JESS welcomes a diverse population, who will make a contribution to the life of the school and will benefit from the opportunities offered.
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING AVAILABILITY
We regret to inform you that we are currently full, with over-subscribed waiting lists in most year groups. However, if you are a Corporate Debenture Holder or an Emirati National, you may apply to our join our waiting lists.
Owing to the high volume of applications we receive; we are unable to respond to applications other than from Emirati Nationals or Corporate Debenture Holders.
Additionally, we regret that we are unable to accept applications to join Years 11 and 13 due to the two-year GCSE and IB Course Structure.
All Children Applying To JESS
|Should be fluent in English at an age-appropriate level so that s/he can access the curriculum.
|If English is not the applicant’s first language; or that the applicant is multi-or bi-lingual, please refer to our English as an Additional Language Policy
|JESS welcomes students of determination and ensures that students are not refused admission based only on their experience of SEND. Our specialist Inclusion team ensures each child fulfils their true potential. For further information, please see our Admissions Policy and our Provision for Students of Determination.
|JESS follows the English National Curriculum year group structure with the school year commencing in September and ending in July. Progression between year groups happens in September. The entry cut off for year groups is 1st September as per UK National Curriculum standard practice. JESS strictly follows the KHDA regulations regarding admission of children. Parents are advised that this can present some difficulties for children entering the English National Curriculum from a different system.
Sixth Form Entry Requirements
For our Sixth Form entry criteria please see our Entry Criteria booklet.
The KHDA guidelines on inclusion are:
All JESS policies can be found and read on our School Policies page:
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