CIA is on a very exciting journey to Outstanding using High Performance Learning as its vehicle. The High Performance Learning approach recognises that all learners have the potential to achieve the very highest results and emphasises and develops the attitudes and performance characteristics required for this to happen. Working collaboratively with outstanding schools both here in Abu Dhabi and across the world, we have been implementing the strategies of High Performance Learning across the school since September 2019; reaching out beyond our classrooms into our wider learning community.
The Excellence Pupil Development Award is an indication that CIA provides the best high-quality education for students, leading to improved outcomes in all aspects of school life.
The Wellbeing Award for Schools ensures that mental health and wellbeing sit at the heart of school life at CIA. Wellbeing is a key focus at CIA be it staff, parents and most importantly children.
The SEND Inclusion Award recognises high-quality education for students of determination, acknowledging that CIA is compliant with the SEND Code of Practice. The ward framework identifies early identification, inclusive teaching and leadership in the area of inclusive education.
The Leading Parent Partnership Award is an indication that CIA encourages parents to be involved in their children's learning, leading to improved outcomes in all aspects of school life.
Pearson/Edexcel - Approved Examination Centre
Pearson’s World Class Qualifications programme brings together international assessment and education experts to develop qualifications that will support young people to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. Pearson Edexcel offers International GCSE (IG), GCSE, International Advanced level (IAL), GCE A level. It delivers a consistent learning journey, with world class support services, for students and teachers, everywhere in the world.
AQA offer a range of qualifications specifically designed for international British curriculum schools through their joint venture with Oxford University Press and Oxford International AQA Examinations.
Cambridge offers International GCSE (IG), GCSE, International Advanced level (IAL), GCE A level. It delivers a consistent learning journey, with world class support services, for students and teachers, everywhere in the world.
The Safeguarding Initiative Award in recognition for the exceptional safeguarding initiative they have taken during COVID-19 to keep children and young people safe.