Policies and Procedures


Punctuality and regular attendance are vital to the academic and social progress of all our students. All students must be in school by 7:15 am and attend all classes punctually. They cannot leave the school until 2:15 pm with the exception of Early Years who finish at 12.30 pm. The parents of students who arrive late on a regular basis will be invited into the school to discuss the reasons why.

Statutory requirements

It is a statutory requirement that all children in Kuwait between the ages of 5 years and 6 months to 16 years old must attend school. Parents will be asked to explain any absence and frequent absences will be reported to the Ministry of Education and may also lead to exclusion from the school for the following academic year. If student absence exceeds 15 days in one continuous absence or from several different occasions without an acceptable excuse in one term, the student flies will be referred to the Ministry for Private Education.


All absence due to sickness must be supported by a doctor's medical certificate and any request for extended leave must be submitted to the class teacher in the first instance who will then speak with their line manager.

Apart from Year 11 and 12, the school does not offer study leave up to and during examinations. Absence during this period will be counted as unauthorised and parents again will be asked to explain these. In addition, frequent absence has a detrimental educational effect as teaching and assessments continues up until the end of each school term.

Uniform is compulsory at Cambridge English School and students who do not wear the correct full school uniform will be asked to contact their parents to bring in the correct school uniform.


                                                   Boys                                                                                                                       Girls

                                                   White shirt (school design)                                                                                     White shirt (school design)

                                                   Regulation trousers (school design)                                                                       Regulation skirt (school design)

                                                   School waistcoat (for KG and Reception only)                                                       School tie                                                                                              School tie                                                                                                                Jumper (school design)

                                                   Jumper (school design)                                                                                          Plain, flat, black shoes

                                                   Plain, flat, black shoes                                                  















                                                       Boys P.E. Kit                                                                                                        Girls P.E Kit

                                                       School tee shirt                                                                                                     School tee shirt

                                                       School P.E. shorts                                                                                                 School P.E. bottoms

                                                       Track suit (school colours)                                                                                    Track suit (school colours)

                                                       Trainers                                                                                                                 Trainers

Key Policies

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Anti-Bullying Policy

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Behavior Management Policy

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Internet Acceptable Use Policy

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Complaints Procedure

Bus & Transportation Policy

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Safeguarding Policy