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Age/Year Level Equivalents

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Age/Year Level Equivalents

With its international focus and trans-disciplinary approach, the IB programme allows an easy transition to and from national curricula. Students joining NIST from other schools are placed in year levels based on their ages and current year/grade levels.

 

These dates are applicable for the 2021-2022 school year.

Date of BirthClass at NISTAustraliaIndiaJapanNew ZealandThailandUKUS/Canada
01 Sep. 2017 - 31 Aug. 2018EY1 (Kindergarten)Pre-schoolNurseryKindergarten 1-Kindergarten 1ReceptionPre-school
01 Sep. 2016 - 31 Aug. 2017EY2 (Kindergarten)Pre-schoolKindergarten 1Kindergarten 2KindergartenKindergarten 2ReceptionPre-school
01 Sep. 2015 - 31 Aug. 2016Year 1 (PYP)Kindergarten/PrepKindergarten 2Kindergarten 3Year 1Kindergarten 3Year 1Kindergarten
01 Sep. 2014 - 31 Aug. 2015Year 2 (PYP)Year 1Standard 1Elementary Grade 1Year 2Prathom 1Year 2Grade 1
01 Sep. 2013 - 31 Aug. 2014Year 3 (PYP)Year 2Standard 2Elementary Grade 2Year 3Prathom 2Year 3Grade 2
01 Sep. 2012 - 31 Aug. 2013Year 4 (PYP)Year 3Standard 3Elementary Grade 3Year 4Prathom 3Year 4Grade 3
01 Sep. 2011 - 31 Aug. 2012Year 5 (PYP)Year 4Standard 4Elementary Grade 4Year 5Prathom 4Year 5Grade 4
01 Sep. 2010 - 31 Aug. 2011Year 6 (PYP)Year 5Standard 5Elementary Grade 5Year 6Prathom 5Year 6Grade 5
01 Sep. 2009 - 31 Aug. 2010Year 7 (MYP)Year 6Standard 6Elementary Grade 6Year 7Prathom 6Year 7Grade 6
01 Sep. 2008 - 31 Aug. 2009Year 8 (MYP)Year 7Standard 7Middle School Grade 1Year 8Matayom 1Year 8Grade 7
01 Sep. 2007 - 31 Aug. 2008Year 9 (MYP)Year 8Standard 8Middle School Grade 2Year 9Matayom 2Year 9Grade 8
01 Sep. 2006 - 31 Aug. 2007Year 10 (MYP)Year 9Standard 9Middle School Grade 3Year 10Matayom 3Year 10Grade 9
01 Sep. 2005 - 31 Aug. 2006Year 11 (MYP)Year 10Standard 10High School Grade 1Year 11Matayom 4Year 11Grade 10
01 Sep. 2004 - 31 Aug. 2005Year 12 (DP)Year 11Higher Secondary 1High School Grade 2Year 12Matayom 5Year 12Grade 11
01 Sep. 2003 - 31 Aug. 2004Year 13 (DP)Year 12Higher Secondary 2High School Grade 3Year 13Matayom 6Year 13Grade 12

 

These dates are applicable for the 2020-2021 school year.

Date of BirthClass at NISTAustraliaIndiaJapanNew ZealandThailandUKUS/Canada
01 Sep. 2016 - 31 Aug. 2017EY1 (Kindergarten)Pre-schoolNurseryKindergarten 1-Kindergarten 1ReceptionPre-school
01 Sep. 2015 - 31 Aug. 2016 EY2 (Kindergarten)Pre-schoolKindergarten 1Kindergarten 2KindergartenKindergarten 2ReceptionPre-school
01 Sep. 2014 - 31 Aug. 2015 Year 1 (PYP)Kindergarten/PrepKindergarten 2Kindergarten 3Year 1Kindergarten 3Year 1Kindergarten
01 Sep. 2013 - 31 Aug. 2014 Year 2 (PYP)Year 1Standard 1Elementary Grade 1Year 2Prathom 1Year 2Grade 1
01 Sep. 2012 - 31 Aug. 2013 Year 3 (PYP)Year 2Standard 2Elementary Grade 2Year 3Prathom 2Year 3Grade 2
01 Sep. 2011 - 31 Aug. 2012 Year 4 (PYP)Year 3Standard 3Elementary Grade 3Year 4Prathom 3Year 4Grade 3
01 Sep. 2010 - 31 Aug. 2011 Year 5 (PYP)Year 4Standard 4Elementary Grade 4Year 5Prathom 4Year 5Grade 4
01 Sep. 2009 - 31 Aug. 2010 Year 6 (PYP)Year 5Standard 5Elementary Grade 5Year 6Prathom 5Year 6Grade 5
01 Sep. 2008 - 31 Aug. 2009Year 7 (MYP)Year 6Standard 6Elementary Grade 6Year 7Prathom 6Year 7Grade 6
01 Sep. 2007 - 31 Aug. 2008Year 8 (MYP)Year 7Standard 7Middle School Grade 1Year 8Matayom 1Year 8Grade 7
01 Sep. 2006 - 31 Aug. 2007Year 9 (MYP)Year 8Standard 8Middle School Grade 2Year 9Matayom 2Year 9Grade 8
01 Sep. 2005 - 31 Aug. 2006Year 10 (MYP)Year 9Standard 9Middle School Grade 3Year 10Matayom 3Year 10Grade 9
01 Sep. 2004 - 31 Aug. 2005Year 11 (MYP)Year 10Standard 10High School Grade 1Year 11Matayom 4Year 11Grade 10
01 Sep. 2003 - 31 Aug. 2004Year 12 (DP)Year 11Higher Secondary 1High School Grade 2Year 12Matayom 5Year 12Grade 11
01 Sep. 2002 - 31 Aug. 2003Year 13 (DP)Year 12Higher Secondary 2High School Grade 3Year 13Matayom 6Year 13Grade 12

 

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