All fees listed below are charged in Qatari Riyals, and are payable in advance of attendance to the Swiss International School of Qatar. The fees are assessed in accordance with the fee structure established by the school and approved by the Ministry of Education. They will be reviewed annually, and are subject to increases. SISQ will endeavour to give at least one term’s notice of any changes to the tuition fees and additional charges.
TUITION FEES (QAR)
|Primary School (3 to 11 years old)||18,500||18,050||18,050||54,600|
|Secondary School (12 to 15 years old)||22,000||21,750||21,750||65,500|
|Secondary School (16 to 18 years old)||25,000||23,900||23,900||72,800|
The annual fee includes:
- Loan of text books
- Extra-curricular activities offered by SISQ staff
- Local community service activities and trips
The annual fee does not include:
- School resources
- School uniform
- Extra learning support
- Extra-curricular activities offered by external providers
- School trips and educational visits
- Examination fees (these depend on the Year Group of the child, and will be communicated to parents at the beginning of the academic year)
- Some special events
Additional Fees and Deposits
The following charges are due as part of the application process at the Swiss International School of Qatar.
|Application Fee||QAR 500 (non-refundable)|
|Registration Fee||QAR 2,500 (non-refundable)|
|Seat Reservation Fee||QAR 2,500 (deducted from the first term's fees, non-refundable in case of cancellation)|
Additional fees and costs:
|Resources Fee||QAR 1,150 (payable each academic year in Term 1)|
|School Uniform Fee||Price list is available from supplier|
|Examination Fee||Examination fees depend on the Year Group of the child, and will be communicated to parents at the beginning of the academic year. These fees vary according to those imposed externally, and invoices for these fees are sent out well in advance of the examinations or external assessment. Failure to pay the examination or assessment fees will be taken as an indication that the student is not intending to participate in external assessment nor sit the examinations and will therefore be withdrawn from the examinations|
|Lost or damaged text books||At the end of the academic year books must be returned in the same condition in which they were issued. A charge will be made for textbooks/library books lost or damaged beyond the accepted standard|
|Additional lessons/special activities or excursions||Parents will be notified in advance of any charges for additional lessons, other external examinations, special activities or excursions. Parents will be invoiced separately for any extraordinary expenses incurred by their child|
The annual school fees are to be paid in three instalments as follows each academic year:
- 1st September
- 1st January
- 1st April
Fees not paid by the 1st of the following month, 1st October, 1st February, 1st May are subject to an administration charge of QR 250 per invoice and parents will have a further 14 days to settle the account. Accounts not settled within the 14 days will incur a further QR 250 charge per invoice and parents to settle the account within 7 days or the school place will be removed.
All payments at Swiss International School can be made as outlined below:
- Bank transfer – Please mention your child’s name in the transfer’s details and provide a copy of the transfer document to firstname.lastname@example.org. All bank commissions should be born by the payer
- Cheque – to be addressed to Swiss International School
- Credit/Debit Card
SISQ bank details:
Bank Name: Qatar National Bank
Bank Address: Doha, Qatar
Beneficiary: Swiss International School
IBAN no: QA56 QNBA 0000 0000 0260 0514 88001
Swift Code: QNBAQAQA
A QAR 2500 Re-Enrolment Pre-Payment (Seat Reservation Fee) is due during the term 2 of each academic year to secure a place for the next academic year. This will be deducted from the first termly instalment of the next academic year's tuition fee.
For families who wish to withdraw their child from the school, one term’s notice is required. Without the required notice, all fees for the following term are payable.
The Swiss International School of Qatar reserves the right to withdraw an already registered student when any or all of the following conditions apply:
- The child’s presence in the class has an ongoing negative impact on her/his classmates
- The child’s behaviour is determined to have a detrimental impact on the school community
- The child’s attendance record is unacceptable
- The child’s learning needs cannot be met given available resources
No refund of fees will be given om the event of any or all of the above cases.
If a family choose to withdraw their child’s application after the place is confirmed, notification must be given in writing before the first termly installment of fees are due. Failure to do so will lead to the first termly fee installment to be payable.