Park House English School

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About the school

Park House English School was founded in 1994 by the Brennan family and acquired by the International Schools Partnership (ISP) in 2016. We are one of the first British schools in Doha, with a rich history and excellent reputation. We provide a supportive and engaging international environment where the educational process is enjoyable and rewarding. Our ambitious and cutting-edge curriculum provides exemplary experiences and outcomes.<br /> We celebrate our students for the unique qualities they bring to our community, encouraging them to explore and develop their interests, gain confidence in themselves and in their abilities, and seize the rich opportunities life offers. We are proud of our vibrant and dedicated teachers, who inspire and encourage their students to perform to the best of their abilities inside and outside the classroom, preparing them for the challenges of the future through our PRIDE ethos and guiding statements: Perseverance, Responsibility, Independence, Dedication and Engagement.

Curriculum

British Curriculum

Language of instruction

English

Facilities and services

books: Library; chemistry: Laboratory; soccer: Sports courts; gym: Indoor gym; ballet: Auditorium; music: Music room; palette: Arts room; coffee: Cafeteria; swimmingpool: Swimming pool

Special features

Long history of academic success; Extensive ECA programme; ISP opportunities: ILOS; Excellent competitive and non-competitive sports programme; Counselling services

Head of school

John Smith
John attended university in Liverpool and spent the first decade of his career working in Investment Banking for companies such as Charles Schwab, Barclays and a joint venture between Merrill Lynch and HSBC. John then returned to the University of Birmingham to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and began working as a Teacher of Geography at Hall Green Secondary School in Birmingham. Whilst doing this he worked in various leadership roles as he simultaneously gained his Master’s Degree (MEd) from the University of Birmingham.<br /> In 2010, John and his family moved to Qatar to a prominent British School where he served as Head of Secondary School for just under 4 years before moving to his next headship at Dover Court International School, a British curriculum school in Singapore, in 2015. He was awarded the U.K. National Professional Qualification in Headship (NPQH) in January 2016 and National Professional Qualification in Executive Leadership (NPQEL) in January 2022. John joined Park House English School as Principal in August 2017 and also serves as the elected Honorary Treasurer for the British Schools In the Middle East (BSME) Executive Committee In addition to leading Park House, John also acts as a Team Chair for the Council of International Schools (CIS), leading evaluation teams in various schools around Europe and the Middle East. He is also a lead facilitator for UK National Professional Qualifications (NPQLT, NPQSL and NPQH).

More information

Home language
English
Number of Students
1480
Number of employees
170
Boarding school
Day School
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Location

990 Messaimeer Road, PO Box 22215, Doha, Qatar, 25.240343, 51.4966312, 14, ChIJS-x8lxLQRT4RrCdjPBeBLw0, 990, Mesaimeer Road, Mesaimeer Rd, Doha, Al Rayyan Municipality, Catar, QA
990 Messaimeer Road, PO Box 22215, Doha, Qatar
+97444683800
info@parkhouseschool.com

Facilities and services

books: Library; chemistry: Laboratory; soccer: Sports courts; gym: Indoor gym; ballet: Auditorium; music: Music room; palette: Arts room; coffee: Cafeteria; swimmingpool: Swimming pool