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|www.bisc.edu.eg||From 3 to 18||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Cairo Alexandria Road
6th October City
Egypt - Cairo
Tel: (+20 2) 38270444
Fax: (+20 2) 38571720
|Senior School Principal||Carlo Ferrario|
|Head of Juniors||Justin Durling|
|Head of Seniors||Chris Hansen|
|40 male, 60 female F/T||UK National Curriculum|
|GCSE, IB Diploma, Btec||50|
|Junior School 620 Senior School 460||Please contact us for more information|
|Special Needs Provision|
|The School has a specialist Curriculum Support Department|
|The British International School Cairo is a long established and reputable academic school in Egypt and the region. BISC has an uncompromising commitment to delivering the highest standards of education. Academic accomplishments are high, placing the school in the first division of independent and selective schools. The school teaches the British National Curriculum for 3-16 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma at 16-18. A Btec Business course is also offered in KS5. Staff are well qualified and experienced, the vast majority of them recruited from the UK. There is a strong and supportive tutorial system for academic and pastoral development.
BISC is a flourishing and highly successful international co-educational school drawing students from diverse nationalities and backgrounds. It is dedicated to the principles of a broad education in its academic curriculum and varied activities programme. It is a non-denominational school, welcoming students from all faiths and traditions and embracing the principles of open mindedness and understanding.
The new school campus is found in the district of Beverly Hills, located to the west of Cairo. This is a flagship build on a 65,000 m2 campus, giving the school some of the best educational facilities in the region. The new campus is breathtaking in its sheer scale and quality. Each classroom is equipped with leading-edge technology, interactive whiteboards and ergonomically-designed furniture. Within the school, there are seven science labs, three ICT suites and two high-tech libraries, all UK designed, equipping the school in a way that befits its setting.
There are dedicated areas for the creative arts, a 660-seat theatre, specialist play areas, six tennis courts, two swimming pools including an Olympic-sized pool, two football pitches, basketball courts, a double-sized gymnasium, a fitness suite and a running track. The School is a not-for-profit organisation and a member of BSME, COBIS and IAPS.