Age Placement Guide

Age Requirements

In accordance with the recent ADEC circular to schools dated 17th August 2016, students are required to be placed according to grade progression where year is not equal to grade. Please check the table below to understand the year level you are applying for.

Age

Grade – American and other curriculum schools

Year – ENC Schools

4 - 5

KG1

FS2

5 - 6

KG2

Y1

6 - 7

G1

Y2

7 - 8

G2

Y3

8 - 9

G3

Y4

9 - 10

G4

Y5

10 - 11

G5

Y6

11 - 12

G6

Y7

12 -13

G7

Y8

13 - 14

G8

Y9

14 - 15

G9

Y10

15 - 16

G10

Y11

16 - 17

G11

Y12

17 - 18

G12

Y13

Grade Placement

GEMS Cambridge International School, Abu Dhabi seeks to make the most appropriate placement for each student based on his or her age, academic report cards and transfer papers from the previous school, within the Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) policy and guidelines.

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