Arada, a joint venture between Basma Group and KBW Investments, has awarded a contract to start building the first school at Aljada, the AED24 billion megaproject in the heart of New Sharjah. SABIS International School – Aljada, which is scheduled to open in September 2021, will be a member of the global SABIS® Network, which also comprises the International Schools of Choueifat around the world.
The school will be located on a 61,000m square plot on the south-eastern corner of the megaproject and adjacent to the East Village residential community.
Under the contract, The contractor builds the first phase of the school was handed to Al Zamalek General Contracting, an established contractor whose portfolio comprises the construction of two other SABIS Network schools, The International Schools of Choueifat in Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah.
Work on the SABIS International School – Aljada has begun and is planned to be completed in June 2021. It is slated for launch in September 2021. the phases 2 and 3 involve the construction of grade levels every year finally reaching K-12 level with a capacity for 4,000 students.
The SABIS International School – Aljada will feature science and computer laboratories, spacious classrooms, and a dedicated SABIS Integrated Testing and Learning (ITL) Hall.
Additionally, the campus will also include house a theatre, library, cafeteria, and extensive sports facilities, including a semi-Olympic swimming pool, an indoor tennis court/basketball, an outdoor basketball court, and a full-size soccer field surrounded by a running track, providing students ample space to play the sports they love.
Construction on the 24 million feet square Aljada master-planned destination had begun in 2018. The first homes are planned to be handed before the end of the year 2020.