We are very grateful to all our sponsors and donors.
Many thanks to those companies and individuals who are supporting the school’s Ruby Building Fund. This is Phase 4 in the school’s development programme, which will replace the existing Primary School buildings which date back to 1980 with a new block for our very youngest children.
· International Power has donated Dhs500,000 to sponsor the science laboratory in the new Ruby Building.
· Mr Khaled Jarrar has donated Dhs50,000 towards the Ruby Building Fund.
· HE Younis Haji Al-Khoori and Mrs Fatema Khalil Foulathi have donated Dhs50,000 to the Ruby Building Fund.
Many thanks to the following sponsors for their generosity in supporting BSAK’s sports teams.
HSBC is the sponsor for all the school's rugby teams. HSBC’s very generous support has enabled BSAK to purchase new HSBC-branded rugby kit, including training kit, match kit, coaches’ uniforms and an abundance of new training equipment such as tackle bags, a scrum machine, video analysis equipment and BSAK-branded post protectors.
The sponsorship of the school forms part of HSBC’s ongoing commitment to developing grassroots rugby in the region and internationally. As main sponsor and official bank of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, HSBC ran a number of coaching initiatives in the lead up to the tournament in December 2009, which included a festival at the school involving stars of rugby union, Gavin Hastings and John Kirwan.
Allied Pickfords, the largest moving and relocation company in the world, is the official sponsor of all the school football teams’ kit.
Allied Pickfords’ support has provided all six of the boys and girls football teams in the secondary school with two new strips, one in the traditional BSAK blue and white colours, and an away strip in the Allied Pickfords orange and black colours. Shirts and shorts will also be available for the football coaches and PE staff. All the shirts and shorts carry the Allied Pickfords’ logo.
Allied Pickfords’ Abu Dhabi office is based on Hamdan street, where their experienced, dedicated staff offer the following services:
§ Total move management (Allied to Allied)
§ Transport options to suit your needs - air, road and sea
§ Purpose built packing materials and techniques to offer maximum protection to your household effects
§ Full house, part loads and small consignments service
§ Marine insurance to protect your goods during transit
§ Online tracking
§ Storage facilities all over the world
§ Records Management
Allied Pickfords moves over 1,000 families every day in more than 175 countries. They are the only provider with the global reach and local expertise to move anyone, anywhere, at any time.
Al Masaood Travel and Services, one of Abu Dhabi’s leading travel agencies, is the sponsor for all the school’s cricket teams. The company has been established for over 40 years and consists of three separate operating divisions.
Al Masaood Travel Management provides a worldwide airline ticketing, hotel reservations and car rental service for companies both large and small.
Al Masaood Holidays helps clients have the holiday of their dreams, anywhere they choose in the world. The division also has a growing inbound operation, providing tours and excursions within the UAE and MICE services for international and local companies.
Al Masaood Logistics is the fastest growing logistics company in the UAE. Our business is the transportation of heavier cargo within the UAE and the import and export of goods by sea and air, backed up by a rapidly expanding vehicle fleet and dedicated warehouse and distribution facilities. We also offer relocation services for UAE-based individuals and companies.
Although very different in the services they provide, the three divisions have one important attribute in common: the trust that we have gained from our clients that comes from offering total dedication to meeting their needs.
Finmeccanica is the sponsor of all the schools’ netball teams for the academic years 2010/11 and 2011/12. Their generous support is providing new netball kit for all the teams and the coaches.
Finmeccanica in the UK is part of the Italian-based Finmeccanica Group, which operates as the world’s leading supplier of helicopters, aircraft, aeronautics and defence systems.
The Group focuses heavily on three strategic pillars: helicopters, defence & security electronics and aeronautics, which generate 70% of revenues and account for 73% of the workforce. Finmeccanica is Europe’s is leading manufacturer in the high technology sector and ranks among the top ten global players in aerospace, defence and security; it also enjoys a strong presence in the space sector where it operates satellite services. Furthermore, the group has substantial expertise and a well-established position in the global transport and power generation markets.
In total, it has more than 77,000 employees, of which approximately 41% work outside Italy. In the United Kingdom it has significant production assets, with more than 10,000 employees working in 16 different sites across the country, from Christchurch to Edinburgh. In 2009, Finmeccanica generated revenues of approximately €18 billion and orders of approximately €21 billion, and it has a backlog worth €45 billion.
DESERT STAR SPONSOR
The Abu Dhabi branch of Writer Relocations, the removals and relocation company, has very kindly agreed to sponsor the school’s official magazine, The Desert Star, for the 2010/11 academic year. The sponsorship will cover all the production costs of the magazine.
We are also very grateful to all those who have helped the school continue to provide the very best facilities for our students. Their generous support is greatly appreciated.
The top-range data logging equipment for the Secondary Science Department was generously sponsored by Mr Abdulla Darwish, Managing Director of the Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons Group
The refurbishment of the Food Technology Classroom was generously sponsored by HE Hamad Ali Saif al Darmaki.
The upgrade and refurbishment of the Media Studies classroom was generously sponsored by Mr Ibrahim Yousef Mubaydeen and Mrs Venetia Pearson-Lees.
The new Fitness Centre was generously sponsored by HH Sheikha Shamsa bin Hamdan al Nehayan.
The new Primary ICT Suite was generously sponsored by HE Dhafer S Al Ahbabi.
The development and expansion of Al Khubairat’s Senior Orchestra has been generously sponsored by HE Ahmed Ali Mohamed al Sayegh.
The new collection of modern language books was generously sponsored by Mr and Mrs Jean Paul Villain.
The 3D Rapid Prototyping Printer was generously sponsored by HE Sheikh Hamed A Al Hamed.