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Ages 3 to 17

The English Modern School Doha

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 17
Yearly fees (G7): 37,942 ﷼
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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 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 37,942 ﷼
Address: Al Messila Doha Qatar

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Average number of students per class


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

EMS has spacious modern classrooms that have been designed with learners in mind and are equipped with interactive whiteboards, internet access, LCD projectors, computers. In addition, there are five fully equipped science labs, three ICT computer labs.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Waiting list

EMS seeks to accept all students who apply and meet the requirements. Where seats are not available, applicants who meet the admission requirements are placed on the waiting list. Qualified siblings of EMS students on the waiting list will receive first priority. Thereafter, students on the waiting list are placed based on a first come first serve basis.

Entry evaluation for students

Applicants from Grade 1 to Grade 5 will be pre-screened for basic English reading and comprehension skills.
Admission assessment and interview for Grades 1 to 9.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment will include English Literacy components (vocabulary, reading comprehension, spelling and writing) and Mathematics components (numeracy, operation, algebra and geometry).

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, AS and A Level

School bus service available


School start time


School finish time

KG1 - KG2: Sunday to Thursday: 12:00
KG3 - G11: Sunday to Wednesday: 13:45, Thursday: 12:30

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

A full sized artificial grass pitch, basketball courts, large gymnasium, two multi-purpose rooms, multiple shaded play areas, a swimming pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The English Modern School Doha is the first international school founded by the Almuftah Group; EMS Doha has provided a challenging academic program in English for international students, aged 3 to 18, since 1991. EMS Doha has students from over 52 different nationalities.

Teaching approach of the school

The school's mission is to provide a challenging, internationally based education that nurtures lifelong learners in a multi-cultural setting.