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Students Counseling

Guidance and counseling is a very important program in our school. It is the process by which students are given advice on how to deal with emotional conflicts and personal problems both in school and in their daily life. YIS has a qualified counselor on board who provides this most needed service for our students and at times for parents. Counseling services offered are:

  • Career Guidance Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Class Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Parental Counseling
About Admissions

Admission Contact Info


Yara International School
P.O.Box:325965, Riyadh – 11371
Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University Building,
Vazir Street, Dheera District, Riyadh, K.S.A.

0096611 2869960/4111610/4145978
admissions@yaraschool.net

Sun – Thus  7:00A.M. – 12:30P.M.

Social Info

Co-Curricular Activities

Co-curricular activities are given equal importance as that of curricular activities at Yara. Yara provides a plethora of co-curricular activities for its students. At the commencement of the new academic year, students can choose any one of the indoor or outdoor activities such as Arts, Crafts, Music, Dance, Yoga, Aerobics, Football, Athletics, Scouts and Guides and become a member of any one of the assortment of clubs such as, Literary Club, Science and Eco Club, Math Club, Heritage Club or Personality Development Club.

In addition to these, every student is encouraged to participate in the school assembly, Inter and Intra school competitions in sports, performing arts and literary competitions.

Enrichment Studios

Art & Craft Club

The Arts and Crafts Club aims to develop our children’s creativity and imagination. Our qualified and skilled teachers make continuous effort to stimulate their artistic abilities and help them unleash their skills by transforming abstract ideas into something concrete and visual.

Personality Development Club

Personality development of students receives due merit that it deserves at YIS. Yara operates the Kohinoor Yara Gavel Club in association with Toastmasters International since 2008. The club, first of its kind among the Indian schools in Riyadh, is a phenomenal success and has contributed to honing the communication skills and personality development of our students. Our students have since won many accolades for their performance at school, club, division and district levels. The members of the club are monitored and mentored by the HOD English department. The club meets fortnightly and conducts the following activities:

  • Prepared speeches
  • Table Topics
  • Evaluation

Dance & Music Clubs

YIS operates a vibrant Music and Dance club. It has dedicated and gifted faculty who ignite and sustain the creative spark in the students in music and dance. The students are given an opportunity to choose any form of dance; classical, western, fusion, and choose from either vocal, Hindustani , light or instrumental music as part of their club activity.

Yoga & Aerobics

Childhood obesity is a modern epidemic with the number of obese children rising at an alarming rate. For children battling obesity, Yoga and Aerobics can prove very beneficial. The beauty of Yoga- Aerobic Club is that it treats both the body and mind. While aerobics brings a wealth of physical benefits, the meditative aspect of yoga helps students cope with stress, anxiety and also boosts their will power and concentration. Our experienced and trained instructors have made this club one of the most sought after clubs at YIS.

Eco & Science Clubs

The Yara Eco and Science Club was started in the year 2011 in order to develop scientific temperament and environmental awareness amongst students. It has since been working tirelessly to add up its contribution to improve the challenging environmental conditions.

The club members have taken part in various activities such as tree plantation, campaigns against water and noise pollution, community awareness campaigns such as, “Say No to Plastics”, “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” and “Campus Cleanliness drive”. The Club also organizes Science exhibitions and conducts special assemblies on Earth Day and World Environment Day.

Math Club

The objective of Math Club is to stimulate children’s mathematical curiosity and develop a positive attitude towards the subject. At YIS, Mathematics Club is a fun and competitive activity that any student can participate in. It is a great way for students to develop intuitive thinking skills and learn new types of Math. Students will not only learn new techniques, but also apply their knowledge to challenging problems.

The club creates models that contain, Problem solving techniques, shortcuts in numerical calculation, mathematical puzzle solving, mathematical games and conducts seminars resulting in superior performance and overall love for Math, previously not seen in our students. Those who began the year coming to our Math club with heads down, dreading the thought of more Math, now eagerly show up at our door anxious to know what will be covered during the club activity.

The club organizes several competitions, Olympiads, Seminars and mind boggling Quizzes for its members. The club has also introduced Vedic Mathematics to sharpen the minds of the children.

Literary Club

The Literary Club of Yara International School is comprised of five sub-clubs. They are as follows:

  • OASIS ENGLISH CLUB
  • MANAS HINDI CLUB
  • NIRAKKOOTTU MALAYALAM CLUB
  • OQAB URDU CLUB
  • ANNAHLA ARABIC CLUB

These clubs assist in enhancing the multifaceted talents of the learners on all fronts. The aims and objectives of these clubs are;

  • To inculcate reading habit in students.
  • To encourage them to read age-appropriate books.
  • Instill flair for language.
  • To develop communication and presentation skills.
  • To know about the cultural festivals and its specialties.
  • To promote literary tastes.
  • To develop creative writing.
  • The members of the Literary Club conduct activities for their club such as Book Reviews, Story Telling, Language Games,
  • Debating, Story Writing, Word Antakshari, Qiraat competition, Translation of Hadees, Elocution, Ganalapanam:Nadanpattukal, Nadankaliroopangal and preparation of bulletin boards.

The club activities are overseen by six mentors catering to all language areas.

Learning Resource Centre

Library

The School Library provides information and ideas that are fundamental to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge-based society. An active school library program makes significant difference to student’s learning outcomes. The school library is a key place for our students to develop inquiry & research skills, critical thinking, literary skills, and a positive attitude towards reading.

YIS has a spacious library sprawling an area of 320 sq.mtrs, with a diverse range of books for all ages which includes reference books, encyclopedias, story books, magazines, periodicals, newspapers, CD-ROMS, DVDs and VCDs. Attached to the library is a reading room for the staff and students. Currently we have 20 periodicals , 05 dailies, 3573 reference books , 20 magazines and 5055 other types of books in our library. We continually augment our library with new arrivals to keep our students updated with the latest developments in every field.

Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Center serves as the work station for our teachers where they plan their lessons by choosing relevant digital contents such as animations, videos, interactive virtual labs, diagrams, graphs, maps, computer simulations, assessment tool etc from the repository.

The Knowledge center which hosts the entire library of Smart Class digital content is connected to all the classrooms through the school intranet. The onsite coordinators from the knowledge center provider, Ebix India provides necessary training sessions on the usage of the system for the teachers.

Laboratories

Computer Labs

YIS has four well furnished computer labs, one each for the Kindergarten, Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary sections. The labs have modern PCs connected to high speed internet and are supervised by well qualified instructors. The school offers an internationally proclaimed computer education and certification programme offered by “The Essentials”, USA.

Science Labs

YIS has three well equipped science labs, one each for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. These labs help children understand and appreciate the power of exploration and verification. Experimentation is an integral part of the school curriculum. Experienced staff guide our students through all stages of practical classes.

Math Lab

Mathematics is generally considered by students as a “tough nut to crack”. Learning mathematics by doing is perhaps the best way to dispel all fears as learning becomes more effective when coupled with activities. Keeping in line with this principle we provide a complete theme based ambiance which helps students visualize and feel mathematics. Math lab provides an opportunity to students to think, discuss and assimilate concepts making learning more effective and long lasting. Our Math lab has a good collection of mathematical learning aids based on the three pillars of Imagination, Investigation and Interaction.

Safety & Security

The safety and security of our students is of paramount importance to the School. To ensure safe and secure environment for the students, YIS has embedded comprehensive measures into our day to day operations. This include plans for immediate responses to emergencies, long- term preventive programs and deployment of security personnel 24×7.

Our Safety and Security measures include:

  • First Aid Training
  • Students Counseling
  • Periodic Fire Drills and Fire fighting demonstrations
  • Well marked emergency exits
  • Complaint and Grievance Cell
  • Sexual Harassment Committee

Fire drills and safety training are part of our school curriculum. Mock fire drills and fire fighting demonstrations are conducted regularly to prepare our staff and students for well rehearsed exit procedure in case of real emergency situations.

Thanks to you, our students are gaining the knowledge, skills and values to create a more humane, just, and sustainable world.