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Doha English Speaking School (DESS) is one of the oldest British schools in Doha where children aged 3-11 reach their full potential academically and beyond.

At DESS we deliver an outstanding education to our children through the British curriculum, a world renowned education system which will allow your child to continue their education internationally or into the British education system whether that be secondary education or through a seamless transition back to the UK. With virtually all of our teachers being British trained and facilities and grounds of the highest quality, we have a basis for learning which reminds our students and parents of a traditional British school, whilst still having a strong, multi cultural and international feel.

The children at DESS achieve academic results which are significantly above those demonstrated in the UK national average statistics and their sporting achievements are outstanding.

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School Facilities

DESS has state of the art facilities on a campus which is surrounded by green trees and land where students can learn and play.

In summary:
– swimming pool
– library with over 17,000 books
– computer suite
– two gymnasia
– playing field
– cookery room
– community garden
– music room
– adventure playground

DESS is the one of the most established British schools in Doha

With over forty years of history, DESS is proud to be one of the oldest British schools in Qatar.

The junior school was opened in February 1979 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, the present Emir’s father. DESS has enjoyed visits from other members of the British Royal Family, including Diana, Princess of Wales and most recently HRH The Countess of Wessex.