DBS is accredited by the Council of International Schools and British Schools of the Middle East and is the first UK Curriculum international school to meet the standards set by Qatar National Schools Accreditation.


Council of International Schools

Doha British School is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), a leading global network promoting and supporting the ideals and best practices of international education. Emanating from rigorous and high quality standards, CIS accreditation uses self-reflection, peer review and best practices as integral components of its assessment process. CIS accredited schools commit to undertaking an ongoing quality assurance process to enhance student learning.

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Doha British School is a BSME Accredited Member. To attain this status, the school successfully completed a full accreditation process and demonstrated that it has achieved a specified level of quality. The BSME accreditation system gives an assurance to parents that the School has met BSME standards.

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IB World School

Doha British School is an accredited IB World School. IB World Schools are subject to a strict accreditation process monitored by the International Baccalaureate Organisation which ensures that the school offers a quality education.

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Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA)

Doha British School is proud to be the first international school to have achieved Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA). The QNSA process facilitates and appraises a school’s self-review against specified criteria, and then monitors the implementation of a related school improvement plan. QNSA ensures that schools are continuously and consistently improving standards through self-evaluation and action planning.

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As an Edexcel international centre, Doha British School is approved to deliver the world-class academic qualification, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).

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British Schools Overseas (BSO)

The intention is to inform parents of pupils in British Schools Overseas how standards measure up against the standards that apply to independent schools in the United Kingdom. Inspectorates approved by the DfE and monitored by Ofsted will be available to inspect British schools overseas and produce inspection reports which will be made available to parents and prospective parents.

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