Enrichment Programs

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys (SZPAB) aims to develop a generation of young men who are proud of their identity, culture and heritage. Our students are well-educated and prepared to meet the challenges in an ever-changing world. The Academy provides a range of unique enrichment programs that are specifically designed for students to develop their characters in all aspects; enhance their skills; help them acquire a greater knowledge; and prepare them in their journey to become active citizens.


●     The "Arabi "Program for Enhancement of the Arabic Language Skills 

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The Sheikh Zayed Private Academies launched the Arabi program at the beginning of the academic year 2022-2023. In support of the UAE leadership’s efforts to preserve the Arabic language and to reinforce it among students, this program seeks to strengthen the Arabic language from KG 1 to Grade 12. This will enhance students’ skills and confidence enabling them to use it in their daily lives. The program has been designed in accordance with the best practices and research in the field of Arabic language pedagogy.

●     Humanitarian Touch Program


An optional activity for secondary students in coordination with the UAE Red Crescent. It adopts many charitable and humanitarian initiatives to serve the local and international community.


●     Student Council

SZPAB runs both elementary and secondary student councils. The council representatives are chosen through student elections. Throughout the year, student council members meet to discuss a variety of topics and coordinate events for the student body.


●     First Aid and CPR Program

This is a mandatory training program for Grade 12 students. It is provided by AAEI and approved by Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and the American Heart Association. At the end of the training program, students receive an approved license that entitles them to practice first aid and save the lives of people 

who need CPR where required.


●     My Identity Program

The My Identity Program is an exclusive program for all students from KG to Grade 12 which seeks to promote UAE national identity and equip students with moral values to ensure their comprehensive self and social growth.


●     Quran Program

A free optional activity for Grades 1-12. The program is led by qualified instructors licensed and approved by AWQAF.


●     The Military Program

A mandatory program for UAE students in grades 6 to 12. It runs in cooperation with the Support Units in the UAE General Command of the Armed Forces. It is an approved curriculum designed to align with the general framework of the Massachusetts Physical Education Curriculum applied by the academy. The program seeks to enhance the spirit of leadership among students and prepare them for the National Service program.


●     Eyal Zayed Program

A mandatory program for students in Grades 6 to 12. It runs in partnership with the Saif Bin Zayed Academy for Security and Policing Sciences to raise students' awareness in the field of safety and security. The program aims to prepare young students for different aspects of life, including encouragement of active participation, promotion of national identity, acquisition of positive behavior skills, and development of leadership qualities that enhance trust, self-reliance, initiative, loyalty and service to others and country.