The teaching of Arabic studies at Belvedere British School gives every pupil a broad, well-balanced amount of language material to commensurate with our pupils’ abilities.
The school offers learning programmes based on the following frameworks:
- UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) Supported by ADEC.
- Edexcel IGCSE (Arabic 1st and 2nd language)
- Arabic AS and A Level
Arabic studies is considered as a compulsory course for Arab Nationals up to Year 12 (MoE). Arabic studies is to be taken by non-Arabs as a second language course up to Year 9. Social subjects curriculum for the UAE is presented to all students across the various stages.
Belvedere British School has a special Arabic Department with Arabic teachers, which are experienced in their field. They have been selected for their high standard of classroom management skills and knowledge of teaching/training techniques.
The resources BBS adopts as an integral part of its mission statement is the UAE National Curriculum in Arabic and is committed to excel in its implementation.The Arabic language curriculum in both primary and secondary schools aims to help learners lay a good foundation in learning Arabic, paving the way for independent and lifelong learning and effective communication of knowledge, ideas, values, attitudes and experience.
It is built on existing good practices, with emphases on learner-centeredness and task-based learning, promoting a balanced use of approaches appropriate to the needs and interests of first or second language learners.