Latest blog entries : Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar - Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar Fri, 26 May 2017 14:10:59 +0300 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Doha College wins Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year 2017 competition The Grand Finale of 'Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year' competition (QPSCOY) was held on Monday 15th May at the Ballroom of the Shangri-La, Doha.Primary choirs from the International School of London, Newton British School, Doha English Speaking School, Park House English School, Doha College 'Prestos' and Doha College 'Fortes' wowed the ...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Thu, 18 May 2017 11:08:03 +0300 Getting the better of exam time If someone told you they were enthused about their upcoming exams and could not wait for them to start, you might regard them with some suspicion. While exams are certainly not a breezy sail past the MIA, they could be approached in a positive manner that might ease the pressure and thus enhance results. At Doha College, we have celebrated the out...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Tue, 09 May 2017 11:16:06 +0300 Doha College at the Qatar Botball Competition Doha College students took part in Qatar's recent annual Botball competition, run by Carnegie Mellon University. This is a very prestigious competition and is globally run by The KISS Institute for Practical Robotics (KIPR) in the United States.Students were placed in teams of 10 and competed against other schools from around the country. They wer...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:33:18 +0300 Year 10 and 11 finish the term in 'Excellent' style (Claire Griffiths) Secondary Sun, 09 Apr 2017 09:04:16 +0300 Creative Subjects Myth: creative subjects are less difficult than Maths or English, require less effort and are chosen by some students as a means to reduce their workload.  Truth: Art, Design and Technology, Music and Drama exams involve a range of challenging components which are designed to test technique, knowledge and composition, hardly a walk in the par...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:07:48 +0300 6th Form medics on-board the Flying Eye Hospital (Claire Griffiths) Secondary Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:53:58 +0300 How HPL becomes second nature at Doha College As it is well known by now, Doha College has been confirmed as one of only eight 'Pioneer' schools in the world for High Performance Learning (HPL). This is a huge honour for Doha College, and the challenge is to implement HPL in an effective and sustainable way. Vice Principal Neil Thomas and Assistant Principal Uzma Zaffar attended an induction ...]]> (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:27:04 +0300 6th Former's already making their mark... "I am incredibly proud of how well my Year 12s have done not only in their subjects but also in their continued commitment to the wider school community through their involvement in clubs and committees. I wish them every success over the coming months in their mocks and final examinations."by Ms Naomi Capewell, Head of Year 12"Year 13 is a miles...]]> (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:33:48 +0300 Doha College student is officially on top of the World! Doha College student Jyothsna Prakash has outshone all other students, receiving two awards for her A Level English Examinations. Jyothsna achieved the highest mark in the world for her English Language and the highest mark in Qatar for her English Literature.Jyothsna received these impressive accolades from Cambridge International Examinatio...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 05 Mar 2017 14:34:58 +0300 World Book Day at Doha College On Sunday, at Doha College, it's World Book Day. It's a celebration! It's a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it's a celebration of reading.We hope that this day will shine a spotlight on how great children's books are. For some children, one day, one book even, is enough to instil a lifelong love of words, re...]]> (Christine Walker) In the Press Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:42:52 +0300 Research on Alzheimer's wins Medical School Conference "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'...]]> (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:10:03 +0300 Go Girls!! (Claire Griffiths) Academic results Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:02:51 +0300 Year 7 prove the transition from primary is easy! (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 "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...]]> (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:59:36 +0300 500 Words Story Competition 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:07:35 +0300 Teenage issues? Doha College’s musical ‘Skin Deep’ is spot on! 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:50:45 +0300 Year 11 rock their mocks! (Claire Griffiths) In the Press Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:13:27 +0300 Choosing A Levels and what is on offer at Doha College 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:59:20 +0300 Doha College celebrates students achieving excellent (I)GCSE results ​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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:57 +0300 Welcome back to a new term and a new year (Claire Griffiths) Principal's message Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:39:03 +0300 Shining stars from Year 9 close the year (Claire Griffiths) Academic results Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:43:07 +0300 ISLMUN Conference – a Success for Doha College Students 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:07:42 +0300 Doha College student wins South Africa themed art competition 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...]]> (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 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:20:34 +0300 Digital Learning Initiative at Doha College 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...]]> (Cristina Ionascu) In the Press Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:30:49 +0300