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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
The school offers English as an Additional Language programme.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Each classroom is equipped with a state of the art interactive Promethean board, which is connected to the internet, through the classroom computer. The Promethean boards provide students and teachers with visual and interactive tools, which result in more interesting lessons for the students. Teachers are also able to access valuable resources, and post successful lessons and resources to Promethean Planet, a community based site consisting of teachers from around the world.
Depends on the grade level.
|External examinations or assessments available||
AusVELS, IGCSE and A-Levels
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
The objective of the Multinational School’s Special Needs Department is to enable students to function as meaningfully and as independently as possible in the community.
|Learning support offered||
The Multinational School has a Special Needs Program that caters for a wide range of disabilities. The primary aim of this program is to focus on the development of both academic and physical aspects of their students.
Upon assessment, an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each pupil is created by the Department’s staff in consultation with parents. Individual Education Plans contain goals and strategies designed to meet the requirements set out in the key learning areas of the student’s schedule. Plans are reviewed twice yearly and parents are invited to attend meetings with staff when reviews are underway. The department believes in a parent/teacher collaborative approach and parents are encouraged to make an appointment for informal discussions regarding their child’s progress throughout the academic year.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
KG1 - KG2: 13:10
|Supervised care before/after school||
To help parents who need to drop off their children between 07:00 and 07:30 MNS-R provides a Breakfast Club.
After 13:10 the After School Care room provides an enjoyable and constructive environment for the little ones to wait until their older brothers and sisters finish school and their parents collect them.
The older children are looked after in school until 14:25 by which time parents should have collected them. When parents are late, the children join After School Care.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Arabic, art, calligraphy, chess, choir, computer club, cooking, French, games, green team, quilting, science, student magazine, special interests club, weaving, basketball, football, swimming, table tennis, volleyball.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
Physical education instructs students in, about movement through physical activities. Sport education includes the development of sport skills, an understanding of the origins and rules of various sports, and an appreciation of codes of behaviour.
|Sports facilities at the school||
- 1 covered football pitch
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Multinational School Riyadh (MNS-R) is a K-12 private international school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1998, it has since become one of the top schools in Riyadh. Its internationally qualified teaching staff regularly lead students to achieve some of the best academic results in the world in AusVELS, IGCSE and A-Levels examinations. MNS-R has one of the best co-curricular activity programs in Saudi Arabia building well rounded students outside the classroom.
|Teaching approach of the school||
MNS-R's approach leads students to be confident and creative. Lessons are interactive and require students to think for themselves. They develop their English language skills through the extensive use of planned and productive paired and group work. Every lesson is seen as a precious opportunity to learn something new.