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New English School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 3,600
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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 3,600
Address: Jabriyah - Block 12, Street 1, 32036 Hawalli, Kuwait
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Number of students

2270

Number of nationalities represented in the school

70

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Primary: Children are assessed to evaluate their suitability for the provision at NES.
Years 7 - 9: All students are required to take a test in English and Mathematics to ascertain their suitability for the rigour of academic courses.
Provision is made for overseas students with little knowledge of English to help them acquire the skills necessary to study in the English language.
All students will be expected to provide a copy of their school report from their previous school. Where a student is applying from another school in Kuwait the headteacher of the previous school may be contacted for a reference regarding behaviour.
Years 10-11: Students will be required to fulfil all of the above requirements and their suitability for IGCSE courses will be ascertained especially with regard to accelerated programmes.
Years 12 - 13: Students who have completed Year 11 in the British system of education will be required to have achieved 5 passes at IGCSE with a minimum of grade B in subjects they intend to pursue at AS and A level (there can be exemptions under some circumstances). Where students are from a foreign education system – their results from that system will be evaluated along with optional testing in AS/A level choice subjects if necessary.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:20

School finish time

14:30

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor pitches, gym

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The New English School was founded by the late chairman, Mr. Tareq S. Rajab and was the first private, co-educational day school in Kuwait to offer a British style curriculum from Kindergarten to A level.

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