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.
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.
Children will be assessed by the Head of EYFS, with a focus being on communication and social skills.
Children will be assessed by the key Stage 1 Leader with an age-appropriate test.
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 Application fees may be paid by bank transfer and online assessments may be coordinated with an overseas school if required.

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