Curriculum Activities


The Cambridge School Doha follows the National Curriculum for England (Y1 - Y9)

The main subjects areas are:

  • Core Subjects
    Core subjects include English, Mathematics, Science and Information and Communication Technology.

  • Foundation Subjects
    Foundation subjects include History, Geography, Art, Music, Physical Education and French.

  • Additional Subjects
    Arabic, Islamic Studies,Qatar History.

    The Cambridge School offers IGCSE in Year 10 and 11 followed by the AS and A level programme in Year 12 and 13



Students will learn to expand their vocabulary and to communicate both verbally and in writing with confidence. Reading and writing fluency, comprehension and accuracy will be taught through a programme that instils the love and appreciation for the joy of reading and writing. Critical analysis and debate will form an integral part of the English curriculum. Additional support and individualised attention will be provided to help all students attain high standards and competency in English.


Students will learn the value of numbers and number place and will develop competency in methods of computation. They will be taught the properties of shapes and measurements and will learn how to reason, sort, classify, handle data and develop mathematical strategies to solve problems. The mathematics strands in Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) build on the achievements and experience of Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11) as well as improving the transition from Primary to Secondary School. For example, students will solve substantial problems by breaking them into simpler tasks; they will use logical arguments to establish the truth of a statement and examine critically the results of statistical enquiry.


Students will learn how to use and apply experimental and investigate approaches through planning, observing, recording and evaluating. They will develop their academic vocabulary, learn how to present scientific information, learn about life processes and living things and learn about the physical processes and properties of material things.

Information and Communication Technology

Students will learn how to use information technology equipment and software and its various applications to enhance both their learning process and as a research resource. Through ICT students will also learn how to gather, sort, organise and present data and information.

Geography and History

Students will investigate the physical and human features of the world and will gain an understanding of the past and its relationship to the present. They will learn methods of research and investigation and engage in practical activities that are subject related. They will also learn a variety of skills including map work, fieldwork, organisation of facts and information in chronological order and geographical terminology.

Second Languages

Students will study Arabic and English. They will learn to speak and communicate effectively in the language, expanding their vocabulary and learn to read and write.


Students will learn a variety of techniques that are involved in art and design. By becoming involved in the creative process they will gain an understanding and appreciation for creative expression and technique.


Students' enjoyment and understanding of music will be developed through activities that combine listening, performing and composing.

Physical Education

Students will be taught the importance of exercise for both their physical and mental well-being. They will learn about ways to maintain good health and will develop a range of skills and techniques and participate in a variety of sporting activities that encourage teamwork.