Helping your child with their learning at home
This term we have been delighted to welcome our parents to the primary school to our parent workshops. The aim of these workshops is to provide support for our parents with the learning that their children are doing so that they can help their child more at home.
Healthy Breakfast Bonanza at GES
This morning, pupils at GES took part in a whole-school event to help increase awareness of the importance of eating breakfast before coming to school. The event was also aimed at promoting the attainment of a healthy, balanced diet.
Student Council workshop
On Monday the 8th May, student council representatives from Juniors and Secondary were invited to discuss and review the behavior policy across the school. The behavior policy is an important part of life at school and the student council was involved in the discussion to help match behavior with our school values.
Junior School Football Competition
This year, the Junior School has run its first class group football competition. Throughout the year each class has played over 20 games during break times against other form groups. The competition was split into two leagues, Years 3 and 4 and Years 5 and 6.
Buckling Up at GES!
GES is running a school-wide competition about seatbelt safety. Students are encouraged to take a picture of themselves in their cars wearing their seatbelt and bring it into school. The class or form with the most photos of students wearing their seatbelts will receive a special prize.
VCU commends GES
The Gulf English School has been commended for being one of the top schools in Qatar for the number of applications, and successful offers, to study at Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar (VCU).
The sixth form students have spent the last 7 months making applications to universities around the world and we have had some fantastic offers from many universities in the US and UK, in addition, we also have offers from Sweden, Florence, Milan, Cyprus and Canada. This has been an exciting and busy period for our students making sure that their personal applications made them stand out from the crowd and be accepted.
Gulf English School celebrates Reading Month
Students and staff of Gulf English School (GES) celebrated Reading Month with a number of activities to promote reading, including different reading themes and a “mad hatter's tea party”. Students who read the most from each year group were rewarded with a book token while the class who collectively read the most were given a party.
GES Career Fair 2017
For the tenth consecutive year, Gulf English School (GES) organised the GES Career Fair 2017. The fair was inaugurated at 9 am with the ribbon cutting ceremony by HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, chairman of “Al Faisal Holding” in the presence of representatives from participating partners.