Al Ru'ya Bilingual School
Al-Ru'ya Bilingual School was founded in 1996, uses Arabic and English as teaching languages. The English language curriculum covers English, literature, maths, science, information technology and social studies.
The Arabic language curriculum covers Arabic language and literature, Islamic studies, arts, crafts, speech and a specially designed Al Ru'ya personal and social education curriculum.
The academic program at Al-Ru'ya Bilingual School leads to the high school diploma and focuses on preparation for colleges and universities in Kuwait, the Arab world, the USA and Europe. TOEFL and SAT tests are part of this programme.
The teaching staff at Al-Ru'ya Bilingual School are qualified and experienced Muslim teachers from the USA, Canada, UK and a variety of Arab countries. Students are taught within a learning environment which is based on the Arabic/Islamic culture, heritage and traditions.
In September 2000 the Al-Ru'ya Bilingual School moved to a new campus and in September 2001 housed a total of approximately 1,410 students, with separate areas allocated for boys and girls, grades 1-12.
The new building comprises 80 classrooms and specialist teaching areas including science and computer labs, art and craft and home economics areas. There is a large library and resource area in addition to four new gyms, two swimming pools and playgrounds. A purpose-built theatre is under construction.
The Al-Ru'ya Bilingual School year runs from September to June and consists of two semesters separated by the annual Kuwaiti schools Spring holiday (late January/early February).
A summer school is offered from mid-June to mid-July
All prospective students are interviewed and required to take an entrance examination in English and Arabic languages, and maths.