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Springdales School is one of India’s most distinguished private schools. Established in 1955 by veteran British educationist Mrs. Rajni Kumar, the school quickly grew from a small nursery to a full-fledged educational institution and made a distinct mark with its vibrancy and fresh approach.

Over the last 60 years, the school has earned a reputation for being a progressive institution that helps students build character through its values-based education. It has received national and international recognition for its high level of academic excellence, innovative educational practices, holistic approach, and emphasis on performing arts, internationalism, and humanitarian ethos.

Springdales is known for its pioneering role in education in India, and many of the innovative practices implemented by the school have been adopted by schools across India.

Recognized for the important and pioneering work being done at the school, Springdales received strong support from national leaders such as Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and President Dr. Zakir Hussain, and many other eminent leaders of the country.

More than 60 years on, Springdales continues to lead from the front. It opened its first overseas school in Dubai in 2013 on a magnificent purpose-designed campus offering education from Pre-K to G12. The campus, based in Al Quoz 4, next to Jumeira University, has three classroom complexes, for KG, Primary and Secondary (Middle and High) Schools. It also has flood-lit Track and Field facilities for Athletics, an Olympic indoor pool, bus parking and sheltered outdoor play areas. It also boasts dedicated science laboratories, campus-wide wifi, library/resource centre and indoor courts of racquet sports and basketball, a martial arts dojo and dance studios to include but a few of the world-class facilities that are available to the students and wider community.

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    Brian Leslie Gray
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PEP sessions offer children the chance to have fun and feel comforted, as well as be excited by learning and enjoy it.

The activities on offer being an extension of the curriculum will in no way be an overload to our students and therefore wholehearted participation in PEP will be encouraged for all students to avail the opportunity to participate and develop themselves while enjoying themselves at the same time.

Any after-school program needs to address the interests of the child depending on the category they belong to. Knowing the children in your program and appreciating their needs and interests will help staff us plan and structure programs that are most useful to that group.

Based on the availability of resources and interest shown by the students, PEP may include, but will not be restricted to the following:

Cultural Activities:
Classical dance, Western dance, Vocal music, Instrumental Music, Painting, Dramatics, Debating, MUN, Public Speaking
Sports: Cricket, Aerobics, Yoga, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Swimming
Digital Technology- Robotics & Coding
Remedial- Math’s, Arabic, French & Hindi
Clubs- Science & Math club, Calligraphy, Photograph, Book club etc.

Sports: Cricket, Aerobics, Yoga, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Swimming

Language: French & Arabic

Participation in afternoon activities for Grade 3 to 9 will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (2 PM – 4 PM). For grades 1 and 2 it is optional.

PEP is an enriching experience for all the students. Special care will be taken to ensure that the needs of every student are met. Springdales School is committed to provide quality enrichment program and ensure that each and every child get equal opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and make use of state-of-art facilities and infrastructure available at Springdales, Dubai campus.

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