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Brighton College

Brighton College

Entry ages 2020-2021

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi offers its pupils a vibrant and challenging learning environment and a distinctive British independent school ethos which reflects the values and dynamic culture of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.

Brighton College welcomes pupils from around the world and we are proud to have a diverse student community with over 70 nationalities represented throughout the College. The Admissions team understand that your child(ren) may be applying from different curriculums and to help you ensure that we will be considering them for the correct year group we have attached the 13 year and 12 year equivalencies below. Brighton College operates a 13 year curriculum from FS1 to Year 13 supporting over 1800 pupils.

Please note depending on the date of application and your child(ren)’s current academic cycle this may be adjusted. If you have any questions regarding year group placement, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team. 

Date 

Age

    UK      Year   Group

IB - US   Grade

1 September 2002 – 31 August 2003

17-18

Year 13

Grade 12

1 September 2003 – 31 August 2004

16-17

Year 12

Grade 11

1 September 2004 – 31 August 2005

 15-16

 Year 11

 Grade 10

1 September 2005 – 31 August 2006

 14-15

 Year 10

 Grade 9

1 September 2006 – 31 August 2007

 13-14

 Year 9

 Grade 8

1 September 2007 – 31 August 2008

 12-13

 Year 8

 Grade 7

1 September 2008 – 31 August 2009

 11-12

 Year 7

 Grade 6

1 September 2009 – 31 August 2010

 10-11

 Year 6

 Grade 5

1 September 2010 – 31 August 2011

 9-10

 Year 5

 Grade 4

1 September 2011 – 31 August 2012

 8-9

 Year 4

 Grade 3

1 September 2012 – 31 August 2013

 7-8

 Year 3

 Grade 2

1 September 2013 – 31 August 2014

 6-7

 Year 2

 Grade 1

1 September 2014 – 31 August 2015

 5-6

 Year 1

KG2

1 September 2015 – 31 August 2016

 4-5

FS2

KG1

1 September 2016 – 31 August 2017

 3-4

FS1

(Nursery)

PRE-KG1