Age Cut-Off Date

Secondary Applications:
Due to KHDA restrictions on transfers within Dubai for Secondary students, only overseas applications will be considered for Term 2 and Term 3.

Age eligibility

All Taaleem schools place students in age-appropriate grade/year group 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 Year/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 the British Curriculum is equivalent to Grade 1 in IB/American curriculum although both programs are for 6-year-olds who turn 7 during the school year).  The British Curriculum has a cut off date of 31st August, where less the IB/American curriculum has a cut off date of 31st December.

Contact our Admissions Team in case of any questions you may have.