Latest blog entries : Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar - Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/latest Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:57:26 +0300 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Research on Alzheimer's wins Medical School Conference http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/243 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/243 "This was the first time we have partnered with Doha College on this conference; it was wonderful to see schools from across Qatar taking part and studying medicine.The standard of presentations we listened to would be equal to those given by junior doctors.I was hugely impressed with the level of research, the confident delivery and the students'...]]> jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:10:03 +0300 Go Girls!! http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/242 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/242 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) Academic results Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:02:51 +0300 Year 7 prove the transition from primary is easy! http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/241 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/241 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:51:53 +0300 Doha College wins International Impact Category at British International Schools Awards 2017 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/240 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/240 "I am absolutely delighted for Doha College to receive this award in recognition of the impact the college has made on the environment in Qatar.Our pioneering Eco Club has worked hard to introduce an ethos of reduce, reuse and recycle into our community, and the team's efforts resulted in Doha College being the first school in the MENA region...]]> jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:59:36 +0300 500 Words Story Competition http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/239 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/239 A few weeks ago, you may remember, a call was put out for all young writers at Doha College to impress us with their original 500 words stories. The organisers were soon buried under a mountain of entries, and reading themselves out of it was no easy task. After much discussion, debating and deliberating, Mrs Briggs picked three of the best st...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:07:35 +0300 Teenage issues? Doha College’s musical ‘Skin Deep’ is spot on! http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/238 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/238 In a marathon performance that brought audiences to tears of sadness and joy, Doha College students displayed some extraordinary talent. This year's production very poignantly tackled matters that impact teenagers the most, such as body image, relationships with parents, career choices, healthy living, dealing with change and more. Student Nasreen...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:50:45 +0300 Year 11 rock their mocks! http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/237 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/237 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:13:27 +0300 Choosing A Levels and what is on offer at Doha College http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/236 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/236 Choosing the right A Levels can be a huge dilemma, especially for those who are not sure what they want to study at university and beyond. Even if students think they know the direction they want to head in, choosing appropriate A Levels is still a difficult choice.Whichever situation students find themselves in, it is important for them to remembe...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:59:20 +0300 Doha College celebrates students achieving excellent (I)GCSE results http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/235 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/235 ​Doha College held a celebration evening that recognised the exceptional results that the students now in Year 12 achieved in their 2016 (I)GCSE examinations. The students were presented with their formal certificates by members of the staff body, and several musical performances helped to support what was a showcase for individual talents.Ope...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:57 +0300 Welcome back to a new term and a new year http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/233 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/233 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) Principal's message Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:39:03 +0300 Shining stars from Year 9 close the year http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/232 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/232 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) Academic results Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:43:07 +0300 ISLMUN Conference – a Success for Doha College Students http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/231 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/231 On 9-10 December, students from our MUN club took part in the International School of London, Qatar's MUN (ISLMUN) conference. A good conference, with even greater food, our students performed admirably: out of four best delegate awards, we secured two: one for Fatima Sherif (Y11); and one for Fares Nimry (Y9). Here is what some of our students tho...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:07:42 +0300 Doha College student wins South Africa themed art competition http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/230 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/230 You may remember the "South Africa as I See It" competition that was announced a few months ago, inviting students to create a piece of original art. Organised by the South African Embassy and adjudicated by judges from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, the competition has recently unveiled its winning entry, and you will be proud to hear...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 12 Dec 2016 07:58:39 +0300 Doha College launches the ‘Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year’ Competition http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/229 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/229 Doha College is opening its doors to the country's Primary Schools as we launch the "Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year" Competition. This exciting project will add a new breadth to music education in Qatar. We are fortunate to live in a rich melting pot of cultures, and we feel it is important that opportunities to experience each other's musi...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:20:34 +0300 Digital Learning Initiative at Doha College http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/228 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/228 Today the world is flooded with pioneering technologies that are developing at an unimaginable pace. A decade from now, capabilities we currently think of as emerging and others that we can barely imagine will be as abundant as the devices of the present day. As parents, we all see first-hand how our children embrace technology from an early age a...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:30:49 +0300 Reports reward 6th Form efforts http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/227 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/227 jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) Academic results Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:24:40 +0300 Merci d'être venues et “à la prochaine!” http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/226 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/226 School linking and twinning, exchanges and partnerships – all are well-established concepts that have yielded exceptional benefits for participating schools over time. Doha College is proud to have forged such a relationship with Collège Saint Joseph in Challans, France. This year marks the fourth year from the first link, which started quite humb...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:12:21 +0300 Students welcome a "Brave New World" at Model United Nations conference http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/225 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/225 Model United Nations is an academic simulation of the United Nations that educates participants in current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. by Mrs Joanne Conly, MUN Director at Doha College The statistics for Doha College's Model United Nations (MUN) conference held recently at Doha Colleg...]]> jmathew@dohacollege.com (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:32:55 +0300 Outside Doha College walls, inside Doha College’s spirit http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/223 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/223 Growing a child into a rounded human being, we all know, takes far more than academics and involved parents. One of the aspects that prepare a child for life outside the home, or beyond parents' constant attention, is the ability to become responsible for themselves.This is particularly important in a place where children have their basic requireme...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Tue, 08 Nov 2016 08:53:36 +0300 Our Primary student representatives are here http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/222 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/222
Heri Kiprop Ng'eno
Hazel Carter
Rayek Abdo
Kiana Crane
Having met the "Big 6", the team of 6th-formers who represent the Secondary School student body, you are now invited to meet the Primary School students Representatives, recently elected in their roles. They are our head boys and head girls (one team for each campus), namely Heri Kiprop Ng'eno and Hazel Carter in West Bay, and Rayek Abdo and Kiana ...]]>
webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:39:13 +0300
Doha College Students Inspired by QLC http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/217 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/217 ​The fifth annual Qatar Leadership Conference (QLC) was held from the 20th to the 22nd of October 2016 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Over 600 students from schools all over Qatar, as well as visitors from every corner of the globe, convened for a weekend of informative and inspirational workshops and sessions.Although affiliated with The...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:11:54 +0300 How we help your child to read http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/214 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/214 Children's favourite Dr Seuss said "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." It is true that how much and how efficiently a child reads is one of the strongest indicators of their future success. Aiming to give children the best possible start that will make a difference to their fu...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:22:55 +0300 A Very Successful First Round of Grade Reports http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/213 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/213 Our first grade reports for this academic year were issued today and they didn't disappoint!! 46 students across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 were recognised for achieving excellent effort grades. In 6th Form or Key Stage 5 this includes excellent effort grades in every subject, also a real achievement and an excellent start to the academic year.We caught...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:40:48 +0300 Star Musicians Shine at Doha College http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/211 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/211 Doha College is home to some amazing musical talent in Qatar and it seems to be beating the odds in the rounding-up of such unique individuals. Read these captivating (though very shortened) bios of some of our most gifted young musicians, whose hard work and passion has made them flag-bearers for Doha College's core values of Excellence and Achiev...]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:37:03 +0300 Meet the Big 6 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/210 http://www.dohacollege.com/blog/entry/210 The Big 6 are a major feature of Year 13 life who have, traditionally at Doha College, put their leadership talents, commitment and responsibilities to the service of the student body. They are elected annually by their peers and teachers, who watch their presentations on why they want the roles and what value they can bring to benefit school life....]]> webadmin@dohacollege.com (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 03 Oct 2016 08:37:58 +0300