Iskandhar School is one of the leading public schools in the Maldives, which was established on 10 th May 1961 in the name of Hameediyya Montessori School. On 1 st January 1980 the school was renamed to Iskandhar School. With a student population of over 2000 and with a teaching staff population of over 130, Iskandhar School is one of the oldest Educational institutions in the Maldives.

School Motto

“Work with freedom and enthusiasm.”

School Vision

To be an exemplary school.

School Mission

We are committed to the holistic development of our students by imparting knowledge, skills, attitude and values to produce productive global citizens required for a progressive Muslim society through child friendly approach.

School Philosophy

At Iskandhar School we believe it is essential to provide each child with the opportunity, environment and encouragement to enjoy the achievable learning experience and help him/her acquire a wide range of skills and knowledge.

We aim to foster a love for our religion, Islam and lifelong learning, instill a sense of responsibility, respect, tolerance, self discipline and independence, inculcate good values and help our students to become useful and respectful citizens in the society.

It is also our aim to develop a good partnership with parents and to seek their participation in expanding the child’s experience of learning.


The medium of instruction in the school is English. Iskandhar School follows the local curriculum and teaches for the Cambridge IGCSE Examinations in key stage 4.

The curriculum is divided in to 4 key stages:

Key stage 1 – Grade 1 to 3

Key stage 2 – Grade 4 to 6

Key stage 3 – Grade 7 to 8

Key stage 4 – Grade 9 to 10