FAQ | PSI BRITISH SCHOOL

FAQ


1- Are you a new School in Doha?

Yes, we have opened successful in September 2014.

2- What year groups do you host?

Currently, we host from pre-School up to year 10, so from ages 3 to 15 years old, and we will begin our first year 11 in September 2017.

3- Which year groups will you host for the academic year 2018/ 2019?

Years 11 & 12 will follow the following year in September 2018.

4- What curriculum do you use?

We follow the UK National Curriculum throughout the school from Early Years to Year 11. In the Primary school, we currently use the IPC(International Primary Curriculum)  to enhance our teaching and learning. In the Secondary school, we use the Cambridge curriculum, including IGCSEs and AS Levels.

5- What facilities do you offer?

We are based in a newly renovated purpose built school spread over 15 and a half thousand square meters, boasting great educational resources & excellent international learning environment. With a 4G AstroTurf football pitch, a semi Olympic swimming pool, 3 children’s playgrounds, ICT lab, Science lab, freshly cooked canteen food amongst other facilities.

6- Can I visit the School for a tour?

Yes, the School is open for a tour from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Sun- Thu.

7- How do you operate the canteen?

We truly believe you are what you eat, so we promote healthy eating through our international menu, either through a pre-paid set menu subscription, vouchers or you can purchase directly on the day.

8-What is the school plan in opening Secondary classes?

PSI School will open Year 11 in September 2017, followed by Year 12 for the academic year 2018-2019.

9- What are your fees?

Please click on “Admissions” button, then chose the academic year you are applying for to view the updated fees.

10- Do you accept Qatar State Citizens’ coupons?

Currently, we are not authorized to do so but are in the process of completing our application to be able to accept these.

11- Do you offer special educational support?

Yes, we are very proud of the inclusive support that we offer. Please visit us for more information. Additional fees will be charged based on individual need.

12- What nationality are your Pupils?

We have been fortunate to have a perfect multicultural mix for an international School with over 51 different nationalities.

13- Do you offer a bus service?

Yes.

14-  Do you teach Islamic studies in English?

Yes.

15- Do you teach Arabic for non-native speakers?

YES.

16- Which Arabic curriculum are you following?

We follow the SEC Arabic curriculum and are fortunate to have the UK developed Arabic curricula to complement it.

 17- Where are the Arabic teachers from?

We have a mix of Male and female Arabic teachers from Egypt, Lebanon and Sudan.

 18- Do you offer Extra Curricular Activities?

We have a wide range of ECAs for Pupils to enjoy, learn and participate in a competitive friendly atmosphere. Our activities vary from Sports, Arts, Performing Arts, Robotics, Lego…….and loads more.

 19- Are there swimming instructors for all ages?

There are qualified swimming instructors for all age groups.

20- When is the school planning to obtain the IGCSE accreditation?

We have initiated the process and on the path of achieving such accreditation 2017

21- How do I contact Admissions?

You can call the admissions office on 44149838 from 07:00 am till 02:30 pm, or send an e-mail to admission@psisd.com.qa

22- What is the minimum age required?

The minimum age to enrol in the pre-School class is 3 years old, the Pupil has to reach the age of 3 before September 30th.

23- How do I work out which year my child will be admitted?

Please refer to the ‘Admission Process’

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