PDO School provides education for the children of expatriate direct hire employees of PDO or Shell, aged between 3 and 11 years of age.


A summary of our Admission Criteria:

  • At least one parent must be an expatriate direct hire employee of PDO or Shell

  • Children must be at least 3 years old in the academic year of admission

  • Children being admitted to school at the age of 3 years will be admitted in the term they reach their 3rd birthday:

Birthday between 1st September - 31st December     Term 1

Birthday between 1st January - 30th April                     Term 2

Birthday between 1st May - 31st August                       Term 3

  • Children must not be older than 11 years old in the year before secondary transfer

  • Parents must successfully complete the online application.  This includes submitting a valid passport for the child and work visa for at least one parent

  • PDO School is open to all students whose educational needs can be met within the provision of the school

  • Parents must accept and sign the terms and conditions of the school


Click the link below for further details in our Admissions and Transfer Policy.


You are also advised to read PDO’s Education Assistance Policy.


Click here for the School Admissions and Transfer Policy






Applications can be made by using form linked to above.  You will be able to:

  • apply for up to 3 children on one form

  • save your application to continue later

  • upload relevant documents

  • submit your application