Mission (Our Purpose)
“Nurturing the next generation of change-makers for a better tomorrow .”
“Empowering young people through an innovative and character-building education that inspires them to thrive and achieve with purpose”
Why a Sunmarke Education?
A Rigorous & Ambitious Education
We offer a rigorous, ambitious and holistic education emphasising academic excellence and participation in diverse extracurricular activities enabling children to achieve outstanding academic, social and personal success.
Outstanding Senior Leaders & Teachers
All our senior leaders, teachers and staff are trained in Positive Education and best practices in education, and are chosen for their inspirational teaching styles. We provide continuous professional development and training so teachers keep abreast of the latest developments in pedagogy.
30 years of History
Sunmarke is backed by Fortes Education’s three decades of experience in the development and management of schools and has been consistently delivering an outstanding education to thousands of students. We have a dynamic management team of senior leaders and teachers well-versed in global best practices in education, curriculum delivery and school management.
We run as a world-class knowledge enterprise school with robust systems of management, operation, and training and coaching to achieve a culture of customer satisfaction for all stakeholders such that parents are positively engaged; teachers are happy and fulfilled by their work; students are positively challenged, inspired, appreciated, and enjoy their school experience; and shareholders achieve their return on investment.
Sunmarke has outstanding facilities and incorporates the latest thinking in educational architecture, school design, and IT technology and infrastructure.
“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.” – Professor Stephen Hawking, Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and Author
Coding is a third language for students at Sunmarke from Year 1 to Year 13.
Students learn Programmingabout Hardware, Software Development, Computational Thinking, Computer Logic, Networking, Computer Communication, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, e-Waste, and Emerging technologies.
Key Features: Coding
- Computing lessons for all learners from Year 1 to Year 13.
- Inter-school Coding Competitions for Primary through to the Sixth Form: Hour of Code, Bebras, Codathon, FLL Juniors, FLL Seniors, Amity University Challenge Dubai, and Skyline University Challenge Sharjah.
- Visits: Apple Swift Programming Workshop and Cisco Computing for Girls.
- 3D Printing enabled in Computing Curriculum.
- Coding Extracurricular Activities (ECAs) for Primary and Secondary.
- Robotics – Computing Curriculum from Year 1 onwards with supplementary Extracurricular Activities (ECAs) in Robotics.
- Programmable Microcomputer hardware taught in the curriculum from KS2: MicroBits, Raspberry Pi, and SAM Lab.
- Expert Computing and ICT subject specialist teaching and support team.
Our school offers a wide array of pathways for learners in this subject. Students can choose in KS4 from BTEC Level 2 IT, iGCSE ICT, and iGCSE Computer Science. And at KS5 we offer International A Level IT, A Level Computer Science, BTEC Level 3 IT, and IB ITGS.
For extra-curricular activities, we have dedicated computer building, robotics, game making, First Lego League, and other clubs where students can join to learn and enjoy the best of our subject. It has never been a better time to be a Computer enthusiast than being at Sunmarke.
Sunmarke offers over 60 extracurricular activities that include clubs for sports, the performing arts, drama and theatre, journalism, music, math, science, robotics, debate, public speaking, and more to develop a child’s social, physical, emotional and cultural growth, as well as interests, and teamwork and leadership skills.
“From the minute you walk into Sunmarke, you feel the positivity in the atmosphere, you see the vibrant colour schemes, the amazing facilities, and are always greeted by welcoming, smiling faces in every corridor. This feeling is reflected in the students learning and the way staff and students' value and interactive with each other.”