Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|Native English teachers
|Extra languages (other than English)
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|Language support for students not fluent in English
English as Additional Language Program
|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?
|Approximate hours of homework given
Depends on the subject and grade level.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs
|Entry evaluation for students
Admission is based on past school records, entrance assessment, and in some cases, an interview and an English proficiency test.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
|Students can join after academic year begins
|School start time
|School finish time
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
These activities include sports, musical instruments, photography, craft and drama activities, and even pastimes like chess and other board games.
|Sports activities included
Dance, games, gymnastics, swimming, football, handball, fitness, rugby, badminton, floor hockey, athletics, basketball
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
Newton International School aims to provide the highest quality of education possible for students of all abilities. In doing so, the school aims to positively encourage each student to achieve academic excellence, enjoy creative diversity, develop critical thinking skills and become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
To achieve this, NIS will provide a diverse education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline and motivation. NIS will provide and maintain a calm, trusting and caring atmosphere where teaching and learning are meaningful and developed. NIS will work in partnership with its staff, students, parents and wider community to achieve its vision.
|Teaching approach of the school
All pupils follow the National Curriculum of England and Wales alongside the Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP). The pupils also follow the recommendations from the SEC regarding Qatari History and this is incorporated in the Humanities topics.