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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
This school is not available for a 12 year old child.
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|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
KG1 and KG2: 12:45 pm
|Supervised care before/after school||
After school crèche is available for Pre-school and Reception children who have older siblings in school.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Art club, board games, choir, computing, construction club, musical theatre, drama, piano, basketball, cross country, football, badminton, singing, netball, rugby, destination imagination, Spanish, Arabic, French, gardening, languages club, book club, science club.
|Sports activities included||
Swimming, team sports, running, dance, athletics.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Doha British School Al Wakra works in close partnership with Doha British School main campus delivering the National Curriculum of England and provides an excellent education for all of pupils.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Doha British School Wakra follows a modified version of the National Curriculum of England 2014.
As an International school DBS is very proud of its host country, its values and history. DBS adapts the school's history teaching to include Qatar History from Year 1 to 6 and this provides us with many opportunities for wonderful local history studies. Qatar history is taught alongside history topics taken from the National Curriculum.
In addition to the National Curriculum 2014 DBS also includes aspects of personal and emotional learning, the content of which includes the teaching of a range of values and skills that help to create a culture of success and harmony by teaching sensitivity to the needs of others alongside self-awareness and self-confidence, children learn how to behave as members of a purposeful community. These skills and attributes are delivered through weekly assemblies, class time and circle time.