Age Requirements & Grade Placement

Age Requirements & Grade Placement

GEMS Al Khaleej National School follows the KHDA age requirement for students entering KG1 - Grade 1*.   A student must be 4 years of age by August 31st of the academic year to be eligible for our KG1 program.  All other students must have turned the age listed next to the grade level for the Academic Year and have a corresponding Transfer Certificate. please refer to the table below as a guideline for which grade to apply to. Further clarification will be done by the Admissions team, and educational governing body.

*Applicable for all new KG – Grade 1 students enrolling from September 2021.

STUDENTS AGE CRITERIA FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021 – 2022

Grade

Year

Age

KG1

31/8/2017

4 Years

KG2

31/8/2016

5 Years

GRADE 1

31/8/2015

6 Years

GRADE 2

2014

7 Years

GRADE 3

2013

8 Years

GRADE 4

2012

9 Years

GRADE 5

2011

10 Years

GRADE 6

2010

11 Years

GRADE 7

2009

12 Years

GRADE 8

2008

13 Years

GRADE 9

2007

14 Years

GRADE 10

2006

15 Years

GRADE 11

2005

16 Years

GRADE 12

2004

17 Years