About Us

International Community School Branch 1 is a Primary School which follows the English National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.

We are based in the heart of Abu Dhabi in Najda and have pupils from a wide range of countries including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon.

The school has been open for four years, and we are part of a growing family of ICS schools. Our main branch is an American Curriculum K-12 school in Al-Mushrif, Abu Dhabi.

We have 3 sections to our Branch 1 school:

Foundation Stage 2, for children aged between 4 and 5 years, Key Stage 1 for children aged between 5 and 7 years (Year 1 and Year 2), and Key stage 2 for children aged between 7 and 11 years (Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6).

Each of our year groups have 4 classes, with maximum class sizes of 25 in the Foundation Stage and Year 1 and 30 across the rest of the school.

Our English Curriculum teachers are all fluent English speakers and come from a range of countries including England, Ireland, America, Lebanon, Palestine , Algeria and South Africa.

These teachers teach the core subjects Mathematics, English and Science.

We also have English speaking teachers for our other English Curriculum subjects ICT, Music, Art, PE and French.

We follow the Ministry of Education’s Curriculum for Arabic, Islamic Studies and Arabic Social Studies. These subjects are taught by our Arabic speaking staff.


ICS Branch 1 facilities include a gym, two computer labs, a science lab, outdoor playing fields, playgrounds, a prayer room, one music rooms, and a library.

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