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Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys

Educating Tomorrow's Leaders

Admissions

Admissions Procedure:

There are three easy steps to apply to KD

1. Download and fill in a Registration Form Click here to download a registration form.

2. Attach proof of your son’s date of birth - either a copy of his Birth Certificate or the information page of his Passport.

3. Enclose the Registration fee of £25.00 (Cheques should be made payable to "KD Grammar School for Boys"). You can then post this to school or bring them directly to the school office. Registration forms must be submitted on or by Friday 20 January 2017. Your son will then be entered for the Entrance Exam which will be held on Saturday 4 February 2017.

Entrance Exam:

All students must sit an entrance examination in Mathematics, English and Islamic Studies. All candidates will be expected to bring their pen and pencil but they will not need a calculator.

The examinations will be spread over the course of a morning and boys will be provided with refreshments.

Candidates wishing to apply for entry in other years will also need to sit examinations in the core subjects. This is to determine their academic standard within key areas of the National Curriculum.

Interview:

If your son passes, he will be invited to attend, a formal interview with the Head Teacher. Parents are invited to be present. The school will also obtain a confidential report from your son’s current school. A students will only be offered a place if the Head Teacher is satisfied that he has met all the entrance criteria. In order to maintain small class sizes entry to the school is competitive and based on academic performance and interview.

Fees:

Fees for this academic year (2016 - 2017) are £6,860 per anum. Fees are reviewed each year. Any increase is usually decided by the Trust in May. Parents are asked to pay fees by Direct Debit in single payment, three termly or ten monthly installments.

If you have more than one child in the school, the first Child will pay the full fee, the second child will receive a 15% discount and subsequent siblings will receive a 25% discount. Students coming from MMPS receive a £1000 discount.

Open Evenings:

Open Evenings provide the perfect opportunity for parents to visit the school, speak to staff and pupils. It is strongly encouraged that prospective parents make every effort to attend this. Our Open Evening for this academic year will be held on Thursday 9 March 2017 6 - 8pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For further admission enquiries, please contact:

Admission Officer: Mrs S Khan
Tel: 0161 860 7676 
Email: admin@kdgrammar.co.uk

For bursary enquiries, please contact:

Bursar: Mrs E Liew 
Tel: 0161 860 7676 (ext: 3) 
Email: bursar@kdgrammar.co.uk