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Kuwait Education

Kuwait Education

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Kuwait Education

Education in Kuwait

Which nursery, which school in Kuwait? What are the best schools in Kuwait? These are questions asked a lot in Kuwait and on our busy forum. We take a look at many of the schools in the local areas and also their curriculums, as well as fee structures and advice on making your choice. Take a look round the different categories below to help you make your decision in education for your child...

  • Big list of schools in Kuwait

    If you've been looking for a big list of all the expat schools- British, American & Indian- then look no further- you are in the right place! It can be hard to find out all you need to know about schooling when you are moving to a new country or your kids need to start at a new school after nursery or primary. We've got all of the best schools listed here for you and also a feature page on each school. This should help you in your search.

  • School fees in Kuwait

    We have a round up for you here of most of the best and popular schools in Kuwait and their fees. We've also got curriculum, grade, location and contact details for you to give you all the information you need when trying to find a school. We really hope this helps with your search for the perfect school or college for your children in Kuwait.

  • Handy Arabic Phrases & Numbers

    We've got a great article for you here featuring the handiest Arabic words and phrases that are very easy to learn and to use. If you make an effort to speak some of the language it is very well received! We've also got how to count to 10 in Arabic as well as the Arabic numbers to learn which makes things a lot easier. We also take a look at the phenomenon that is a curious mix of English, Hindi and Arabic that you will also need to get by in Kuwait!

  • Education overview

    Here we have all the information you need about schools and schooling in Kuwait with a list of schools and details to help you in the search for a school.

  • Education Systems Comparison UK USA Aus

    There is sometimes a lot of confusion between the English, UK, Australian and American schools systems so here we have a handy chart for you so you can compare the ages, and terminology used in all the education and schooling systems. This should help you understand the grade versus year and age comparison. This is a common topic of conversation on our busy forum as it can be a bit confusing- we do hope this table helps you in your education decisions.

  • Teaching jobs in Kuwait

    Are you looking for or considering becoming a teacher in Kuwait? English Language teachers are in high demand and this could be the perfect posting for you.

  • Queen Ethelburga’s Academic Success

    A North Yorkshire school is celebrating record-breaking results at A-Level. Queen Ethelburga’s College near Boroughbridge has repeated its 100% overall pass rate for its Year 13 pupils but has seen its average UCAS points score per student increase so considerably it could become one of the top 50 schools in the country. In the College, Year 13 students averaged at 491 UCAS points – the equivalent to 4 A Grades at A-Level, with the percentage of students gaining Grades A* to B at 93%.

  • Is IB the new gold standard to guaranteed entry to university in the UK?

    Having gone through the whole IB Diploma syllabus with my daughter, we decided that our son was not an IB student, he went to boarding school for A Levels after GCSEs. Is one course better than the other? IB is rolled out as a perfect route to university, and there is no doubt about it, the IB Diploma is a highly respected qualification. However there are conflicting views regarding the ease of obtaining a university place with an IB Score.

  • Set your academic resolutions for school success

    Academic resolutions can be a good start for many school-aged children. Similar to other New Year pledges, an academic resolution is aimed at dealing with areas that need improvement. And just like those other resolutions, now is always the best time to start. Develop the goals together, encourage your child to involve a trusted teacher or friend, but remember the goals are ultimately his. Talk over general ideas – an improved algebra grade, better study habits, making sports editor for the scho

  • Heading to university

    Are you looking to study your degree or further education in Kuwait? We have a list of all the universities and colleges that you can enroll here.


Kuwait School Enrolment Procedure


Here's a handy guide of what you are going to need to get your child enrolled at a school in Kuwait. You will need the following documents...
  • 3 recent photographs of the student (passport size)
  • Birth Certificate with copy
  • Civil Identification with copy
  • Guardian’s Civil ID with copy
  • Father’s Passport and residency (Non- Kuwaitis) with copy
  • Grades for the last two school years with copy
  • 100 KD registration fee is normally requested by schools as an enrolment fee.
Some schools will then after submittal of the above organise an interview and a standard assessment test, which is required for all grade level admissions.

After you child is accepted at a school, students transferring from other schools must bring from previous school:
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Clearance Certificate
  • Health Records
Students transferring from schools abroad will need:
  • A Final Report Card of the current year
This report must be stamped by the Kuwaiti Embassy from their country and by the Ministry of Private Education of Kuwait.
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