VISS is a school that was built with a purpose, to provide an outstanding school in the Emirate of Sharjah offering a curriculum with a teaching and learning model accessible to all students. A vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Al Qasimi, who believed this school was important, a place for students to thrive and excel.

Over the years this curriculum has been developed and adapted to suit the needs of our community, we are proud to offer a blend of the best of the Australian, International and UAE Ministry curriculums in an outstanding learning environment.

Recognising and embracing culture, cultural differences and developing respect for each other is a priority in our learning environment. Intercultural understanding in teaching and learning is at the core of what we do.

The success of our model also allows us to offer the best of both cultures and their traditions offering a truly diverse community where opportunities are available to students to achieve the best they can as both a student and as a person.  

Our Mission

  • VISS will provide a welcoming and challenging environment
  • VISS will foster respectful and responsible global citizens capable of thriving in the future
  • VISS will develop students who are knowledgeable, critical thinkers, confident and reflective
  • VISS will be a centre of excellence committed to sharing the best practices in Sharjah, UAE, Australia and around the world

Our Vision

The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) is a learning community that supports the attainment of excellence.

The school will produce students who are critical thinkers, confident, reflective and responsible global citizens, who are capable of facing the future with resilience and optimism

Our Values

Our school community incorporates the core values of:

  • Excellence
  • Diversity
  • Learning
  • Integrity
  • Community