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CityDoha
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 26 students / class
Maximum 27 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 23,510 ﷼
to: 54,150 ﷼
Address: Abu Hamour Doha Qatar
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1460

Number of nationalities represented in the school

74

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

1:12

Max. number of students per class

27

Average number of students per class

26

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is widely used in the classroom to support learning from iPads to interactive whiteboards.

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, especially during the Blended Learning Framework

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

It varies according to subject, teacher and student's needs. Very rarely is homework given on one day to be due the next day.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

We operate a waiting pool.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

CAT Tests for Year 2 and above; Year 12 and 13 includes an interview, too.
For Nursery to Year 1, students undergo a one-to-one assessment with one of our headteachers.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

For a local transfer from a British international school, the registration deadline is in February.
There is no registration deadline for students joining internationally.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

90%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, AS & A Levels, Cambridge. & Edexcel

Results in these examinations

Https://parkhouseschool.com/examination-results/

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

All religions are welcomed at Park House

School bus service available

No.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Teaching Assistants

Learning support offered

Assistance with reading

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

If students are identified as being gifted or talented through our internal assessments, their teachers are informed and work assigned to them is targeted to their abilities.

Student access to education psychologist

No, but we have a well-being advisor on the premises.

School start time

7:40 am

School finish time

1:50 pm

Supervised care before/after school

The school operates a creche for staff children.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school has official paid extracurricular partners, Evolution Sports Qatar, H2O Swimming and ORX Boxing who provide a number of paid activities. Unfortunately, during the pandemic, we have had to stop the free extra-curricular activities provided by our teachers.

School provided lunches

Yes, we have an external catering company who provides a paid lunch service for students, but this has been stopped during the pandemic.

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

All food is halal.

Sports activities included

Physical Education, which covers a wide range of sports disciplines, is offered in both Primary and Secondary Schools.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, Gymnasium, Sports field, Basketball courts, Netball courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, a range of sports teams from primary to secondary school.

Other facilities at the school

Primary and Secondary Libraries, Science Laboratories, Computer Labs, Fully-equipped music and art rooms

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We have a rich history and excellent reputation, with over 28 years of exceptional education in Doha, Qatar.
We hold a number of international accreditations and accolades.
We are operated by the International Schools Partnership (ISP)
High-Quality Teaching and Learning is central to everything we do
Our teachers are highly experienced and passionate about education
Our GCSE, AS and A-Level results are among the best in Doha
Our Information and Communications Technology (ICT) offerings are among the best in Doha

Teaching approach of the school

The aim of Park House English School Learning Ethos is to nurture and support our pupils who will grow into:
secure individuals;
resourceful learners;
respectful contributors.

Our first priority is to ensure that your child is a safe, happy and confident learner. All our staff are trained to offer care and support to our pupils on a daily basis. Our dedicated team of assistants, teachers, nurses, and all support staff offer specialised support and guidance to pupils when required.

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