How To Apply
PLEASE NOTE: There is currently a waiting list for the following grade/s: Early Years 4
The checklist below will assist you in completing the application process in a timely manner. Placement will not be guaranteed until all necessary documents have been received and your child has been accepted. Your child may commence classes at least three (3) working days from the date of acceptance, unless otherwise advised by the Admissions Office.
Step 1 - Application
Submit all of the following items to the Admissions Office. Placement will not be guaranteed until all items are submitted.
- completed Application for Enrollment;
- application fee (non-refundable unless student is not accepted by VIS);
- copies of academic records from each school attended during the past twelve (12) months, translated into English if necessary; These must include:
i) School Report Cards
ii) Samples of recent classwork in writing and in mathematics are essential (copies and work done in languages other than English are acceptable).
iii) A certified transcript for students applying to grades 9-12. Only transcripts issued directly by the previous school will be accepted.
iv) Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and/or EAL testing results if available.
- Confidential Recommendation form completed and returned by the previous school;
- Health Information form including supporting documentation;
- signed Parental Authorization and Agreement form;
- copy of the data page of the student's passport and Lao visa; and
- two (2) passport-sized photographs of the student.
Please note that we accept electronic copies of all of the documents above and originals may be submitted on arrival in country.
Step 2 - Assessment
- Admissions Office contacts parents to arrange an appointment for assessment;
- Meet with the Admissions team who will review the student's previous school records and administer tests to help determine grade placement and academic needs, and
- If necessary, further EAL/SEN testing will be carried out.
- Please note that we are unable to admit any student who is not toilet trained.
Step 3 - Admittance
- Admissions Office advises parents of the student's acceptance, grade placement and first day of school;
- Meet with the relevant coordinator to discuss course options and the programme if necessary (grades 6-12 only);
- Collect a Welcome Pack from the Admissions Office containing the Tuition Fee Invoice. This will include a separate fee for the EAL or Mother Tongue programme if applicable;
- Purchase stationery from the Cashier Office;
- Sign up for the bus service if required (fees applicable);
- Purchase a meal plan from school cafeteria (optional);
- Meet with the school nurse if necessary; and
- Pay the tuition fees before the due date.