Class of 2017
Oasis Basketball Bahrain
IB Bahrain
Encouraging Independence for Tomorrow's Leaders
Learning
Learning Beyond the Classroom
Small Class Sizes
Small Class Sizes that Lead to Big Opportunities
Best School in Bahrain
Inspiring Students to Pursue their Dreams
We are an IB School
World-Class Facilities
Diverse
Over 30 Nationalities
Thursday
November 16

Student Led Conferences

Day 4

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Tuesday
November 21

Early Dismissal

Day 1

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Wednesday
November 22

Secondary Parent Teacher Conferences

Day 2

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Mon
November 27

ES and MS Assembly

Day 4

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Wednesday
November 29

ES and MS Assembly

Day 6

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Thursday
November 30

The Prophet's Birthday

(Subject to change)

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Thursday
November 16

Student Led Conferences

Day 4

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Tuesday
November 21

Early Dismissal

Day 1

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Wednesday
November 22

Secondary Parent Teacher Conferences

Day 2

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Mon
November 27

ES and MS Assembly

Day 4

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Wednesday
November 29

ES and MS Assembly

Day 6

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Thursday
November 30

The Prophet's Birthday

(Subject to change)

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Latest News

Explode
Nov 16
Posted by:
Ken Davis
November 16, 2017
This year, RVIS’s middle school teachers along with the Technology Integration Specialist, launched a passion based, student directed program where students collaborate, explore, and share their interests beyond the classroom. Coined the “Explode!” Program, the model is based off the research by Daniel Pink, a world renowned education innovator. Through this model, teachers act as learning coaches, helping students plan their projects and offer support where needed. A teacher in the “Explode!“ program reflects that, “The nature of the program allows students to…
Viva Bahrain Partnership International Schools
Oct 31
Posted by:
Dr. Kurt Nordness & Ken Davis
October 31, 2017
Riffa Views International School is proud to announce a new partnership with VIVA Bahrain. This partnership is the latest in a long-term journey by RVIS toward becoming a worldwide leader in innovation and technology. From the beginning RVIS committed to infusing technology into all aspects of the school. RVIS integrated 1:1 laptops for all grades, Interactive Whiteboards in all classrooms and access to high quality wireless internet in all corners of the school.
NESA Bahrain, Riffa Views International School, NESA Fall Training Institute
Oct 22
Posted by:
Ken Davis
October 22, 2017
Riffa Views International School is proud to be hosting world-renowned leaders in professional learning at the Near East/South Asia (NESA) 2017 Fall Training Institute. Over the last 50 years, NESA has become synonymous with promoting exemplary professional learning opportunities for educators around the world. RVIS is proud to be hosting NESA for the second consecutive year.
Princeton Partnership
Sep 17
Posted by:
Ken Davis and Dr. Gary Bicker
September 17, 2017
Last year marked the beginning of a budding RVIS partnership with two highly-regarded independent schools in Princeton New Jersey, Stuart Country Day School, an independent K-12 girls’ school and Princeton Academy, an independent K-8 boys’ school. Last year marked the beginning of a budding RVIS partnership
Tara Waudby, Bahrain, International School
Aug 24
Posted by:
Communications Department
August 24, 2017
Dear Parents, As you are aware the Board of Trustees has been working with the International Schools Services Executive Search Department to seek a replacement for Kurt Nordness when he retires at the conclusion of the 2017/18 school year. It is my pleasure to announce that the RVIS Board of Trustees recently hired Tara Waudby as Riffa Views International School Director effective August 1, 2018. We believe that Mrs. Waudby is uniquely positioned to build on the outstanding work that Dr. Nordness has done and we are confident she will take RVIS to the next level.…

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Calling all RVIS Graduates. We have a fun idea we would like you to be a part of! Please DM us if you are interested. Psst, there may be free food involved. #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool #godolphins #Graduates #alumni Don't forget, Tuesday is an Early Release Day! Students will be dismissed at 11:30. #rvisionaries Fast Fact about our Secondary Program. Did you know RVIS has 6 tennis court and partnering with @JCSTennis Academy for our tennis program and Afterschool Activities? #rvisionaries #internationalschool #bahrain #godolphins #rvisathletics #bh We are excited to welcome our new School Director Tara Waudby for the 2018-2019 school year. Welcome to RVIS! #rvisionaries #internationalschool #bh #bahrain Senior Day! Celebrating our Grade 12 students. #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool #bahrain #godolphins #riffaviews A personalized learning journey for every student. #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool Please join us on Tuesday the 21st of November from 8:30-9:30 to welcome the new RVIS Director. Hope to see you there. #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool Meet our High School Student Council!  #rvisionaries #internationalschool #bahrain #godolphins These are some crazy shoes! #literacyweek celebrates "Crazy Shoe and Sock Day!" #internationalschool #bh #rvisionaries #godolphins RVIS traditions continue by welcoming new students with a Pizza Party 🍕 #rvisionaries #internationalschool #rvis #bh #bahrain Dress like a Book Character Day for Literacy Week @rvis.bh Can you guess who? #rvisionaries #literacyweek #bh #internationalschool We had a great day getting to know Aramco students! Thank you for the invitation! #boardingfair #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool

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Academic Program

Early Childhood
Early Childhood
Our Early Childhood program employs developmentally appropriate, holistic approach to teaching. It focuses on academics and social emotional growth. Throughout the program our team works hard to cultivate the inquisitive nature of children to encourage learning in all environments. The Nursery program at RVIS, offers the internationally recognized Reggio Emilia learning approach. The Nursery program is designed using an emergent curriculum where projects and themes are inspired by the children’s own interests.
 
 
Elementary
Elementary School
Offers an experiential curriculum that focuses on the development of the whole child through a wide-range of innovative teaching practices and activities. Teachers at RVIS also have a wide-range of teaching tools to enhance the learning for each student. We believe that children are motivated to learn when they experience success and develop their understanding. They make connections and build their learning around important concepts. In the elementary school student development is nurtured by highly trained, caring, passionate teachers and support staff.
 
 
Middle School
Middle School Curriculum
The RVIS middle school curriculum is relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory. It is based on challenging international standards and includes learning activities that create opportunities for students. The curriculum provides direction for what young adolescents should know and be able to do. It supports them to achieve the attitudes and behaviors needed for a full, productive, and satisfying life.
 
 
High School
High School Curriculum
Riffa Views International School is a College Preparatory school based on U.S. and International Standards. Starting in 9th grade, the students are introduced to a rigorous and supportive academic program. It begins to prepare them for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in their 11th and 12th grade years. As student wrap up their 10th grade year, they have the opportunity to select from three different graduating paths: a U.S. equivalent diploma, IBDP Certificate, or IBDP Diploma.