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Gulf English School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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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
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: P O Box 33106 Al Dimanah Street Block 5 Salmiya Kuwait
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Number of students

2200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

70

Max. number of students per class

Class sizes at the Gulf English School are kept to a maximum of 25.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Use of technology in the classroom

The latest Information technology and communications such as the use of smart boards, laptops and programmable toys are there to enhance the students learning the process.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Admission to GES is selective and due to the large number of applications, very competitive. Most of GES students have been high achievers, talented and have the desire to contribute to the success of GES's remarkable community of excellence.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

GES selects students based on their past school records, letters of recommendations and also students should pass the standardized test which determines their level of mathematics, English language and reading. Completed applications and tests are reviewed by Heads and school Director to select the best possible students for GES.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Study Support Program

Learning support offered

GES provides extra support classes for students who need extra help in Reading, English, and Math.
Children who require additional support in English or who have special education needs are taught in the classroom or in small groups and by GES' team of learning support teachers and assistants.

School start time

7:45

School finish time

Pre KG: 12:00
KG and Reception: 13:10
Year 1 to Year 6: 14:10
Year 7- Year 12: 14:15

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, football, basketball, mental maths, French, phonics, writing, stone painting, finger crochet, stop animation, gardening and planting, science, spelling, make it art and craft, handwriting, Lego, guitar, recorder, fiction writing, science, computer science, business studies, drama, art.

School provided lunches

School canteen offering a wide range of food and drink

Sports activities included

The PE curriculum includes swimming, gymnastics, mini team games, athletics and dance.

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor and outdoor basketball courts and gymnasium
Indoor 15-meter heated swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Students in grades Pre-KG to Year 12, participate in a well-balanced program of activities, most sports are offered for both girls and boys on varsity and junior varsity level.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Gulf English School provides the highest standards of British Education within an Arabic culture and international environment.

Teaching approach of the school

All of GES Leaders and staff recognize the value of learning and have pride in, and are committed to developing high achieving learners. This is inspired through the culture of independent learning, everyone is expected to push the boundaries of their potential through dedication to personal best. GES aims to instill in all its pupils a commitment to lifelong education and training so that they may acquire the knowledge, competencies and qualifications for working in a highly technological society.

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