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Another year concludes...

Another year concludes...

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Dear parents,

Now that the academic year has come to an end, I am writing to thank you for your support throughout the year and to congratulate your children, our students, for having done so well. It has again been a very busy and highly successful year during which we underwent two succe...

Sunday, 25 June 2017 12:16
Published in In the Press /
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Doha College Sporting Stars Shine

Doha College Sporting Stars Shine

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Doha College's sporting stars of 2017 were announced recently and received their awards at the annual Sports Awards presentation that was also live-streamed to parents unable to attend.

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:40
Published in In the Press /
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Managing the transition for your child

Managing the transition for your child

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Sad. Happy. Excited. Nervous. These are just some of the emotions that many of our students (and parents) will be going though at this time of year. It is about now that we begin to look ahead at the year to come and start to consider the transitions that we are about to go through.

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Sunday, 11 June 2017 11:25
Published in In the Press /
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Enhanced Curriculum Activities Round-Up

Enhanced Curriculum Activities Round-Up

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The advantages of Enhanced Curriculum Activities are numerous and obvious, and they fulfil different functions in the development of a child in Primary, compared to a Secondary student. They offer an opportunity for physical activity, encourage creativity, relieve stress, build confidence, foster...

Sunday, 04 June 2017 11:14
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Doha College is first school in Qatar to receive COBIS Patron's Accreditation

Doha College is first school in Qatar to receive COBIS Patron's Accreditation

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Doha College is the first school in Qatar to be accredited under the new Patron's Accreditation and Compliance scheme offered by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) as an alternative to the British School Overseas (BSO) accreditation.

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Monday, 29 May 2017 11:03
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Doha College wins Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year 2017 competition

Doha College wins Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year 2017 competition

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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.

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Thursday, 18 May 2017 10:39
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Getting the better of exam time

Getting the better of exam time

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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 ...

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:25
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Doha College at the Qatar Botball Competition

Doha College at the Qatar Botball Competition

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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.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017 10:16
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Year 10 and 11 finish the term in 'Excellent' style

Year 10 and 11 finish the term in 'Excellent' style

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On the last day of term, a group of Year 10 and year 11 students visited the Principal's office and personally received handwritten notes and congratulations for the excellent effort they had shown in their reports. The students chosen had achieved the highest effort grades in their year group.

Sunday, 09 April 2017 10:11
Published in Academic results /
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Creative Subjects

Creative Subjects

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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.

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Wednesday, 05 April 2017 09:36
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