Our Fees

IDEA Early Learning Center operates as a fee paying early years facility that is regulated by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority.

2016/17 Academic Year KHDA Approved Fees

This fee schedule is applicable for 5 day per week for term time.

Year Group Annual Fees (AED) Termly
Infants (1-2 years) 35,250 11,750
Toddler (2-3 years) 35,250 11,750
Pre-KG (3- 4 years) 37,000 12,333
KG 1 (4-5 years) 39,000 13,000
KG 2 (5-6 years) 43,000 14,333

This fee schedule is applicable for a 3 day week for term time. This is calculated pro-rate plus 10%

Year Group Annual Fees (AED) Termly
Infants (1-2 years) 25,500 8,500
Toddler (2-3 years) 25,500 8,500

Additional Fees at Registration

Additional Fees Amount (AED)
Application/Registration Fee (non-refundable) 500
Admission Fee 1,000
Medical Fee 500

Additional Fees for Extra Curricular Time

Club 3 days 5 days
Early Bird Club (7:30-8am) 800 AED per term 1,500 AED per term
Afternoon Club (1-3:30pm) 1,200 AED per term 1,700 AED per term

Additional Fees for Teacher Led Specialist Clubs

Club ANumber of clubs per week per half term
Teacher Led Specialist 1 club 400 AED, 2 clubs 700AED, 4 clubs 1,200AED, 5 clubs 1,400AED

Application Fee

All children must pay a 500 AED registration fee which is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Admission Fee

To secure your child’s place at IDEA Early Learning Center, a fee of AED 1,000 is required within 7 days of the offer.

Tuition Fees

The first term’s fees are due prior to the start of the academic year. A child may not start the academic year unless the first term’s fees are paid in full. The second term’s fees will be invoiced on the 3rd December, 2016 to ensure that payments can be processed before the start of the term. The third term’s fees will be invoiced on 17th March, 2017.

In your circumstances change, it is essential that you contact us in advance of the deadline so that we can support your needs. Tuition fees must be paid to ensure that your child/children can access the teaching, resources, facilities and clubs programme.

Medical Fees

A medical fee of 500 AED must also be paid.

Refund Policy

In all circumstances, for new and existing children, fees will not be refunded if a child does not return to ELC for the next academic year or if they choose to not accept a place within the ELC. We withhold the right to refund tuition fees on a discretionary basis.

Payment of Fees

Parents who pay the full year’s fees in one payment will receive a 5% discount on the appropriate fees schedule.