Al Sahwa Schools Admissions Policy

Al Sahwa Schools Admissions Policy, Procedures and Selection

Rationale:

We are a learning community committed to our core values and Oman’s rich cultural heritage while embodying high quality international education. We exist to educate students to become the leaders of the future.

Aims:

At Al Sahwa Schools, we offer a bilingual, gender segregated education delivered through international programmes whilst retaining Omani culture and identity.

Procedures:

We welcome you to Al Sahwa Schools and we are pleased to clarify the admissions policy, its requirements, admissions tests and registration procedures.

The school has 56 homerooms distributed as follows:

8 homerooms in KG - 4 for KG1 and 4 for KG2

12 homerooms in Primary School for Grades 1- 6 Boys

12 homerooms in Primary School for Grades 1- 6 Girls

12 homerooms in Secondary School for Grades 7-12 Boys

12 homerooms in Secondary School for Grades 7-12 Girls

Number of students in each grade cannot exceed the following:

KG1: 16         KG2: 22        Grades 1-6: 22         Grades 7-12: 24

The Board of Trustees may grant discretionary additional places up to a maximum of 1 per class.

There is a specific age to accept students in KG1 to Grade 12 as follows:

KG1: student is not less than three and half years old on 1st September of every academic year.

KG2: student is not less than four and half years old on 1st September of every academic year.

Grade 1: student is not less than five and half years old and not more than seven years old on 1st September of every academic year

Information about the tests for all grades:

The hierarchy of entry criteria is as follows:

*In the case of two or more applicants equally satisfying the criteria, the place will be offered to the one whose original application was received first by the School

Admission Procedures

1. Initial Inquiry (any time)

 Responsibility – Registrar & Marketing Officer  

2. Application Received (maximum 12 months in advance)

Responsibility – Admissions Officer + Data Entry Officer

3. Day of the entrance tests

Responsibility – Data Entry Officer + Accounts

4. Assessment

Responsibility – Student Welfare Officer & Principals of School

 

*Rejection Letter by Email/Letter

# Waiting list managed by Registrar & Marketing Officer

 

 5. Enrolment

Responsibility – Registrar & Marketing Officer + Data Entry Officer + Accounts

6. Data Completion

Responsibility - Registrar & Marketing Officer + Data Entry Officer + Accounts

 

7. Enrolment Completion 

Responsibility – Registrar & Marketing Officer + Data Entry Officer

 

 Admissions Information:

 

1. Essential Documentation

 

2. Admissions Tests

 

3. Admissions Assessment Team

 

4. Results

5. Appeals

 

6. Fees

 

 

Policy written

Elisabeth Craig, November 2016

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 November 2017

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