Jun
11

Managing the transition for your child

Dash the Dolphin eases transition for Pre School children at Doha College
'Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.' (Robin Sharma) by Robin Sharma Sad. Happy. Excited. Nervous. These are just some of the emotions that many of our students (and parents) will be going though at this time of year. It is about now that we begin to look ahead at the year to come and start to consider th...
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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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Mar
01

World Book Day at Doha College

On Sunday, at Doha College, it's World Book Day. It's a celebration! It's a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it's a celebration of reading.We hope that this day will shine a spotlight on how great children's books are. For some children, one day, one book even, is enough to instil a lifelong love of words, re...
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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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