News & Events
DOHA ACADEMY APPOINTS DEPUTY PRINCIPALWe are delighted to inform you that Mr. Shane Foley will be the new Deputy Principal for Doha Academy Schools. Prior to this, Mr. Foley served as the Principal of Primary and the Head of Doha Academy’s Salwa Campus. Mr. Foley comes from Australia, but had been living and working in the UK for 22 years before moving to Qatar. As for his hobbies, Mr. Foley is an avid football player, and has played professionally both in the UK and Australia. We wish Mr. Foley the best in his new role!
DOHA ACADEMY STUDENTS CELEBRATE QATAR’S VICTORYStudents at Doha Academy were delighted that Qatar won the Finals of the AFC Asian Cup. In order to celebrate, students dressed up in Qatari national dress orin colours of the Qatari flag. They showed solidarity and pride with the Qatari team.
STORYTELLING WEEK AT DOHA ACADEMYLast week, students at Doha Academy celebrated Storytelling Week. They were read to from different books by their teachers and our children truly enjoyed it. The week ended with students dressing up in their pajamas and being read to. It was a snuggly end to a fun filled week.
DOHA ACADEMY STUDENTS PROCEED TO NEXT ROUNDOur students from Al Waab proceeded to the next round of football after winning the preliminaries. On Thursday, January 24th, they won three rounds as well. We wish them the best of luck and are very proud of their success.
DOHA ACADEMY WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPALWe are delighted to inform you that Doha Academy has appointed a new Principal. Mr. Graeme Garrett has more than 10 years of experience leading schools in England, Europe and the Middle East. He served as Headmaster of The English School, Nicosia, Cyprus, considered the best school on the Island. Prior to this, Mr. Garrett served as Principal of The Sultan’s School, Muscat, Oman, whose reputation is well known in the region. In addition to being a school leader, Mr. Garrett has also been a Schools’ Inspector in the UK and has worked for the University of Oxford in the development of the Mathematics A Levels examination. Other than his educational career, Mr. Garrett is a keen sportsman and played International cricket for ten years. We welcome Mr. Garrett to the Doha Academy family and wish him the best.
DOHA ACADEMY AL WAAB CAMPUS’ PRIMARY SECTION HOLDS SUCCESSFUL PARENT TEACHER CONSULTATIONSOn Saturday, January 19th, our teachers met with students and parents for a three-way consultation to discuss student progress in the classroom. The conversations were led by the students in order for them to develop their own voice and help with fostering self-esteem and self-confidence. The event was very successful with high attendance from our students and parents.
DOHA ACADEMY STUDENTS WIN FOOTBALL PRELIMINARIESStudents from Doha Academy’s Al Waab and Salwa campuses were invited to play with other schools in a football tournament held at the Aspire field. The students from our Al Waab campus did us proud by winning most matches and drawing on one allowing them to proceed forward in the football tournament.
Doha Academy students wow Her Excellency, the Health Minister and esteemed officials with lively National Day performance.As part of the recent marking of Qatar National Day - the Primary Healthcare Corporation (PHCC) hosted a wonderful morning celebrating the work done in public health across the country. Held in the Public Healthcare Corporation Tower, there were several VIP guests, including; Her Excellency Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari - Minister for Health, Mr Hamad Jassim Al Hamar - Director of Public Relations and Communications at the MoPH, Dr Mariam Alabdulmalik - Managing Director of Primary Healthcare Corporation, Mrs Huda Al-Wahedi - Executive Director of Corporate Communications, Naser Abdulla AL Obaidan - Executive Director of MD's Office, Abdulla Al-Mansoori - Executive Director of the PHCC and other esteemed individuals from the government were in attendance.
The event was marked by speeches, poetry and a thrilling performance by a group of Doha Academy students. Pupils from years 3 - 6 recited the Quran, poetry in praise of the nation and Emir, with the girls performing a traditional dance before the boys' sword dance - known as 'Al Arda' - for the grand finale. All present thoroughly enjoyed the performances, with Her Excellency, the Health Minister congratulating the students and staff on their efforts and stopping to take pictures with them. A magnificent event, well done to the Doha Academy students for proving to be the highlight of the celebrations
Qatar National Day at Doha AcademyThe students at Doha Academy celebrated Qatar National Day with much fervor. Our Arabic teachers created a program where children of all year levels were able to showcase their love for Qatar through a cultural program. This was followed by a communal meal for all students, staff and parents.