Admission Details | British School in Dubai | Sunmarke International School


Starting at a new school is both exciting and challenging for a child. Our faculty and staff will ensure the comfort of your child, and our vibrant and welcoming student community will ensure a smooth transition of your child to the new school environment.

Sunmarke welcomes applications from students of all nationalities who demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the school and community.

Sunmarke also accepts students with additional learning needs. However, Sunmarke does not have the provision for those with severe or complex learning or developmental needs.

Priority is given to students of other Fortes Education institutions and to students who have a sibling(s) at a Fortes school or preschool.

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Entry Assessments

Foundation Stage 1 & 2

An informal assessment is held with the child to assess suitability and readiness to start school.

Year 1 to 13

Admission of applicants is subject to an interview and successful completion of the School’s Assessment Tests in English and Maths. Where applicable, review of records from the student’s previous school(s) is considered.

Admission Guidelines

Opening Dates

Sunmarke School is currently accepting applications for the academic year 2016-17 and 2017-18 for all year groups from Nursery to Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13.

To apply, please fill out our online Application Form and we shall revert back to you.

You can also contact the Admissions Office on +971 4 423 8900 (Temporary Only), and speak to one of our admissions officer who will be delighted to help you.

English Language Learning

English is the language of instruction at Sunmarke. For Year 2 to 9 students who require support and for whom English is not the first language, Sunmarke provides English language support and remedial classes. ‘Intensive support’ to develop age-appropriate English language skills may also be offered (at the school's option as per the capacity available in the Individual Needs Department).

Class Sizes

Sunmarke School’s teacher-student ratio at Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) & Foundation Stage 2 (FS2) is 1:22, and 1:26 for Years 1 to 13. The school retains the right to increase the class size as warranted, for example when students are set by ability for specific subjects. FS1, FS2 and Years 1 to 3 have a Learning Support Assistant assigned to each class.

Guaranteed Placements

Sunmarke offers guaranteed places to students who graduate from or have completed one academic year at a Fortes school or preschool, which include Regent International School and any one of the Jumeirah International Nurseries, respectively. Students receive an offer only after successfully completing Sunmarke’s admissions process.

Please select the link below to start the enquiry process at Sunmarke or one of our affiliate educational institutions:

Sunmarke School
Regent International School
Jumeirah International Nurseries

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