About Us

SZPAG is a prestigious school based in Abu Dhabi providing a high quality education for students from KG1 through to Grade 12.  The exclusive Academy accepts applications for registration from international and UAE students of good standing. The Academy offers a holistic K-12 bilingual learning program based on the Ministry of Education and American Curriculum standards.  The school is accredited by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) and CIS (Council of International Schools).

The education provided at SZPAG ensures we are realizing our commitment to our community to ‘Honor the past and Educate for the the future.’

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents,

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls is an exclusive and highly successful school.  We provide an environment where students flourish academically and socially in our rich, vibrant and happy community. 

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Facilities

The school’s buildings are modern, high quality and enhance the learning opportunities for students. They are all spacious, well equipped and aligned to the educational needs of the age groups they serve. 

- Playing areas for KG.

- Gymnasium in each building.

- Knowledge Centre in the Secondary school.

- Library in Elementary School.

- ICT laboratory in Elementary & Secondary schools.

- 2 prayer rooms, one in each of the Elementary and - Secondary schools.

- 3 science laboratories in the Secondary School and 1 in the Elementary School. 

Events & Activites

Final Exams

Final Exams for the Academic year 2018-2019 will take place from 9th - 20th June 2019

Click here for Grade 6-11 exam schedule and information

College Board Award for AP Computer Science Principals

SZPAG receives award from College Board for AP Computer Science Principals, promoting female diversity in computer science.


  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

     Map Testing begins for Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 1-5, Make ups Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 1-5, Make ups Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 1-5, Make ups Grades 6-11

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 1-5

  • Term 1 Map Testing

    Map Testing begins for Grades 1-5

  • World Teachers Day

    World Teachers Day

    World Teachers Day 

  • Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

    Term 1 Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

  • Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

     Term 1 Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

  • Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

     Term 1 Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

  • Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

    Term 1 Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

  • Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

     Term 1 Mid Term Assessment (G6-G11)

  • Midterm break

    Midterm holiday

  • Midterm break

    Midterm holiday

  • Midterm break

    Midterm holiday

  • Midterm Break

    Midterm Holiday

  • Midterm Break

    Midterm Holiday

  • Progress Meetings

    Progress meetings- (3:30-6:30pm)

  • Progress Meetings

    Progress Meetings- (1:30-4:30pm)

  • Flag Day Celebrations

    Flag Day Celebrations

    Flag Day Celebrations

  • National Day Celebrations

    National Day Celebrations

  • Commemoration Day

    Commemoration Day 

  • National Day Holiday

    National Day Holiday

  • National Day Holiday

    National Day Holiday

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • Term 1 Assessments

    Term 1 Exams/Assessments

  • End of Term 1-Start of winter break

    End of Term 1-Start of winter break

    End of Term 1- Start of winter break

  • Term 2 Begins

    Term 2-Day 1

  • Term 1 Parent Communication reports

    Term 1 Parent Communication reports issued

  • Progress Meetings

    Progress meetings- (1:30-4:30pm)

  • Progress Meetings

    Progress meetings- (3:30-6:30pm)

  • Term 2- Mid Term Break

    Mid-Term Break 10-13th February inclusive.

  • Term 2 Midterm break

    Mid-Term Break 10-13th February inclusive.

  • Term 2 Midterm break

    Mid-Term Break 10-13th February inclusive.

  • Term 2 Midterm break

    Mid-Term Break 10-13th February inclusive.

  • Pi Day

    Celebrating Pi!

  • Term 3 Begins

    Day 1 Term 3


Leadership Team


  • Name Lastname

    Carolyn Bailey
    Principal

    Name Lastname

    Amirah Salah
    Director of Arabic Affairs (Wellbeing)

    Name Lastname

    Shari Franklyn
    Assistant Head of Student Achievement

    Name Lastname

    Deborah Sharifi
    Head of Secondary

  • Name Lastname

    Heather Mansour
    Assistant Head of Secondary /Curriculum Coordinator

    Name Lastname

    Melissa Hartsfield
    Assistant Head of Elementary

    Name Lastname

    Helen Smithies
    Head of Early Childhood

    Name Lastname

    Jacky Boulos
    Head of Arabic

  • Name Lastname

    Tracie Hamilton
    Head of Elementary

    Name Lastname

    Nicola Bussetil
    Assistant Head of Digital and Innovation

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Visit us

Address: The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls, P.O. Box 42989
Phone: +971 2 619 5555 | Fax +971 02-6195610
Hours: Term Time:7:30am - 3:30pm: Sunday to Thursday. Holiday Opening Hours- 9am-2pm.