Sacred Heart School (Bahrain)
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|Sacred Heart School|
|Isa Town, Bahrain|
|Motto||"Caritas et Veritas"|
It is a co-educational school run by the Comboni Sisters from 1953 to 2003, and since then by the Carmelite nuns, and offering an education to help prepare its students for the IGCSE examination - International General Certificate of Secondary Education - a London examinations degree. Part of the curriculum includes the preparation for TOEFL exams, a scholarship examination for Paddington University and the Royal Society of Arts exams.
It is affiliated to the Sacred Heart Church, Manama, Bahrain, and boasts of a large number of multi-racial and religious communities. The "Caritas et Veritas" emblem summarises the values of the school which are imbibed in the students - "Love & Truth".
The school song "We Belong" is sung in most assemblies. School assemblies are made spectacular through national and international dances of different cultures. Occasions such as the Bahrain National Day, Diwali, Christmas, and prophet Muhammed's birthday are celebrated. The school conducts events such as the annual sports day, fund raising and 'go green' activities.
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