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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
Student population of over 1500 comprises mainly local ex-patriate Arab families as well as Kuwaiti nationals.
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Every class and specialist room has a data projector fitted.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
All students seeking entry to the International Academy of Kuwait must sit an entrance test. For students in Foundation Years this will be oral, KS1 a mixture of oral and written, and for KS2, KS3 and KS4 a written test in Mathematics and English.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, A Levels
|School bus service available||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
IAK offers many clubs and activities.
|Sports facilities at the school||
Gym, two 5 side football areas
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
International Academy of Kuwait serves a multi-cultural and multi-national student body, with an emphasis on academic learning based on the UK National Curriculum and Cambridge IGCSE examinations. In Year 12 students follow the Cambridge international A s level course in preparation for university entrance.
|Teaching approach of the school||
IAK provides a balanced education with a strong academic focus. It aims to develop the learning of the whole child, not only to succeed academically, but also physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.