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Class of 2017
Oasis Basketball Bahrain
OASIS JV Soccer 2017
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
Sunday
August 27

New Student / Parent Orientation

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Monday
August 28

First Day of School (G1-G12)

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Tuesday
August 29

First Day of School (Nursery, Pre-K, KG)

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Friday
September 1

Eid Al Adha Break

Sep 1 to 5

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Thursday
September 21

Al Hijri Islamic New Year

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Friday
September 29

Ashoora

Sep 29 to 30

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Sunday
August 27

New Student / Parent Orientation

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Monday
August 28

First Day of School (G1-G12)

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Tuesday
August 29

First Day of School (Nursery, Pre-K, KG)

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Friday
September 1

Eid Al Adha Break

Sep 1 to 5

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Thursday
September 21

Al Hijri Islamic New Year

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Friday
September 29

Ashoora

Sep 29 to 30

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Latest News

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…
Riffa Views Arabic Program
Aug 24
Posted by:
Ken Davis
August 24, 2017
A New Era for Riffa Views International School’s Arabic Program Riffa Views International School is proud to announce a new Arabic Leader and Program for the 2017-2018 school year.  Under the direction of a New Arabic Leader, Fuad Al Anzarouti who is a published author with over thirty years in…
Bahrain Shcool Uniforms
Aug 24
Posted by:
Communications Department
August 24, 2017
Dear RVIS Families, As communicated last year, RVIS is introducing to a new uniform for the 2017-18 school year. We are excited that the new uniforms will be arriving soon, and we provide this important information during this time of transition. While we had been told the uniform would be…
New Teachers Bahrain International School
Aug 24
Posted by:
Ken Davis
August 24, 2017
RVIS has always taken pride in the stringent hiring process for new teachers. As a school, we make sure that only highly-qualified faculty are hired that will ensure all the students at RVIS receive a world-class education. The new faculty at RVIS is already showing true initiative and an…
Admissions
Aug 24
Posted by:
Ken Davis
August 24, 2017
Riffa Views International School is considered home for families who live in Bahrain or commute across the causeway. We take pride in our continued effort to create an environment where students from all over the world can thrive and feel at home. Deciding on the right school for your children is…

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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.