Thank you for considering Newark School for your child.
We are an international, independent, English-speaking school with more than 46 different nationalities.
We take pride in the multicultural environment we host for our students and teachers.
We are a fast-growing school however our classes are made up of small groups as to be able to focus on the individual needs of each and every student.
We follow a national curriculum framework in our school and our syllabus and classes revolve around the level and ability of our students. The framework is easily accessible online via this link: https://curriculum.gov.mt/en/Pages/Home.aspx
We want our students to enjoy attending school as it is part of their everyday life and children learn more when they enjoy what they do.
Our Day at School
School starts at 7:45 am and finishes at 1:50 pm (latest) with a break at around 10.30am. The break time is dependent on the class since we adopt a staggered break approach at the school for health and safety considerations.
The day in the classroom is divided into eight periods of 35 – 40 minutes each and students study a variety of subjects including Math, English, Maltese, Expressive Arts, Sciences, Personal, Social and Career Development, Physical Education, Social Studies, Ethics and Information and Communication Technology.
Children in Year 1 – Year 3 (early years) have the following subjects on a weekly basis: Maths, English, Maltese, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Expressive Arts, ICT, Ethics and PSCD.
Children in Year 4 – Year 6 (lower middle school) have the following subjects on a weekly basis: Maths, English, Maltese, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Expressive Arts, ICT, Ethics and PSCD.
Children in Year 7 – Year 8 (upper middle school) have the following subjects on a weekly basis: Maths, English, English Literature, Maltese, French, Italian, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Expressive Arts, ICT, Ethics and PSCD.
Children in Year 9 – Year 11 (senior school) have the following subjects on a weekly basis: Maths, English, English Literature, Maltese, French OR Italian, Physics, Chemistry AND Biology OR Accounts AND Economics, Social Studies, Physical Education, Expressive Arts, ICT, Ethics and PSCD.
Newark School Malta understands that non-native English speakers will benefit from enrolling for our 4 week intensive english programme prior to the start of the scholastic year.
Documentation Required for Registration
1. Signed Registration Booklet
2. Fully Completed and Signed Booking Form
3. Student’s Latest School Report in English
4. Student’s Birth Certificate
5. Student’s Vaccine Report
6. Photocopy of Student’s ID Card or Passport
7. Photocopy of Parents’ ID Cards or Passports
8. Coloured Passport Size Photo of the Child
Fees and additional costs
The documentation above is to be handed into the School Administration Office together with payment of the agreed enrolment fees, the deposit term fees and the registration form. Enrolment fees may be paid in cash, by bank transfer, by card, by cheque payment or via Revolut.
All new children to the school are required to pay a registration fee and one term of tuition fees to secure a place in class. The registration fee is only paid once for new entrants upon registration. The one-term tuition fee is allocated against the third term fees of the first scholastic year.
All school fees are strictly non-refundable if the child is withdrawn from Newark for any reason whatsoever.
Uniforms are supplied by the school at an extra cost (approx eur200 per child) and all books are to be purchased from an authorized distributor of the school’s choice and are sold at the recommended retail price as stipulated by our supplier. Children who progress from one year to another will need to pay for books and resources on a yearly basis. The prices of these packs will be confirmed once a list is finalized. Tuition fees are paid each term (every three months) prior to the start of each term. We have three terms from September to December, January to March and April to June.
paid when registering a student (only once)
|Year 1 & 2
|Year 4, 5 & 6
|Year 7 & 8
|Year 9 & 10
Following the registration of the child, the school may request an assessment to determine the appropriate level. An assessment is carried out for all children enrolled from Year 4 onwards and assessments are held in July or September – children who are not yet in Malta will sit for their assessment virtually.
Fees are set in Euros and although the school accepts payments in other currencies at the prevailing exchange rate determined by the school, it takes no responsibility for bank charges or losses incurred due to fluctuations in exchange rates.
School tuition fees are invoiced three times a year. The fees must be paid prior to the commencement of each invoice period as stipulated in the communication from the school.
Tuition fees are due prior to the teaching period to which they relate and the school reserves the right to charge interest on arrears and consider limiting the access of pupils in respect of which fees remain unpaid.
Interest at the maximum rate allowed by law will be charged for students having overdue accounts. Parents with overdue fees will be informed at least one week before the end of the first month of each term, In the event that fees remain unpaid one month after school starts, the student in question will be suspended pending resolution of the matter.
School records and report cards will not be issued for students having overdue accounts.
To guarantee a place for subsequent years, an advanced payment of the 3rd term fee of the following year is to be settled by the last business day of March of each year. Kindly note that this advanced payment is strictly non-refundable.
In the event that the child does not attend the scholastic year which he/she is booked for an administration charge of eur500 applies to rebook the child to another scholastic year.
Tuition fees will not be refunded for any reason for students who leave the school prior to the end of a term. Cancellation notice must be served by the parents in writing, and this is subsequently sent to the Ministry for Education. Parents or guardians will be invoiced for the subsequent term if one term notice is not provided.
Fees relating to the children expelled from school due to breaches of the school behaviour policy will not be refunded.
VISA (if applicable)
Applicants who require full assistance with VISA applications can opt for our service against a fee of eur300 per student.
Applicants who require partial assistance (submission of documents) with VISA applications can opt for our service against a fee of eur50 per student.
In the event that a student requires a VISA to attend school in Malta, Newark School will supply the said student with all the required paperwork. This can only be done upon receipt of the registration fee and full year of tuition fees. The central visa unit specifically requests that students coming to Malta on a visa settle the full year of school fees.
In the event that the VISA is refused the student must submit back to the school the original paperwork together with a copy of the refusal letter. Upon receipt of such, the school will process a refund of up to 80% of the fees paid back to the student. If a student is granted a visa however the subsequent extension(s) are refused Newark School has no obligation to refund the fees paid back to the student.
Children are selected for the vacant places at Newark School Malta based on the following factors:
• First preference will be given to children enrolled for a minimum of one full scholastic year.
• Assessment of English language skills and preference will be given to those who score at least 50% in the assessment. The admissions process will continue until all the places are filled. Parents will be informed when all vacant places are filled, and the application is on a waiting list.
Appeals should be presented in writing once the admission process has been completed which is expected to be during the summer term. Appeals shall be considered only when made on the grounds that the School’s published Rules of Admission had not been properly and fairly applied. Appeals shall not be considered which are made only against the Head-teacher’s professional judgement whether or not to admit a child. The appeal must indicate how, in considering the applicant, the School has breached the Rules of Admission. Where the claim that the School’s published procedure has not been properly and fairly applied is upheld, the application will be considered afresh following the procedure in its entirety so far as the changed circumstances permit.
Girls: Pinafore dress, winter and summer shirts, cardigan, P.E kit (summer and winter), socks, tights and shoes, school bag, outing bag.
Boys: Shirt (winter and summer), Trousers, Bermuda, Cardigan, P.E kit (summer and winter), socks and shoes, school bag, outing bag.
No other garments are allowed to be worn to school.
Hairbands or accessories should be blue or black.
You may choose to pay in cash, by card, by cheque, by bank transfer or via Revolut. The fee is not refundable in whole or in part if the child does not continue to attend the school for any reason.
Details for those who wish to make a bank transfer are found in the downloadable form below.
Kindly insert a reference and the name of the student when affecting the payment.
The fee covers the schooling of the child between the hours of 7.45 hrs and 13.50 hrs.
The after school programme has its own fee and will depend on what is being offered during the scholastic year in question.
School transport is subcontracted, and the school can give you the details of the service provider. Newark School Malta only authorises the use of the schools’ transport service provider if students enrol for the ‘free transport scheme’. Our school takes pride in carrying out extensive due diligence checks to ensure paramount safety for your children.