Fees Structure | The Aquila School


The Aquila School opened in Dubailand in September 2018 and is now taking admissions for FS1 to Year 11 for the 2023/24 academic year.

The school will continue to grow each new academic year to eventually become an all-through school to Year 13. The Aquila School offers GCSEs in Years 10 and 11, and a decision will be announced in November 2023 with regards to the Year 12 and 13 curriculum. We understand the importance of finding the right school, and we do all we can to offer a premium education at an affordable price.


We are happy to announce that we are launching an Early Bird Discount at The Aquila School. Families that choose to pay their 2023/2024 tuition fees in full by 30 June 2023 will receive a 5% discount on their fees.

Terms and Conditions:

  • 5% Discount for paying the full 2023/24 Tuition Fees.
  • Full Tuition Fees must be received by 30 June 2023.
  • This offer is open to new and existing families.
  • Current dated cheque is the preferred method of payment.
  • PostPay is also recommended for families looking to spread the cost over installments.
  • Credit card and bank transfers will also be accepted. Funds must clear the school bank account by 30 June 2023.
  • NO Post-Dated cheques will be accepted.
  • Current Corporate and Sibling discounts will still be applicable.
  • Discount is not applicable to Bus Fees.
  • The discount will be applied to the Term 3 invoice.
  • If the pupil leaves the school during the year, the discount will be excluded from any refund calculation, as the discount is applied to Term 3 invoice.

Multi-year Discount Scheme

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a new multi-year discount scheme which would apply to all families for the next two academic years.

Discount for 2023/2024 academic year – 10% off KHDA approved fees

Discount for 2024/2025 academic year – 5% off KHDA approved fees

Sibling Discounts:

We recognise the importance of siblings attending the same school and are pleased to offer generous sibling discounts for second and subsequent children.

Second child 5% off KHDA approved tuition fees
Third child 15% off KHDA approved tuition fees
Fourth child 25% off KHDA approved tuition fees
Fifth child and subsequent children 35% off KHDA approved tuition fees

Sibling discounts are applied to the youngest child in the school.

Sibling discounts for corporate discounts are capped at 5% per child.

Call our Admissions team on +971 (0) 4 586 2700 for more details.


Corporate Discounts:
The Aquila School offers corporate discounts to the following companies. Please note corporate discounts are not combined with discounted fees and apply off KHDA approved fees.

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Should your company not be listed and you would like to avail a corporate discount with The Aquila School, please contact our Admissions team at admissions@theaquilaschool.com.

The Aquila School tuition fees 2023-24 academic year
Year groupKHDA approved tuition feesDiscounted tuition fee (inclusive of 10% discount)Term 1Term 2Term 3
(40% of annual tuition amount due by 15 August 2023)(30% of annual tuition amount due by 15 December 2023)(30% of annual tuition amount due by 15 March 2024)
August to DecemberJanuary to MarchApril to June
FS1AED 46,350AED 41,715AED 16,686AED 12,514.50AED 12,514.50
FS2AED 49,440AED 44,496AED 17,798.40AED 13,348.80AED 13,348.80
Year 1 & Year 2AED 51,500AED 46,350AED 18,540AED 13,905AED 13,905
Year 3 & Year 4AED 53,560AED 48,204AED 19,281.60AED 14,461.20AED 14,461.20
Year 5 & Year 6AED 56,650AED 50,985AED 20,394AED 15,295.50AED 15,295.50
Year 7 & Year 8AED 61,800AED 55,620AED 22,248AED 16,686AED 16,686
Year 9, Year 10 & Year 11AED 67,980AED 61,182AED 24,472.80AED 18,354.60AED 18,354.60
Year 12 & Year 13*AED 74,160*year 12 opening in 2024 subject to KHDA approval.

*Year 11 opening in 2023

**Year 12 & 13 opening subject to KHDA approval.

The discount scheme above cannot be combined with any corporate offer. Sibling discounts still apply.

As per KHDA guidelines, our annual tuition fees are split into termly payments equivalent to:

  • Term 1: 40% of the annual tuition amount
  • Term 2: 30% of the annual tuition amount
  • Term 3: 30% of the annual tuition amount

In order to support our families with tuition fee payments, we are happy to announce we have partnered with PostPay – a buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) service provider, offering multiple instalments of the annual tuition amount.

Recommend Us To Your Friends

At The Aquila School, we recognise that parents and friends are the best ambassadors for our unique style of learning and community-minded environment. To support this, we are rewarding all enrolled families with 1000 AED towards your child’s tuition fees if you refer a friend to join The Aquila School.

Registration Fee

The registration fee of 2,000 AED should be paid within 7 days of the offer being made to confirm your child’s place in the school. It is non-refundable but is deductible from the first term’s tuition fee.

Tuition fee payments are due in three instalments:

Term 1: due 15th August

Term 2: due 15th December

Term 3: due 15th March

The published fees do not include transportation, cafeteria services or school uniform costs.