Key stage 3
Years 7, 8 & 9 known as Key Stage 3, Follow the National Curriculum for England, Subjects include English, Mathematics, Geography, History, Sciences, ICT, Arts & Physical Education. As part of the host country curriculum requirements – Arabic, Qatar History and Islamic Studies are also offered. During this time students will develop their abilities to communicate with clarity and confidence. Students will have an increasing understanding of the moral, social and cultural issues of the world through deeper ethical analysis. The development of confident, articulate and socially responsible citizens, with a willingness to serve both the fellow students and the wider community are of utmost importance. As in the Junior School, a selection of extra-curricular activities is offered.We aim to help our students to leave the Cambridge School, Doha with an awareness of tradition, valuing the importance of leadership and world citizenship and having a strong sense of community. We trust that they will all carry with them a vision for the future, becoming productive and worthwhile members of the society. From Year 3 to 9, Arabic and Qatar history is taught to all students. Islamic studies are followed
key Stage 4
The Cambridge School, Doha provides for a Cambridge International Examination Board curriculum that offers internationally recognised qualifications allowing access to universities worldwide and provides a consistent record of excellent academic achievement. The educational progress of our younger students is monitored and recorded using Classroom Monitor through a mixture of on-going classroom observation and assessment. Parental consultations take place throughout the school year both informally and formally. At the end of Year 11, normally around 16 years of age, students sit their IGCSE (International General Certificate of Education). This series of examinations usually covers 8-9 subjects which have been selected by the students, in consultation with parents and teachers during Year 9, depends on student’s preference and abilities, and include: ICT, English, Mathematics, Arabic for all Arabic children and Islamic Studies for all Muslim children, are compulsory subjects. The other subjects offered at the TCS are:
Arabic – Compulsory to all Arabic students
Environmental Management – EVM
Travel & Tourism
Islamic Studies compulsory to all Muslim students
Those students opting to remain for the final 2 years of school (Years 12 & 13) can choose to take a further 3 or 4 Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary Level examinations and it is the results of these AS and ‘A Levels’ which will provide students with the necessary qualifications to enter university if they so wish.
Our students have been taking the IGCSE and AS and A level examinations since 2005. Students scoring between A* – C over the years has increased to more than 86% and we have had excellent results that we can be proud of including 60 “Outstanding Learner” Awards in the last 5 years. We have had outstanding results with many of our students getting accepted at very prestigious universities in Qatar, UK, and Egypt and all other countries. Many of our students are doing Engineering, Medicine, MBA and Studies in Foreign Affairs from universities in Qatar,UK and across the world.