About Us

Shining Star International School is a high performing International School in Abu Dhabi, fully accredited with CBSE- the largest examination conducting entity in the world. Apart from the 20,000+ accredited schools in India, there are another 200+ fully accredited CBSE schools across 28 countries and we are fully equipped to handle international students on our campus.

Our students receive a sound and holistic education across a wide range of subjects and extra-curricular activities, which helps them to develop and hone a broad range of skills.

Our curriculum is research oriented and designed to challenge students with varied abilities. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and creative expression which helps our students excel both academically and socially. We ensure that our children evolve into responsible citizens with knowledgeable minds and benevolent hearts.

Our team of professionally qualified teachers work very closely with students in small groups and ensure that adequate time and attention is given to every child. They are fully committed to ensuring that your wards are given all the tools required for them to become outstanding global citizens.

SSIS offers a whole range of after school activities like Yoga, Martial arts, Football, Cricket, Abacus, Robotics Gardening, Nature clubs, Book clubs, Art and Craft camps, Drama, Music and Dance. In addition, the following initiatives are also embedded in an all-inclusive curriculum.

  • Impact Model – United Nations
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Global Classroom Projects
  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Partnerships with schools in Africa and the USA
  • Duke of Edinburg Program
  • First Responders
  • Toastmaster and Gavel Clubs

Parents are an integral part of SSIS’s teaching methodology. Constant updates including daily and weekly progress reports are provided through email and a phone app linked to the digital classroom used by the school. In addition, regular Open Houses and PTA meetings, facilitate direct interaction between teachers and parents.


SSIS’s highly qualified teachers are committed to the process of nurturing every child with a strong communication skill, logical reasoning ability, and a sense of appreciation of our rich culture, heritage, and values.

Teachers work closely with students and one-on-one in small groups, ensuring adequate time and attention to each child.

SSIS takes immense pride in nurturing diverse nationalities of students, who are learning and growing together, following Indian CBSE curriculum and becoming responsible future global citizens.

SSIS encourages its students to join any of the after-school activities like yoga, martial arts, football, cricket coaching, Abacus, Robotics classes, nature clubs, book clubs, art and craft camps, drama, music and dance amongst many others.

The curriculum is in accordance with the guidelines of the CBSE and is followed through NCERT textbooks. Equal weightage is given to academic and co-curricular activities, ensuring holistic development of a child.

Parents are an integral part of SSIS’s teaching methodology. Parents are constantly in touch with the respective class teachers and updated with daily progress of the school via Classdojo and Emails. Besides regular Open Houses help parents to reach out to the teachers and talk face-to-face. A highly active Parents Council also help the parents to communicate their concerns to the school on regular basis.