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Application

We conduct daily tours at our brand new campus located in the heart of Jumeirah. You can book a tour by registering your details, or submit your school application online.

Process for Making An Application

Age Placement Guide

Required documents:

  • Copy of Birth certificate
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of  Emirates ID (if available)
  • Copy of Residence Visa (if available)
  • Recent photograph of the child
  • Copy of latest End of year and mid-term school report (excluding FS1)
  • If your child is receiving or requires additional support in school please provide details including assessment reports. Failure to disclose this information may result in the school place being withdrawn.

Application Process

You can Apply Online or you can download the Application Form and email it to registrar@safabritishschool.com

For any other admissions related enquiries, please contact Mrs Joanne Tantawi via phone +971 4 388 4300 or email registrar@safabritishschool.com. 

Admissions PolicyArabic | English

School Transport

Click here to see school transportation fees for your location. You can register online or contact School Transport Services (STS) Coordinator Mr. Christopher Lorenz via phone 0505225368 or email sde-sbs@stss.ae

assessments

FS1 – FS2

School visits for Foundation Stage 1 and Foundation Stage 2 are based primarily on observation of the child at play in a classroom setting, engaging them in conversation and looking at physical development and body awareness.

Years 1 – 9

Assessments for Year 1 to 8 are conducted either individually or in the form of a small group to ensure that it is a relaxed, stress-free experience. They include basic mathematics, reading and writing.

Assesment Criteria & Process 

Our observations and assessments take into consideration the whole child. We observe communication skills, social development, behaviour, attitude, manners, physical development – both large and small motor control – and academic levels. We are also interested in specific talents in any field – musical, sporting, or artistic, as well as academic.

We take our time to allow us to get to know your child and observations and assessments will normally take 30-50 minutes.

All observation and assessment documents, results and comments remain the property of Safa British School. After the observation/assessment, you will be contacted within a week by the registrar who will inform you whether Safa British School is able to offer a place.

Waiting Lists 

In the case that no further places are available in a year group, children who have successfully passed the entry assessment will be placed on our waiting list and seats will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.