Secondary Education in Muscat

Our Secondary School in Al Hail South, Muscat, seeks to empower students as informed, disciplined, and well-rounded young people. Rated Outstanding for safeguarding practices, students aged 10 to 15 learn in an organised, multilingual environment. Our school is one of only two in the country accredited by the UK British Schools Overseas (BSO) Inspectorate. We offer globally recognised academic curriculums that lead to top results in IGCSEs and A-Level examinations.

Not only do our students gain exceptional results and strong traditional values, but they are also taught a High School Language programme that is one of the most comprehensive school language courses in Oman at no extra cost to parents. Our native-speaking English teachers are committed to helping students become fluent multilingualists who can demonstrate additional sports and arts skills, placing them in the best position to secure fulfilling professional and academic careers in Oman and beyond.

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Why Choose Our Secondary School in Muscat?

At our Secondary School in Oman, students experience academic and personal growth through a challenging, broad, balanced, holistic curriculum underpinned by universal Islamic values. Our international school is anchored in our community; however, students benefit from private secondary education in an organised, child-centred, and tranquil setting.

Our passionate team of subject specialists is dedicated to equipping students with the tools they need to become successful leaders and pioneers. We are committed to excellent student outcomes and bring lessons to life with a wide range of strategies that promote multilingualism, leadership qualities, independence, critical thinking, innovation, and enterprise. As a result of attending our school, students gain highly sought-after skills and knowledge of how to apply them effectively in their chosen careers.

How does Our Secondary School Differ from Other International Secondary Schools in Oman?

Our Secondary School supports each of our students in attaining academic excellence. Students in Grades 9 and 10 may choose from a wide range of IGCSE subjects as we believe that pupils should have access to an education that fully equips them for success beyond school. Compared to many other international High Schools in Oman, our secondary students gain a personalised education via a comprehensive curriculum tailored to their needs and interests.

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Secondary School Curriculum

Our school's secondary years education is centred upon the Cambridge International curriculum for students in Lower Secondary School, Grades 6 - 8. In Upper Secondary School, Grades 9-10, students undertake Pearson IGCSE qualifications.

Our Secondary School curriculum adopts a skills-based learning approach and ensures subject mastery through high expectations, practical lessons, and broad-ranging key competencies. We foster the development of key skills, which include critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, and research capabilities, all of which cultivate a lifelong love of learning.

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Bilingual Curriculum for Native Arabic Speakers

At our Secondary School, native Arabic speakers undertake a bilingual (English-Arabic) curriculum as part of the Secondary School programme. The following subjects are taught in Arabic:

  • Arabic
  • Social Studies
  • Islamic Studies


Language Course Options for Secondary students

The school’s English language curriculum is based on the Cambridge International system for this subject, whereas the Arabic Curriculum follows the requirements set by the Ministry of Education in Oman. In addition to English, all native-Arabic speaking students may also take Spanish or French at the IGCSE level. Non-Arabic speakers may learn Arabic, Spanish, German and French as part of the Secondary School curriculum.

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Secondary School Facilities

Those at the secondary level are supported in their daily learning with access to high-quality specialist facilities, including modern science laboratories, performing arts spaces, a well-stocked library, ICT suites, and art studios. Physical Education classes use the school’s state-of-the-art sports courts and a swimming pool. Furthermore, an exciting three-year development project is underway to upgrade and expand existing campus facilities.

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Secondary School Teachers

Our Secondary School teaching staff are all UK-qualified, native English speakers. Each teacher has been selected for demonstrating exceptional subject expertise and possessing an outstanding track-record of helping students attain top results in reputable private international schools around the world.

Our passionate staff of teaching professionals, professors and tutors hold high expectations and possess strong specialist subject knowledge. In the classroom, students thrive with personalised teaching methods tailored to meet the needs of each individual and designed to challenge their learners to accelerate progress.

Activities in the Secondary Phase

Learning in the secondary phase extends well beyond the classroom setting. The robust curriculum is supplemented with topic-related, interactive activities, international exchanges, guest speakers, workshops, themed days, and field trips to historical and cultural areas of interest close to the vibrant centre of Muscat.

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Secondary School Extracurricular Activities

The Secondary School co-curricular programme presented to our students is the most extensive in Oman. It offers participation in sports, performing arts lessons, creative arts classes, coding and robotics tutorials, additional language tuition, and many more exciting options to develop talent and make friends. Every student is encouraged to try something new and is supported to pursue their passions and excel at their personal goals.

Preparing Future Leaders

We take great pride in preparing our students as leaders of the future. To offer the best chance for secondary pupils to establish their growing skills in the school environment, they are encouraged to fulfil student leadership roles. In addition, they are encouraged to contribute towards creating an environment where they can thrive alongside their peers.

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Discover how fulfilling activities, world-class education and personalised support at our Secondary School in Muscat can guide your child towards their dreams and the future they deserve.