The English Kindergarten (TEK)

School Mission Statement

 

Choosing the right kindergarten for your child can be just as important as selecting the right elementary school or university.

At The English Kindergarten (TEK) - we believe it's even more important, because it's the very first step on the road to success and a lifetime of achievement.

We all know the importance of building on solid foundations in order to get off to a good start in life. At TEK we nurture respect for others, develop basic skills and encourage social interaction.

Respect, development and encouragement are our values and will be your child's legacy.

 

General Information

Phone/fax numbers: 

  • TEK: 4491-9319, 4491-9318

Website:  www.tek.com.qa

Email: patsy@tek.com.qa

Location of kindergarten: TEK Al Mamoura - Mansour Bin Talha Street - off Al Maadeed Street

Nearby Landmarks:  Close to Qatar Decoration Roundabout, Cambridge School, Egyptian Language School, Doha College

GPS Coordinates: TEK (Al Mamoura) 25° 14' 725" N    051° 29' 930" E

Students live in the following areas:  All areas in Qatar

Nationality of Management:  Western Expatriate

Maps to school:  TEK - Download map here and driving directions here

Students live in the following areas:  New Salata, Al Waab, Al Saad, Mesaimeer, Old Airport, Abu Hamour, Al Hilal, Salwa Road & Villagio area

 

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Admission & Attendance Information

Ages of children admitted: TEK - three years to five years

Cost: Please contact TEK directly for up-to-date information regarding our fees.

Fees are paid: By the term

Registration fee: QR2000

Other fees: None

Refund policy: No refunds

Application deposit: Included in registration fee

Average length of waitlist, if any: Please contact TEK directly for up-to-date information.

Application procedure: Please visit our kindergarten and we will happily provide you with the application documentation.  Please note that admission is selective (Reception years).

 

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Hours & Schedule Information

Hours of kindergarten: 7:00am - 1:00m

Care options: Full time (Sunday - Thursday)

After-school care:  No

Type of curriculum:  British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) - six areas of learning and development

Typical daily schedule: Will be discussed in detail upon visit to The English Kindergarten

Summer sessions offered:  Dependant on demand

School Holidays:  In line with Doha College & DESS

School calendar(s) most closely followed:  In line with Doha College & DESS

 

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Classroom & Teacher Information

Required teacher & assistant trainings/education:  Selected staff have CPR & First Aid certification.  We source qualified/experienced staff.

Languages spoken by teachers: English, Spanish, French and Arabic

Languages spoken and/or taught to children: English & Arabic

Extra-curricular activities: Physical Education (P.E.) is taught at no additional charge.

Do the children watch TV/videos? Children watch TV on Thursdays (only) for fifteen minutes and are fully supervised during this time.

Are webcams available for parents to view their children online: No

 

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More About The English Kindergarten

Registered Kindergarten: TEK is a Kindergarten.. We are licensed by the Supreme Education Council and accept children to Reception year (usually first year of school - age 5 years). At TEK, our emphasis is on learning and education in a structured and fun learning environment for Pre-School and Reception-aged children. 

Arabic Classes: We provide Arabic classes each day as a second language.

Physical Education (P.E.) Programme: Once per week we provide PE classes to the Pre-School and Reception years at no extra charge. We have a fully-qualified PE teacher who provides appropriate training relative to age and ability, helping to accelerate the development of gross motor skills.  Presently TEK is the only Kindergarten providing a regular PE programme.

Nurse: All staff have first Aid and Health Certificates.

 

 

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Other Information

Grassy Play area:  Yes - artificial grass.

Shaded outdoor play area: We have two large shaded areas.

Dedicated indoor play area: TEK has a very large indoor obstacle course & soft play area.

Are snacks supplied for the children: No

Are lunches supplied for the children: No

Are the lunches (from lunchboxes) heated for the children: Heating facilities are available.

Nut Policy: "No Nut" policy

Other food policies, if any:  No crisps, candy, chocolates or fizzy drinks.

Potty training: We are happy to assist parents with potty training when their child is ready.

Are cloth diapers accepted: Yes

Are diapers and wipes supplied: No

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Testimonials

Dear TEK staff members,

My husband and I would like to let you know how happy we are, knowing that Tiago is enjoying attending TEK classes immensely. TEK has been a second family-home for my son. It is not easy to send your first child to school; but, seeing that he stays so happy and content there makes it a breeze.  Activities performed, room decorations, teachers and assistants care, friendships and so on help our son foster to believe that school is fun which is incredibly important.  We truly appreciate everything you have done for him.

Then, we would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all TEK's staff for guiding and loving my PEARL Tiago.
Sincerely,

Tiago's Parents

 

Hello Miss Patsy and staff.

My husband and I are sending this email to let you and all TEK staff know how much we appreciate the care and the experience our children have had at TEK. These will be memories that we carry forever with us.

TEK has been like a second home for them and as a mom it has been reassuring to know that they are in good hands. I have seen them grow and progress in a happy and safe environment with the help of all the staff at TEK. The staff were really so accommodating and cooperative and were always willing to help where possible. My children loved going to the kindergarten and as they move to a mainstream school will they will miss the staff and friends that they have made at TEK but you will have baby Reem soon.

Thank you once again.

Mr. & Mrs. Isameldin

 

Dear Miss Patsy and Staff,


Our family just want to say a big  "Thank you" for everything that you and your staff have done for us over the last 2 years. The love, support,  nurturing care, fun and learning experiences that you have all given to my little Emma. She has been really happy at TEK every single day and has made wonderful friends during her time with you all. Emma will have great memories of each and every one of you which is so comforting for a parent to know.  We wish you the best in your new venture and everything of the best for the future. TEK will always have a very special place in our hearts.


The Vizcarra-Bustamante Family