RGS, Guildford in Qatar is an independent British curriculum Pre-Prep and Prep school, which opened in September 2016 for Nursery, Reception and primary aged girls and boys, with older students up to age 18, being admitted in to the single sex Senior School over the coming years.
The school is part of the prestigious RGS Guildford family of schools, which includes Royal Grammar School, Guildford and Lanesborough Preparatory School. RGS has a long tradition of providing an outstanding British curriculum education and is well known throughout the world for its excellent academic examination results. The school in Qatar follows a bespoke British curriculum, developed at RGS Guildford, which is designed to challenge and inspire children to make the most of their talents and to nurture a lifelong love of learning. The language of instruction is English and all of the staff are highly qualified and British trained.
RGS examination results consistently appear in the top percentage of the British school league tables and students who attend one of the RGS, Guildford schools receive an education which prepares them for entry in to the worlds exceptional learning institutions and successful careers beyond. Whilst examination results are important to the RGS, Guildford, they also pride themselves on providing a modern, relevant education, based upon the traditional values of decency, respect and good manners, supported by very strong pastoral care and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. The school ethos is to instil a love of learning and a steely determination to excel, whilst ensuring that a child’s school life is happy and fulfilling. Former alumina include a Prime Minister, a variety of sporting personalities and many senior business leaders. Admission is by assessment only and all pupils must be able to understand and communicate in English.