What are your fees?

Please refer to our fees page

Do you offer sibling discount?

At this time we do not offer a discount for siblings.

Will you increase your school fees next year?

Whilst we currently do not anticipate any fee increase for the 2015-2016 academic year, please note that any such fee increases would be in accordance with KHDA regulations. Please read more here.

How many students are in a class?

We have up to 25 students per class.

Will there be a Teacher Learning Assistant in the class?

FS1 to Year 2 will have a teacher and a teacher learning assistant in the classroom, Year 3 to 6 will have a teacher and shared teacher learning assistant.

What is the age cut off, and how do I know what year my child should be in?

At Victory Heights Primary School we follow the British Curriculum, accepting students from age 3 into FS1 through to the end of year 6. Please see the chart for reference:

Year Group  Age by 1st September
 EYFS 1 3
 EYFS 2 4
 Year 1 5
 Year 2 6
 Year 3 7
 Year 4 8
 Year 5 9
 Year 6 10

What are the school timings?

In KS1 and KS2 children can be dropped off at school from 7.30am ready to be in their classrooms by 7.40am. In FS1 and FS2 the start time is 8am. The children in FS will finish their day at 1.00pm, Year 1 to Year 6 will finish their day at 2.30pm.

Is there any after school care?

After school care is provided for FS1 and FS2 students who have siblings in year 1 to year 6. There is an additional charge for this care. Also, please note that any after school sibling care will only be up until 2.30pm and will not cover any after school activity

Will my child wear a school uniform?

Yes all students will wear a uniform. We have a uniform shop, which is open at these times:

SUNDAY & THURSDAY : 7:30 to 3:30

SATURDAY    9:30 to 3:30

EMAIL : vh.shop@aquariusllc.ae

Mob :0557669984

Do you have a canteen or is it packed lunch from home?

We have a school canteen for pupils, The Tuck Shop cafe. Alternatively, children can bring a packed lunch from home and a snack for morning break. Please ensure a healthy lunch and snack is sent into school for your child. In the interests of being a healthy eating school, we cannot allow fizzy drinks, crisps or chocolate to be brought into school. Please note that we do not allow any nuts or nut products and pork to be brought onto the school campus.

Do you offer school transport?

Yes we offer a school transport to most areas around the Dubai. We will also provide a female bus assistant on each bus. Please see below the routes that we cover:

Cost per Area
AED 8,500 AED 9,000 AED 9,500
Victory Heights Arabian Ranches Marina
IMPZ Layan Community Barsha
Motor City – Green Community Motor City Tecon
Sport City Emirates Living Greens
Jumeirah Village Circle
Jumeirah Village Triangle

Where are your teachers from?

Whilst the majority of our teachers are British, we recruit and hire teachers internationally. All of our teachers are highly-qualified and experienced, with the expertise necessary to deliver the British National Curriculum. All teaching staff have been carefully selected to ensure that our students receive the very best educational experience.

Does the school provide support for English as a Second Language (ESL)?

Yes at Victory Heights we will provide support to those who do not have English as a first language. Our Learning Enhancement team includes a dedicated EAL specialist teacher.

What languages do you offer?

In line with KHDA regulations, children learn Arabic throughout their time at VHPS. We also offer Spanish as a second language from Year 3 onwards, and in the past some of our teachers have offered French as one of our extra-curricular activities.