Doha
Canadian curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Blyth Academy Qatar

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CurriculumCanadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 50,047 ﷼

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: blythacademyqatar.com
Yearly fees: 49,297 ﷼

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Number of students

353

Number of nationalities represented in the school

47

Most common nationality

Canadian

Ratio of local students to international students

1:20

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

17

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

There is some extra support but not extra classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Use of technology in the classroom

Smartboard, laptops - to enhance instruction, research.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Varies from 15 min. at younger grades to 1.0-1.5 hrs at senior levels.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Math and English testing is completed for students applying from non-Canadian schools.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Ongoing until we reach capacity.

Students can join after academic year begins

At the elementary levels yes, secondary students have two intakes, the second being for the second semester.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

Alberta Diploma Exams and PAT exams from Alberta.

Results in these examinations

At provincial average.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Selectively to 1 compound.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Minimal support staff for struggling learners.

Learning support offered

Extra time, oral testing, working with outside support agencies.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

NA

Student access to education psychologist

We refer to outside agencies.

School start time

7:30 am

School finish time

2:15 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Varies, chess, scuba, football, basketball, skipping, power boating , sailing, tennis, fitness, science, board games, guitar, drama, choir, kick boxing, arts and crafts.

School provided lunches

No

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

No

Sports activities included

Variety according to Alberta curriculum.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor courts, basketball, badminton.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Friendly soccer and basketball.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Canadian curriculum, friendly family atmosphere, mainly Canadian trained teachers, small classes, strong student leadership.

Teaching approach of the school

Western teaching based on Canadian training.

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