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Posted On: 23 March 2021 06:00 pm
Updated On: 24 March 2021 02:03 pm

What are the safety measures in place at The Hamilton International School?

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H.E. Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Wahid Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education made an official visit to The Hamilton International School last week. The visit was also attended by important government personnel, including Omar Al-Naama, Assistant Undersecretary for Private Education Affairs; Rashid Al Amri, Acting Director of Private Schools Affairs Department; as well as Mr. Ali Al Fardan.

Minister of Education and Higher Education visits The Hamilton International School
Image Credit: The Hamilton International School

The purpose of the inspection focused on checking the precautionary measures undertaken by the school and also on the infrastructure, along with the measures that have been put in place to keep the students, teachers and the school staff safe at all times to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Precautionary measures and a safe school environment

The Hamilton International School has enhanced their health and safety policies in line with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) and has also incorporated the best practice from ISP schools around the world.

The measures that have been implemented currently at the school include but are not limited to:

  • Social distancing in classrooms
  • Masks being worn at all times
  • Stickers on the floors reminding students to remain at a safe distance
  • Stickers on the walls to remind them about proper sanitizing techniques
  • Installation of a thermal camera to detect fevers

    Click here to check out the full list of the school’s Health and Safety guidelines: https://hamiltoninternationalschool.qa/school-reopening/

    Minister of Education and Higher Education visits The Hamilton International School
    Image Credit: The Hamilton International School

    During his visit, H.E. Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Wahid Al Hammadi checked the educational progress of the students at the school and also mentioned the positive measures that are currently at the school. He also discussed the emphasis the school places on maintaining a healthy and safe environment for the whole community.

    Watch the highlights from the Education Minister's visit below:

    A global curriculum at a state-of-the-art campus

    The Hamilton International School has a lot to offer for your child. Their state-of-the-art campus is located at Mesaimeer, Doha. They offer an exciting global curriculum through the International Early Years (IEYC), International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and Middle Years (IMYC) embedding the core of the US curriculum standards. The IEYC, IPC and IMYC curriculum is taught in over 2,000 schools across 98 countries. They are part of the International Schools Partnership, a UK-based owner and operator of 48 schools around the world, which also includes Park House English School, one of the oldest and most respected schools in Doha.

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    Cover image and video credits: The Hamilton International School

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