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The English School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 13
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 21 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: Mousaed Al-Azmi Street Block 12 Salmiya Kuwait
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Number of students

600

Average number of students per class

21

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessments are curriculum based. Pre-Prep (Pre-Kg – Year 2) take approximately half an hour and are conducted by the Head of Pre-Prep. Prep assessments (Year 3 – Year 8) take up to 2 hours, consist of a Maths and English paper and reading. These and are conducted by the Head of Prep. No preparation is required for these tests.

External examinations or assessments available

All the age relevant exams which are done in school in England. Key Stage 1 SATs at 7, in Year 2, Key stage 2 SATs at 11, in Year 6 plus Common Entrance and specialist exams for future schools. Foundation stage children are assessed against the Early Learning Goals. TES also assesses annually using NFER tests, assess reading age, test with the British QCA additional tests the years when there are no SATs and do internal assessments of its own in all other subjects.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:30

School finish time

Nursery - KG1: 12:15
KG2 - G1: 14:30
G2: - G7: 15:30

Supervised care before/after school

Lunch club runs daily for Nursery and KG1 children 12:30 - 13:25. This is primarily for children who take the 13:30 bus, or who have siblings that finish at 13:30.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Tennis, choir, Lego, sewing, board games, swimming, karate, construction club, little chefs, dance, observational drawing, Minecraft, music technology, creative mural design, cool crafts and canvas creations, advanced story writing, environmental club, striking and fielding, reading for pleasure, orchestra, drama, Gaelic football, stroke development, rockband, benchball, rhythmic gymnastics.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, gymnasium, playgrounds, fitness course
Outside multipurpose area for 5-a-side football, bench-ball, netball, tennis, running track.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The English School, which is the only not for profit school in Kuwait, has served the English speaking community here for 60 years and celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in style in February, 2013. Closely following the Foundation Stage and National Curriculum for England, pupils are taught by well qualified and experienced staff who recognise that all children are unique. Pupils are stretched and enriched by a curriculum that is broad, challenging and varied, and caters for the individual needs of each child.

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