Jeddah Prep & Grammar School,
(The International British/Dutch School)

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Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, (The International British/Dutch School)

Address
c/o British Consulate General, PO Box 6316, Jeddah, 21442, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (+966) 2 654 2354
Fax: (+966) 2 238 0232
hmsec@jpgs.org
www.jprepgramm.sch.sa

School Summary
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National, UK, curricula.
GCE, GCSE, IGCSE exams.
500 students, 2-18 yrs.

Established for almost 40 years, Jeddah Prep & Grammar School (The International British/Dutch School) is the recognized traditional British school of the region. Adhering to the UK National curriculum, JPGS provides education for over 500 children in the age group of two years up to 18 (up to A-Level). The average class size is 17 and the pupil/teacher ratio is 11:1.

There is an excellent pastoral programme within the Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, (The International British/Dutch School) and to get to know pupils and make them feel secure. Examination results at IGCSE and A-Level place the school within the top 1% worldwide.

The Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, (The International British/Dutch School) is accredited by the UK Independent Schools Joint Council and the Headmaster is an elected member of IAPS. It is also an examination centre for both Edexcel (London) and UCLES (Cambridge).

The Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, (The International British/Dutch School) moved to the Al-Naeem district of Jeddah in September 1998. The new campus provides the school with excellent modern facilities and the opportunity of housing the new Grammar School.

Originally established by the British and Dutch Embassies in conjunction with the Saudi British Bank and Saudi Dutch Bank, the school now accepts pupils of all nationalities, with some 50 countries being represented. Non-native English-speaking children are admitted subject to a satisfactory standard of English language development.

All overseas contract staff and the majority of local staff, are UK-trained and qualified. Currently over 85% have been recruited directly from the UK with the remainder being local employees.

All rooms in the school are air-conditioned. Facilities include three science laboratories, a CDT room, a FTT room, an art room, two gymnasiums, two halls, a suite of music rooms, a library, a 25-metre swimming pool, a beginners' pool, a PC laboratory and computer clusters throughout the school.

The Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, (The International British/Dutch School) year starts in early September and finishes at the end of June/beginning of July. There are three terms with the traditional holidays being observed. However, the working week is from Saturday to Wednesday, the school being closed on Thursday and Friday. Security measures are of the highest standard, working in close liaison with the British Consulate.

Due to the success of recent changes and the resulting increase in pupil numbers, the school currently has waiting lists in a number of year groups. Therefore, potential applicants for places are advised to contact the school as early as possible, preferably before arrival in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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