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Educational options for your family in Qatar

Expatriate children in Qatar can have their educational needs met at all ages, but the public schools generally teach in Arabic. For this reason, very few expats find this a practical option. 

Private international schools (costing £3,500 - £5,300 per year for each child) tend to follow the British or USA curriculum, though places for these are competitive and many have waiting lists. It’s best to apply for schools as soon as you can.

When applying to a school, you will need to provide previous school reports and a copy of your child's medical history. Many schools will also require the child to pass an entrance exam, and some will request a letter of recommendation. In the majority of cases, you will be expected to pay a non-returnable application fee. 

The school day in Qatar normally runs from 07:00 to 14:30. Most international educational facilities offer a bus to and from the main residential campuses, but many people who move to Qatar have housekeepers and private drivers to assist them, and this will often include collecting the children from school.   

Alternative options

Some parents choose to send their children to a boarding school in your current location, at their own expense. This is entirely up to you, but you would have to be prepared to not see your children at all during term times. 

 
 

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