What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Compass International School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International / British
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Early Years to Year 10
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
My child is on the new Madinat Khalifa Campus. There's a new sports hall and pool planned. IT and library facilities are great. Each classroom has a computerised whiteboard.
There are loads of after school activities and they join with the other campus for some sports
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?
My child had no problems but I know there is a lot of support for English if it is not your child's first language. In primary they use the International Primary Curriculum and British Curriculum in secondary. It's a great programme.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
There is a social committee and a Parent Group. Parents can help in class and on trips
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
The fees are hig, but it's worth it because the teachers are fantastic and give so much time to the children. This is the best school in Doha - at least that's what we think.