Our Own English High School Sharjah, offers the students the best learning environment and provides opportunities for their holistic development. The school is the initiator of many of the best practices followed by the Gems group.
The facilities provided in the school are in par with international schools. The school features separate blocks for kindergarten , primary and the senior students. Each block has ample facilities designed to meet the specific requirements of the students.
The school has a well stocked junior library and a senior library, with an impressive index of titles, covering both fiction and nonfiction, resource /reference books , dailies and magazines. Our rich collection of books is updated regularly and students are encouraged to make full use of this facility to develop a love for books from an early age.
In addition, the library also features an integrated ICT suite to compliment the research activities. The fully networked computers with appropriate research based software and high speed internet access are available for teachers and students to use.
ICT is integrated throughout the curriculum as a teaching tool. An Active Board with a touch screen that permits a dynamic interactive learning environment facilitates the teacher’s control of student activity.
Kindergarten Play Area
A separate indoor play area provides a safe atmosphere for our young students. Soft play areas and equipment provide a variety of activities for the students to be occuppied.
Kindergarten Activity Room
These well equipped and spacious rooms provide a wide variety of resources aimed at stimulating the interests of young students during recreation time and also for specific class activities.
A multi-purpose auditorium with wireless connection and a seating capacity of more than 700 is used for all major school functions.
Our Audio-Visual Rooms are equipped with Televisions, DVD and VHS players, Over-Head Projector, Stereo Systems as teaching aids and an extensive collection of educational audio and video cassettes.
Along with academics, physical fitness is given importance.With an eye to groom students into physically strong and mentally active members, a range of sports facilities are made available.
This include two basketball courts, a football field, a cricket pitch, badminton volleyball and tennis courts and a playground with synthetic track.
A spacious Art Room provides students with all the raw materials required to explore and express their innate talent.The room has rich collection of art works of students displayed.
A well-equipped music hall provides a variety of instruments including guitars, keyboards, voilins, drum sets, harmoniums and tablas for students inclined towards both western and eastern music.High powered school Orchestra brings out the underlying musical notes to the forefront.
The school has two canteens for the senior and junior schools that offer a wide range of healthy snacks and beverages.Care is taken to avoid unhealthy food. Quality of the food and hygiene are well maintained and comes in affordable prices.
The school houses a well stocked store, which offers text books, note books, uniforms and a range of miscellaneous items at special prices.The store stocks all prescribed text books, stationery and uniforms for the convenience of students.
The school has two well-equipped health units, manned by a qualified paediatrician and four nurses. Students undergo regular medical check-ups and a health record is maintained for each child. While routine first aid is administered by the units, any emergency is referred to the nearby Al Qassimi or Kuwait Hospital.