Established in 1982, Our Own English High School, Sharjah, provides high quality education to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Over the years, the School has seen a phenomenal leap in terms of size, infrastructure and student enrolment. 37 years of dedicated effort and a passion for excellence, has transformed the School into being one of the largest in the Global Education Management System (GEMS) fraternity. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India.
Our Own English High School Sharjah (OOS) is a vibrant and pulsating campus; with a charged atmosphere that is conducive to every student realizing their true potential, as it aims not only to provide students with quality education but also to inculcate a feeling of mutual respect and harmony, by fostering the Core Values of GEMS. The School has consistently secured 100% results at both the Grade X and Grade XII CBSE Examinations from the year 2001 onwards and has a consistent record of toppers to date.
At OOS, excellence has always meant more than just high levels of academic performance, as experimenting with new ideas, developing new skills, exploring different perspectives, and growing in areas of one's natural talents are continually encouraged.
It is this competitive spirit, coupled with its best practices and quality deliverance, that the school and its faculty are committed to preserving and extending the ideals that have dened the institution. Some of these are a healthy teacher-student ratio, high academic and ethical standards, integrity, personal attention to the needs of each child, applying education as a means to social improvement, and being a cradle for civic leadership.
Attention to the personal growth and physical development in the form of sports and extra-curricular activities combined with academic training creates the perfect ground where individuality is honoured, diversities are embraced, and no effort is spared in making its alumni condent and successful citizens of the world.
Excellence is a habit that is embedded in the culture of Our Own English High School-Sharjah and the school has received innumerable accolades both in the academic and extra-curricular elds over the years and every year students win individual awards in the distinguished student category.
Our Own English High School Sharjah –Girls has been awarded The Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic performance in the Outstanding school and administration category for the year 2016-17.
The School received the prestigious Green Flag Award for four consecutive years from 2014 from ECAT (EmiratesCenter for Arab Towns) an international NGO that promotes sustainable development through environmental education.
The faculty at Our Own English High School - Sharjah consists of a team of highly qualied and professional staff who, apart from their academic qualications, are chosen for dedication to their profession and proven abilities to create a motivational atmosphere that helps students achieve their full, all-round potential.