The Principal’s Statement



In the Name of God, the Creator of man Who taught man speech and eloquence, the Giver and the Gracious. Peace and blessings be upon the honest Prophet, the best teacher till the Day of Resurrection.


Teaching and learning is a collective process that is based on good planning where roles of all educators and stakeholders must augment each other.


As we realize that we are entrusted to carry out this great mission and shoulder this heavy responsibility, we do not consider our keen interest in the quality of education a luxury, nor an option; rather a supreme goal that we strive for and are determined to achieve.


Ever since day one, we have been working to achieve the vision and mission of Riyadh Schools in order to bring about the desirable change that aims at preparing a leading, creative and self-learning generation that is equipped with academic, social, and technological skills to be active players in this advanced digital world.


To achieve this goal, we are very keen to create a rich and safe learning environment that helps our students to maintain mental, spiritual and physical balance within the framework of our well-established values, principles and religion.

The High School is advancing in the right way to achieve innovation and excellence through spreading the culture of giftedness, encouraging individual initiatives and new ideas, forming partnerships, promoting integration between the role of parents and that of the community organizations, and carrying out various developmental programs. We also utilize guided investment of the available tools, resources, and expertise to boost the academic achievement of our students to reach a competitive level. Praise be to God, we have achieved high performance levels and quality educational improvement in the school, which indicates that we are heading in the right direction.

In conclusion, we pray to God and seek His help to guide our steps, help us achieve our aspirations, and guide us to what is best for the future generations.


Mona Al-Furaih

Principal of the Middle School National Girls


School structure

هيكل المرحلة

National Stream


Riyadh Schools for boys and girls adopts the Ministry of Education’s curriculums in the national stream from grades 1-12. In addition to that, Riyadh Schools also adopts an advanced curriculum in English Language that is compatible with the California Core Standards and the progress of students in English is assessed using WIDA tests. Moreover, Riyadh Schools has added some enrichment material in Arabic Language, such as free reading and creative writing. Riyadh Schools also applies the 21th century skills rubrics as these are common skills that will be needed for the future labor market. The national stream has been accredited by AdvancED.


Student’s Rights and Responsibilities


Student Responsibilities:

  • Be on time for all classes, student assemblies and scheduled appointments
  • Arrive at school well rested and prepared to actively engage in all classes and activities.
  • Complete and submit all homework and tasks on due time.
  • Adhere to and obey all Riyadh Schools’ guidelines and regulations governing behavior in and out of classrooms.
  • As a part of the learning process, listen and respond positively to constructive feedback and use it to improve learning.
  • Always strive for academic excellence.
  • Show respect, care and concern for all members of Riyadh Schools’ community.
  • Help to keep a safe and positive school environment for everyone.

Student Rights

  • A broad based quality curriculum that, when coupled with quality teaching, meets the differentiated and developmental needs of each student.
  • All students have a right to receive instruction that encourages and reinforces the qualities of honesty, integrity, compassion, sincerity, hard work that are central to Saudi culture and Saudi Islamic identity.
  • Students have a right to a safe and non-abusive environment that fosters learning and to beneficial relationships with all members of the Riyadh Schools’ community.
  • Students are entitled to individualized constructive feedback that takes into consideration the strengths, weaknesses and success of each student while developing improvement strategies.
  • When appropriate, students have a right to intervention programs. Students should support these programs as they are in their best interest.


Attendance Policy


Attendance Policy

  • You are expected to attend every day of school unless you are sick, had a death in the family, need to appear in court or have a medical appointment
  • If you need to leave school early, your parent/guardian must inform the school beforehand, latest by 8:00 am on that day (except for bereavements, when your parents can request your leave at any time). You must not leave school until a vice principal has given you permission to leave.
  • In all other cases, you will not be allowed to leave school until 1:30 pm. Requests on the same day after 8:00 am cannot be accepted.
  • On returning to school after any absence, you must hand in a letter (with any medical certificates/doctors notes, appointment cards) from your parent/guardian explaining the reason for your absence, to your homeroom tutor.
  • Any work missed due to an absence must be caught up with.

Lateness Policy

  • It is your responsibility to arrive to all of your lessons on time.
  • Late students will be given detentions for lateness on the next school day for up to 30 minutes
  • If you are late on more than three occasions in one semester the school will discuss with your parents your future at the school.

Leaving School due to Sandstorm/Dust storms/Rain

  • As per the instructions of the Ministry of Education, the school can only release those students who are registered with the school’s doctor with certain illness. The doctor may recommend that certain students leave school early

Seeing the Schools’ Doctor

  • Except for emergencies, students can only visit the doctor during lessons if they have been given written permission by a teacher
  • If the doctor decides you should go home or to the hospital, he will call your parent and inform the school admin office. You should wait for your parent in the medical room

Absence

If a student is unable to attend school, parent(s)/guardian(s) are required to call the school before 7:30 AM on each day of the absence or obtain approval before the absence. Disciplinary action will be taken against the student if the school is not notified.

In exceptional cases, students may be granted authorised leave from school for one of the following reasons:

  • Illness
  • An immediate family bereavement
  • Religious holidays
  • An emergency case in the family, or any emergency a student might face (decided/approved by the school admin office)
  • A filed trip organized by the school
  • Any other reasons, e.g. appearing before a court of law or seeing a doctor



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