FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Students must be at least 3 years and 6 months old by 1st of October of the admission year.

2- Is tuition payable in Egyptian Pounds?

Yes. The exchange rate will be based on HSBC exchange rates on the day of payment.


3- How do we apply?

You can either visit the school to pick up an application form or download it from the website. Please complete the form thoroughly and bring it into the school with all of the required documents.

4- How will the school decide which student to admit if you receive more applications than places?

First priority is given to those who have siblings enrolled at MES Cairo. Other applications are dealt with as specified on the Admission page.

5- Do you assess new students?

Yes, assessments vary according to age/year group.They are not designed on a pass/fail system. Rather they are used to measure skills including language and maths.

6- When will we hear whether or not my son/daughter has been accepted?

Results are communicated to parents within two weeks after the assessment.

7- What documents are required for the admissions process?

The following documents should be submitted to the Student Affairs Office in order to complete the application process:
i. A completed application form
ii. Academic records/reports for the past three years
iii. Original Birth Certificate - computer generated (Egyptian Students)
ix. Attendance statement from previous school(s)
x. Photocopy of passport with residency visa stamp (Non-Egyptian Students only)
xi. Six recent passport sized photographs
xii. Copies of Parents' ID documents.
xiii. School transfer papers stamped by the Ministry of Education
xiv. Attendance statement from previous school stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (if transferring from abroad)

Please note that these documents are all required in order for the application process to commence. Upon admission, the documentation needed will vary, depending on the Section of admission.

8- Who can I contact if I have more questions?

Please call us at MES Cairo and ask to speak to, or meet with, a member of the Admissions & Student Affairs Office.

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IBO Exams (2-13)/ AP Exams (2-12)
Tuesday 3rd May 2016 to Thursday 5th May 2016

Y6 Transition to Secondary Mtg 1:45-2:45
Wednesday 4th May 2016

Y4 Ain Sokhna Trip 2 (4-5)
Wednesday 4th May 2016 to Thursday 5th May 2016

Y7 Target Setting
Thursday 5th May 2016

WIRED Inservice 9:00-2:50
Sunday 8th May 2016

All ASAs Start (T3)
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IBO Exams (2-13)/ AP Exams (2-12)
Sunday 8th May 2016 to Wednesday 11th May 2016

Languages Trip (France)(7-12)
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Y6 Options Deadline /Primary Parent/Teacher Meeting
Tuesday 10th May 2016

Primary Parent/Teacher Meeting
Wednesday 11th May 2016

Y7 Total Celebration
Thursday 12th May 2016

G6-9 MAP Tests (12-31)
Thursday 12th May 2016

Y4 Ain Sokhna Trip 3 (15-16)
Sunday 15th May 2016 to Monday 16th May 2016

Last Day for Seniors  
Monday 16th May 2016

Secondary T&L Week (15-19)/ Y6 CAT and MAP tests (17-19)/ G6-9 MAP tests (12-31)
Sunday 15th May 2016 to Thursday 19th May 2016

FS1 Gradparents' Day
Tuesday 17th May 2016

FS1 Production
Thursday 19th May 2016

Excellence in Education Interviews (22-23)
Sunday 22nd May 2016 to Monday 23rd May 2016

Whole Staff Professional Development Meeting 12:00-4:30 / GQ import & Warning Lists
Monday 23rd May 2016

G12 Final Exams (22-26) / Primary Assessment Week (22-26)/ G6-9 MAP tests (12-31)
Tuesday 24th May 2016 to Thursday 26th May 2016

US Academic Warnings
Thursday 26th May 2016

Graduation Photo
Sunday 29th May 2016

G6-9 MAP Tests (12-31)
  
Sunday 29th May 2016 to Tuesday 31st May 2016

Primary French Day
Monday 30th May 2016

Spring Choral Concert
Monday 30th May 2016

Art Exhibition - Opening
Tuesday 31st May 2016