Britus International School – Al Olaya, is the fifth owned and managed school for Britus in Saudi Arabia. It is a K-12 school following American curriculum, and has capacity to serve more than 400 students, which will increase to more than 2,000 students after the completion of the expansion phase, providing a dedicated section for girls.
The school is open for admission to boys only from grades 4-12 for this academic year, and it is accepting enrollment applications for the next academic year.
Razi Al Murbati, CEO of GFH Capital Saudi Arabia, said: “We’re delighted to announce the further expansion of the group’s presence in the Saudi education sector, where we continue to see strong opportunities for growth, and for Britus to contribute to efforts aimed at ensuring students across the Kingdom have access to the highest quality international standard learning. Investment in education is also a key pillar of the Saudi Vision 2030 and we’re pleased to strengthen our presence in the sector and our position as a strategic partner in the meeting the Kingdom’s goals and aspirations for development and learning.”
Fatema Ahmed Kamal, acting CEO of Britus Education, said: “We’re proud to announce the opening of our fifth international K-12 school in Saudi Arabia. Like our other schools, Britus International Schools — Al Olaya will offer a unique learning proposition delivered in line with best global practices and standards.
“We look forward to welcoming the students to our latest school and to continue investing in the Saudi market where we see strong and increasing demand for high quality education.”
Britus Education has a portfolio of K-12 schools assets located across the MENA region and South Africa. Britus educational strategy focuses on investing in students’ abilities and skills to enable them to succeed in a world that requires them to become innovative and confident leaders.
Britus operates with a global perspective to create an educational environment that elevates the values and gains of the local community, and Britus’ aspiration is to make its schools a key player in the education industry in all the countries where it has its presence.