City of London Corporation

London, City of, United Kingdom

About City of London Corporation

A BSO ‘Outstanding School’, Modern English School Cairo was established in 1990 with just 26 students; today the school population stands at 2100+ students. MES Cairo has gained an array of significant awards, memberships and accreditations. It is fully accredited by BSME (British Schools in the Middle East), BSO (British Schools Overseas), COBIS, MSA (Middle States Association) and AdvancED, and certified as an IBO World School. A member of ECIS, NESA, COBIS and BSME, MES Cairo is a multi-national, co-educational, English-language medium, international school that caters for students from Foundation Stage One to Secondary (Year/Grade 12).

Our well-resourced Foundation Stage provides an excellent start for formal education with the Early Years goals at its core. Students then progress to a curriculum based on the highly regarded National Curriculum of England (KS1 and KS2). Primary children follow a learning programme similar to that of a good progressive British school, with the addition of French, Arabic and Religious Studies. Students learn via the best of both modern and well-established teaching techniques, with great importance placed on the creation and use of a stimulating learning environment. Having the expertise of specialist French, PE, Music, Computing and Special Educational Needs teachers further strengthens our Primary School. When students have completed their Primary education, they are well prepared for the further challenges that Secondary education will bring.

A broad and balanced curriculum is offered within all three curricula areas of our Secondary section: British (Y7-12: KS3 followed by IGCSEs, then AS/A Levels), American Section (G7-12: Middle School followed by High School Diploma and Advanced Placement courses) and the IB Diploma Programme (DP11-12). Students select options from a range of subjects to suit their interests and specialisms. We boast specialist Science Labs, Computer facilities, drama studios, art studios, music rooms, and a fully equipped Design and Technology workshop. Arabic and Religious Studies are taught throughout the school. Our students are very well prepared for higher education, achieving excellent results in external examinations compared to national and global standards; they go on to study at some of the best universities in the world.

The school is located on an impressive 32,500m2 landscaped campus in the clean and well-positioned suburb of New Cairo. The campus architecture is designed to promote a family atmosphere. Buildings are nestled in spacious green gardens and outdoor facilities include play areas and an eco-garden. The sports complex contains volleyball and basketball courts, two heated and covered swimming pools, a full-size football pitch, all-weather athletics track, gymnasium, weights and cardio room and a dance studio. A 400-seat theatre, three large multi-purpose halls and three well-resourced libraries support the pursuit of providing quality teaching and learning on campus.

At MES Cairo our mission is to care for, challenge and inspire our students. Our Graduate Profile promotes mutual respect, broadmindedness and understanding amongst people of all nationalities and cultures. The staff and students strive to embody these qualities in their day to day lives.

Our community of teachers, students and their parents is committed to high standards and continued success. We provide ongoing support for teachers and ample opportunity for quality continuing professional development and experience, committed to the importance of lifelong learning for all. The school has a reputation for excellence and we work hard to maintain this by recruiting suitably qualified teachers of high calibre and endearing personality.

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Address: Guildhall, PO Box 270, London, EC2P 2EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7606 3030