Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. How can we register our child in Capital School?

    Complete the Online Registration Form, which you will find on our Website under ‘Online Registration’. Parents/Guardians must communicate with a member of our Admissions Team, visit our school and pay BHD 50/- to formally register your child.

  • 2. Who is the Principal; who are the Teachers?

    Our Principal, Joseph Patrick Moyster, comes with plenty of experience as Head of larger schools in the United Kingdom and has been working as Senior Consultant with many schools in the region for many years. As a specialist in primary and early years education, Joseph has significant experience in delivering innovative and high quality education and care for children. Our teaching team has significant knowledge and experience in teaching the English National Curriculum and meeting the learning needs of young children. For more details, Visit About Us page.

  • 3. Will there be a Siblings Discount?

    For families sending more than one child to the school, a 5% discount will be offered for the second child and a 10% discount for the third child.

  • 4. What are the Extra-curricular activities?

    The school will offer a range of extra curricula activities; weather and facilities depending, in order to capture children’s interest and enthusiasm. The actual range will vary and be dependent upon demand. Further information will be provided at the beginning of each new term.

  • 5. Lunch for Foundation Stage? Where will it be held?

    Children will be required to bring their own Lunch/Snacks from Home. Lunch will be held in their Classrooms/Snack room.

  • 6. How many students in each Foundation Stage (FS) group?

    Maximum 20 students.

  • 7. How many students in each Primary group (Year 1-Year 6)?

    Maximum 25 students.

  • 8. Arabic and Islamic Studies in Foundation Stage 2 (FS2)?

    Yes, Arabic is offered in Foundation Stage 2; Islamic Studies (for Muslim Students), Citizenship & Social Studies will be offered from Year 2 onwards as per Bahrain Ministry of Education (MOE) requirements. The MOE curriculum is required for Arab passport holders. Other nationalities will be offered Arabic as a Second Language.

  • 9. Subjects taught in Foundation Stage (FS)?

    FS curriculum will follow a curriculum built around the revised Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS). It will be modified and enhanced to provide an international dimension and will be adapted to ensure that local culture and heritage are integrated within the learning programmes. For more information click this link http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/

  • 10. Will there be Teacher Assistants?

    Yes, there will be one teacher assistant for each group.

  • 11. Where will parents Drop Off-Pick Up their children?

    Foundation Stage children will be dropped off/picked up outside their classrooms. For Year 1 and above, the children must be dropped off/picked up in the allocated dropped off/picked up area on the back playground area.

  • 12. Books for Foundation Stage?

    Foundation Stage students will not be bringing books home. They will be using books/resources in class with teachers.

  • 13. Parents/Teachers communication?

    Parents and teachers will be able to communicate through a Diary which will be updated on a daily basis by teachers and parents. Note each teacher will have an email address where they can be reached.

  • 14. French courses for Primary Students?

    French will be offered as a third language from Year 7 onwards.

  • 15. SEN-Special Needs Students?

    We do not accept children with SEN – Special Needs Students.

  • 16. How are students assessed during the Year?

    Foundation stage: Assessment will be continuous and be undertaken in line with EYFS guidance across all areas of learning including how young children are developing in confidence, in their ability to co-operate, show initiative and increasing independence and curiosity in their learning.

    Primary (Years 1-6): Students will be assessed against the attainment targets and level descriptors incorporated within the National Curriculum programmes of study in English, Mathematics and Science and progress made by students will be tracked and used to set targets. Students’ acquisition and confidence in using their learning skills including e-learning and ICT as a tool to support learning will be assessed and used to inform teaching and curriculum provision.