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PO Box 26367
The contact for this post is Elaine Brennan
Nadeen School, established in 1977, follows the English National Curriculum, and also draws on ideas from Australia, New Zealand, and the USA. The school is one of six quality assurance rated Outstanding schools in Bahrain. The school motto: Small School - Big Family, perfectly captures the school's ethos and atmosphere.
There are currently 400 children enrollled in classes from Pre-Nursery to YEar 6. All continents are represented in the school population, with an average of 50 different nationalities in the school.
The school comprises 4 blocks - Infant, Junior, and Activity Blocks, each with its own garden and playground space. The main playground contains 2 separate areas covered by sun canopies for large wooden climbing structures and other playground equipment, and a large paved area for bicycles and tricycles. The Activity Block contains our Library, Teacher Resource Room, IT Room, Music and Drama Studio, Learning Support Room, ESL Room, Language Classes, Cooking Room and Kitchen, AV Room, Soft Play Room, School Farm, and a Vegetable and Flower Garden.
Children are taught in whole-class, small-group, and individual sessions with the class teacher and academic support staff. Much of our work is topic related, so Art and Craft, History, Geography, Science, and Design-Technology are incorporated into these centres of interest, as well as being taught separately. Music, Drama, Dance, PE, and Cookery are in the weekly syllabus for all children.
The school maintains a low pupil-teacher ratio: Pre-Nursery - 1 teacher, 4 assistants; Nursery - 2 assistants for each teacher; Reception to Year 6 - 1 assistant for each teacher, as well as learning support and academic support staff. The school is well known for its very caring and nurturing environment, its family-oriented atmosphere, and for its welcoming, open door policy.
Our EYFS Communications Specialist works within the Learning SUpport Department and closely with the EYFS and Key Stage 1 Teams. Main duties include creating specific learning plans for children with mild-moderate communication difficulties; working 1:1 and in small groups with children; working with external professionals (such as Speech and Langauge therapists) and with the parents to foster a positive and proactive home:school relationship.
Um Al Hassam
Phase(s) of Education
Foundation / Early Years (i.e. England: up to Reception; ages 0-5)
Primary / Elementary (i.e. England: years 1-6; ages 5-11)
Level of Position
Specialist Primary / Early Years