mission

Our mission is to work in partnership with the entire community to ensure that each learner acquires the knowledge, SKILLS and core values necessary to achieve social, academic and personal success in a technologically advanced world.

Core Values & Beliefs

SKILLS ensures that each student achieves her or his educational and personal potential in a safe and happy environment. We will ensure that students:

S Stay Positive

K Know Their Values 

I Imagine, Dream and Explore

L Look, Listen, Learn and Research

L Love Oneself and Others

S Support Others and Sustain the Community’s Resources

The school’s core values define how everyone will work together to achieve the school’s vision and carry out its mission. We embrace the following core values in our everyday work:

  • Equity the term equity refers to the principle of fairness.
  • Responsibility is to be reliable and accountable for our decisions and actions. Students are motivated to become independent and to take responsibility for their own learning.
  • Collaboration is to cooperate with others as a team to achieve the best results.
  • Perseverance is to work towards a goal and overcome obstacles.
    Integrity is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent adherence to strong moral and behavioral principles and values.
  • Integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one’s actions.
  • Respect is to be polite and kind to others. Respect means that you accept somebody for who they are, even when they’re different from you or you don’t agree with them. Respect in your relationships builds feelings of trust, safety, and wellbeing. Respect is to honor oneself, others and the community
  • Creativity is the ability of a person or group to make something new and useful or valuable, or the process of making something new and useful or valuable through imagination and exploration.
  • Courage is to be able to stand up and speak up without fear to accomplish good’ things. You show courage when you clearly state what is acceptable and what is not, and when you hold people accountable for their actions. You are brave when you honor your own needs.
  • Compassion is to make a difference through acts of kindness, forgiveness and empathy.
Ministry of Education (M.O.E)

SKILLS National School offers the National Curriculum in English under the umbrella of Ministry of Education (M.O.E)

Accreditation

Leading the way, so you can be confident our qualifications are world-class

Education

 The National Curriculum subjects are Arabic Language, English Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Religion, French/German, Computer, Art and P.E.

Kindergarten (KG 1 – KG 2)

Kindergarten is a stage in which children grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. Children’s success is based on involvement and enthusiasm that makes them aware of the world. We believe that teaching through innovative play encourages critical thinking abilities and stimulates natural curiosity.

Primary

SKILLS track students’ progress and adopt various teaching methods to ensure that all students achieve their utmost success. We are devoted to motivate our students to read as it is an essential part in learning a language. Further, we supply each student with the required materials to attain highest levels of Academic Proficiency. At the End of year six students set for an achievement exam under the governance of the Ministry of Education (M.O.E).

Preparatory

SKILLS provides the essential learning experiences to qualify students to use their potentials at their best. We prepare the suitable environment for students to prosper their thinking abilities and interests. Our teachers use the most advanced teaching methods that are proven to be the most sufficient. They work hard to strengthen students’ creative thinking abilities, apprehension and self-confidence.

Secondary

Our Thanaweya Amma program qualifies students for the forward college stage, enabling them to become successful in their future careers and creative thinking. First Secondary 10 Students study a range of subjects to help them decide which groups of subjects they will choose leading them to Grade 11 and 12 for the High Stakes exams (Thanaweya Amma)

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for SKILLS students can access their detailed schedule on Moodle.

Parent Handbook

SKILLS is dedicated to promote excellence in education through a collaborative,
supportive and student-centered educational environment that empowers each learner to excel and achieve his/her highest potential.

Student life