Arabic Year at King's Academy (AY) enrolls 15-20 students from around the world each year. These students, in grades 10-12 (including post-graduate students) share a desire to explore the Arabic language and culture. Students admitted into AY must have demonstrated suitable academic achievement in their current school, have a willingness to immerse themselves in a new culture and language and be able to show the required maturity to live in an overseas boarding environment. Students of varying levels of Arabic language - from beginner to advanced - can be enrolled in the program.
A complete application to Arabic Year will include the following:
- Student application
- Parent application
- Academic recommendation
- Character recommendation
- Transcripts from the current year and past two years
- Interview (to be conducted via Skype or phone)
To receive notification by March 7, 2019, applicants must complete the above application process by January 10, 2019. After that date, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Students or families interested in learning more about the program should email Arabic Year or call the King's Academy Office of Admissions at +962 6 430 0230 ext. 1112.