LEAMS Education commemorates UAE Flag Day with colourful celebrations
The UAE Flag Day marks the anniversary of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan becoming the President of the UAE in 2004
LEAMS Education, which operates 4 schools with over 8200 students in the UAE, put on a colourful display to mark the all-important UAE Flag Day which was commemorated by the citizens and residents alike, for the 10th time on the 3rd of November this year.
LEAMS Education, established in the UAE more than 4 decades ago, is an educational management company that prioritises high quality education with the help of competitive intelligence.
The event titled ‘UAE Flag Day’, which is held to celebrate the accession of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE in 2004, was first marked back in 2013.
The “Flag Day” represents renewal of allegiance to the leadership of the UAE and affirmation of belonging to this beloved nation, and the students representing the 4 schools of LEAMS Education turned up in numbers clad in the national flag colours of Red, Green, White and Black and held a number of events to mark the occasion.
Students part of the Apple International School, The Apple International Community School, The Oxford School and The Indian Academy, all operating under the management of LEAMS Education put on a festive display with colourful parades and shows organised to delight the students, parents and well-wishers in attendance.
The UAE national anthem was sung with a lot of pride and the National Flag was hoisted at 11am at all 4 schools with the event being marked with a number of activities and engaging shows to raise awareness of the Emirati culture and its history.
A march-past, singing of traditional songs, cultural dance shows and educational sessions to understand the significance of the UAE flag colours and the country’s history starting from the Pearl Trade was held for the students of the 4 schools of LEAMS Education.
Dr. Mohammed Lahir, Director of LEAMS Education stated. “Our Emirati students and other resident students have come together to celebrate the flag day of this great nation we all call home. We have joined hands to hoist the UAE national flag, which we call as our nation’s symbol of pride and unity. Seeing our students join together for this great occasion to learn more about the Emirati culture and its destiny reassures me that our future is in great hands.’’
The occasion marks an important day in the UAE calendar as the flag, designed back in 1971 and its colours hold a special place in Emirati culture; Red for courage, Green for hope, White for peace and honesty and Black for strength of mind. About LEAMS Education
LEAMS Education, a UAE-based education management company, is a 42-year-old premier group that administers schools and nurseries across Dubai and Sharjah which provide the best-in-class education.
The company operates a number of educational institutions under its authority, including The Indian Academy Dubai, The Apple International School, The Oxford School Dubai and Apple International Community School.
The foundation of LEAMS Education is based on a vision to provide quality education at affordable cost and it has been successful to achieve what it has aimed for, with its group of schools, which have both UK and CBSE curriculums available for its students. International Well Building Institute (IWBI) has recognised the efforts of LEAMS Education with its Well Health-Safety rating for creating a favourable learning environment across all its five schools in Dubai post COVID-19.
LEAMS Education was established by Mr Abdul Lahir Hasan, Chairman of Gamma Holdings Ltd, in 1980s, with a goal to raise the standards of the education system in UAE.
With quality education, it offers well equipped state-of-the-art facilities ranging from exclusive libraries, techno-savvy labs, STEM / Robotic educational projects, and happiness and wellbeing centers. LEAMS encourages its students to be skillful in and beyond the classrooms, and to provide many opportunities and empower its students, LEAMS collaborated and partnered with many companies so far and wants to continue doing this.
The Oxford School, LEAMS Education’s flagship school was established in 1984. It follows EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) programme & English national curriculum for years 1-9. The school follows two curricula, which are Cambridge Assessment for International Examinations (CAIE) and Pearson’s Edexcel for years 10-13. The curriculum of the school is well-designed to meet the needs of the diverse student community and their individual learning needs.
It is following a range of subjects from the Foundation stage to year 13 to ensure adequate skills are embedded in their system to succeed in this new world. Its programmes are deeply rooted in the Islamic values and Emirati culture by incorporating the world cultures to nurture our students as global citizens.
The school is following a skill-based curriculum that helps students to become confident, reflective, responsible, independent, and compassionate human beings. Over the years, it has developed the school on a foundation based upon effective management, committed staff and regular assessment of student’s work.
About The Apple International School Dubai
The Apple International School, an inclusive school under LEAMS Education, which has been growing tremendously in last 2 decades, was established in 1994. It follows EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) programme & English national curriculum for years 1-9. The school follows two curricula, which are Cambridge Assessment for International Examinations (CAIE) and Pearson’s Edexcel for years 10-13. The curriculum of the school is well-designed to meet the needs of the diverse student community and their individual learning needs.
It aims to ensure that excellence is pursued, that lessons are challenging and have pace. Students are encouraged to discover new areas of excellence and to enjoy the experience in addition to their