Situated in the heart of the sports hub of Qatar- Aspire Zone, Valley Forge Academy Qatar (VFAQ) will be welcoming male students from the dawn of August 2022, accommodating the groups of Pre-K till Grade 7 and growing up to Grade 12 in the next phase of the opening in the coming year. The school aims at providing quality education endorsing the excellence of American education while remaining rooted in Qatari culture.
The school is affiliated with Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Pennsylvania, United States. According to Valley Forge Academy Qatar (VFAQ), it is the only American school in Qatar to have a partnership of this sort, and with an internationally recognized academic institution that has a history of over 100 years. The American school does have a history with Qatar as well, with many of their alumni being successful Qatari graduates along with others who have become senior government officials and professional athletes.
Valley Forge Academy Qatar strives to prepare children for the world while retaining the Qatari identity. Furthermore, the mission is to ensure graduates are mentally and physically prepared for the responsibilities and challenges of the future.
VFAQ stands by the approach of the ‘Five Cornerstones’ with the five core pillars being:
Within the scope of academic excellence, they look to provide an education of high standard allowing students to enhance their critical thinking skills.
When it comes to character development, the goal is to produce graduates who reflect a broad understanding of ethics concerning moral character, integrity, honesty, and service.
With an understanding that motivation from within is essential to navigating through life, VFAQ looks to develop this aspect through the means of teamwork, organizational pride, and implementation of the concept of setting and achieving personal goals.
Additionally, a strong sense of understanding of physical wellness and development is instilled through physical education and athletic competition.
All of these pillars come together to lead students to claim a sense of ownership and responsibility, thus, aiding them to become sound future leaders.
The approach at Valley Forge Academy in Qatar is holistic, bringing together a formal education system and an unconventional approach applied within the boundaries of the classroom and outside; thus, extra-curricular activities hold great importance here. They also encourage a combined approach of individual learning along with collaborative team studies, plus, traditional teaching techniques, hand in hand with digital technologies.
Valley Forge Academy Qatar offers a range of facilities on their 420,000 square ft property. The school is equipped to accommodate a capacity of 1,700 students while providing them with extra-curricular activities such as golf, fencing, and martial arts. As per VFAQ, it is the first school in Qatar to develop a gaming facility.
The school promises to ensure that the Qatari culture, Islamic religion and the Arabic language will be prioritized. This foundation would be set from Pre-K and upward. VFAQ is committed to the education and future preparation of your children. If you think this is the place for you, reach out to the school for further details.
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