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The British School Manila has a small class size of 22 students per class with three classes in each year level. Exceptions are Nursery which has one class with  25 students, Reception and Year 1 have three classes with 20 students per class.

The following admissions waitpool priority categories are followed once a year level has reached the maximum class size and after the applicant successfully completes the assessment process.

The  admissions waitpool priority categories are identified below:

Category 1

British passport holder/s
Are always provided with space after successfully completing the assessment process with an exemption to Nursery.

Category 2

Commonwealth passport holder/s
Are first priorities on the waitpool and placed following the year group gender, nationality balance requirement.Click here for the list of Commonwealth nations.

Category 3

Other Nationalities
Are second priorities on the waitpool and placed following the year group gender, nationality balance requirement.