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Acorn Nursery - Abu Hamour


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Mission Statement

Acorn Nursery meets the highest international standards in providing a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment to care for your loved ones from baby through to the start of formal education. We offer a play-based curriculum which encourages children to achieve their learning goals and the development of emotional, social and communication skills.

We have an open-door policy so if you have young children and want to find out more please feel free to contact us!

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General Information

  • Phone

    +974 4444-8333

  • Email

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  • Website

    acornqatar.com

  • Area of Doha

    Abu Hamour

  • GPS Coordinates for Nursery

    25.241402, 51.487507

  • Close to Acorn Nursery

    Abu Hamour Petrol Station, Dar Al Salam Mall

  • Schools close to Acorn Nursery

    American School of Doha, Doha British School, Doha College Primary School, Newton British School and Park House English School

  • Nationality of Management

    British

  • Nursery Curriculum

    British

  • Also on Doha Family

    Nursery Directory

  • We’re social!

    Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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Admission & Attendance

  • Ages of Children Admitted

    From twelve months to four years

  • Cost
    • QR 3,700 for 5 days per week
    • QR 3,400 for 3 days per week
    • QR 3,100 for 2 days per week
  • Nursery Fees payment schedule

    Monthly

  • Registration Fee

    QR 1,500

  • Application procedure

    As per our website

  • Average length of waiting list

    Please call us direclty

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Hours & Schedule

  • Hours of nursery

    7:00am until 2:00pm

  • Full-time care available

    No

  • Nursery Schedule options

    Options for two, three and five days per week

  • Naps

    A separate sleeping room is available

  • Summer sessions offered

    Summer school during July and August

  • Nursery Holidays

    Please visit our website for more information

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Classroom & Teacher Information

  • Training & Education for teachers

    Teaching qualifications and first aid

  • Training & Education for teacher’s assistants

    Previous classroom experience, and most have first aid training

  • Languages spoken by teachers

    English, German, French and Arabic

  • Languages spoken and/or taught to children

    English and Arabic

  • Size of classes & number of teachers

    Eighteen children per class with a 4:1 child to teacher ratio

  • Extra-curricular activities

    Included in the curriculum we teach

  • Do the children watch TV/videos?

    No

  • Are webcams available for parents to view their children online?

    No

  • List of after-hours & weekend babysitters available?

    No

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Other Questions

  • Grassy play area

    Yes

  • Shaded outdoor play area

    Yes

  • Dedicated indoor play area

    Yes

  • Are snacks supplied for the children?

    No

  • Are lunches supplied for the children?

    No

  • Are the lunches (from the lunchboxes) heated for the children?

    Yes, if requested by the parents

  • Nut policy

    We have a no nut policy

  • Other food policies, if any

    No chocolates, sweets or fizzy drinks

  • Birthday policy

    We are happy to celebrate birthdays and we request that rather than sending a large cake we would prefer that you send in a cupcake for each child in the class or a small cake. We have a strict no-nut policy.

  • Are cloth diapers accepted?

    No

  • Are diapers and wipes supplied?

    No

  • Do you offer Islamic studies?

    No

  • Do you have a full-time nurse on staff?

    Yes

  • Do you accept Special Needs students?

    No

  • Do you assist with potty training?

    Yes

Testimonials

Thank you Acorn family for all the support, tenderness and love, you have provided to our son Phares. You are all angels, we will keep you in our hearts forever. I am sure Phares will miss you all.

Lulu

Thank you, Acorn, for making my daughter’s introduction into pre-school so wonderful. She absolutely loved her teacher, Miss. Elaine and the support staff are all amazing. We love Acorn for its amazing loving, ‘dirty’ approach to learning and washing her extra set of clothing because they got dirty or wet was a pleasure knowing she was having fun. I would recommend this school to any potential parents any day. We miss you, Acorn!

Megan

Today Nicholas went for his 1st “big school” assessment, I am beaming with pride, he did such an amazing job. I wanted to thank Miss Debra, Miss Ghida and all the assistant teachers who have been on his nursery journey with him. You ladies are the absolute best. P’s Nick did a wonderful job as an Acorn Ambassador and he kept his shoes on!

Candice, Mum to Nick

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