Doha Qatar
King's College Doha


King's College Doha brings 140 years of educational excellence to Doha in partnership with King’s UK.King’s College Doha is a British curriculum international school for boys and girls aged 3 to 13 years old, with plans to extend to 18 years old after opening our new, second campus in September 2022. The school’s daily programme of activities, based on the King’s British curriculum, is taught by highly qualified, UK trained teachers and highly skilled teachers of Arabic and Islamic studies. Children at King’s are also offered a wide range of co-curricular activities including music, sport, art, design, drama, English language learning, technology and communications, forming an integral part of a fulfilling and extended school day. Specialist subject teaching starts in the Pre-School and uniquely for Qatar, all subjects from Year 5 onwards are specialist teacher led.King’s College Doha provides families living and working in Qatar with a nurturing, yet challenging school environment. The school is committed to providing outstanding teaching and effective learning in a purpose-built school with first class facilities. Our outstanding academic programme is underpinned by exceptional pastoral care which is focused on developing learners who are happy, caring, confident and curious.

  • Day school tuition $13000 - $14500 USD
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    8th Grade/Year 9
  • Number of Students 720
  • Year founded 2016
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Curricula Cambridge Advanced, UK National, IGCSE
  • Type Co-ed


The King's College Doha curriculum is based on the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum for children aged 3 to 5 (Pre-School and Reception) and National Curriculum for England but is significantly enhanced by the King’s UK curriculum that blends tradition with innovation. Senior students aged 13 t0 18 (Year 9 to 13) will study for IGCSE and A Level examinations that will enable them to access the best UK and US universities.

Admissions Information

Admissions Process

Students entering Pre-School, Reception and Year 1 (3 to 5 years old) will undertake play-based observations in small groups. Assessments for children entering Years 2 to 8 (6 to 13 years old) will undertake a more formal assessment where the focus will be on reading, writing and mathematics. The decision to admit your child is made after we have considered all aspects of the application. All offers are subject to availability of places. With regret, due to the number of applications we receive and as per our school policy, it is not possible to give detailed individualised feedback after an assessment has been completed. Step Two If the application is successful, our Admissions Team will send you an offer letter of confirmation, offering your child a place at King’s College Doha along with an acceptance form. The year group to which your child is admitted will be age-appropriate and in accordance with the International Education System Equivalency guidance issued by the MoE. Step Three To proceed with your child’s enrolment, you will be required to pay the non-refundable registration fee of QAR 2,500 to our Admissions Team within 7 days of receipt of our offer letter. This payment can be settled online through our website or via bank transfer or in person by credit card or cash at the school. Step Four Finally, in order to accept and secure the place, an acceptance deposit must be paid (QAR 7,925 for Pre-School – Year 6, QAR 8,917 for Year 7 – 8). This will be deducted from your first term’s fees. Overseas Applications Prospective parents wishing to join us from overseas please complete the online application form and provide all the relevant information and documents, including academic reports and any behavioural reports, if applicable. Please be aware that the MoE has set the initial cut-off date of 17th October for registration of all new overseas children. All parents will be required to seek permission from the MoE for their child to start school in Qatar. Final registration for overseas children for each academic year is 31st January. As per the MoE’s guidelines for overseas applicants, the latest school report, clearly stating the completed year group, must be translated in English, and stamped and attested by the following: - Ministry of Education of the country of the latest attended school - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of the latest attended school - Qatari Embassy/Consulate of the country of the latest attended school - Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar

Entry Requirements

List of Required Documents: - Two recent passport-sized photo of your child - Child’s passport - Parent’s/guardian’s passport - Child’s birth certificate - Valid Qatar ID card (for child and parents) - Up-to-date health and immunisation documentation (for child) - A recent report from your child’s/children’s nursery/school Any other relevant reports relating to specific learning needs or medical requirements (allergies etc) for your child. We ask you to note that in accordance with the Ministry of Education (MoE) guidelines for student admissions in Qatar, your application will not be considered without the mentioned documents when submitting your application. All students must be in possession of a valid Qatari Residency Permit before starting school in Qatar.

  • Students can join after the academic year begins Yes
  • Waiting List Yes

Waiting List

Students are put on a waiting list until seats become available.


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Learning support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes
  • Languages taught Arabic, English, French
  • Examinations available

School Life

  • Sports teams available Yes
  • Pastoral Care Yes
  • School start time 7.15 am
  • School end time 2.50 pm
  • Max class size 25
  • Supervised care before or after school Yes
  • Uniform required Yes
  • Average class size 22