What is UPDA Qatar curriculum


Most expats and Qataris send their children to international schools. There are many international schools offering UK, American, Canadian, Indian and IB curricula to choose from. The language of instruction in most of the Doha International Schools is English. Arabic and other language courses are offered.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The IB program will be offered through a number of international schools in Doha including Qatar Academy, Doha British School, International School of London, Qatar Academy, Qatar Leadership Academy, The American School of Doha, Al Jazeera Academy and the Golf English School . It is learned under the supervision of the International Baccalaureate Organization. All students study languages, social sciences, experimental science, math, and the arts.

The IB is divided into three programs covering the following age ranges:

  1. Primary Years Program (PYP) ages 3-12
  2. Middle Years Program (MYP) ages 11 to 16
  3. Diploma program (DP) aged 16-1

Studies application in international schools in Qatar

To apply for an international school in Doha you will be asked to gift:

  • Latest school report
  • Copy of the kindergarten report (for younger children)
  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy of Qatar residence permit
  • Passport photos
  • Vaccination certificate (for younger children)
  • Registration fee

Students can also take a cognitive skills test (online) and / or take part in assessments (online or in person). The ideal time to apply for schools is January if you enroll like your child in September. However, waiting lists for some schools can be up to 24 months.

You can pay a deposit when your child enrolls in an international school in Doha, up to QR 10,000. Tuition of 5,000 QR annually at Doha College 10,680 QR per semester at the Doha-English speaking school varies by school.

List of international schools in Doha / Qatar

Qatar Academy
Phone: +974 4454 2000
Website: http://www.qataracademy.edu.qa/
Email: [email protected]

Qatar Academy offers an early education center, elementary school and junior high school for students ages 3 to 17 offering Qatar Academy IB and IGCSE curricula.

Qatar Leadership Academy
Phone: +974 4454 2230
Website: href = "http://www.qla.edu.qa"> http://www.qla.edu.qa
Email: [email protected]

The Qatar Leadership Academy teaches young people ages 7-18 finding study prep in Qatar and the Gulf region. It is one of the few boarding schools in the Arabian Gulf and the Middle East. It offers IB diplomas and recognized US high school diplomas. Classes are held in English, but Arabic and Islam are taught to all students. the academic year starts in September. The Qatar Leadership Academy accepts international applicants.

Tuition fee: 48,150 QR for years 7-10 for international students and 53,000 QR for years 11 and 12.

The Cambridge School
Phone: +974 4469 6590
Website: http://www.tcsqatar.com/

The Cambridge School offers IGCSE curriculum for students from kindergarten through 9th grade.

Classes: 12,000 - 32,000 QR per year, depending on children year. Transportation, locker, registration and assessment fees applicable.

Compass International School Doha
Phone: +974 4034 9888
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Email: [email protected]

The Compass International School teaches children ages 3 to 16 CIS following an IPC (International Primary Curriculum) and IMYC (International Middle Years Curriculum) curriculum as well as an IGCSE curriculum.

Doha British Montessori School
Phone: +974 4450 2257
Website: http://www.dohabritishschool.com
Email: [email protected]

The Doha-UK Montessori School follows a Montessori curriculum for children ages 3 to 18. This school offers the IGCSE curriculum, and IB Diplomas in the Sixth form.

International School of London
Phone: +974 6618 9821
Website: http://www.islqatar.com/
Email: [email protected]

The International School of London offers IB curricula to 900 students aged 3 to 17, English is the language of instruction and English is provided as additional language support.

Doha University
Phone: +974 4468 7379
Website: http://www.dohacollege.com/
Email: [email protected] and [email protected]

Doha College teaches elementary and junior high schools to students aged 3 to 18 and is sponsored by the British Embassy. It has two locations in Al Waab and West Bay.

UK curriculum

American School of Doha
Phone: +974 4442 1377
Website: http://www.asd.edu.qa/
Email: [email protected]

The American School of Doha contains elementary, middle, and high schools and teaches an American curriculum. Facilities include a pool, tennis court, basketball court, libraries and a gym.

Golf English School
Phone: +974 4486 5367
Website: http://www.gulfenglishschool.com/
Email: [email protected]

The Golf English School teaches a GES (UK) curriculum for children ages 3 through 13. It also offers IB Diploma in year 12.

Qatar International School
Phone: +974 4483 3456
Website: http://www.qis.org/
Email: [email protected]

The Qatar International School teaches children ages 2.5 to 7 of the UK curriculum (IGCSE). Classes are in English and it is the largest UK school in Qatar with over 1,600 students.

Qatar Canadian School
Phone: +974 4483 3520
Website: http://www.qcs.edu.qa
Email: [email protected]

The Qatar Canadian School teaches a Canadian (Province of Alberta) curriculum for students in senior kindergarten through grade 11 (age 17).

MES Indian School
Phone: +974 4457 2888
Website: http://www.mesqatar.org/admin/
Email: [email protected]

The MES Indian School offers preschool through senior secondary classes.

Lesson location: 230-485 QR per month, depending on the year.

Newton International School
Phone: +974 4411 0014
Website: http://www.newton.com.qa/about.html
Email: [email protected]

The Newton International School has four locations in Doha, a UK curriculum and the Cambridge International Teaching Primary Program (CIPP) to students in preschool through 6th grade.

Lesson location: 5,000 QR per trimester (preschool) to 7590 per semester (year 1 year 6).

Park House English School
Phone: +974 4463 3800
Website: http://www.parkhouseschool.com/
Email: [email protected]

Park House English School follows a UK curriculum (IGCSE) for children ages 3 to 12.

Ideal Indian School
Phone: +974 4468 4849
Website: http://www.idealschoolqatar.com
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The Ideal Indian School in Doha accepts children ages 3 through 12, follows a UK curriculum and is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (Delhi).

English Modern School
Phone: +974 4417 3494
Website: http://emsdoha.net
Email: [email protected]

The English Modern School offers pipe lining and Cambridge IGCSE programs for students in Kindergarten through 12.

Classes: 24,285 to 38,503 QR per year.

Lycée Voltaire French Qatari School
Phone: +974 4493 0303
W ebsite: http://www.lyceevoltaire.org
Email: [email protected]

The Lycée Voltaire follows a French curriculum and places great emphasis on teaching Arabic and Qatari culture. It offers trilingual classes in French, English and Arabic. Entry priority is given to Qatari children.

Cambridge International School for Girls
Phone: +974 4465 9106
Website: http://www.cisgqatar.com/
Email: [email protected]

Cambridge International School for Girls in Doha follows the UK's National Curriculum for Kindergarten through Grade 12 students.

Classes: 12,000-40,000 QR annually. Transportation, locker, registration and valuation fees may apply.

Doha Modern Indian school
Phone: +974 4458 3121
Website: http://www.dmisqatar.com/
Email: [email protected]

Doha Modern Indian School (DMIS) provides boarding and guidance for students in kindergarten to senior secondary school. DMIS follows a CBSE curriculum.

Doha English School Speaking
Phone: +974 4487 0170
Website: www.dess.org
Email: [email protected]

The Doha English Speaking School follows a UK curriculum for children ages 3 to 10.

Course location: QR 12,180 per semester + QR 2,750 registration fee (one-time) + QR 10,000 deposit

American Academy
Phone: +974 4455 1278
Website: http://www.americanacademy.com.qa/

The American Academy teaches an American curriculum.

Al-Maha English schools
Phone: +974 4428 0777
Website: http://almahaacademy.com.qa/
Email: [email protected]

The Al-Maha English schools include Al Maha Mamoura Kindergarten, Al Maha Girls Primary and Secondary, and Al Maha Boys Primary. Al-Maha English schools teach a UK British National Curriculum alongside the National Arabic and Islamic Studies curriculum of Qatar. This school is registered as a UK school in the UK and is affiliated with Cambridge-University of London.

Al-Jazeera Academy
Phone: +974 4469 3777
Website: http://www.aja.edu.qa/
Email: href = "mailto: [email protected]"> [email protected]

Al Jazeera Academy offers primary (ages 1-6), secondary girls (ages 7-13) and secondary boys (ages 7-13) schools as well as an Early Learning Center (kindergarten). An international curriculum follows, with IGCSE for secondary and IB or Cambridge International diplomas.

Al Khor International School
Phone: +974 4473 3688
Website: http://www.akis.sch.qa/
Email: [email protected]

Al Khor comprises a primary and secondary school and offers a UK curriculum.

To be more international Schools in Qatar, consult Expat-Quotes' International Schools in Qatar.

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