ACS Doha International School

  • ACS Doha International School, PO Box 200568, Al Oyoun Street, Al Gharafa, Doha, Qatar
  • Switchboard: +974 4000 9797 |

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Middle School years are a time of transition, as students find themselves changing in many ways – physically, emotionally and socially.

ACS Doha Middle School Principal

- Trevor Furness, Middle School Principal
Trevor Furness

Trevor Furness, Middle School Principal

Trevor was educated in Zimbabwe, and attended the University of Rhodesia, earning a BA in English, Philosophy, and History, followed by a Bachelor of Education (Hons), and then a Master of Education (Cum Laude). As a founding member of ACS Doha, Trevor has served as an English teacher, Middle Years Programme Coordinator, and Middle & High School Assistant Principal. In 2017 he became Middle & High School Principal, committed to further developing and nurturing the ACS values, ethos and programmes, while enhancing the school’s status as an outstanding International Baccalaureate World School.

At ACS Doha, we recognise that adolescents have a particular set of needs, and we actively address these through a responsive programme and caring environment.

We believe that learning should be worthwhile and rewarding. We encourage students to take the initiative, seek knowledge, and think independently through inquiry. We motivate all to embrace critical thinking as a means to achieve academic excellence.

We offer the renowned International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) in Grades 6-10. The strength of the IBMYP is that it educates the whole student, and discovers the impact each one has on the world around them. The programme stresses holistic education, intercultural awareness and the importance of communication. Its goal is to constantly place learning within context, and to make explicit the relationship between various disciplines – developing well-rounded and engaging young people.

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