RAK Academy Khuzam

Pre-K to Grade 12

Set in a large and wonderfully resourced campus within the Khuzam area of RAK city, RAK Academy Khuzam provides the choice of International Baccalaureate (IB) or British curriculum pathways. With an internationally diverse cohort of more than 1,500 students, our school is a dynamic and purposeful environment providing high-quality international education from Pre-K through to Grade 12.
Our highly qualified academic teaching staff and school leaders are selected from throughout the world, for their passion, skills and a determination that all students will achieve success within their individual and unique learning journey.
RAK Academy Khuzam focuses on developing a strong partnership with parents and the wider community, striving to develop its students as the global leaders of the future.


International Baccalaureate (IB) or British curriculum

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Early Years Programme

Young learners at RAK Academy Khuzam are provided with a safe and nurturing environment which supports a successful transition to school. Working closely with parents and families, we design programmes of learning that are hands on and engaging for Pre-K and KG1 students. 
Utilising a bi-lingual approach (English and Arabic), and with a world-class adult to child ratio, our highly qualified early years teachers encourage young learners to expand their language, mathematical and scientific understanding and to become confident learners through active, play-based learning.

Primary School

RAK Academy Khuzam provides unique learning pathway choices for parents as we offer either British Primary curriculum or the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP).
Our highly skilled and passionate primary teachers ensure that the needs of all learners are met through bespoke learning programmes, providing engaging lessons and a clear pathway of learning for success.
Our upper primary specialist support programme ensures our students are fully supported to transition successfully to our Secondary.
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Secondary School

Secondary students at RAK Academy Khuzam are challenged and encouraged to set and achieve high standards in all they do. From academic excellence to physical challenge and a social conscience, our students gain important life skills as they mature into young adults.
We uniquely offer either British A-levels or IB Diploma programmes for our senior students. We are proud of the successes our students achieve as they graduate to enter top universities both in the UAE and globally.

Our unique enrichment programmes support the development of character and confidence, producing well-rounded individuals ready to take on the world. RAK Academy Khuzam provides many opportunities for our students to achieve through sports, arts and academic pursuits.

Message from Vice Principal

“At RAK Academy Khuzam, we are committed to our vision of ‘Learning Excellence with a Community Heart’. This means more than being the leading school in Ras Al Khaimah, it is a community of excellence situated in the centre of the emirate. ”
“We firmly believe in nurturing our students with a passion for learning every day, by providing a broad and balanced education that prepares them for their life ahead. We encourage them to think critically, problem solve, develop their innovation skills and be independent learners to ensure they learn with confidence. ”

“We pride ourselves on our strong relationships between students who are eager to learn, and teachers who are skilled and motivated to make this happen. Our students and teachers inspire each other, and these positive relationships, coupled with ambition and aspiration, create a dynamic and supportive environment that enables students to learn successfully. ”

“We are a long standing, not-for-profit school with a rich history of academic excellence. We are dedicated to education and recognise the need for continual development to best serve and prepare our students for the rapidly changing world around them. ”

“When families join RAK Academy Khuzam, they become lifelong members of our family of schools, which puts their child at the core of everything we do. The high-quality teaching and excellent extra-curricular provision make RAK Academy the leading school in the emirate. ”

“If you are an existing parent or considering sending your child to RAK Academy Khuzam, please come and visit the school to hear from our wonderful staff, students and wider community and talk to me about our shared vision for the school. ”

Philip Lee

Vice Principal

Philip Lee
Vice Principal - RAK Academy

Philip Lee is an accomplished educational leader with a strong focus on academic excellence and student wellbeing. With a proven track record of driving school improvement, Philip has consistently demonstrated a commitment to enhancing educational experiences for students.

Primary Leadership

Alison Lloyd
Head of Primary

Alison is a highly experienced leader with a passion for educational innovation and a keen understanding of effective leadership strategies.

Rhian Cooper
Deputy Head of Primary

Rhian is a passionate educator and inspirational leader with over a decade of educational leadership experience,

Christopher Callaway
Acting Deputy Head of Primary

Chris Callaway brings 25 years of teaching and educational leadership experience.

Nicholas England
Assistant Head of Primary

Nick is a dedicated school leader committed to providing a holistic education for students at RAK Academy.

Secondary Leadership

Marc Groenewald
Head of Secondary

Marc is an established school leader, having successfully filled senior leadership positions in multiple international contexts.

Adam Griffiths
Deputy Head of Secondary

With more than 20 years of teaching experience, 12 years of which as a senior leader focusing specifically on pastoral care

Salma Azam
Deputy Head of Secondary

Salma has over 20 years’ experience in education and has worked in the UK and various Middle Eastern countries.

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