Lower Secondary

At Good Will Children Private School, we take immense pride in offering a comprehensive educational experience that prepares our students for success in an ever-changing global landscape while preserving our rich cultural identity. Our school follows a thoughtfully crafted combination of international and national curricula to suit the community’s needs.

Lower Secondary starts from Grade 7, equivalent to Year 8, to Grade 8, equal to Year 9. Please check our Grade / Level equivalency sheet here.

The subjects offered via the curricula are:

MOE: Arabic, Islamic Studies, Social Studies, Moral Studies

Cambridge International Curriculum: English, Mathematics, Sciences, Digital Literacy, Coding, Art &Design, and Physical Education

Other programs: Urdu Lessons, well-being, Sustainability, Environmental Awareness, Community Service, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills

Overview of the Ministry of Education (MOE) Curriculum

The MOE curriculum is built on the foundation of the UAE’s cultural heritage, Islamic values, and national identity. It emphasizes preserving the UAE’s traditions while embracing global knowledge and advancements. The curriculum promotes key values such as respect, tolerance, and patriotism, fostering a sense of unity and community among students. The subjects offered are Islamic, Moral Education and Social Studies offered in Good Will Children Private School in both English and Arabic alongside options for first-language or second-language speakers. 

For additional information about the MOE curriculum, please visit https://www.moe.gov.ae/En/pages/home.aspx.

Overview National Identity Framework

The ADEK Identity Framework at Good Will Children Private School fosters cultural awareness, national pride, and global citizenship with a national perspective. Embracing diversity and heritage education, it instills values for responsible and respectful citizens, celebrating the UAE’s rich cultural heritage.

For Additional information about the National Identify Program, please visit


Overview of the Cambridge International Curriculum

Good Will Children Private School is an accredited Cambridge International School that is part of a vast international network of over 10,000 Cambridge schools in more than 160 countries. We offer the Cambridge International Curriculum for Primary and Lower Secondary levels to prepare your child for IGCSE, O, and A-level examinations. 

For additional information about the Cambridge International Curriculum, please visit the Cambridge Assessment International Education website.

Lower Secondary (Grade 7/ Year 8 to Grade 8/ Year 9)

During the Lower Secondary years, our students delve deeper into subject areas, building on the skills acquired in the Primary Years. The curriculum includes diverse subjects, emphasizing Science, where students explore Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. In addition to core subjects, students continue developing their English, Mathematics, and Digital Literacy proficiency. Our teachers facilitate critical thinking and problem-solving, preparing students for more advanced academic challenges and developing their ability to analyze and apply knowledge effectively. Integrating digital literacy equips students with essential skills for the digital era, enabling them to navigate and utilize technology effectively.

Language Focus Lessons

With a dedicated focus on language enrichment, fostering a deep appreciation for cultural heritage and linguistic diversity, we take pride in providing:

  • Quran Recitation
  • Arabic lessons with activities for native and non-native speakers
  • Optional Urdu lessons

With a strong emphasis on these learning areas, we provide a solid foundation for our young students to thrive academically and personally, preparing them for a successful educational journey.

Supportive Teaching and Assessment for Learning

At Good Will Children Private School, our experienced and dedicated educators foster a student-centered and supportive teaching approach within Curricula. We celebrate diversity and tailor our instruction to cater to the unique needs of each learner. With small class sizes, personalized attention ensures that every student receives the guidance and encouragement required to Enable All. Alongside this, our rigorous assessment methods continuously monitor individual progress, providing targeted support and ensuring academic progress for all students.


Preparing Future Global Leaders:

By adhering to the MOE and ADEK guidelines, we empower our students to become well-rounded individuals, critical thinkers, and compassionate global citizens with pride in their cultural roots.