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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
Depends on the grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|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.
|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.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, A Levels
|School bus service available||
|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.
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
The Learning Support Department provides opportunities to extend Gifted and Talented students.
|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 facilities at the school||
Gym, indoor swimming pool
|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].
|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.