Admissions

Age Cutoff

 

All Taaleem schools places students in age-appropriate grade levels in accordance with the Ministry of Education/KHDA regulations.

Families are encouraged to use the chart below to ensure that they are applying to the correct grade level, taking into account the differences that exist in the naming of grades or years around the world. (As an example, Year 2 in British Curriculum is equivalent to Grade 1 in IB curriculum at UTS although both programmes are for 6-year-olds who turn 7 during the school year). The cut off date for all grades is 31st December.

Age/Grade Cut-Off

Enroling for 2017/18 Academic Year

Birth Year
Age
IB
American Curriculum
British Curriculum
2014
3
Pre K
None
FS 1
2013
4
KG 1
KG 1
FS 2
2012
5
KG 2
KG 2
Year 1
2011
6
Grade 1
Grade 1
Year 2
2010
7
Grade 2
Grade 2
Year 3
2009
8
Grade 3
Grade 3
Year 4
2008
9
Grade 4
Grade 4
Year 5
2007
10
Grade 5
Grade 5
Year 6
2006
11
Grade 6
Grade 6
Year 7
2005
12
Grade 7
Grade 7
Year 8
2004
13
Grade 8
Grade 8
Year 9
2003
14
Grade 9
Grade 9
Year 10
2002
15
Grade 10
Grade 10
Year 11
2001 16 Grade 11 Grade 11 Year 12
2000 17 Grade 12 Grade 12 Year 13

 

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