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


Wednesday 13th March
Y8 GP Enterprise Celebration Event

Thursday 14th March
Secondary Sports Day

Sunday 17th March
World Book Day
Y6 Cyprus Parents’ Info Meeting

Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th March
DP12 Oral Exams

Sunday 17 to Thursday 21st March
FS1 Family Week
 
Tuesday 19th March
DP11 AUC Visit – 8.30am-2.00pm
 
Wednesday 20th March
24 Hour Run

Thursday 21st March
FS1 Mothers’ Day/24 Hour Run Finale

Sunday 24th March
SUMMER UNIFORM CHANGEOVER PERIOD

Sunday 24th March
Whole School Production Rehearsal

Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th March
Whole School Production

Wednesday 27th to Thursday 28th March
DP12 Final TOK Presentations

Thursday 28th March
Primary and Y7-9 and DP11 Term 2 Reports Issued

Friday 29th March
IA Bronze Practice