Admissions Information

 

The Admissions Department is now accepting online applications for the Academic Year 2020-2021. Click here to apply.

 

The International School of London (ISL) Qatar offers a rigorous international education to students from ages 3 to 18. In addition to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes, ISL is known for its exclusive mother tongue language programmes integrated into the curriculum. Over 70 nationalities are represented in the student body with over twelve mother tongue languages taught. ISL Qatar is seeking students who have a good record of achievement and attendance and will contribute positively to the life of the school.

The best way to determine whether the school is a good match for your family is to make an online reservation for a school tour which takes place each Monday. Alternatively, the office is open from 7.30 am to 3.00 pm, Sunday to Thursday for scheduled appointments.

Note: Due to the volume of applications, unscheduled visits cannot be accommodated.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed application form with one passport size photo.
  2. Copies of the applicant’s and the parent or guardian’s passport and Qatar ID (Residence permit number).
  3. Copy of the applicant’s vaccination card.
  4. Evaluation fee of QAR 530 paid by credit card, cash, cheque or bank transfer. The Evaluation Fee covers administrative costs only and does not guarantee a place in the school.
  5. For Early Childhood to Grade 2: Current or previous school report if available.
  6. For Grade 3 to Grade 12: School reports for the previous two years and reports for the current year.
  7. The results of any standardized testing, including educational evaluations or other medical reports.
  8.  Completed Teacher Reference Form (for all Grades).
  9. For Secondary Students: All applicants should provide, a Letter of Recommendation from the Head of School or Principal, submitted on headed paper and stamped. This letter should address the applicant’s overall academic ability, any specific ability or learning need, and behavior.
  10.  For Grade 9,10,11 and 12 applicants: Please upload the latest transcript.

NOTE: The application will not be considered until all the items have been received. Parents are advised to read the Admissions Information which includes the Terms and Conditions of the school. The signature of the parent or guardian on the Application Form constitutes acceptance of all stated Terms and Conditions, Fee regulations and the notice of withdrawal.

Acceptance Policy

Application is made by submitting all the documents on the checklist at which point the file will be considered for admission review and assessment. The applications which are accepted will be then placed in a waiting pool awaiting placement subject to availability.

Once a place has been offered, the family has five (5) days to confirm acceptance by::

  1. Signing and returning the documents (offer letter, fee regulations, MOE document) before the deadline set in the offer letter.
  2. Paying the non-returnable Registration Fee of QAR 2,652 and the non-refundable advance payment of QAR 2,500 per child.
  3. If the employer is paying all or part of the fees, a completed “Employer Certification Form”, signed and stamped by the employer, must also be submitted at this time.
  4. If the deadline is missed, the offer will be withdrawn.

 

 

 

Correlation of Programmes School Year 2020 - 2021

ISL Qatar

Age Birthdate (30 Sept cut-off) ISL Qatar        
3-4 Oct. 1 2016 - Sept. 30 2017 EC1        
4-5 Oct. 1 2015 - Sept. 30 2016 EC2        

Primary School

5-6 Oct. 1 2014 - Sept. 30 2015 Kindergarten        
6-7 Oct. 1 2013 - Sept. 30 2014 Grade 1        
7-8 Oct. 1 2012 - Sept. 30 2013 Grade 2        
8-9 Oct. 1 2011 - Sept. 30 2012 Grade 3        
9-10 Oct. 1 2010 - Sept. 30 2011 Grade 4        
10-11 Oct. 1 2009 - Sept. 30 2010 Grade 5        

Middle School

11-12 Oct. 1 2008 - Sept. 30 2009 Grade 6        
12-13 Oct. 1 2007 - Sept. 30 2008 Grade 7        
13-14 Oct. 1 2006 - Sept. 30 2007 Grade 8        

High School

14-15 Oct. 1 2005 - Sept. 30 2006 Grade 9        
15-16 Oct. 1 2004 - Sept. 30 2005 Grade 10        
16-17 Oct. 1 2003 - Sept. 30 2004 Grade 11        
17-18 Oct. 1 2002 - Sept. 30 2003 Grade 12        

US

AgeBirthdate (30 Sept cut-off)US
3-4Oct. 1 2015 - Sept. 30 20163 Year Old
4-5Oct. 1 2014 - Sept. 30 2015Pre - Kindergarten

Primary School

5-6Oct. 1 2013 - Sept. 30 2014Kindergarten
6-7Oct. 1 2012 - Sept. 30 2013Grade 1
7-8Oct. 1 2011 - Sept. 30 2012Grade 2
8-9Oct. 1 2010 - Sept. 30 2011Grade 3
9-10Oct. 1 2009 - Sept. 30 2010Grade 4
10-11Oct. 1 2008 - Sept. 30 2009Grade 5

Middle School

11-12Oct. 1 2007 - Sept. 30 2008Grade 6

12-13Oct. 1 2006 - Sept. 30 2007Grade 7

13-14Oct. 1 2005 - Sept. 30 2006Grade 8



High School

14-15Oct. 1 2004 - Sept. 30 2005Grade 9
15-16Oct. 1 2003 - Sept. 30 2004Grade 10

16-17Oct. 1 2002 - Sept. 30 2003Grade 11
17-18Oct. 1 2001 - Sept. 30 2002Grade 12

UK

AgeBirthdate (30 Sept cut-off)UK
3-4Oct. 1 2015 - Sept. 30 2016Nursery
4-5Oct. 1 2014 - Sept. 30 2015Reception

Primary School

5-6Oct. 1 2013 - Sept. 30 2014Year 1
6-7Oct. 1 2012 - Sept. 30 2013Year 2
7-8Oct. 1 2011 - Sept. 30 2012Year 3
8-9Oct. 1 2010 - Sept. 30 2011Year 4
9-10Oct. 1 2009 - Sept. 30 2010Year 5
10-11Oct. 1 2008 - Sept. 30 2009Year 6

Middle School

11-12Oct. 1 2007 - Sept. 30 2008Year 7 / Form 1

12-13Oct. 1 2006 - Sept. 30 2007Year 8 / Form 2

13-14Oct. 1 2005 - Sept. 30 2006Year 9 / Form 3



High School

14-15Oct. 1 2004 - Sept. 30 2005Year 10 / Form 4
15-16Oct. 1 2003 - Sept. 30 2004Year 11 / Form 5

16-17Oct. 1 2002 - Sept. 30 2003Year 12 / Lower Sixth
17-18Oct. 1 2001 - Sept. 30 2002Year 13 / Upper Sixth

IB

AgeBirthdate (30 Sept cut-off)IB
3-4Oct. 1 2015 - Sept. 30 2016ECP1
4-5Oct. 1 2014 - Sept. 30 2015ECP2

Primary School

5-6Oct. 1 2013 - Sept. 30 2014PYP1
6-7Oct. 1 2012 - Sept. 30 2013PYP2
7-8Oct. 1 2011 - Sept. 30 2012PYP3
8-9Oct. 1 2010 - Sept. 30 2011PYP4
9-10Oct. 1 2009 - Sept. 30 2010PYP5
10-11Oct. 1 2008 - Sept. 30 2009PYP6

Middle School

11-12Oct. 1 2007 - Sept. 30 2008MYP1

12-13Oct. 1 2006 - Sept. 30 2007MYP2

13-14Oct. 1 2005 - Sept. 30 2006MYP3



High School

14-15Oct. 1 2004 - Sept. 30 2005MYP4
15-16Oct. 1 2003 - Sept. 30 2004MYP5

16-17Oct. 1 2002 - Sept. 30 2003IBD1
17-18Oct. 1 2001 - Sept. 30 2002IBD2