Occupying a land of 17,462 m2 and accommodating 1,056 students of both genders
Naseej, Ithmaar Development Sign Agreement with Nadeen Holding to Establish ‘Nadeen School-Bahrain’ New Campus in Dilmunia Island
Naseej and Ithmaar Development Company a leading real estate development companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently announced signing a partnership agreement , to establish Nadeen School-Bahrain in the heart of Dilmunia.
The agreement was signed at Naseej headquarters in Bahrain Financial Harbour by Ithmaar Development CEO Mr. Mohammed Khalil Al Sayed, Naseej General Manager Mr. Ahmed Al Hammadi and Nadeen Holding Managing Director Ms. Shanee Puri, stipulating that Naseej and Ithmaar Development Company are the two key investors in the project, while Nadeen Holding is the operator of the school, developed on a land of 17,462 square metres and over a total built-up area of 20,750 sqm.
The design work for the School’s campus and its main facilities is in advanced stages and is being carried out by the Mohamed Salahuddin Architects and Engineers Bureau (MSCEB), a leading engineering firm in Bahrain with a solid and proven track record, , which will further contribute to the successful development of the school. Additionally, work is currently underway to obtain the school’s license from the Ministry of Education in Bahrain.
On this occasion, Ithmaar Development Company CEO Mr. Mohammed Khalil Al Sayed stated: “Dilmunia aspires to the integration of development projects on the Island. This is reflected by successfully completing negotiations to develop Nadeen School-Bahrain in partnership with Naseej. The establishment of the School in Dilmunia is a valuable addition to the assorted projects that make up the master plan for the Island, covering all residential, health, educational, recreational and commercial sectors.”
The CEO further said: “The establishment of the School’s operating company is an important milestone in the course of completing this international school, as the Nadeen School-Bahrain’s designs have come a long way and we hope to start the preliminary construction work before the end of the year. We are confident that this partnership, which combines the educational capabilities and expertise of Nadeen Holding with the development competences and expertise of both Naseej and Ithmaar Development Company, will certainly be able to achieve the objectives of the project and develop this distinguished educational facility.”
It is noteworthy that the new School has the capacity to accommodate 1,056 students of both genders and it includes all academic stages up to the ninth grade. The new campus will include a total of 44 classrooms with wide corridors and it is designed in a U-shape to include generous open spaces in line with the best international practices applicable in the most prestigious private schools, providing a high-quality and healthy learning environment for students and teachers.
Furthermore, Nadeen School-Bahrain also includes essential facilities such as laboratories, a two-storey library, a health centre, art halls, music studios, a semi-Olympic size swimming pool as well as a learning pool, and a large gymnasium and multi-use hall. As for the School’s external facilities, it encompasses a large open space that serves external education classes, gardens and educational centres to provide an integrated educational experience, supported by dedicated play areas that include a football field.
For his part, Naseej General Manager Mr. Ahmed Al Hammadi commented: “Naseej looks forward to developing the School on Dilmunia Island with its distinguished partners, Ithmaar Development Company and Nadeen Holding. We aspire to serve the growing demand for the educational sector in the Kingdom, while benefiting from the strategic location of Dilmunia. As part of the Company's strategic plans, we seek to diversify our services to meet the demand in other promising sectors.
Mr. Al Hammadi added: “Since its inception, Naseej has been able to establish a good reputation, as well as a distinguished balance of projects in real estate development and infrastructure. The Company has expanded its base of operations to include the educational sector and strengthen its investment portfolio in the Kingdom, by partnering in the development of the first international school on Dilmunia Island.
Nadeen School-Bahrain will constitute a valuable addition to the residents of Dilmunia and the surrounding areas, and an ideal choice for families seeking quality options for education in Bahrain in general. The school is positioned in a strategic location, which is easily accessible from main roads and pedestrian paths around the Island, while perfectly blending with unique and contemporary design of Dilmunia.
Moreover, the School’s transportation, student transport, parking lots and main entrances facilities were designed in a manner that ensures the smooth flow of traffic and the safety of students, teachers and parents.
Commenting on the occasion of signing the partnership agreement, Nadeen Holding Managing Director Ms. Shanee Puri said: “Shifting the School to Dilmunia embodies the new stage of its growth and will be an interesting chapter in the school’s story. With the support of our team, students and parents, we will move to the new campus carrying with us best practice from our long experience in the field of education, celebrate each individual who was a part of this journey, and will continue to provide an outstanding, holistic, inclusive, and child-centred education for our students.”
Nadeen School-Bahrain debuted in the Kingdom of Bahrain in the year 1978, accommodating 29 students of both genders and four teachers in its first headquarters in Gufool area in the Capital Governorate. Then, the School moved to its new location in Umm Al Hassam in 1979 and then shifted to its current location in 1988.
Nadeen School – Bahrain has an outstanding rating by The Education & Training Authority (BQA) and by the British Schools Overseas (BSO). The School currently has 400 students aged between 2 to 11 years (nursery up to sixth grade). For 43 years, Nadeen School-Bahrain, which follows the British curriculum, has provided a safe and joyful place for children to learn, creating a distinctive environment of cultural and religious diversity and multinationalism, making it an exceptional place for tolerance, mutual understanding and respect for all, perfectly embodying its motto "Small School – Big Family".
Dilmunia Island is located on the north-eastern coast of Muharraq Island in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It includes high-end health facilities, and a resort for relaxation and entertainment in a beautiful natural environment that embraces luxury hotels and residences, combining a premium lifestyle with a pure ecological balance. Offering a tranquil environment with integrated services and a captivating landscape, in harmony with cultural and environmental awareness, Dilmunia represents a modern vision of a balanced life on an island that provides its residents with integrated elements. Dilmunia includes a group of residential, commercial, health, hotel and spa projects. The residential side encompasses several projects developed by the most prominent real estate developers in Bahrain, such as the Treasure Tower, the Essences of Dilmunia and the Hanging Gardens projects, in addition to the Sevilla project, which includes single villas with direct seafronts. The Island also comprises the Jenina, Tamara and Daraya neighbourhoods designed to offer distinctive seafront and coastal plots.
Dilmunia Island also includes the CanalView project, one of the largest mixed-used projects in Dilmunia, which is developed by Naseej in the heart of the island, creating a mesmerising blend of water bodies and green spaces. The project is characterised by aesthetics and water life, integrating comfort and recreation, as well as distinctive and comfortable housing for families. CanalView is built on an area of more than 13,000 square metres and provides its residents with apartments from one to four bedrooms with world-class features, facilities and services.
Additionally, the Island is home to Dilmunia Mall with its architecture that bears the character of a modern and futuristic lifestyle, making it a world full of excitement for all family members. The Mall hosts renowned local, regional and international brands, positioning it as a leading destination for shopping and entertainment, and representing an additional value for the Island’s residents and visitors. Dilmunia Mall provides entertainment facilities for different age groups, as well as distinctive cafes and restaurants. The Mall overlooks the Dilmunia Canal with its stunning views and dancing fountains. The main family entertainment section includes a 3-storey cylindrical aquarium to display marine life, in addition to an ice-skating rink on the first floor.