Age/Grade Information

iCademy Middle East places students in age-appropriate grade levels in accordance with the Ministry of Education/KHDA regulations.

We encourage you to use the chart below to ensure that they are applying to the correct grade level, taking into account the differences that exist in the naming of grades or years around the world.

Age US
Curriculum
“Year”
British
Curriculum
“Year”
Australia/NZ
Curriculum
“Year”
South Africa
Curriculum
“Year”
5 years old Kg 1 Prep /
Kindergarten
Reception
6 years old 1 2 1 1
7 years old 2 3 2 2
8 years old 3 4 3 3
9 years old 4 5 4 4
10 years old 5 6 5 5
11 years old 6 7 6 6
12 years old 7 8 7 7
13 years old 8 9 8 8
14 years old 9 10 9 9
15 years old 10 11 10 10
16 years old 11 12 11 11
17 years old 12 13 12 12