Thank you for considering Newark School for your child.
We are an international English speaking school with more than 35 different nationalities.
We take pride in the multicultural environment we host for our students.
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 regular curriculum in school. Our syllabus and classes revolve around the level and ability of our students.
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 with staggered break times between 9.50am and 11.15am.
The day in the classroom is divided into eight periods of 35 – 40 minutes each and students in the primary section study a variety of subjects including Math, English, Personal and Social Development, Physical Education, Social Studies, Science, Music, Art and Information and Communication Technology.
Students in our secondary section study a variety of subjects including Math, English, Personal and Social Development, Physical Education, Ethics/Religion, Maltese/Alternative Learning Programme, History/ Geography, Science (year 7 & 8) and Physics from year 9 onwards, Biology and Chemistry OR Business Studies and Accounts, Art and Information and Communication Technology.
Documentation Required for Registration
1. Signed Registration Booklet
2. Fully Completed and Signed Booking Form
3. Student’s Latest School Report
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 above documentation is to be handed in to the School Administration Office together with payment of the agreed registration fees, first term fees and the registration form. Fees may be paid in cash, by bank transfer, by card or by cheque payment.
All new children to the school are required to pay a registration fee. The registration fee is only paid once for new entrants upon registration. All school fees are strictly non-refundable if the child is withdrawn from Newark.
School books and uniforms are supplied by the school at an extra cost. All books are sold at the recommended retail price as stipulated by our supplier and parents can buy a uniform pack or individual items.
Children that progress from one year to another will need to pay for books and resources on a yearly basis. These prices of these packs will be confirmed once a list is finalized.
Tuition fees are paid each term (every three months) at the beginning 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)
|Term 1||Term 2||Term 3||Year Born|
|Year 1 & 2||€1000||€950||€950||€950||2014/2013|
|Year 4 & 5||€1000||€1050||€1050||€1000||2011/2010|
|Year 7 & 8||€1300||€1100||€1100||€1100||2008/2007|
|Year 9 & 10||€1300||€1200||€1200||€1200||2006/2005|
Note that the date of birth is only indicative of the class in which the child will be placed. The school may request an assessment to determine the appropriate level.
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 changes 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. Tuition fees are due prior to the teaching period to which they related 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 1st term fee of the following year is to be settled by the last business day of March of each year.
Children who are being registered for years 2 – 11 will be accepted onto our waiting list upon receipt of the documentation and the registration fee. The child’s place in class will be confirmed or otherwise at least 4 months in advance ie by May of the preceding scholastic year. Upon confirmation of the child’s entry at Newark, parents will be required to settle the term fees within 30 days from confirmation. In the eventuality that the class is full and the child cannot be admitted to Newark the registration fee duly paid will be refunded accordingly. No refunds will be processed in the eventuality that parents withdraw their children from the waiting list.
Kindly note that this advanced payment is strictly non-refundable.
Tuition fees will not be refunded for any reason for students who leave the school prior to the end of a term. A term’s notice must be given in writing to the Head of School if the parents or guardians with to cancel a place which they have accepted or withdraw the pupil after entry. The cancellation notice must be served by the parents in writing. Parents or guardians will be invoiced for the subsequent term if one term notice is not provided.
Fees relating the children expelled from school due to breaches of the school behavior policy will not be refunded.
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 of 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.
Hair bands or accesories should be blue or black.