Class of 2017
Oasis Basketball Bahrain
IB Bahrain
Encouraging Independence for Tomorrow's Leaders
Beyond the Classroom
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
January 7

Classes Resume

Day 5

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Monday
January 8

MS Assembly

Day 6

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Wednesday
January 10

Citizenship Exams

Day 2

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Sunday
January 14

ASA Season 2

Day 4

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Tuesday
January 16

PTP Sale Event

Day 6

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Thursday
January 18

PTP Sale Event

Day 2

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Breezeway
Sunday
January 7

Classes Resume

Day 5

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Monday
January 8

MS Assembly

Day 6

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Wednesday
January 10

Citizenship Exams

Day 2

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Sunday
January 14

ASA Season 2

Day 4

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Tuesday
January 16

PTP Sale Event

Day 6

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Thursday
January 18

PTP Sale Event

Day 2

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Breezeway

Latest News

Assistant Director, Principal
Dec 5
Posted by:
Dr. Kurt Nordness - Director and Ken Davis
December 5, 2017
Announcing Jo Garrahy as RVIS’s Assistant Director and Kasey Burns as the new Elementary School Principal. As Riffa Views International School enters its second decade and continues to introduce new initiatives and enhance existing programs, it is imperative that the school works to streamline the ever-growing efforts to run a “school on the move”.
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

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Alumni Sunday! So excited to see our #RVISalum back in #Bahrain. Good luck with finals! See you all in June. #alumni #rvisionaries #bh Super excited about our new #swag!  #10year T-shirts are in! #rvisionaries #bh #rvis #godolphins Alumni Sunday! Chance encounter with an RVIS Alumni! Lucky me. #alumni #rvisionaries #rvisalum Flashback Friday! This picture is brought to you by a #RVISalum Alumni Sunday! Our #alumni enjoying some time together. Hope your midterms went well. #rvisionaries #bh #bahrain #rvisalum Flashback Friday! Ms. Jo enjoying International Day. #rvisionaries #internationalschool #bh #bahrain @rvis.bh is excited to welcome @chessbh to the after-school activity offerings! #rvisionaries #bh #bahrain #internationalschool #rvisasa Once a month the #rvis teachers come together and learn together. These teachers are discussing how to embed entrepreneurship into the classroom. #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool #bahrain The #rvis middle school students spent an afternoon helping to clean up a local beach in #bahrain. Thanks for making the country a little bit more beautiful! #rvisionaries #bh #internationalschool #rvia On the occasion of National Day Celebration and with pleasure we would like to invite you to the Family Entertainment Festival, organized by Farhte Events in Riffa Views International School playgrounds. 
Period/Timing : 24 - 31 December, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Tickets : BD 2/- and Free for kids under 5 yrs Alumni Sunday! Midterms have come! Good luck with your exams. Enjoy the well deserved break! #rvisalum #rvisionaries #alumni #bh Flashback Friday! The painting still looks great! Thank for your hard work ladies. Your efforts continue to brighten our hallways. #rvisionaries #internationalschool #bh #bahrain #alumni #rvisalum

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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.