Kuwait International English School – Hawally, Kuwait

Kuwait International English School – Hawally, Kuwait, iiQ8

Address of Kuwait International English School
Kuwait Kuwait

Hawalli Governorate


Block 10

Al Hassan Al Basri Street

Contact Information of Kuwait International English School

+965 22219228
+965 22219229



“After holding management roles in many countries, it is a true pleasure to return to Kuwait and especially to the Kuwait International English School. This is a very special place and we are fully committed to making a positive difference to every child that walks through our doors. We take pride in engaging with students, parents and the local community, and employing the best support systems to strive for the highest academic and student standards. And we are proud to say we are taking incredible strides in making each and every student graduate, college or career ready. To create a positive encouraging environment, we embrace the challenges of the future but always hold true our values to the finest English teaching traditions. We believe Kuwait International English School is a wonderful and unique place to learn and grow. There will be many smiles, successes, and achievements along the journey, and I look forward to warmly greeting and meeting you in person when you visit the school. We are humbled and honored that you are considering KIES”.

School Principal John P. Brewer


To be one of the most sought after international-English schools in Kuwait, attracting the best teachers from all over the world to deliver an adapted, practical version of the British curriculum, and dedicated to building a prominent reputation for nurturing and producing the best achieving young minds. To be the British school of choice in Kuwait, renowned for inspiring the unique in every individual, to grow young minds and character with an engaging and bespoke educational experience beyond the expected, unlocking maximum potential and embracing the aspirations and ambitions of a changing world.


KIES is licensed by the Private Education Department of the Kuwait Ministry of Education. Award of our license requires a successful inspection from approved inspectors registered with the UK Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted). The last such inspection took place in March 2019.


In March 2019 KIES was passed by a UK Government Inspectorate approved by the UK Department for Education (DfE) to inspect British International Schools.


KIES follows the National Curriculum of England and is an approved examination center for:

  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
  • Advanced Subsidiary level (AS Level)
  • Advanced level (A Level).

IGCSE AS and A Level examination through Edexcel and Cambridge International Examinations. Boards (UK)

Curriculum accommodation is made for studies required by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait:

  • Arabic for Arabs & non-Arabs
  • Islamic Studies for Muslim students with Arabic as a first language
  • Islamic Studies for Muslim students with Arabic as an additional language
  • Quranic Studies for Muslim Kuwaiti students (optional for non-Kuwaiti Muslims)
  • Kuwait Social Studies


KIES is a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME)

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Kuwait National English School – Hawally, Kuwait

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