Everything You Need to Know Before Applying to Nord Anglia International School Manila

This school accepts applications all year round!
by Kyle Ramiel Dalangin   |  Aug 25, 2023
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Nord Anglia Education prides itself on providing holistic education to its students. Currently, it has 81 international schools in 32 countries, including the Philippines. Located in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Nord Anglia International School (NAIS) Manila boasts various facilities such as dance studios, music rooms, and science labs to cater to students’ creativity, curiosity, and innovative thinking.

Before applying to NAIS Manila, here are things you should know about the school:

History of the Nord Anglia International School Manila

After starting their operations in 2012, NAIS Manila continues to grow into catering around 250 students with more than 30 nationalities. In 2017, they joined Nord Anglia Education which has brought them access to world-leading education technology and award-winning training programs, including  exclusive collaborations with the Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

What Nord Anglia International School Manila Offers

The school offers contemporary British education for children aged two to 18. Their curriculum includes Early Years for ages two to five, Primary for ages five to 11, Secondary for ages 11 to 16, and Sixth Form from ages 16 to 18. The secondary students culminate in their International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) to prepare them for their pre-university level study. 


They also offer English as an Additional Language (EAL) for those who need extra help with using the said language. They also have a Learning Support Department which aims to help those with special educational needs. Aside from these, they prepare lunch every day for students and take note of their dietary requirements and allergies with their catering partner Sodexo and their school nutritionist. 

To achieve their goal of giving all-around development to each and every child, they provide extra-curricular activities such as Taekwondo, ballet, or computer game design to support their passion. They also take students in and around Manila to explore the history, society, and environment of the city.  With these initiatives, they aim to provide personalized learning opportunities to students and support their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

How to Apply to the Nord Anglia International School Manila

Want to apply to NAIS Manila in the middle of the academic year? Don’t worry, because they accept applications all year round! Here’s how to apply:

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You must first fill up their enquiry form here. They also recommend visiting the school physically or virtually to further explore what awaits you as a student there. After filling up the enquiry form and taking a tour, you also need to accomplish the online application form here. After that, you must prepare:

  • A copy of your birth certificate or passport. 
  • A copy of your parent’s passport(s) and visa information. 
  • A copy of your most recent school report. 
  • A copy of your vaccination record. 
  • If applicable, a copy of relevant learning support documents that will help understand your additional needs.

After submitting these requirements, you must pay their non-refundable Application Fee of P 25,674.00 which covers the age-appropriate entrance assessment. You will then need to take an English language assessment to ensure that you can access their offered curriculum. Once you get accepted, you must pay their one-time, non-refundable Enrolment Fee of P209,209.00 within two weeks.


How Much Tuition and Other Fees Cost at the Nord Anglia International School Manila

Aside from the application fee and enrollment fee, successful applicants must also pay tuition fees at NAIS Manila. Their tuition fees vary per year. Students must pay an annual tuition fee of:

  1. P427,919, P455,285, and P897,825 respectively for each year of the Early Years
  2. P897,825 for Years 1-2 and P906,459 for Years 3-6 of Primary
  3. P1,019,654 for Years 7-9, P1,124,709 for Years 10-11, P1,446,656 for Year 12, and P1,475,588 for Year 13.

These fees include school materials, along with most extracurricular activities and secondary examinations.

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