At English Modern School Doha we embrace internationalism through acceptance of differences, values, and beliefs in our community. This is emulated through our Expected School Wide Learning results (ESLRs).

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The Cambridge International Primary Programme develops English, Mathematics and Science skills. In addition to these core subjects, the school provides a curriculum in Social Studies, PE, Art and Character Education). These subjects are taught in English.

CIPP secures for all students the skills and attitudes necessary for their self-fulfilment and development as active and responsible citizens. In addition, CIPP helps to prepare students for the Secondary School, where the Cambridge Secondary Curriculum, IGCSE and AS Levels are delivered, which are a continuation of the skills and knowledge they have already gained in the Primary School.

We also offer Arabic Language, Qatar History and Islamic Studies classes, which are sanctioned and approved by The Ministry of Education and Higher Education. (Note: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education requires that all Qatari nationals study the Arabic Language, Qatar History in Arabic, and Islamic Studies.)

 

THE CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY PROGRAMME (CIPP) OVERVIEW

The following information was excerpted from the University of Cambridge International Examinations CIPP “Information for Parents” section available online at: www.cie.org.uk)

The Cambridge International Primary Programme from the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) develops English, Mathematics and Science skills in young children across the world. It gives your child excellent preparation for secondary education. Designed for children aged 5 – 11, the Primary Programme provides learning objectives for each year of your child’s primary education. Its step-by-step programme of learning takes children from the start of primary education to completion, before they move on to secondary education.

The Cambridge International Primary Programme helps schools, teachers and parents gain a greater understanding of their children’s abilities. Schools that use the Primary Programme Progression Tests can assess students at the beginning and end of each year. These tests provide information to analyse students’ achievements, strengths and weaknesses, and give teachers invaluable information to help guide your child in the following year.

The Primary Programme is flexible. It can be taken alongside a national curriculum or on its own. It offers schools expert guidance on how to develop their curriculum and how best to prepare their teaching and students’ learning. The Cambridge International Primary Programme comes from one of the world’s leading assessment organizations. The Primary Program is an excellent framework for learning in the primary years and provides a solid foundation for your child’s future.

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The English Modern School strengthens the curriculum with research-based best practice using instructional and assessment methodologies. In Primary, we use an inquiry based approach where children are encouraged to think critically to investigate the world around them. The Workshop Model is used to deliver all our curriculum subjects. This approach and learning methodologies provide students with the critical thinking strategies required for lifelong learning.

Stage

YEAR

 

Key Stage 1

1

2

3

 

Key Stage 2

4

5

6

ACADEMIC SUBJECTS OFFERED TO PRIMARY STUDENTS:

Primary Programme: Year 1 – 6 

Mathematics Qatar History
English Language Science
Arabic Language Social Studies
Islamic Studies (Muslim students only) Art
Global Studies  (Non-Muslim students only) Physical Education 
  Character Education