(April 9, 2017 – April 13, 2017)
It is with pleasure that we welcome you to the EMS Secondary School.
The Secondary programme follows the University of Cambridge curriculum. The Middle School students, Years 7 to 9, are following the Lower Secondary Programme with particular emphasis on English, Mathematics and the Sciences. In focussing on the checkpoint skills the students are better equipped to cope with the Upper Secondary Programmes. In the High School, Year 10 students start the two year International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) with a minimum of 7 subjects. The external examination is held at the end of Year 11. The IGCSE exams give the successful students the opportunity to return in Year 12 to participate in our extensive AS Level programme, where they are required to select 4 subjects.
Complementing our academic program, Art and now Drama, are available to our Years 7 to 9 students. Arabic, Islamic Studies, Qatar History, and Physical Education complete our holistic approach. This in turn, gives our students and staff, an opportunity to grow and develop our expected school wide learning results (ESLR’s).
The importance of the home and school relationship cannot be under-estimated and we encourage open dialogue. Please feel free to contact the Secondary School with any questions, concerns, or comments you may have throughout the year.
This upcoming academic year promises to be exciting and rewarding. I look forward to the continued success of The English Modern School.