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CityCairo
CurriculumBritish
Age RangeAges 3 to 15
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Plot No. 2/ AlBanafseg Services Center No. 2 First Settlement – New Cairo​, Egypt
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Number of students

350 and growing

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10+ different nationalities and growing.

Most common nationality

Egyptian

Ratio of local students to international students

10%

Native English speaking teachers

All homeroom teachers are native speakers. TAs may vary between natives and non-natives.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes. The school provides academic support classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Language B: French and German.

Max. number of students per class

15-20

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

All classes are equipped with Android-supported 80" LED screens. The school is officially partnered with Microsoft to provide all educational services through its platform.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes. Our school is ready to use, virtual classroom technologies through the FireFly platform.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Students are following the ministry of education set curriculum (Muslim and Christian). Other students from other religious may be joining the school which is implementing the international mindedness and encourages acceptance of all students regardless of their race or religious background. All students are equal and have an equal chance at our school.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Non-religious students or students of a different religion have a plan of activities provided by various staff team members like arts, reading teachers, or our teacher-librarian.

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations and IGCSE Examinations.

Results in these examinations

The school is operating up to Year 10 only for the academic year 2022-2023.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

The school has a very defined homework policy to ensure students are formatively assessed and to enable accurate instructional planning.

Approximate hours of homework given

Our allocated time for F.S. is 30 minutes and for lower elementary 60 minutes. All students are encouraged to read for 20 minutes a day.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Our school is currently only open up to Year 10 for the academic year 2023/2024. However, we provide our students with an enriched learning experience that helps them thrive in and out of the classroom. All our students reaching will be prepared to apply and join higher educational institutions in Egypt or abroad.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. Our school has recruited a professional counselor.

Learning support offered

The school has a well-developed safeguarding, behavior and academic support policies.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The school cater to differentiation with a higher academic level in the same age group and provides multi resources that allow the above level, on the level, and below level engagement.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes. The school has recruited a professional and well-experienced school psychologist (counselor).

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, the school uses standardized tests lie rising star and Oxford assessments.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The used assessments ensure the definition of the students' weaknesses and strengths to allow each grade level teachers to develop an accurate idea about the academic level of the students and how best the instructional plan will be as well as our plan for resource supply and needed material for differentiation.

Waiting list

Yes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The school is accepting students till November as per the MOE policy.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. If students are joining within the set acceptance period by the MOE, which is set in consideration of the taught academic content.

School start time

The school day starts at 07:30 AM.

School finish time

The school day ends at 2:45 PM.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes. Our school provides supervised care to students arriving at the school campus earlier than the start of the day (07:00 am) and after dismissal from 15:00 to 16:00 PM.

School bus service available

Yes.

School provided lunches

Our school has a dining hall and cafeteria. They provide hot meals to students based on a healthy dietary system.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes. It is planned to ensure prepared menus include options for special diets.

Uniform required

Yes.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Our school offers is planning to offer: robotics, swimming, squash, soccer, basketball, handball, fitness, ballet, cooking, art, and design.

Sports activities included

Soccer, Basketball, swimming, squash, and gymnastics.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our school's sports teams are involved in swimming and football matches. We are currently trying to expand our selection of competitive sports.

Facilities at the school

2 libraries, 2 science labs, 2 computer labs, a theatre, clinic, and prayer rooms.

Sports facilities at the school

The school has 2 main five-a-side courts, 1 landscape soccer playground, a gym, a swimming pool, a squash court, a dancing studio/ballet.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Aspire International School offers the internationally respected British Education System, which provides a future-focused education whilst nurturing creativity and confidence in our students. High-quality teaching, inspirational experiences, and innovative resources ensure your child develops a lifelong love of learning.

Aspire is dedicated to working in partnership with parents and students to provide a world-class learning environment that develops students as inquiring, knowledgeable, creative, and caring citizens who are prepared and ready to meet the demanding challenges of a rapidly changing global society.

Our mission is to create a blend of innovation and tradition, that ensures Aspire maintains an atmosphere where children can enjoy their education and fulfill their goals.

Our vision is to provide a premium world-class education and learning perspective that embraces our values and qualifies our students to compete globally.
Aspire school is not just any school, it is designed and built to be the heart of the community, serving it inside and outside, with our partner parents in each step of the way, hand in hand, with a common vision, unifying our efforts for the service of the upcoming generations.

At Aspire, our premises allow us to seek, highlight, and develop the uniqueness of each student. Each pupil’s individuality is marked, motivated, enhanced, and supported. We recruit a distinguished qualified and certified staff passionate to inspire, to involve, to engage, to challenge, and to support the growth of special individuals to become future global citizens.

We challenge our learners to be risk-takers and seek beyond traditional expectations. With every individual aspect properly supported, mentored, and career-based educated, our students become ready to succeed in the world of work in the future.

Our recruited aspirers are inquirers, thinkers, creative, critical thinkers, and outstanding communicators.

At Aspire, our learners are supported with the latest and up-to-date innovative tech tools which will allow them to grow as digital leaders. They will be guided with steady steps towards new altitudes of social, emotional, and academic flourishing, all this while their safety and well-being are at supreme importance.

Teaching approach of the school

Our curriculum is fully matched with the Cambridge International Framework with a rich tier in Arabic as our language of identity.

From the Early Years Foundation Stage through Primary and on to IGCSE, all students benefit from top-class instruction, cutting-edge resources, and specially designed curricula to support engagement in learning. AIS students gain an exceptional educational experience and enjoy extra-curricular activities, leading to wide-ranging skills, outstanding academic results, and internationally recognized qualifications.

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