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Admissions Process

Registration

  • All applications of Interest must be submitted by 15th March of the year prior to the year of intended entry.  Exceptions to this deadline may be considered by the Admissions Committee.
  • In order for a child to be eligible to enter Kindergarten, he/she must be 4 years of age by December 31st of the year prior to the year he/she wishes to enter.
  • Applications for mid-year entry are considered on an exceptional basis.
  • All applications of Interest must be accompanied by a copy of the identity card or passport of both the applicant and his/her parents.

In March of the year prior to the year of entry, parents who have submitted applications of Interest will be contacted to confirm their interest and to submit formal Application Form any required documentation,a photograph of the child, including their child's most recent school report, as well as, if necessary, reports from external specialists.  At this stage, references and clearance will be considered, the Administration will invoice prospective parents the entrance fee, and then proceed with the admissions process.

The Application Form and documents must be submitted to the Admissions Office. The process will not proceed until the Admissions Office has all the necessary documentation. Once this information has been received, the application will be registered on the school's database.

The Admissions Office will receive any prospective parents who would like to know more about the School, answer queries and show them around the School facilities.

Interviews, Assessments and Examinations

The Principal and/or Head of Junior or Senior, in conjunction with any other member of staff deemed appropriate, will have an interview with prospective parents.  On this occasion they will talk about their child and and get to know the family.

If the candidate already has a sibling at the school, it may be that the reference check, or the personal interview, or both, can be bypassed.

Kinder

Candidates and their parents will visit the school for an Observation Session, in which candidates will be observed as a group to determine their readiness to enter the school. This is usually conducted in Spanish.

Prep - 5th Year Liceo

The candidate must sit the Entrance Examination in: English, Maths and Spanish. 

Prep and Form 1 students will only sit for an English and Maths assessment.   

They will also have an interview with the corresponding psychologist.

Once the 5th Year Liceo candidate has been acceptedan interview with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Coordinator will be included to evaluate the subject options to choose from. 

Acceptance

Upon acceptance, the Admissions Office will send all relevant information to the Billing Department in Administration.

The Admissions Office will send all the accepted families, an Acceptance Folder with documents, to read, sign and send back to school. The family should return the signed documentation together with the Health and Vaccination Cards, a certificate of healthy vision and hearing, by October 1st of the year prior to the year of entry.