Welcome to
King’s College

Over 140 years of
educational excellence

King’s College Doha is more than just an international school, it is a community where every child can explore their ambitions and reach their full academic potential.

Our dedicated teachers provide British education and nurture children from preschool, through a curriculum that has refined itself spanning a period of over 140 years. Blending modern, innovative teaching methods alongside our historic expertise allows our pupils to reach their full potential and graduate as well-rounded young people, gaining places at top British,  American universities and universities in Qatar.

As one of the best private schools in Qatar, our holistic curriculum is rich in variety including art, music and sport. Specialist teachers are assigned for each subject and age group to allow optimum learning.

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Welcome

A very warm welcome to King’s College Doha. I am privileged to be part of a school that offers families in Qatar a fantastic all-round education through the British curriculum, exceptional care for the needs of every child, breadth of opportunity and respect for heritage and culture.

We are committed to providing outstanding teaching and effective learning methods to engage and inspire all our pupils.

Our holistic curriculum has been refined over 140 years of teaching excellence and is rich in variety including art, music and sport. Specialist teachers are assigned for each subject and age group to allow optimum learning, which is a unique approach when compared with other schools in Qatar.

I am very proud of my role as Principal of King’s College Doha, and I’m extremely fortunate to work with a high calibre of dedicated teaching staff who ignite the young minds of tomorrow.

We welcome prospective pupils and their families to visit our campus and meet our teachers as we embark on this journey together.

Mike Seaton

Principal, King’s College Doha

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King’s College Mesaimeer Campus

The next chapter in the life of our international school is the is the extension of its world class education offer to the full age range of 3 to 18 at its new campus in Mesaimeer. Opening in 2023, our new campus is in the south of Doha, just a short ten-minute drive from our current Al Thumama site. Designed by award-winning architects our second campus will allow King’s children to complete their school education in breath-taking facilities.

Our King’s curriculum demands that every child is given the opportunity to explore a breadth of subjects and activities with state-of-the-art science, art and design, technology, computing, sport, performing arts and a host of other specialist and dedicated facilities not seen in other schools or Qatar education.

With the ongoing support of King’s College, UK, this full education offer will now include IGCSE and A – Levels giving children the opportunity to access the world’s finest universities.

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Why King’s College Doha?

King’s College Doha provides an outstanding all-round British education within an international context. We prepare children in Qatar to be responsible global citizens and lifelong learners through instilling key attributes to accelerate and nurture their educational and creative psych. Alongside its academic reputation, King’s is also known for its extensive range of extra-curricular activities. Pupils have a choice of a vast array of sports, music, arts, outdoor activities, and much more, each academic year.

140 Years of
Educational Excellence

Pupils at King’s College Doha benefit from 140 years of history, tradition and educational expertise.

All-round
Curriculum

King’s College Doha delivers a rounded curriculum, based on that of King’s UK but adapted to the context of Doha. Academic progress is made alongside the development of new skills and interests through the medium of sport, music, the arts and a range of other extra-curricular activities.

Specialist Subject Approach

In most schools, general class teachers cover all subjects to Year 6. Uniquely, our passionate teachers, with UK recognised training and qualifications, offer specialist teaching in all subjects from Year 5 onwards, with some subject specialists extending all the way down to Pre-School.

Qatar Culture and Arabic Language

The King’s approach is tailored to fit with our local Doha setting. Arabic language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies are central components of our curriculum. Arabic language, for instance, is offered from Pre-School and delivered by subject specialist teachers.

King’s College UK

King’s College UK is over 140 years old at its current campus, but its roots can be traced back over 600 years to the 16th century. King’s is the flagship school of the well-respected Woodard Group whose founder, Nathaniel Woodard, created a series of schools offering modern teaching, with an all-round approach to learning.

Each year pupils graduate from King’s to some of the UK’s most prestigious universities including Oxford, Cambridge, King’s College London, University College London, and the Russell Group network, as well as international destinations such as the United States.

The standard of teaching is fantastic and we could not be happier.  

King’s College Doha is a fantastic school.  Pastorally and academically we are incredibly happy.  Our son has been through huge change recently (new country, starting ‘big’ school, and a new baby at home all in the space of three weeks) and KCD have been exceptionally good at supporting our family with this transition.  We adore the staff, and are thrilled with our little boy’s progress so far.  One of the school’s aims is to provide a happy, safe, nurturing environment, where the children have a sense of belonging and respect for one another. I can safely say that they are achieving this daily.  The standard of teaching is fantastic and we could not be happier.  A wonderful addition to Doha. King’s is already more than just a school.

Anabelle Alban-Moore

What a good school can do.

I just wanted to thank you for your amazing job that you’re doing for a long time. I know how difficult it was to motivate Renas and keep him on track despite the fact that the pandemic circumstances and difficulties on online lessons. But you did a wonderful job to find a way for him to engage in the lessons.

Tuba Oren – Parent

Tiana George’s first month of school an amazing experience.

We wanted to express our thanks for making our daughter, Tiana George’s first month of school an amazing experience. The entire process of getting the kids to settle down in a new environment was so perfectly planned and well executed. Sincere thanks to the entire team, from the staff who help us with morning drop off, to all teachers and assistant staff until our pickup.

Soniya Abraham – Parent

My child had a fantastic few weeks at school.

My child had a fantastic few weeks at school. We want to thank Ms Medbou, Ms Jan and Ms Rose for all of their love and care to help him settle in school.

As you know he’s never been to school or nursery prior to joining pre school at Kings, and he was super excited to join. He had a few wobbles in his first full week, but we’re so pleased with the way his teachers helped him. Ms Medbou was also very welcoming when we met to talk about how to help him settle and really made the effort to hear us out.

King’s Pre-School Parent

We want to thank you for the unwavering support and belief instilled in the child.

We want to thank you for the unwavering support and belief instilled in the child.

It is because of your motivation and encouragement that Rudra could put away his fears and is eager to try swimming.

He always talks high of his class teacher and his special lessons teachers at King’s who inspire the child and lead as very good role models.
We take the opportunity to say a big thank you.

‘A great teacher takes a hand, opens the mind and touches the heart’.
That’s what the staff at King’s College Doha gives to our child and we express our gratitude.

King’s Parent

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