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Yasmin Chaudhry

Vice Principal | Principal Early Years & Primary

I moved to Abu Dhabi with my husband in August 2017 to join Ajyal International School MBZ as Vice Principal – Principal of Early Years and Primary. Prior to this I have spent 25 years working in education in variety of locations and position in the United Kingdom. I have been a Head teacher for … Continue reading "Yasmin Chaudhry"

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Saul Graydon

Vice Principal | Principal Secondary

Before joining Ajyal International School, I was Acting Head teacher for a large all-through 3-16 school. Prior to this I have been a Deputy Head teacher of two large Secondary schools and have led them to achieve good and excellent inspection reports by raising the standards achieved by students. I am an experienced English teacher … Continue reading "Saul Graydon"

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Leanne Woodward

My name is Leanne Woodward, and I am the Assistant Principal for Early Years here at Ajyal International School. I have been living and working in Abu Dhabi for the past six and a half years. I am married and have 2 amazing children both of which have grown up in this wonderful country and … Continue reading "Leanne Woodward"

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Eilish Sleator

Assistant Principal of Key Stage 1

My name is Eilish Sleator and I am the Assistant Principal for Key Stage 1 here at Ajyal International School. I am originally from Ireland but I recently relocated to Abu Dhabi from London with my husband and our six year old son, Oscar. Throughout my extensive career to date in London, I have gained … Continue reading "Eilish Sleator"

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Declan Mc Larnon

Assistant Principal Head of Achievement and Behaviour

My name is Declan Mc Larnon and I am the Assistant Principal for Achievement and Behaviour. I have been teaching for 15 years in schools in Ireland and the UAE. My background and subject specialism has been in PE but I also have expertise in Pastoral Care and International School’s Partnerships. This is my second … Continue reading "Declan Mc Larnon"

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Manal Azouqa

Assistant Principal Head of Curriculum & Assessment

My name is Manal Azouqa and I am thrilled to be your assistant principal at Ajyal international School. My professional teaching endeavors in the education field began in 1989.I consider my professional experience to be well rounded from a teacher of IGCSE ,AS, A-level and Advance placement (AP) to head of business studies and economics. … Continue reading "Manal Azouqa"

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Ben Kehoe

Assistant Principal

Hi my name is Ben Kehoe, I am from Liverpool in the UK. I have been teaching for 15 years, 13 of which have been spent in the UAE, all of which have been teaching students from year 2 - 6. I have worked as academic coordinator for English, Science and Maths and as year group leader in Year 4 and Year 6.

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Rania Faizy

Assistant Principal Head of Arabic

Since I lived and taught in Abu Dhabi for more than 15 years, I believe and have seen that each child is unique, and that each child learns in a different way. As Head of the Arabic department I will support my team to reach their maximum goals with their students. I believe we need … Continue reading "Rania Faizy"

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