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Jun
20

Doha College Sporting Stars Shine

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.25 different sporting honours were awarded to over 250 students who had competed in over ten different sports and played in over 400 fixtures including two internat...
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Jun
04

Enhanced Curriculum Activities Round-Up

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 teamwork, teach time management, help children disc...
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May
18

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

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.Primary choirs from the International School of London, Newton British School, Doha English Speaking School, Park House English School, Doha College 'Prestos' and Doha College 'Fortes' wowed the ...
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May
09

Getting the better of exam time

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 results. At Doha College, we have celebrated the out...
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Apr
27

Doha College at the Qatar Botball Competition

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.Students were placed in teams of 10 and competed against other schools from around the country. They wer...
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Apr
05

Creative Subjects

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.  Truth: Art, Design and Technology, Music and Drama exams involve a range of challenging components which are designed to test technique, knowledge and composition, hardly a walk in the par...
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Mar
05

Doha College student is officially on top of the World!

Doha College student Jyothsna Prakash has outshone all other students, receiving two awards for her A Level English Examinations. Jyothsna achieved the highest mark in the world for her English Language and the highest mark in Qatar for her English Literature.Jyothsna received these impressive accolades from Cambridge International Examinatio...
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Feb
02

500 Words Story Competition

A few weeks ago, you may remember, a call was put out for all young writers at Doha College to impress us with their original 500 words stories. The organisers were soon buried under a mountain of entries, and reading themselves out of it was no easy task. After much discussion, debating and deliberating, Mrs Briggs picked three of the best st...
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Jan
29

Teenage issues? Doha College’s musical ‘Skin Deep’ is spot on!

In a marathon performance that brought audiences to tears of sadness and joy, Doha College students displayed some extraordinary talent. This year's production very poignantly tackled matters that impact teenagers the most, such as body image, relationships with parents, career choices, healthy living, dealing with change and more. Student Nasreen...
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Jan
15

Choosing A Levels and what is on offer at Doha College

Choosing the right A Levels can be a huge dilemma, especially for those who are not sure what they want to study at university and beyond. Even if students think they know the direction they want to head in, choosing appropriate A Levels is still a difficult choice.Whichever situation students find themselves in, it is important for them to remembe...
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Jan
11

Doha College celebrates students achieving excellent (I)GCSE results

​Doha College held a celebration evening that recognised the exceptional results that the students now in Year 12 achieved in their 2016 (I)GCSE examinations. The students were presented with their formal certificates by members of the staff body, and several musical performances helped to support what was a showcase for individual talents.Ope...
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Dec
14

ISLMUN Conference – a Success for Doha College Students

On 9-10 December, students from our MUN club took part in the International School of London, Qatar's MUN (ISLMUN) conference. A good conference, with even greater food, our students performed admirably: out of four best delegate awards, we secured two: one for Fatima Sherif (Y11); and one for Fares Nimry (Y9). Here is what some of our students tho...
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Dec
12

Doha College student wins South Africa themed art competition

You may remember the "South Africa as I See It" competition that was announced a few months ago, inviting students to create a piece of original art. Organised by the South African Embassy and adjudicated by judges from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, the competition has recently unveiled its winning entry, and you will be proud to hear...
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Dec
11

Doha College launches the ‘Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year’ Competition

Doha College is opening its doors to the country's Primary Schools as we launch the "Qatar Primary School Choir of the Year" Competition. This exciting project will add a new breadth to music education in Qatar. We are fortunate to live in a rich melting pot of cultures, and we feel it is important that opportunities to experience each other's musi...
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Dec
05

Digital Learning Initiative at Doha College

Today the world is flooded with pioneering technologies that are developing at an unimaginable pace. A decade from now, capabilities we currently think of as emerging and others that we can barely imagine will be as abundant as the devices of the present day. As parents, we all see first-hand how our children embrace technology from an early age a...
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Nov
17

Merci d'être venues et “à la prochaine!”

School linking and twinning, exchanges and partnerships – all are well-established concepts that have yielded exceptional benefits for participating schools over time. Doha College is proud to have forged such a relationship with Collège Saint Joseph in Challans, France. This year marks the fourth year from the first link, which started quite humb...
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Nov
08

Outside Doha College walls, inside Doha College’s spirit

Growing a child into a rounded human being, we all know, takes far more than academics and involved parents. One of the aspects that prepare a child for life outside the home, or beyond parents' constant attention, is the ability to become responsible for themselves.This is particularly important in a place where children have their basic requireme...
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Nov
01

Our Primary student representatives are here

Heri Kiprop Ng'eno
Hazel Carter
Rayek Abdo
Kiana Crane
Having met the "Big 6", the team of 6th-formers who represent the Secondary School student body, you are now invited to meet the Primary School students Representatives, recently elected in their roles. They are our head boys and head girls (one team for each campus), namely Heri Kiprop Ng'eno and Hazel Carter in West Bay, and Rayek Abdo and Kiana ...
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Oct
26

Doha College Students Inspired by QLC

​The fifth annual Qatar Leadership Conference (QLC) was held from the 20th to the 22nd of October 2016 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Over 600 students from schools all over Qatar, as well as visitors from every corner of the globe, convened for a weekend of informative and inspirational workshops and sessions.Although affiliated with The...
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Oct
23

How we help your child to read

Children's favourite Dr Seuss said "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." It is true that how much and how efficiently a child reads is one of the strongest indicators of their future success. Aiming to give children the best possible start that will make a difference to their fu...
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Oct
17

A Very Successful First Round of Grade Reports

Our first grade reports for this academic year were issued today and they didn't disappoint!! 46 students across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 were recognised for achieving excellent effort grades. In 6th Form or Key Stage 5 this includes excellent effort grades in every subject, also a real achievement and an excellent start to the academic year.We caught...
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Oct
10

Star Musicians Shine at Doha College

Doha College is home to some amazing musical talent in Qatar and it seems to be beating the odds in the rounding-up of such unique individuals. Read these captivating (though very shortened) bios of some of our most gifted young musicians, whose hard work and passion has made them flag-bearers for Doha College's core values of Excellence and Achiev...
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Oct
03

Meet the Big 6

The Big 6 are a major feature of Year 13 life who have, traditionally at Doha College, put their leadership talents, commitment and responsibilities to the service of the student body. They are elected annually by their peers and teachers, who watch their presentations on why they want the roles and what value they can bring to benefit school life....
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Sep
25

Doha College is Officially a Green Eco-School

​Doha College has become the first school in Qatar to be awarded an Eco-Schools Green Flag from the Foundation for Environmental Education. The school's Eco Committee and staff officially hoisted the Green Flag to mark the occasion in a ceremony held at the school recently.The Eco-Schools programme is delivered to 49,000 schools across 64 countries...
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Jun
17

Doha College displays ‘digital library’ created by Vodafone and British Library

Doha College was the choice site for the Qatar display of the Digital Library, first launched as part of the Feast of St George celebrations in Trafalgar Square on 23 April, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. The Digital Library is a joint project of Vodafone and the British Library, who made some of the earliest and rarest editions of ...
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