SABIS Curriculum

SABIS Curriculum

SABIS curriculum schools are highly academic, non-selective, co-educational, English-medium, independent school catering to the complete individual. International School of Choueifat - Abu Dhabi has been graduating students since June 1978.

The SABIS is specifically designed by SABIS® to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop a solid academic foundation. This foundation will help students achieve their full potential and develop a love of lifelong learning.

Key Features

  • Infants: KG1, KG2 & G1
  • Elementary: Gr.2 – Gr.6 
  • Secondary: Gr.7 - Gr.12

Graduation Requirements

Students must pass at least 5 subjects from the list of 21 subjects (attached) with a minimum of 60% in each subject from Grade 10-12.

English, Mathematics, Arabic and Islamic Studies for Arabs and non-Arabs, in addition to any 3 subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business, Computer Science, History, Statistics and French

How does a student achieve the Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma?

The following conditions for equivalency applies:

  1. Students must successfully pass (Grades 10 – 12) at least 5 subjects from the prescribed list of 21 subjects including English and Mathematics AND obtain a minimum average of 60% per subject. Arabic Language and Islamic studies do not count as part of the 5 subjects. A student is free to follow other courses offered through the specified curriculum (not from the specified list) but these will not count towards the Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma.
  2. Achieve an average of 60% in each of Arabic Language, Islamic Studies, and Arabic Language for Non-Arabs if a Non-Arab student wishes to obtain the MOE equivalency.
  3. Pass the UAE Ministry of Education Arabic Studies exam in Grade 12. This can be taken as either Native Arabic Studies (for students of Arab Nationality as shown on their passport) or as Non-Native Arabic Studies (for students of non-Arab Nationality as shown on their passport).
  4. Pass the UAE Ministry of Education Islamic Studies exam in Grade 12 (Muslim students only). This can be taken as either Native Islamic Studies (for students of Arab Nationality as shown on their passport) or as Non-Native Islamic Studies (for students of non-Arab Nationality as shown on their passport).