Belvedere British School is a multi-cultural, caring school community in which children are encouraged to become independent thinkers and learners from an early age within a safe and positive environment. Each individual child is valued, nurtured and encouraged to reach their full potential whilst developing a love of learning. The majority of learning is based on the English National Curriculum whilst including links to UAE culture.The Primary Department runs from FS2 (4 years of age) to Year 6 where the children can make a smooth transition to Year 7 in our Secondary Department. The main subjects of Maths, English, Science, Computing, History and Geography are studied in Years 1 – 6 with streaming according to ability in English and Maths in Years 3 – 6. Arabic, Social Studies and Islamic Studies are also part of the curriculum and are taught by a team of specialist teachers. Children’s progress is carefully monitored by regular formal assessments and through on-going class work.