Age Cut-Off Date

 

All Taaleem schools place students in age-appropriate Grade levels in accordance with the Ministry of Education/KHDA/ADEC regulations.

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Please refer to the below chart for eligibility by age for Dubai British Foundation (FS 1 and 2) and our sister school, Dubai British School Jumeirah Park (Year 1 to 13).

Phase Year Group Age
  Foundation Stage   FS 1  3 turning 4 on or after 1st September
  FS 2 4 turning 5 on or after 1st September
  Key Stage 1    Year 1 5 turning 6 on or after 1st September
  Year 2 6 turning 7 on or after 1st September
  Key Stage 2    Year 3 7 turning 8 on or after 1st September
  Year 4 8 turning 9 on or after 1st September
  Year 5 9 turning 10 on or after 1st September
  Year 6 10 turning 11 on or after 1st September
  Key Stage 3    Year 7 11 turning 12 on or after 1st September
  Year 8 12 turning 13 on or after 1st September
  Year 9 13 turning 14 on or after 1st September
 Key Stage 4  15   Year 10 14 turning 15 on or after 1st September
  Year 11 DBSJP does not accept applications for Year 11 due to GCSEs being a closed, two-year course
Sixth Form   Year 12 16 turning 17 on or after 1st September
  Year 13 DBSJP does not accept applications for Year 13 due to A Levels being a closed, two-year course