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Welcome to
SAMA American Private School


I feel highly honored to join SAMA American Private School and I anticipate continued success, collaboration and achievement. Students will be our top priority and we will be channeling our efforts to meet their needs and help them achieve their full potential.

We offer an academically challenging curriculum based on US Common Core State Standards, including Arabic and Islamic Studies. With experienced staff, we prioritize 21st-century skills in a conducive environment. Our goal is to collaborate with parents to foster well-rounded and socially aware students. Together, we'll promote confidence, leadership, and a passion for excellence, ensuring a successful learning journey for our children.

Hassan Sabbah, Director General

Vice Principal Message

James is an experienced teacher, teacher trainer, leader, and international educational consultant specializing in Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning, and Leadership. James also has extensive experience working in senior leadership positions across a number of schools, as well as providing consultancy support and inspection preparation to Dubai-based schools guiding them from “Acceptable” to “Outstanding” ratings across a range of curricula including IB, CBSE, British, and American systems. James has trained teachers in Master’s programs in Egypt and Kuwait and trained teachers in Madrid, Spain.

Vice Principal

James Harwood, Vice Principal

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