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  • Join Our Family

    Contact us about 2018-2019 admissions

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  • Stay Informed

    Find out what's been happening in school.

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  • Where Every Child Thrives

    Our learning approach is designed to ensure that every child is a success.

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  • Be Ambitious

    Our exclusive collaborations mean that your child is exposed to learning experiences from world class institutions.

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  • Becoming a Global Citizen

    With a community of over 60 nationalities, your child will make friends from around the world.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student.

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  • Find out where we are and contact us

    Information and maps to get in touch.

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  • Parent Essentials

    Important information for our parents

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Age Guidelines

This table will help you identify the best year group for your child

  • Age Guidelines

Your child’s age

*birthday before 1st September that year

Our school year

School section

Curriculum followed

Corresponding Grade in US education system

Corresponding Grade in Qatari education system

3 - 4 years Early Years 1 Primary English National Curriculum and IPC Pre-school Kindergarten 1
4 - 5 years Early Years 2 Primary English National Curriculum and IPC Pre-KG Pre-Kindergarten

5 - 6  years

Year 1

Primary

English National Curriculum for English and Maths, and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

6 - 7  years

Year 2

Primary

1st Grade

Grade 1

7 - 8  years

Year 3

Primary

2nd Grade

Grade 2

8 - 9 years

Year 4

Primary

3rd Grade

Grade 3

9 - 10 Years

Year 5

Primary

4th Grade

Grade 4

10 - 11 years

Year 6

Primary

5th Grade

Grade 5

11 - 12 years

Year 7

Secondary

English National Curriculum

6th Grade

Grade 6

12 - 13 years

Year 8

Secondary

7th Grade

Grade 7

13 - 14 years

Year 9

Secondary

8th Grade

Grade 8

14 - 15 years

Year 10

Secondary

IGCSE

9th Grade

Grade 9

15 - 16 years

Year 11

Secondary

10th Grade

Grade 10

16 - 17 years

Year 12

Secondary

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

11th Grade

Grade 11

17 - 18 years

Year 13

Secondary

12th Grade

Grade 12