We offer an innovative and exciting bespoke international curriculum 

International Curriculum

We offer an innovative and exciting bespoke international curriculum through the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) and International Primary Curriculum (IPC).

The IEYC and IPC curriculum is taught in over 2,000 schools and 98 countries, making it a truly global and international curriculum. The school will offer a NEASC accredited US High School Diploma or IB Diploma to students who are preparing for entry into the best international universities.

Kindergarten Years

Pre-Kindergarten (PreK), KG 1 and KG 2 follows the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC). The IEYC uses international best practices, holistic inquiry and play-based approaches that cover all curriculum areas including personal, social and emotional development.

Elementary Grades

Elementary Grades are following the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), an internationally recognized and renowned curriculum. It is a comprehensive, thematic curriculum which is creative, develops international mindedness and encourages personal learning. The curriculum has rigorous learning goals in all subjects. Arabic, Islamic and Qatar History is taught in line with the Qatar National Standards.

Middle School Grades

The Middle School Grades incorporates the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC), which is a challenging, internationally minded and concept-focused curriculum. The IMYC encourages creative and critical thinking skills in a thematic based curriculum to develop active and engaged learners. With specific subject and personal learning goals, it provides a clear structure to develop knowledge, skills and understanding whilst connecting subject learning to their own cultural context. Mathematics and English basics continue to be guided by the standards and learning goals, along with the subjects required for Qatar and their guidelines.

Senior Grades

Students in Grades 9 and 10 will be able to choose to complete the IGCSE exams or they can follow the school-based curriculum which will be accredited by NEASC, a US accreditation organization. Students in Grades 11 and 12 will continue to study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) curriculum or they can pursue the school-based curriculum. Students will be able to choose to complete country-specific exams, such as the SAT if required by their university of choice. Both pathways will ensure The Hamilton International School graduates receive a school-based High School Diploma, accredited by NEASC, a US accreditation organization. This diploma will prepare them for and allow entrance into universities around the world.