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Admission policy

Welcome to the American School of Creative Science, Layyah

Admission to the American School of Creative Science Al Layyah is conducted on a first come first served basis in a just manner. Admission is also based on the entrance exam for each grade level.

If you would like to apply to ASCS Al Layyah, please visit the school, and fill in an application form at the school’s reception desk, which is open from Sunday to Thursday from 07:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m

Admission procedures for new admissions

  • Complete the application form online or at the relevant phase reception in the school.
  • Submit the student’s passport copy along with a copy of each parent’s Emirates ID & most recent school report or (To Whom IT May Concern) letter from the student's current school.
  • Upon receipt of the application form, your son/daughter will be invited for an entrance exam and interview. KG1 and KG2 students will be invited to school with their parents for a formal interview.
  • Grades 1 to Grade 5(Girls) students will be invited for computerized examination & interviews.
  • If your application is successful and the student is offered a place, you will be notified to come in to complete all admission formalities.

Admissions to KG 1 – Grade 5(Girls) throughout the year:

  • The registration department, along with the Senior Leadership Team, will test and evaluate applications made throughout the year on a case by case basis.
  • Admissions will be based upon availability in the year group school/term reports and entrance exam results. All other registration and administrative requirements remain the same as other year groups and as listed above.

The following documentation will be required to secure a place for the student and must be received within one week of an offer of placement.

Admission Documents

To facilitate the admission of the student with the Ministry of Education, we require that you produce the following documents at the time of admission to accompany the completed application form.

  • Copy of the student’s most recent report card or ‘To Whom It May Concern’ letter from the student’s current school.
  • Copy of the student’s father’s & mother’s passport with a valid residence visa (for expats).
  • Original student’s Emirates ID card & a copy of it.
  • Both Parents’ Original Emirates ID cards. 
  • Copy of student’s birth certificate.
  • Copy of Family Register (for UAE applicants only).
  • Copy of student’s vaccination certificate.
  • Two recent colored photographs.
  • Attested original transfer certificate.
  • Attested original end of year school report.
  • A non-refundable admission fee of Dhs 500 is required to be paid at the time of registration.


Attestation of Transfer Certificates and end of term school report:

The UAE:

The transfer certificate & the report should carry the stamp of the school, as well as the Educational Zone of the emirate from which the certificate is issued. The school will retain the original Transfer Certificate.

GCC countries:

For GCC Nationals: The original end of year school report and the original transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the Ministry of Education.

For expatriates in GCC countries: The original end of year school report and the original transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Embassy of the UAE in that country.

The USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or all Western European countries:

The original end of year school report and the original transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the school, translated to English or Arabic where it is necessary.

Other Countries:

The transfer certificate & the report should be stamped of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Embassy of the UAE in that country. The school will retain the original Transfer Certificate.​

In all cases, the school certificates and other documentation should be in either Arabic or English. If another language is used, it must be legally translated and authenticated as with other documentation.

Please Note: It is the responsibility of the parent to provide the documents listed above including the copies of the resident visa. By completing and signing the registration form, the parent accepts this responsibility. The school will not be held responsible if the Ministry of Education/ SPEA refuses to register a child for any reason including missing documentation listed above.

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