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Doha College achieves outstanding BSO inspection results

Doha College proudly announces its outstanding performance in the latest British Schools Overseas (BSO) inspection, conducted from 5th to 8th November 2023. The comprehensive evaluation by Education Development Trust recognised the school's excellence in various key areas, setting it apart as a leading educational institution in Qatar.

The report emphasised that, “Doha College is an outstanding school and provides an outstanding quality of education for pupils from three to 18 years old

Key Highlights of the Report include:

Exceptional Academic Achievement

The school showcased outstanding attainment and progress in English, mathematics, science and other subjects, with students across all stages achieving standards well above the national averages in England and internationally. Many have received awards for top marks in the Middle East and the world at IGCSE and A Level examinations.

Innovative and Effective Teaching

The inspection noted the highly impactful teaching methods and excellent teaching standards, catering to a diverse student body, including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The school’s commitment to providing continuous professional development for all staff and its conducive environment for innovative teaching helped push its education to the highest quality.

Broad and Balanced Curriculum

Doha College's curriculum skilfully integrates the English National Curriculum with elements of the Qatari curriculum, offering a rich, multicultural learning experience. The outstanding care for students’ spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development has resulted in students who are academically competent and culturally aware citizens ready to become positive contributors to society. The curriculum was further praised for its exceptional range of co-curricular activities fostering skills beyond academics.

Emphasis on Student Welfare and Safety

The school provides a safe, nurturing environment where students' welfare is prioritised, contributing to a positive and inclusive school community. Doha College’s safeguarding policies have been noted to be rigorous, comprehensive, and aligned to the best UK practice, ensuring the safety of students.

Strong Communication to Parents, Carers and Others

Parents demonstrated high satisfaction with the school’s provision of information that are high quality and easily accessible. The school offer plenty of communication such as the school website, newsletter detailing school life and events, written reports of students’ progress and detailed handbook for parents. Overall, parents are happy with their child attending Doha College and have positive relationships with other students and staff.

Visionary Leadership

The leadership and governance of Doha College are highly effective, promoting continuous improvement and maintaining exceptional standards.

Doha College remains committed to its ethos of 'Excellence for All, Excellence from All', continually striving to provide an enriching and holistic educational experience. This outstanding BSO inspection report is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and commitment of the staff, students, and the wider school community.