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Why Choose Kuwait National English School

Kuwait National English School is a Top Tier private International School in Kuwait catering to children of all Nationalities and Culutral backgrounds. The school is the most accredited school in the country and therefore the most Internationally recognized school in Kuwait, it is also the only member of the UNESCO Associated Schools Project. KNES is accredited by BSO (British Schools Overseas), CIS (Council of International Schools), NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges), BSME (British Schools of the Middle East) and COBIS (Council of British International Schools) these International recognized bodies guarantee that your child will receive the best standards of British and International education.

Kuwait National English School has as its motto "Striving for Excellence", this means that the school is dedicated to always be moving forward to, improving teaching and learning, ensuring that International and British educational Standards are met and exceeded. The school aims to ensure that children are safe and well cared for while learning to be responsible citizens of an International Community.

Kuwait National English School also provides the best value education for money in the country. The school is a not for profit school which provides small class sizes and reasonable tuition in order that our families receive the best support without paying the exorbitant fees charged by other schools in Kuwait.

Here are some comments from International Accrediting Teams over the past two years:

  • “Good learning is the norm as a result of good teaching and interesting activities.”
  • “Students’ attitudes, behaviour, personal development and their spiritual, moral, socialand cultural development are excellent.”
  • “The highly effective use of the accommodation results in the school offering a good, broad and balanced curriculum: this meets the needs of students and prepares them well for the next stage of their education.”
  • “There is a high level of student contribution and active participation in most lessons, particularly in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 2.”
  • “The care, guidance and support given to students, is a strength of the school. The culture and ethos of the school is supported by appropriate policies and procedures which ensure a safe and caring environment.”
  • “The school is well resourced.”
  • “The quality of relationships between students and teachers, and the students themselves, show genuine concern for the needs of others.”
  • “Good facilities and a clean, tidy campus. The gymnasium. swimming pool and auditorium facilities are excellent."
  • “Parents are kept fully informed of their child’s progress as a result of regular and informative reports. They hold the school in high regard.”
  • “The Guiding Statements demonstrate the school’s commitment to high quality education for students, local culture and language and global understanding.”
  • "Health and safety of students are a priority"
  • "The impact of the focus on phonics and language development in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a strength"
  • " The drive and ambition of the Director for continuing school improvment and the staff's commitment to this is a strength"
  • "Students are well motivated and keen to learn in all areas of the school."
  • "The school demonstrates a commitment to British education initiatives, both in terms of curriculum and assessment. There is a clear commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum, supported by extra-curricular activities."


Policy Statement

It is our intention to make our setting accessible to children and families from all sections of the local and International community. We aim to ensure that all members of the community have access to the setting through open, fair and clearly communicated procedures. As we prepare our students for Global Citizenship we must first ensure we provide the opportunity.


  • We make attempts to ensure advertisement of the school reaches a wide audience of persons from a varied background.
  • We ensure that information about our setting is accessible, in written and spoken form.
  • We ensure that the information necessary to families is available in both English and Arabic.
  • We ensure our setting and its practices are presented in terms that make it clear that it welcomes both fathers and mothers as active educational partners.
  • We describe our setting and its practices in terms of how it treats each child and their family, having regard to their needs arising from their gender, special educational needs, disabilities, social background, religion, ethnicity or from English being a newly acquired additional language.
  • We monitor the gender and ethnic background of children joining the group to ensure that our intake is representative of social diversity.
  • We make our Equal Opportunities Policy widely known.
  • We consult with families about the opening times of the setting to ensure we accommodate a broad range of family need.