The Hamilton International School FAQs
We are delighted to be able to offer school tours Sunday to Thursday between 7:00am and 3:00pm. We also offer school tours during our Saturday Open days that occur regularly.
Please note due to current regulations and MoEHE guidelines you will need to book an appointment to visit the school. Please book your visit with our admissions team on +974 44924343 or register for our next open day here .
The Hamilton International School is a fully inclusive school representing children from over 70 nationalities.
Currently our class sizes are capped at a maximum of 24 students per class.
We have partnered with Sodexo) which provides hot and cold meals options to our students.
The school timings are 7.20am to 1.45pm Sunday to Thursday.
At Hamilton International School we strive to instill a sense of pride in each of our students That is why we also enforce a strict uniform policy. While our uniform is contemporary and practical, we request all students to come to school in their uniform every day. To see what our uniform looks like click here.
Islamic Studies are mandatory for all Muslim students. At our school Islamic studies is delivered in Arabic for Arab-passport holders and in English for non-Arab.
Languages are an important part of our curriculum at The Hamilton International School. We teach Arabic as first language for all Arab-passport holders, as required by the Ministry. We also offer Arabic second language learning as an option for all non-Arabs.
We believe that students should be able to access multiple languages as part of their education. At The Hamilton International School, we offer French and Spanish as language options. The learning of languages begins in pre-kindergarten with introduction to languages.
Extracurricular activities are an important part of a child’s development while at school. For this reason, we offer a variety of activities after school such as football, swimming, tap dancing, and music to name a few. For a full overview please click here
Our school prides itself on being an inclusive school. We have a dedicated Inclusion Department with specialized teachers, therapists and learning assistants.
Do you offer specific activities, events, or information sessions for those parents new to the school and/or area?
Families are welcomed to come and visit our Principal, Head of Elementary, Head of Secondary and admissions team anytime during the school day – Sunday to Thursday. Kindly book your visit with our admissions team on +974 44924343. Please note due to current regulations and MoEHE guidelines you will need to book an appointment to visit the school.
We have a very simple enrolment process at our school. To find out exactly what you need to do please click here.
Our qualified teachers at The Hamilton International School are passionate about creating amazing learning opportunities so pupils love coming to school and make as much progress as possible. Learning at The Hamilton International School is engaging, meaningful and meets the interests and needs of children.
The curriculum is linked to the real world and is relevant for pupils to transfer their knowledge and skills so that they are prepared for the world of work.
Pupils learn through the application of knowledge and skills and learn through different contexts – open ended investigations – problem solving – role play – pair work – enquiry.
While at our school your child will learn to levels that will amaze them.
My child is coming from a different curriculum; would they face any challenges adjusting to Hamilton’s curriculum?
No, we have many students who have come from schools with a different curriculum, and they make exceptional progress at The Hamilton International School. Our teachers and support staff are skilled in ensuring all students can fully access all aspects of the curriculum.
The Hamilton International School is part of the International Schools Partnership, a family over 55schools within 13 countries globally. These links provide invaluable opportunities for cultural exchange, outstanding international learning connections, quality assurance and excellent governance.