School Life


At Kuwait English School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. We endeavour to provide a secure, welcoming environment where children are safe, respected and valued; and aim to help them achieve the best possible outcomes. All school staff go through safe recruitment procedures and are trained in Child Protection. All children are made aware of the adults they can talk to if they have any concerns. Our staff are following steps established in The Kuwaiti Laws of Children’s Rights,  together with guidelines laid out in “Keeping Children Safe In Education” ( UK GOV). Through our training, we are alert to any signs of neglect or physical/emotional harm and have safeguarding procedures in place in order to ensure our students receive appropriate support and protection when necessary. If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of one of our students please do not hesitate to contact us;

  • Safeguarding team: Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Joanna Hardy –
  • Departmental Safeguarding Leads: Infants/ KG: Mrs Caroline Lynskey
  • Juniors : Mrs Una Barras-Hargan
  • Seniors: Mrs Janet Carew
  • Green Unit: Mrs Yolanta Pol- Bayyoud

Telephone: 25655216/218 or 25655208 (KG)

You can also contact the Kuwaiti government SCAN( Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect ) team direct: telephone hotline 147; email

KES History

KES was founded in 1978 by Mr. Mohamed Jassim Al Saddah and Mrs. Rhoda Elizabeth Muhmood.

Academic Success

KES provides its students with a tradition of success to access the best universities in the world.


KES values its bonds with its graduates and works hard to create bonds between them.