March 12, 2023
Doha British School (DBS) one of the world’s leading British International Schools in Qatar, with a reputation of academic excellence since 1997, is a proud member of Artan Consulting and Educational Services (ACES). This private education group owns, manages and operates educational institutions in Qatar to foster academic innovation and excellence.
For over 25 years, DBS has been true to its core purpose to ensure that every young person should gain as much as possible from their schools, based on the belief that all learners can, need and want to achieve. To this end, DBS has worked tirelessly in creating learning environments that support academic excellence, sport, art and character development and are deservedly recognised by British Schools Overseas as “Excellent” with ‘outstanding features’. DBS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), British Schools of the Middle East (BSME), Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA) and British Schools Overseas (BSO).
25 years later, DBS has now grown into a cluster of three (3) outstanding campuses. Doha British School’s first campus in Ain Khaled opened in 1997, followed by DBS Al Wakra in 2014 and DBS Rawdat Al Hamama in 2022. All DBS campuses provide an outstanding values-based education experience to inspire curiosity, critical thinking, creativity and a passion for learning. DBS offers world-class education to boys and girls aged 3 – 18 from Preschool to Sixth Form. The post-16 learning at DBS offers four (4) unique pathways of study for AS/A-Level, BTEC and IB Diploma. DBS celebrated an outstanding set of international examinations with a 100% pass rate from the IB Diploma and A-level cohorts in 2022. IB students averaged a point score of 36, well above the world average of 33 points, and 93% of A-Level students achieved A-C grades, well above the UK average of 82.5%. In addition, 40 DBS students achieved “Outstanding Learner Awards’ from Pearson international, the “Highest Achievement” in Geography for the GCC region and the “Highest Achievement” in Qatar for Arabic at IGCSE. DBS students are accepted into prestigious Universities across the world. Since its establishment in 1997, DBS has paid particular attention to the subjects of Arabic language and Islamic Studies, supporting the belief in the importance of promoting Islamic values and Arab customs.
Last year marked a significant achievement when DBS opened its new campus near Lusail City – in Rawdat Al Hamama. The state-of-the-art campus features sprawling open spaces and a vibrant campus layout, which encourages collaborative and interactive learning. The school offers 5 purpose-built Science laboratories, 2 ICT/Computer Science Hubs, dedicated Science Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) facilities, Music and Art Interactive studios, performance areas, specialist Primary and Secondary Libraries, two fully equipped Design and Technology workshops, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and a 300 seater spectacular contemporary auditorium, incorporating a meticulous level of detail to support an exceptional student-centred learning experience.
At DBS we are already planning for the next 25 years to prepare our students for an ever-changing world. Emphasis will be placed on the skills and attributes our students will need to shape their future and to become global citizens who are well rounded, engaged and socially responsive. DBS will continue to embrace the latest technologies creating agile learning environments to provide our students with an empowered, personalised and exciting learning experience enabling them to thrive within a dynamic, global environment.