School Update Information for Start of Year
Dear KNES Parents and Students
Welcome to the new academic year 2021-2022. We trust that you have had a wonderful summer break and we look forward to welcoming you back to school as we have missed seeing you for more than a year.
Following the directive of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health of Kuwait, we are pleased to inform you of the following:
Ø School will be open as from 1st September 2021.
Ø 1st and 2nd September 2021, parents will come in to collect logins and passwords for online learning.
Ø SEN and Pre-School will commence in-class full time teaching and learning on 5th September 2021 at 7:30am.
Ø Online teaching and learning will take place from Sunday 5th September 2021, till Thursday 23rd September 2021 for Early Years, Primary and Secondary.
Ø From 26th September 2021 onwards in-class full time teaching, and learning will commence for Early Years, Primary and Secondary pupils.
Ø All children over the age of 12 years, if already vaccinated with one or both shots of the vaccine, must bring in printed vaccination certificates from the 1st of September 2021 onwards. Printed copies of certificates are to be handed in to the school administration.
Ø Students who are not vaccinated must produce a negative PCR test result every Sunday of the week.
Ø It is mandatory for all students to wear masks during the school day.
Ø The school will be following Ministry guidelines for safety, social distancing, sanitization, and regular symptom checks.
At KNES we are fully committed to provide 100 percent in class teaching and learning with 20 students per class. The school has decided not to pursue hybrid learning; therefore, places are limited as we can only accommodate 20 per class as per Ministry Regulations.
Looking forward to seeing you in school soon.