GEMS Wellington School - Qatar admits pupils in line with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education regulations and the GEMS admission policy.
Year Group Placement GEMS Wellington School – Qatar seeks to make the most appropriate year group placement for each student based on his or her age, as well as academic, social and emotional development within policy guidelines. For this reason, new students are required to complete an appropriate level assessment to determine placement and fit. For Foundation Stage 1, Foundation Stage 2 ,Year 1 and Year 2 this will be an observation based assessment and looks at basic sounds, letters, number, shapes and colours. For Year 3 there will be an English writing and mathematics assessment. For Year 4 upwards will sit a Cognitive Ability Test (CAT) Assessments at school (or at home school in case of overseas students).
Previous Schooling All new students must provide official documentation of previous school experience, report card, and test scores. All documents provided should be in English and in case of overseas students it should be attested from Qatar Embassy ( at home country) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar. The school may request certification of translation from the Consulate of the country in which the student last attended to meet admission requirements.