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CityKuwait City
Leaving qualificationsIGCSE and A-Levels
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IGCSE and A-Levels
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Dinar 1,860
to: Dinar 4,970
Address: Salwa, Area 11, Street 9 P.O. Box 8640, Salmiya, 22057 Kuwait
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We have organised the information available for this school into 10 sections and 41 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French and Spanish

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Google Classrooms, Seesaw

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Islam

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

They are provided with different activities

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Results in these examinations


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

45 minutes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Kuwait English School Green Unit is an innovative and forward-thinking Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provision which provides education for students who experience learning disabilities and difficulties [LDD] including speech, language, emotional, and autistic spectrum disabilities. It aims to be the best Special Education provider where students can thrive and fully develop their cognitive, social and emotional skills in order to take a full, active and responsible role in their local community and beyond as Global Citizens and Ambassadors for students with disabilities.

Learning support offered


The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The Learning Support Department provides opportunities to extend Gifted and Talented students.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Yes, Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment consists of a test where the student’s concentration, academic level, thought process and communication skills are assessed. A copy of the student’s previous school report is requested and discussed with the parents, if applicable. Appropriate questions are asked to the parents. Any serious discipline concerns are grounds for non-acceptance.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Applications for places are taken from January for the following September. Kuwait English School is very popular, so it is recommended that new students apply on the first working day in January.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches

No, children have the choice to purchase from the school canteen

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

PE and games, science, Spanish, art and craft, board games, chess, kick ball, table tennis, dance fit, netball, IT, sewing, football, volleyball, running, physics, debating, business challenge, choir, mindfulness and well being, cricket, walking, environment club, young ambassadors, comic club, brass group, saxophone, painting, cinema, band, orchestra.

Sports activities included


Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

KES students are a part of the KFSAC and ISACK organisations which organise interschools competitions within Kuwait in Football, Unihoc, Netball, Benchball, Cricket and Swimming at the Junior level [KFSAC] and in Basketball, Volleyball, Netball, Football and Swimming at the Senior High School level [ISACK].

Facilities at the school

Library, theater, science labs, computer labs, art and design, textiles, and DT

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, indoor swimming pool

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Kuwait English School is the learning home of a very special community of students (ages 3 - 18 years), parents, educationalists, administrators and management. They all share the common aim, to ensure that each student in KES care accesses the most valuable, fulfilling and enjoyable learning experiences at each stage of his/her school life.

Teaching approach of the school

It differs for each year group, for more information check different departments on the school website

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