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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English is the language of instruction and English as an Additional Language (EAL) support is provided to all students as necessary.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Turkish, Mandarin, Indonesian, Malaysian
Depends on the grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|School bus service available||
A door-to-door bus service is available through much of Doha.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
KG1: 12:00 pm
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Gymnasium, outdoor playgrounds, astroturf football pitch
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
ISL Qatar is one of two schools opened under the Outstanding Schools Initiative started by Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned and implemented by the Supreme Education Council. ISL Qatar is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorised to offer the Primary Years, Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma Programmes. The school provides a rigorous inquiry-based and integrated curriculum, which promotes the values of international mindedness and multicultural understanding.
- Teachers know students well as individuals.
|Teaching approach of the school||
ISL Qatar is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEAS&C) and authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organisation to offer the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. These programmes and accreditations fulfil the School’s vision of combining intellectual rigour and high academic standards with a strong emphasis on the ideals of international understanding and responsible citizenship.
The Primary Years Programme is a curriculum framework for children Early Childhood through grade 5. It is transdisciplinary, where concepts are explored to support and structure children's inquiries and where 'big ideas' with global significance can be uncovered. Students are provided with learning experiences that are engaging, relevant, challenging and significant. They are given opportunities to ask questions, explore and interact with the environment and make sense of the world around them. Learning experiences are differentiated to meet the needs of a range of abilities and learning styles. Students are empowered to value and take responsibility for their learning. ISL Qatar promotes international mindedness across the whole school community and strives to develop students who are active inquirers and life-long learners.