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Admission Criteria

Admission process begins in the first week of February for the academic year beginning in September every year. Prior to the admission process parents need to fill up the Student Online Enquiry Form which is available online.
The intake process follows various stages depending on the age/Key stage of the pupil. 

    • Early Years – Foundation Stage – age 4

      • FS 2: Four years completed by 31-12-2019 (for the year 2019-20)

All Foundation Stage children are admitted based on an interview with the child, subject to the availability of places. Our highly trained and qualified teacher’s will do the Interview with the child only. Children who apply for Reception (FS2) are assessed informally. Parents has to be familiar with the guidelines while coming for the informal assessment.

    • Primary Years

      • Key Stage 1 – Year 1 & Year 2 – aged 5 to 6
      • Key Stage 2 – Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 – aged 7 to 10

Children who apply for Year 1 are assessed informally. Parents have to be familiar with the guidelines when coming for the informal assessment. In cases where the child has attended school before, reports and samples of work are essential for the application and selection process. All applicants for Years 2 to 6 of the Primary School and Years 7 to 10 of the Secondary School are formally assessed.

    • Secondary Years

      • Key Stage 3 – Years 7, 8 and 9
      • Key Stage 4 – Years 10 and 11
      • Key Stage 5 – Years 12 and 13

Applicants for ‘AS” and “A level “courses are accepted based on the results they have achieved at IGCSE/GCSE or ‘AS” level. Applicants with “AS” levels applying for “A” level courses may only do so if they are transferring credits from the same Examination Board. Applicants who do not have IGCSE/GCSE qualifications will take formal entrance tests.

Choice of Streams guidelines – IGCSE Course Options Sheet

Students will study 8 IGCSE subjects (if learning support is required, then this will be reduced to 7 subjects. Math and English are compulsory subjects. Arabic is compulsory for native speakers. Please note that all subjects will be taught as mixed classes so that a wide range of course choices can be offered. We will do our best to accommodate course choices but if classes are over or under subscribed, students may give to make an alternative. Students choosing Art must be approved by the Art Department. Interview with the prospective pupils and their parents and guardians, as well as copies of recent reports from a recognized school and a referenced letter from their current Head of School, form an integral part of the admission process. An Application Form must be completed after the initial enquiry. All application forms must be accompanied by all the relevant documents which are specified. Online registration can be done by logging into the website.

Contact Info
Drop in or get in touch with us with the information given below or send us a query through the contact form
  • Opp Dubai Festival City, Al Garhoud Schools Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 04 2824822
  • info@grammarschool.ae