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Thank you for your interest in the American School of Creative Science Al Layyah. ASCS Al Layyah welcomes students from all nationalities who are able to access the curriculum and support the positive behavior policy and ethos of the school.

If you would like to register your interest, please Click here.

General Admission Information

  • The academic year begins in September and ends in June/July.
  • Each academic year consists of 3 terms with a winter, spring, and summer break.
  • School is closed during all UAE public holidays.
  • Admission depends on availability of places (first come first served) and the age of the child. Please look below for age guidelines for admission to respective grades.

Grade Level Date of Birth as per Ministry of Education Policy 2019-2020
KG 1 31-Dec-15 1-Jan-15
KG 2 31-Dec-14 1-Jan-14
Grade 1 31-Dec-13 1-Jan-13
Grade 2 31-Dec-12 1-Jan-12
Grade 3 31-Dec-11 1-Jan-11
Grade 4 31-Dec-10 1-Jan-10

New admission procedures

  • A fully completed registration form.
  • Upon receipt of the application form, you will be informed about the entrance exam and interview date.
  • If your application is successful and your child is offered a place, you will be notified to come in to complete all admission formalities.

The following documentation will be required to secure a place for your child before an offer is confirmed. Delays in confirming a place for your child may result in the loss of your spot.

If residence visas are still being processed, the passports must show the immigration entry stamp, and a company letter should be submitted confirming that visa applications are being processed. This can only be accepted on a temporary basis, and photocopies of residence visas MUST be forwarded to the school as soon as visas are issued. These should be sent to the admissions department if the transfer certificate is issued in:


  • It should carry the stamp of the school as well as the Educational Zone of the emirate from which the certificate is issued. We will keep the original transfer certificate.

GCC countries:

  • For GCC Nationals, the transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the school and be stamped by the Ministry of Education. We will keep the original school report and the transfer certificate.
  • For expatriates in GCC countries, the transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the school, the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Embassy of the UAE in that country. We will keep the original transfer certificate.

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

  • The transfer certificate should carry the stamp of the school, translated to English or Arabic where it is necessary. We will keep the original transfer certificate.

For any other country:

  • The transfer certificate should be stamped by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Embassy of the UAE in that country. We will keep 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 cannot be held responsible if the ministry refuses to register a child because of a lack of documentation.

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