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The English Modern School Doha

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 17
Yearly fees (G7): 39,005 ﷼
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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 25 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 39,005 ﷼
Address: Al Messila Doha Qatar
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Number of students

2300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

42

Most common nationality

Egyptian and Sudanese

Ratio of local students to international students

1 local to 4.4 international students

Max. number of students per class

26

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Mostly

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on age group - Primary a maximum of 30 minutes twice weekly. Secondary will be up to 90 minutes, two or three times a week

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We administer interviews for Admission to the ECE. We do in house testing for Primary and Secondary. We also administer CEM testing to acquire standardised scores for admissions.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration opens around January 7th. In order to be accepted into ECE you must have registered before 1:00pm on 7th January! There is huge competition for places.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Around 100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and AS level

Results in these examinations

Generally strong

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We have a mosque in which Muslim students conduct their daily prayers.

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

We have a Global Studies class and Service class as an alternative to Islamic Studies.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. We have an Inclusion department of four staff and a Counseling department of four staff.

Learning support offered

Inclusion involves academic, language reading and behavioural support - mostly in class, but also within our inclusive classrooms. We also provide social and emotional counseling.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through extension programs within our inclusive classrooms.

Student access to education psychologist

Through referral by our Counselling department

School start time

7:00am

School finish time

2:50pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports, Model United Nations, a range of After School Activities - Art, Swimming, Football, Chess,

School provided lunches

A cafeteria is available

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Basketball, Football, Gymnastics, Swimming, Leadership

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, Swimming pool, outside courts

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes -we compete as part of the English Speaking Schools of Qatar

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our motto "A Place Where We Belong" - generating attachment and a sense of place amongst all students and staff is critical to our mission.

Teaching approach of the school

In the ECE we focus on enquiry and play - with a special interest in language development and numeracy. In the Primary School we focus on multiple centres of learning within all of our classrooms and collaborative learning strategies. In the Secondary School, at the local year levels, we focus on integration of instruction. In the Senior years we focus on academic rigour within recognised academic disciplines.

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