ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Admission process for the next academic year usually open in November of the previous year, while admissions for the current academic year can be accepted in term 1 and term 2. Doha British School is a very popular international school and places are sometimes difficult to access. Priority is given to siblings of current students, however all applicants must be assessed in order to determine ability to access the curriculum, as well as English language skills.

For more information on how our school admission process works in Qatar, follow these steps

  • STEP 1

    Please read the Admissions Policy thoroughly.

    Online application form coming soon

  • STEP 2

    Complete the Admission and Medical Form and return it to the Admission Office, along with all required documents, including acknowledgement that the Admissions Policy has been read. Failure to do so will result in your child's application not being processed.

  • STEP 3

    Pay application fee (non-refundable) to Finance Office.

  • STEP 4

    After review of application, children may be invited to attend a formal assessment, either in a group or individually (non-refundable assessment fee is payable). The results of these assessments are the property of the school and places will be allocated at the discretion of the Principal.

    PRE-SCHOOL AND RECEPTION

    Children will be assessed by the Head of EYFS, with a focus beingon communication and social skills.

    YEARS 1 AND 2

    Children will be assessed by the key Stage 1 Leader with an age-appropriate test.

    YEARS 3 TO 9

    Children will be assessed using an online test and asked to complete a writing task.

    YEARS 10 TO 12

    Children and teenagers will be assessed using the Digital Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT).

OVERSEAS APPLICATIONS

For overseas applications, please email the completed form together with all the requirements to admissions@dohabritishschool.com Application fees may be paid by bank transfer and online assessments may be coordinated with an overseas school if required.

SIXTH FORM APPLICATIONS

IB DIPLOMA

  • 1. Read full brochure online here.
  • 2. Applicants seeking entry into Year 12 for the IB Diploma Programme will be subject to meeting our minimum entry requirements, details as follows:
    • (A). 6 A* - C IGCSE grades including Maths and English (for subjects with the new 9-1 grading system a 5 or better is required)
    • (B). Bs or 5s in subjects chosen to study at Higher Level
    • (C). A* or 8/9 required for Higher Level Maths
  • 3. Copies of the applicant's predicted grades or IGCSE results must be provided so that they can be reviewed by the IB Coordinator before being offered a provisional place. Applicants who come from a system different from I/GCSE will be assessed by the IB Coordinator.

INTERNATIONAL AS & A LEVELS

  • 1. Read full brochure online here.
  • 2. Applicants seeking entry into Year 12 for the AS Programme will be subject to meeting our minimum entry requirements, details as follows:
    • (A). 5 A*- C IGCSE grades including Maths and English (for subjects with the new 9-1 grading system a 5 or better is required)
    • (B). Ideally Bs or 5s in subjects chosen to study at Higher Level
  • 3. Copies of the applicant's predicted grades or IGCSE results must be provided so that they can be reviewed by the Head of Secondary or Head of Sixth Form before being offered a provisional place. Applicants who come from a system different from I/GCSE will be assessed by the Head of Secondary or Head of Sixth Form.

BTEC

  • 1. Read full brochure online here.
  • 2. Applicants seeking entry into Year 12 for the BTEC Programme will be subject to meeting our minimum entry requirements, details as follows:
    • (A). 5 A*- C IGCSE grades including Maths and English (for subjects with the new 9-1 grading system a 5 or better is required)
    • (B). Ideally Bs or 5s in subjects chosen to study at Higher Level
  • 3. Copies of the applicant's predicted grades or IGCSE results must be provided so that they can be reviewed by the Head of Secondary or Head of Sixth Form before being offered a provisional place. Applicants who come from a system different from I/GCSE will be assessed by the Head of Secondary or Head of Sixth Form.

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM COMING SOON

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