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August 11, 2015, 02:15:05 PM on

Offline sada

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I would be shortly relocating to Bahrain. My office is in Manama. Would be grateful to the members for guiding me on the followings:
(1) List of Schools having IB / British / American curriculum
(2) Suitable area for accommodation keeping in view office at Manama. My requirement would be 2 room flat.


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August 17, 2015, 10:44:11 AMReply #1 on

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Hello Sada!

Sorry for late respond. There are several schools with  British / American curriculum:

ABDULRAHMAN KANOO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Curriculum- American Curriculum - International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB)

Building: 192, Road: 408, Block: 704, SALMABAD

 P.O Box : 2512

Tel:  17877007, Fax: 17877000

Email: kanoo_school@yahoo.com

Web site: http://www.kanooschool.edu.bh


ALHEKMA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Curriculum-  American Curriculum - International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB)

Building: 1962 ,  Road: 4363, Block:743, SANAD

 P.O Box:   26489

Tel:  17620820, Fax: 17624800

Email: info@alhekma.com

Web site: http://www.alhekma.com

ALMAHD DAY BOARDING SCHOOL

British Curriculum

P.O. Box 30331, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

SAAR CAMPUS

Tel:  +973 17 792422     

Fax: +973 17 792606

SAMAHEEJ CAMPUS

Tel:  +973 17 479040     

Fax: +973 17 479020

EAST RIFFA CAMPUS

Tel:  +973 17 620730     

Fax: +973 17 621090

Email: almahdschool@gmail.com

ALMAJD SCHOOL

British Curriculum

Building: 1997,  Road: 5833, MANAMA TOWN           

P.O Box: 21769

Tel: 17272715, Fax: 17272710

Email: almajdschool@gmail.com

ALMANAR PRIVATE SCHOOLS

British Curriculum

Building: 666, Road: 817,   Block:708,    SALMABAD

 P.O Box    54349

Tel: 17789303,   Fax: 17789105

 Email: almanar.ps@gmail.com

ALNASEEM INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Curriculum- American  International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB)

Building: 30, Road: 18,   Block:922, WEST RIFFA

 P.O Box:  28503

Tel: 17782000, Fax: 17687166

Email: naseem@batelco.com.bh

Web site: http://www.naseemschool.com.bh

ALNOOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Curriculum- British - Indian (CBSE) - Ministry of Education

Building: 108, Road:1104, Block:611, AL-HAMRIYA- SITRA           

P.O Box: 85

Tel: 17736773,  Fax: 17735650

Email: roonlasc@batelco.com.bh

http://www.alnoor.com.bh

ALRAJA SCHOOL

British Curriculum

Building: 2070 , Road:641, Block:306, MANAMA TOWN   

Tel: 17254414, Fax: 17273073

Email: alraja@batelco.com.bh

ALRAWABI SCHOOL

Ministry of Education Curriculum Supported by American Curriculum in English Language, Math & Science

Building: 689, Road: 3514, Block:435, JEBLAT HIBSHI, JIDHAFS TOWN     

P.O Box  18575

Tel: 17595252, Fax: 17592033

 Email: rawabi_school@yahoo.com

ALWESAM SCHOOL

British Curriculum

Building: 2, Road: AVE. 553, Block:547, AL-QURAYYA

P.O Box:40372

Tel: 17699595.Fax: 17699883

Email: lamalnoaimy@hotmail.com


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August 17, 2015, 10:47:14 AMReply #2 on

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Also The British School of Bahrain if fine.

What about your accomodation, you can select any place you like.

There are many different areas to live in Bahrain and each one of them suits to a different lifestyle. It is best to think whether you would like to be close to your office, the causeway to Saudi or close to all pubs and bars, or something else, and then make your house-hunting based on that. Below are some of the most popular places chosen by expats and their reasons of choosing these places?

Amwaj Islands: Located in the north-east of Bahrain, in Muharraq area, very close to the Airport. Amwaj Islands consists of a number of man-made islands. If you want to be close to the beach and enjoy living as part of a mostly western expat community, then Amwaj Islands are for you. Amwaj is also great if you have dogs as they can play on the beach (clean up their mess) and the properties have gardens.In addition to residential areas, Amwaj Islands include number of bars and an up-market grocery store (Waitrose). The rents here are above average. If you are planning to live in Bahrain and work in Saudi Arabia (as most expats do), this place is not for you as it is right at the opposite end of Bahrain (Saudi Arabia is connected to the north-west border of Bahrain by a bridge).

Juffair / Adliya: These 2 places are located in the east of Bahrain and again, mostly occupied by expats. Juffair has more people from the United States while Adliya has more people from the United Kingdom and this has an impact on the culture of both areas. Juffair has the largest United States navy-base in the region. Both Juffair and Adliya has huge number of cafes, bars and restaurants. If you have an active lifestyle and you enjoy going out late in the evening, visiting bars and clubs and enjoy eating out, then these places are for you. The rents in Juffair and Adliya are relatively cheap compared to Amwaj Islands and Seef.

Seef / Reef Island: Seef and nearby Reef Island are one of the latest developments in Bahrain. Mostly consists of tower blocks and skyscrapers, these areas are targeting the high-earners of Bahrain. Some of the known buildings in Seef are Era Tower (the tallest building in Bahrain, residential building made of 50 floors), Abraj Lulu (3 residential towers facing each other), Ritz Carlton hotel and its compound, and the 2 biggest shopping malls (Bahrain City Centre mall and Seef Mall) in Bahrain. Seef used to house the iconic Pearl Roundabout where the centre of uprising and protests happened in 2011. Abraj Lulu towers were once the most expensive buildings in Bahrain but the impact of the protests (which happened right next to these towers, on Pearl Roundabout) can be seen in the rental prices on Abraj Lulu towers. Still, Seef has one of the most expensive rental market in Bahrain, a typical one bedroom flat will cost you somewhere between 450 - 550 and a 2 bedroom flat between 600 - 800 BD, depending on the building you choose to live.

Saar: Saar is close to the Saudi Causeway and is a lovely area to live. The community is very mixed, made up of English, American, Indian and Pakistani. The properties are also varied ranging from huge private villa’s to small one bedroom flats. The rent in Saar is very reasonable.

Saar cinema is the centre of the community and plays films in many languages and with subtitles.

Saar has 2 Expat clubs, The Dilmun Club and for the families who love their sports Saar also has the Rugby Football Club. In addition Saar also has many gyms, a dance school and numerous ladies salons.

(you can find more info here: http://bahrainside.com/index.php/topic,1024.0.html)
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August 17, 2015, 01:26:06 PMReply #3 on

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Dear Anna,

Many thanks for your response. You have given necessary details to me both regarding schools and accomodation. It would help me a lot. Thanks once again,

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Re: Guidance on school and accommodation
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August 18, 2015, 02:24:02 AMReply #4 on

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Not at all, Sada!
When are you going to Manama?
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August 18, 2015, 01:20:56 PMReply #5 on

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Anna, it may be end- October or early November. Yet to be firmed up.

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Here is the list of best schools in Manama Bahrain. Sorry for late

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