Age Placement Guide

We are a British Curriculum School that follows the 13 year system. The table below indicates the equivalent Year Group of students transferring from a 12 or 13 year system with the age guideline.

Age will be determined as on 31st August of the Admissions Year as per KHDA guidelines. Click here to know more.

Children starting School in. Must be
Pre-KG / Foundation Stage 1 3 years old by Aug 31
KG 1 / Foundation Stage 2 4 years old by Aug 31
KG 2 / Year 1 5 years old by Aug 31
Grade 1 / Year 2 6 years old by Aug 31

*According to the UAE Ministry of Education Resolution on (24). Applicable from September 2021

*Please note that regardless of year of birth, students currently attending another school will normally be admitted into the year level immediately following the year they are completing/have completed.
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Age of the child 13 Year System 12 Year System
3 – 4 FS1 Pre KG
4 – 5 FS2 KG 1
5 – 6 Year 1 KG 2
6 – 7 Year 2 Grade 1
7 – 8 Year 3 Grade 2
8 – 9 Year 4 Grade 3
9 – 10 Year 5 Grade 4
10 – 11 Year 6 Grade 5
11 – 12 Year 7 Grade 6
12 – 13 Year 8 Grade 7
13 – 14 Year 9 Grade 8
14 – 15 Year 10 Grade 9
15 – 16 Year 11 Grade 10
16 – 17 Year 12 Grade 11
17 – 18 Year 13 Grade 12

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