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CityDoha
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 24 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Al Messila, Doha Building No 81, Street 970, Zone 36, Al Messila, Doha, Qatar

The school provides education only to girls.
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Number of students

1300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

5

Most common nationality

Qatari

Ratio of local students to international students

98% Qatari to 2% other

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic in Curriculum and French and Spanish Clubs

Max. number of students per class

26

Average number of students per class

24

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Muslim

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

GL Assessment, IGCSE and A/S Levels, Cambridge and Pearson

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the school year the student is in

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

All students

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have SENCO Support.

Learning support offered

Support depends on the level of student needs

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and assessment through GL Assessments

Brief description of entry evaluation required

An interview is conducted with the new student and the student's direct family. They do reading, writing, Arabic and math assessments. We also require a GL assessment that includes NGRT and CAT4 assessments.

Waiting list

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Enrollment accepted all year round

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

7:15 am

School finish time

14:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

Limited offer

School provided lunches

Optional paid meal service

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Cooking, Gaelic football, netball, yoga, dance, choir, drama, music, book club, story club, Quran reading, Arabic story club, gymnastics, Spanish, debate, gardening, theater art, swimming, martial arts, robotics, aqua gym, ballet

Sports activities included

PE, Netball, Gym, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Keep Fit, Yoga, Swimming, Lifesaving, Athletics etc.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Library, theatre, science labs, VR rooms, Computer Labs

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, large sports hall, outdoor sports court and play area, swimming pool

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Durham School for Girls Doha is the first truly international British school in Doha just for girls. The school delivers a British curriculum whilst being deeply rooted in Qatari values and culture.

Teaching approach of the school

Durham is a sister school of Durham School UK. Both schools have a shared vision, the same values delivering a sense of one school.

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