About LISF

Welcome to Liwa International School- Falaj Hazza. Established in 1992, LISF has worked towards growing into a leading provider of education to over 3300 students.

Liwa International School – Falaj Hazza offers an outstanding international education that inspires students to be self-disciplined, internationally-minded, and independent life-long learners who are innovative leaders and critical thinkers.

The school works progressively towards realizing its vision by providing a supportive, safe, sustainable, and advanced technological learning-focused environment that instills the love of learning and exemplifies a sense of purpose and responsibility. 

“International standards, inspired by national values”


Create an extraordinary educational experience, underpinned by national values and recognized as a leading school in Abu Dhabi.


We provide our learners’ access to a high quality, inclusive learning environment, which is aligned to international standards of achievement, grounded in local values, and supported by strong partnerships with parents and the community.


Respect: We respect each other’s values, differences and contributions while embracing and preserving our local values and traditions.

Integrity: We act with integrity and honesty with a strong sense of fairness, respect, and dignity.

Innovation: We encourage curiosity and new ideas, and constantly strive to exceed expectations.

Commitment: We pursue our learning with energy, determination and the commitment to succeed.

Excellence: We strive to exceed expectations and challenge the norm.

Teaching & Learning


LISF follows the American Common Core and NGSS standards, while focusing on moral education and tolerance in order to build new generations of well educated, socially responsible, and globally aware citizens.

Elementary students are exposed to opportunities to develop essential skills, such as critical thinking skills, which prepare them for their middle and high school grades and ultimately reputable universities of their choice. To support young people to become future leaders, Liwa International School – Falaj Hazza provides an advanced arts and technological learning-focused environment, coupled with a broad and balanced extracurricular program, including community outreach work.

Quran recitation is encouraged and improved through a dedicated weekly session. With an emphasis on correct tajweed and pronunciation, children are challenged to improve their recitation and memorization, which aims to nurture their spiritual, moral and ethical development.

Teaching staff:

Our teachers are highly skilled and innovative practitioners who cultivate a lifelong love of learning by providing an exceptional balance of support and challenge for each of our students. Furthermore, LISF continuously invests in the professional development of our teaching staff to enhance their skills and knowledge and ensure a progressive and successful student learning journey.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application form at the school. 
  • Submit a copy of your child’s passport, a copy of each parent’s Emirates ID and most recent school report, or
    (to whom it may concern) a letter from your child’s current school.
  • Upon receipt of the application form, your son/daughter will be invited for an entrance exam and interview.

Documents required for registration

  • Copy of child’s passport with unified no. (for UAE) & valid residence visa (for expats)
  • Copy of father’s & mother’s passport with valid residence visa (for ex-pats)
  • Original Emirates ID card of the child & a copy of it (front and back)
  • Copy of both parents’ Emirates ID cards (front and back)
  • Copy of child’s most recent report card OR ‘To Whom It May Concern’ letter from the child’s current school
  • Copy of Family Book/ Register (for UAE applicants only)
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate
  • Copy of the child’s vaccination certificate
  • (5) recent colored passport size photograph of your child

Campus Facilities

LISF offers state-of-the-art learning facilities and technologies. Each of our classrooms is fitted with interactive whiteboards and individual student devices and is designed to engage students in independent and self-directed learning activity stations.

Academic Facilities

Extra-Curricular Activities

LISF provides a wide range of extra-curricular activities designed to support authentic, engaging, and interdisciplinary student learning experiences. Clubs are designed to cultivate personal and social curiosity and confidence while promoting life-long health awareness.

Specific extra-curricular activities such as football, basketball, and STEAM are offered school-wide.

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Teddy Bear Nursery

Teddy Bear Nurseries, established in 2008, provides leading Early Childhood Education and Care provision across Abu Dhabi and has received an outstanding rating from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge.

Teddy Bear Nurseries are the first nursery group in the Middle East to undergo and complete accreditation by Cognia. This accreditation has placed Teddy Bear Nurseries on the global map of Early Childhood Education. In addition, we had been rewarded with the internationally recognized Boecker CIEH Safe Child Care Certificate with all honors and privileges, for applying systematic infant and child safety principles across our facility and following child safe processes.

Proudly part of Liwa Education, we continue to strive to meet the growing needs of families, providing children with the highest quality learning environments, experiences, early childhood curriculum and development support to help them reach their full potential in all areas of learning.

We are excited to announce the opening of our Teddy Bear Nursery branch in the Liwa International School – Al Qattara campus, Al Ain. Inviting children from 1 year to 4 years old to join our Teddy Bear Nurseries family, with a planned opening date for the academic year 2022/23.

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    Falaj Hazza, Al Ain - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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