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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 4,384,200 KZT
to: 9,810,500 KZT
Address: Al-Farabi Avenue 112, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Number of students

725

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 34

Most common nationality

Kazakh

Ratio of local students to international students

70% local pupils, 30% expats

Average number of students per class

17

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

All instruction is in English, with the exception of modern foreign language lessons. It is important that all pupils entering Haileybury Almaty are capable of accessing the full curriculum in order to meet or exceed academic expectations. Pupils applying to join Haileybury Almaty, therefore, are required to take an entrance test to assess their academic ability and level of English language.
Pupils who demonstrate academic ability but have not yet reached the required level of English may be offered a place at Haileybury Almaty but will be asked to undertake intensive English lessons to support their entry to the school. The English Academy provides pupils with the intensive English language instruction to enable them to access the full curriculum as soon as possible.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin, Russian, Kazakh

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

It varies on which year group your child is in. Please contact the school for further details

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All pupils undertake our entrance assessment, an interview with a Senior Leader of the School and we request reports from the pupils' previous school

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

N\A

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Results in these examinations

Our results, when compared with leading independent UK schools, place us within the top 60 schools, out of 500, for academic performance.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Please refer to the website

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Please refer to the website

Student access to education psychologist

Yes if required

School start time

8am

School finish time

5pm

Supervised care before/after school

The school provide CCA lessons

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A lot of Sport activities like swimming, football, basketball, volleyball, skiing, golf, taekwondo, the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, non-sport activities – debates, music, school choir, robotics, Art

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

PE

Sports facilities at the school

• A 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool
• A fully equipped sports hall
• Drama and dance studios
• All-weather astroturf football pitch, matching FIFA regulations
• Tennis court
• Soundproofed music rooms

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Haileybury Almaty opened in 2008, in association with Haileybury in the United Kingdom. It offers a broad, liberal education in the best traditions of British independent schooling. Pupils are prepared for Advanced Levels (‘A levels’), which enable them to apply to and enter the best universities both abroad and in Kazakhstan.

Teaching approach of the school

Structured, Caring, Supportive, Academic

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