The Royal Grammar School Guildford in Qatar


Location: Qatar
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 11 years

About The Royal Grammar School Guildford in Qatar

The Royal Grammar School, Guildford in Qatar is an international school located in the Qatari capital of Doha, first opening in September 2016 for children aged 3-6. By 2018, the school is expected to begin accepting its first prep students up to age 11, as well as senior students up to age 18. Part of The Royal Grammar School, Guildford, an independent boys’ school, the school offers a British-style curriculum and teaching. The school is co-educational in the younger years, with the upcoming senior school being single-sex. The school has similar entrance criteria to its British counterpart, with pre-prep students undergoing an informal assessment day, while older applicants will be expected to pass entrance exams in a number of different subjects. 

Head of School

Mr Alistair Downs

Values and Vision

The Royal Grammar School, Guildford in Qatar will continue to offer the same high-quality curriculum available at its British sister schools, taught in English. As well as this, however, the school will also seek to incorporate elements of the Qatari curriculum, such as Qatari History and Arabic. Outside of the classroom, the school is well-equipped to be able to offer a range of extra-curricular activities such as sports and music.

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Address: Um Salal Mohammed, Street No. 631, Building No. 17, Zone No. 71, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4036 0450