The learning community that cares
Our vision is to nurture and empower successful global leaders through inspired learning.


Class teachers are all first-language English speakers

Arabic & Islamic

Taught using modern teaching methods

Wonderful teachers

Experienced, qualified and highly motivated teaching staff

Primary school

Specialists in the 3 - 11 age range (FS1 to Year 6)

Caring environment

A happy and nurturing environment with a small-school ethos

Exciting curriculum

Modern, engaging curriculum that develops independent learners


Proven track-record, with leavers gaining access to best secondary schools in Qatar


Truly cosmopolitan mix of students, drawn from over 50 nationalities

Great location

Convenient location for The Pearl, Lusail, West Bay, West Bay Lagoon and Qatar University.


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JAN 30, 2024

Open Day

Admissions for Academic Year 2024 – 2025 are now open. Sign up for our Open Day, to view the school ...

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NOV 2, 2023

AWIS achieves outstanding PIRLS 2021 results

AWIS - Al Wataniya International School has recorded an outstanding result in the PIRLS assessment ...

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FEB 7, 2023

Sports Day 2023

Find out more information about our upcoming Sports Days.

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JAN 12, 2023

Open Day

Parents interested in enrolling their children in Foundation Stage (KG) are invited to join us for ...

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DEC 1, 2022

Requirements for joining an international school

Details of the key documents international schools in Qatar are required to collect on new students ...

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SEP 30, 2021

Back to 100% Attendance

Relaxation of covid restrictions. All students are able to attend school in person, starting Sunday ...

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JUL 1, 2021

Outstanding score in TIMMS

AWIS receives letter from Ministry of Education commending the excellent results in the latest ...

JUN 24, 2021

New website launched

AWIS launches a new website to reflect the growing size and status of the school in the Doha ...

MAY 27, 2021

Blended learning resumes 30 May

We return to a mix of online and classroom teaching from 30 May 2021, as coronavirus restrictions ...

upcoming events

Sep 1, 2024
Start of Term 1
Oct 27, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Mid-term Break
Dec 17, 2024
Last day of Term 1
Dec 18, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025
School closed for Winter Break
Jan 6, 2025
Start of Term 2