Welcome to Kid’n Around Kindergarten, situated in the heart of Doha, Qatar. We are a purpose built kindergarten in the North Khalifa Area. We are very proud of our program and look forward to have your family become part of our kindergarten family.Kid’n Around Kindergarten is a place where adults and children grow and learn together in a nurturing and creative environment. Our values reflect our belief that children learn best in a rich environment that focuses on the interweaving of cognitive and creative ways of thinking and learning.
We are in the business of effecting change in small minds for a bigger future.
Our principles are embodied in the curriculum design and general learning environment. The instructional delivery is organized around learning centres where opportunities are provided for children to acquire skills and concepts involving problem-solving, questioning, decision making, evaluating, and discovering to help the child:
- Develop a positive self-image.
- Achieve intellectual growth.
- Expand his/her world of people, experiences and ideas.
- Increase competence and skills in listening, thinking, and speaking.
- Increase physical coordination skills.
- Cope with social and emotional situations.
- Increase his/her level of independence and self-direction.
- Develop trusting relationships.
- Develop his/her natural curiosity and creative potential.
At Kid’n Around Kindergarten, our aim is to create an effective change in young minds for a brighter future. Kid’n Around Kindergarten has been recognised as a high-quality learning environment for children, by creating a stimulating, caring, safe atmosphere and developing a holistic child. Based on these principles, we strive in finding the best educational partnerships for our students that will provide them with equal educational opportunities and complement their learning journey. These partner primary schools will offer priority spaces to our students, ensuring that the applicants have met all the respective assessment criteria. We also have a unique partnership with a well reputed nursery, to ensure that the children can adapt to our curriculum and ethics.
Kid’n Around Kindergarten will facilitate an annual kindergarten registration process starting in January of the current school year. To be eligible for registration children must be three years of age on or before September 30th of the same calendar year.
Registration and Admission Policies
Kid’n Around Kindergarten does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, colour, nationality or ethnic origin in admissions or hiring of staff.
Acceptance will be based on the following:
Kid’n Around Kindergarten maintains a maximum of 18 children per class.
2.Appropriateness of Program:
We will consider each child’s individual needs and confirm that they can be met within our current educational program.
Children must be the following age:
Pre-School – 3 yrs
Reception – 4 yrs
To maintain an acceptable class size, it may be necessary to limit enrolment. In this instance the following priority will be applied when accepting children:
- Returning students.
- Siblings of currently enrolled and returning students.
If enrollment requests exceed availability, the following additional criteria will apply:
Pre-School and Reception: The oldest students based on birth date will receive priority
Registration forms must be completed in full by the parent or the legal guardian.
Pertinent records must be provided:
- Birth certificate/Passport copy
- Vaccination records
- Recent passport photographs
- Copy of father’s ID/ Passport
- Copy of mother’s ID/ Passport
- Copy of health card
- Health Record
The Kindergarten has the right to refuse admission to any child with special emotional, disciplinary or educational needs that indicate the school can not serve the child.
All students must be independent with their toilet needs.
Kindergarten Hours/Pick-Up Policy
The Kindergarten is open Sunday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
All children need to be in class by 7:45 a.m. and leave by 12:30 p.m. We do however have an extended hour up to 1:30 p.m. that will incur an extra charge.
It is extremely important that you arrive on time to pick up your child. Late pick-ups can cause anxiety for the children involved. It also often creates problems for the teachers on duty. In addition, we are not licensed to care for children after 1:30 p.m.
Kid'n Around Kindergarten in Qatar