Message from the Governing Body of KNES

27 Sep 2021

Dearest parents and dedicated friends of KNES

The new academic year 2021/22 has just started and we do hope it will be a bright shiny successful one for each one of us and for all the children and especially a very healthy one too!!It is important for children to go back to normality like all children around the world and therefore, we are glad to go back to full time face to face teaching and learning in our school with specific measures for the moment.

I am writing this short letter to inform you that after more than Thirty Years, I have been the school director and Head of the School, leading our school successfully through so many accreditations that it is difficult to find in any school, such as British Schools of the Middle East (BSME), British Schools Overseas (BSO), recognized by the Department of Education in UK, Council of International Schools (CIS) and finally by New England Association of Schools (NEASC).

I have reached an advanced age and have decided to withdraw myself from a front seat position and take a back seat as a Co-Chair of the governing body. My dedicated and long serving members of staff will take the wheel with Ms. Gaythree being the Academic Director in charge of the teaching and learning from early years to secondary, assisted by coordinators per Key stage and per subject: Ms. Yara for EYFS, Ms. Autumn for Primary in KS One (year one-year two) Ms. Lindsay and Mr. Cyril in KS Two (year 3 to year 6) and in Secondary head of subject Mr. Michael, Mr. Chacko and Mr. Guillaume. Mr. Bernie will take on the role of Administrative Director, responsible for Human Resources, Safety and Safeguarding throughout the school. Dr. Raouf will take on the role of Assistant School Director but still in charge of examining boards from UK. Mr. Meshari will take my role as School Director and Mr. Yousef will continue as Head of SEN.

This does not mean I will be away from school, I will continue to ensure the quality of education and services we are offering as well as the efficiency in Health, Safety and wellbeing for all and this, until my last breath …!

 May I wish you all success happiness and good health and once again accept my deepest gratitude for supporting and trusting me and all the ones in the school as well as my warmest regards

Madame Chantal Al Gharabally

Co-Chair of the Governing Body