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.
 
9. If my child already attend MES Cairo and I have questions or concerns about them who should I speak to?

Contact the school and ask to speak with the Administrative Officer appropriate to your son/daughter’s year group, or email mescairo.com. You will be directed to the appropriate member/s of the teaching staff.

10. If I have a concern about the school, who should I speak with?

The attached flowcharts show you who to contact in the event of any concern.

*Primary Concerns Procedure Flowchart

*Secondary Concerns Procedure Flowchart

Upcoming Events

Y10-12 Exams Commence
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to 24th January 2018

DP12 Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018

G9-12 Elective Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Wednesday 24th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Monday 15th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Tuesday 16th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 1)
Wednesday 17th January 2018

G7-8 Parent Info Session – Transition to HS @1.45-2.45pm
Wednesday 17th January 2018

T7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 2)
Thursday 18th January 2018

Term Two ASAs begin
Sunday 21st January 2018

Y5 Parent Info Session - Residential
Monday 22nd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Wednesday 24th January 2018

G7-12 SOTM Celebration
Wednesday 24th January 2018

Police Forces Day (School Closed)
Thursday 25th January 2018

International Award Gold Practice
Friday 26th January 2018

FS2 Production - Technical Rehearsal
Sunday 28th January 2018

Y10 CAT Tests
Sunday 28th January 2018

G9-12 Mid-year exams
Sunday 28th January 2018 to Wednesday 31st January 2018

FS2 Production - Dress Rehearsal
Monday 29th January 2018

Y7-12 All Stars Celebration
Tuesday 30th January 2018

FS2 Production
Wednesday 31st January 2018

Coptic Christmas (School Closed)
Sunday 7th January 2018

Y10-12/DP12 Study Leave
Monday 8th January 2018 to 9th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Trip
Tuesday 9th January 2018

Y10-12 Exams Commence
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to 24th January 2018

DP12 Oral Exams
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to Thursday 11th January 2018

MUN Prague
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to Sunday 14th January 2018

DP12 Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018

G9-12 Elective Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Wednesday 24th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Monday 15th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Tuesday 16th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 1)
Wednesday 17th January 2018

G7-8 Parent Info Session – Transition to HS @1.45-2.45pm
Wednesday 17th January 2018

T7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 2)
Thursday 18th January 2018

Term Two ASAs begin
Sunday 21st January 2018

Y5 Parent Info Session - Residential
Monday 22nd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Wednesday 24th January 2018

G7-12 SOTM Celebration
Wednesday 24th January 2018

Police Forces Day (School Closed)
Thursday 25th January 2018

International Award Gold Practice
Friday 26th January 2018

FS2 Production - Technical Rehearsal
Sunday 28th January 2018

Y10 CAT Tests
Sunday 28th January 2018

G9-12 Mid-year exams
Sunday 28th January 2018 to Wednesday 31st January 2018

FS2 Production - Dress Rehearsal
Monday 29th January 2018

Y7-12 All Stars Celebration
Tuesday 30th January 2018

FS2 Production
Wednesday 31st January 2018