Year Group
Academic Year 2022/23

We are delighted that you are considering Jebel Ali School as the school of choice for your child/children. As a well established, much loved, community school in Dubai, we will ensure that your child’s happiness and learning are at the heart of everything we do. 

To contact our Admissions team, please email or call on +971 (0)4 884 6485.


Waitlist Information

Applications are now open for the academic year 2023 - 2024 with limited spaces available for Term 2, 2022. 

Jebel Ali School accepts applications for the current and coming academic years with the following exceptions: 

  • Year 10-11 is a two-year GCSE learning programme. Applications are only accepted for entry into Year 10 at the start of the academic year. 

  • Year 12-13 is a two-year A-level learning programme. Applications are only accepted for entry into Year 12 at the start of the academic year. 

Limited places are available throughout Secondary for this academic year. 

Intake Years

Academic Year 2023/24
Academic Year 2024/25
Year 12

As Dubai is a transitory place, do check in with our Admissions team as our waiting lists can change frequently. Your application will remain on a waiting list until you advise us to remove it or you do not respond to our communications. We will only contact you if your child is being considered for an available place or to remain on the waiting list.


Admissions Age Ranges

As a through-school, we welcome children from three years old (once they are toilet trained).


As per the KHDA cut off, we take the child’s age on 1 September to guide their academic year group.


Please refer to the KHDA Admissions and Transfer Guidelines to find out which year group your child will be placed in for Academic year 2022/23.


Jebel Ali School is a fully inclusive school and subscribes to Federal Law 29 governing admission to schools as per the KHDA Dubai Inclusive Policy framework.


If you wish to apply to JAS for your child/children, please take a moment to read and understand the following step by step process before starting on an application. It is a good idea to review our waitlist information above - should you need any clarification, please email us at

Step 1

The first step is to pay the application fee of AED 525 (incl 5% VAT) per child. There are two ways that payment can be made:

Option 1 - Credit Card
please fill out the editable credit card authorisation form (CCAF). You will need to download this and submit it within your application form in Step 2.

Option 2 - Bank Transfer: if you would prefer to pay the fee via bank transfer, please see the bank details below. You need to take a screenshot of your bank transfer as proof of payment and submit this into your application form in Step 2.

Bank: Emirates Islamic Bank
Account Name: Jebel Ali School
Account Number: 3707623323513
Address: Dubai
Branch: Main Branch, Deira
Swift Code: MEBLAEAD
IBAN: AE970340003707623323513

Step 2

The second step is to complete the appropriate application form for your child - listed on the right of this page. If you are applying for more than one child, you will need to complete one application form for each child.

Within the online application form, you will be asked to upload the following documents, please have them to hand:

- Applicant’s Birth certificate
- Applicant’s Passport
- Applicant’s Emirates ID (front and back), if available
- Parent’s Emirates ID (front and back), if available, if not passport copy 
- Latest end of year report for FS2 and above
- Latest interim school report (for Y1 and above mid-year applications)
- Proof of application fee payment: upload your completed CCAF or bank transfer screenshot


Step 3

Your child has now be added to the waiting list and the Admission team will be in contact to arrange an evaluation.

Entrance evaluations are required for all year groups outside of FS1. Typically this involves reviewing your child/children's current reports/CAT4 scores. We may invite your child to complete an evaluation in school. Sixth form students are invited to participate in an interview/guidance meeting