Admissions Policy

MIS has  designed  the  admissions  policy to  make  sure  that  students are appropriately  placed  so that  those  admitted have a higher  probability  of success in their overall learning  experience. To be able to comply with its mission statement, the School ensures that it admits students that meet the following criteria provided there is space available for the grades applied for:

 

Age Criteria:

For prospective  students wanting admission in KG 1, KG 2 or grade 1, age is

the primary criteria on which basis the child may apply for admission, as set by the Ministry of Education.

 

Grade

Age (As of 31 December of that academic year)

KG 1

4

KG 2

5

1

6

 

Documentation Criteria:

For admissions  in  to  the  remaining  grades,  grade  2  to  grade  12, it  is

mandatory to submit the following (apart from other documents mentioned further below) based on which a students eligibility to apply for admission is considered:

1.   Pass certificate of the last grade level

2.   Pass certificate for the last two grades  for registration  in Grade 11 and

Grade 12

3.   Transfer  certificate  for students applying  for registration  during  the academic year.

 

Required documentation for all Applicants:

1.   Completed application form.

2.   Studen passpor (2 copies  with  valid UAE  residence  visa). Original passport should be presented.

3.   Sponsor/Guardian passport (2 copies with a valid UAE residence visa)

4.   Student Birth Certificate (2 copies in either English or Arabic). The original should be presented.

5.   Recent passport size photos (6 copies)

           6. 2 copies of the Nationality ID (family book) for U.A.E. nationals.

           7.   Student school report from previous school (if applicable) for 2 previous years (1 copy)

           8.   Immunization records (1 copy)

           9.   Application  fee  (Dh 500) deductible from  school  fees  once  child  is admitted.

          10. Continuation  of Studies Certificate from the current school and second term report card.

 

          11. Before summer vacation, an attested transfer certificate and final report card from the previous school should be submitted.

 

      Transfer Certificate Attestation:

        1.   If issued from any of the U.A.E. emirates (other than Sharjah) – should be

attested from that Emirates educational zone.

         2.   If issued from any of the GCC countries  – should be attested from the

Ministry of Education of the country the certificate was issued at.

         3.   If  issued  from  USA/Canada/Australia/New Zealand/Western Europe  – an original certificate with the  previous  class stated  clearly, sealed  by the school stamp  and issued in or translated  to English or Arabic (the translation should be legally attested).

       4.   All other  countries  – an original certificate sealed by the school stamp, issued  in or translated  to English or Arabic language  (the  translation should be legally attested) and attested from the Ministry of Education, then  the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then  the UAE embassy  in that country.

 

    Academic Skills Criteria:

 

     KG 1 and KG 2:

     1.   The child and the parents  are called in for a meeting  with the Primary

School psychologist to determine the childs readiness for school.

     2.   The child should be toilet trained.

 

     3.   The child should be able to express his needs.

 

   Grades 1 to 12:

       1.   The applicant  must  have an interview with the  teacher  leaders  at the grade level that admission is required. 

       2.  The applicants must submit Report cards from previous school(s). If theaverage mark in their previous school is less than 80%, a placement exam in English and Math is taken  by the           applicant.  The minimum passing grade for the entrance exam is 60%

       3.   Students registering for Grade 12 British need to have passed five IGCSE subjects.

       4.   Students with severe, complex or specialized educational needs may not be admitted as MIS will not be able to fulfil their needs. Mild specialized educational needs  will be              assessed  during  the  initial diagnostic  test followed by formative assessments, if the interviewer feels the need  to further evaluate a students learning abilities. Admission              of the child will be determined both  upon  the  diagnostic  test  and  feedback  from the interviewing panel.

        5.   An application received during the middle of the School Year is thoroughly investigated to determine the reason for admission requirement at such a time.

 

     Medical Information:

          1.   Information regarding allergies, special medical conditions, etc.

          2.   Up to date  contact  details  and  telephone numbers  for both  parents/

guardians, and an emergency  back-up phone number.

 

 

The school administration is the final authority in deciding the admission of the applicant in his/her interest and that of the school.

 

 

CONTACT INFO

P.O.Box: 7190 
Tel: + 971 6 5014400 
Fax: + 971 6 5664441 
Email: Info@almarifa-intsch.ae 
Website: www.almarifa-intsch.ae