Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||22 students / class|
|Maximum||25 students / class|
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|Max. number of students per class||
|Average number of students per class||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|Learning support offered||
As an inclusive school, QAS acknowledges, embraces and effectively manages learning differences at an individual and group level, so that learning opportunities are enriched for all members of the community.
QAS, in collaboration with The Learning Center, can offer a range of learning and language support services for those students who need additional resources to become independent learners. Acceptance into additional support services is contingent upon the school's ability to provide appropriate services and upon the school’s current capacity to deliver services.
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
High Performing and Gifted Learners support
|Entry evaluation for students||
Yes, there are assessments administered at the school for all applicants. These assessments are used to determine if the school can service the needs of each child and is used to provide the school with information on the best programme and placement for the student.
In some cases the Admissions Committee may require additional assessment to be certain the school can meet the programing needs of a student. This is on a case-by-case basis.
Depends on the grade level.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
KG1 - KG2: 12:00
|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
Parents of Primary School students have the option of choosing school provided cold snacks and lunches or sending a healthy packed lunch. Parents of Secondary School students have the option to purchase the school snack and hot buffet lunch or students may bring their own.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Arts and creativity, sports/athletics, global awareness, field trips
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Qatar Academy Sidra is a private, non-profit, co-educational international school aligned with Islamic and Qatari values and the IB philosophy.
QAS offers a broad-based, international educational programme by following the IB frameworks for the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. The language of instruction is English.