New American-IB curriculum school to open in Sharjah

Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO of Arada, and Poonam Bhojani, CEO of Innoventures Education
Scheduled to open in 2026, the school will have capacity for 2,000 students 

Sharjah, Nov 15, 2023: A new K-12 international school with a capacity for 2,000 students will open in Aljada community in Sharjah. The American-IB curriculum school is scheduled to begin its construction in 2024 and is set to welcome its first students at the start of the 2026-2027 academic year.  

Aljada’s developer Arada has announced a partnership with Innoventures Education, for the opening of the K-12 international school. It will be Innoventures Education’s first school in Sharjah. Sited on a 480,000 sq ft plot in the north-west of the megaproject, it is located in proximity to residential communities, the Madar family entertainment district and the Arada CBD business park. 

Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO of Arada says, “We look forward to working closely with Innoventures Education to deliver a high-class school that adds to Sharjah’s impressive list of academic institutions.” 

Poonam Bhojani, CEO of Innoventures Education says, “We’re delighted to take our first step into Sharjah at Aljada, where we will establish a new centre of educational excellence. Our mission is to empower students with a holistic, rigorous, and international education for success in an ever-changing world. Our partnership with Arada will allow us to offer that winning proposition to a new generation of learners in Sharjah.” 

The facilities at the school will include two swimming pools, an athletic track and pit, basketball and tennis courts, climate-controlled gymnasiums and a full-size football pitch. Students will also be able to take advantage of outdoor learning spaces, a library, labs for science, design and technology, studios for visual and performing arts, media and recording lab, rooms for Arabic and Islamic studies and an auditorium. 

The Innoventures Education school will be the second of three schools in Aljada. Spread over a 24 million square foot area, Aljada is one of the largest projects in Sharjah.  

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