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Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys

Educating Tomorrow's Leaders


Admissions Procedure:

There are three easy steps to apply to KD

1. Complete the enclosed 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 £40.00 (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 to the school office as well. Your son will then be entered for the Entrance Exam which will be held on Saturday 25 January 2020.

Entrance Exam:

All students must sit an entrance examination in Mathematics and English. 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 given a break.


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.


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 for this academic year (2019 - 2020) are £6,995.00 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 instalments. A discount of £200 will be given to parents who pay the entire academic year’s fee in full by the 8th of September.

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. If your child is joining from Manchester Muslim Preparatory School, your child will receive a discount on fees of £1000 (subject to terms and conditions) for the year.

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 10 October 2019 6 - 8pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

For further admission enquiries, please contact:

Bursar: Mrs E Liew 
Tel: 0161 860 7676