The Modern English School, Cairo

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 The Modern English School, Cairo

PO Box 92, Serai Al Kubba, Cairo, 11712, Egypt
Tel: (+20) 2 617 0005-11
Fax: (+20) 2 617 0020

School Summary
US, UK, curricula.
1600 students, 2-18 yrs

The Modern English School, established in 1990 as a co-educational day school, fosters an international outlook and caters for children of all nationalities.

The nursery takes children from age 3. In the primary department a full academic programme is followed based on the English National Curriculum with slight modification to reflect the international setting. French and Arabic are also offered at two levels, so meeting the needs of individual pupils.

In years 7 and 8 at The Modern English School, Cairo, the curriculum is designed to provide a balanced education in academic and creative subjects, leading to an accelerated programme enabling students to sit for eight IGCSE examinations at the end of year 10, or four at the end of year 9 and a different four at the end of year 10 followed by 'A/S' and 'A' levels. Maths and English are compulsory. From September 2000 an American track curriculum was also offered leading to the American High School Diploma.

A Learning Development Unit caters for pupils with special educational needs. Specialist PE, music, IT and French teachers coach the children throughout the whole age range. In July 2000 the school relocated to an imaginatively designed 33.500 m² campus with large faculty suites, three multi-purpose halls, a large tiered theatre, primary science laboratories, computer suites, split level learning media centres, rehearsal rooms, large gymnasium, two swimming pools, varsity size sports pitch and running track.

Extra curricular activities at The Modern English School, Cairo play a significant part in the life of the school. There is an emphasis on performing arts with large scale musical and drama productions being presented regularly. Inter-house and inter-school sporting matches are enjoyed and school teams travel abroad competing successfully in ISAC activities. Pupils are encouraged to become involved in local community work with several charity events being organized annually. Educational visits linked with the curriculum are enjoyed and regular Parent- Teacher Curricular Information Evenings are presented. Transport is available to all areas of Cairo.


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Last modified July 11, 2007