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Parent's Review of Al Manarat Al Riyadh International School (eng) in
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Al Manarat Al Riyadh International School (eng)
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
Best of American and British systems
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Kindergarten-sat and IGCSE (AL)
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
School bus Private bus Private car Hired Cars
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Excellent....The boys section: horse riding swimming esxcursion and various international and naional sports....IT learning method being introduced.My daughter works there and my grandkids are studying in that school 12years (boy) 15 years (girl)
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
Meeting children and learning from teachers around the world.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Yes, they do have parents meeting graduation and other activities where parents participate.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
To survey all schools and choose a school that will suit their culture and their mentality and of course their affordability!
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