Welcome to our school

Welcome! On behalf of all staff I would like to welcome you to Doha Academy, Salwa Branch.

Doha Academy, Salwa Branch, is a primary school for boys and girls, which offers an international style educational experience. The school was established in September 2000 with the vision to be a global leader in providing an accessible, outstanding and all-inclusive education, that reflects the principles and teachings of Islam as an international school with an English curriculum combined with progressive Arabic, Islamic Studies, Life Skills and values programs to meet the needs of Qatari and expatriate families in Qatar..

Today, it is a school following the British National curriculum and teaches rich Arabic, Sharia and values curricula and extracurricular activities.

At Doha Academy, we aim to give every child the best start to their education.  The Early Years are crucial to a child’s first years at school and our Foundation stage and Key Stage 1 ensure our children get off to a flying start! We are very proud of our school, the successes and achievements of the pupils.

Across the school, we ensure that the curriculum is tailored to the needs of the children.  We want every child to enjoy a wide range of experiences linked to exciting topics which bring the curriculum to life and make learning fun.

The values of the school were created by the staff, children, governors and parents of Doha Academy these reflect our Islamic ethos and we take care to embed them into all areas of our learning at all times.  Our core values are: Independence, Respect, Responsibility, Spirituality, Positivity, Motivation, Enquiry, Care, Reflection and Team Player

The staff at Doha Academy work extremely hard to ensure the best possible outcomes for all the children in our school, together we aim to ensure that all children achieve and enjoy the best possible quality of education.

Our website aims to help you get a better understanding of our school and is packed with useful information.

I hope you find it useful, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the school if you require any further information.

Thank you for visiting!

Mr Shane Foley


Message from
School Board

The Academy strives to provide an education to enable every young person to fulfill their potential. Students within the Academy are recognised, valued and encouraged to develop their individual skills and attributes to prepare them for later life. The Academy has a strong tradition of incorporating academic and pastoral care set within an Islamic environment. We believe that the students should be supported in their holistic development and in conjunction through our guidance and care exemplify the teachings of Islam. We have a talented, passionate and committed staff team of professionals who meet the needs of our students by preparing and delivering a stimulating and challenging curriculum. We also encourage and expect our students to enhance their independent learning, leadership and decision making skills both in academic lesson, extra-curricular activities and the wider life of the Academy. Parents who choose to send their children to the Academy are reassured in the knowledge that the mission, vision and objectives have established a well ordered, safe, calm and respectful environment. We believe that every pupil who joins the Academy has the opportunity to succeed and that the staff, parents and students working collaboratively and positively together are the key to success. We invite you to meet the staffing team to understand the unique experiences that would be available to your child upon joining the Academy.

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