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Ages 2 to 18

Continental School Cairo

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CurriculumBritish, Egyptian, SEN
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: El Obour Rd, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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Number of students

1000

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

The child is assessed by specialist staff as appropriate.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Children applying for preschool and early years are not required to have prior knowledge of English but preference will always be given to those who do.
Pupils applying for places in Year 1 should have some knowledge of English and Math.
Pupils applying for places in Year 2 must have prior knowledge of English. At this age they will be expected to know how to read and write.
Pupils applying for places in Year 3 and above should have a good command of spoken and written English. Previous school report and entrance tests in English and Mathematics will be required. Parents and pupils are interviewed at the school by a member of senior staff.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school has a section which is a British style Special Education School which follows the British National Curriculum and the medium of instruction is English.

Learning support offered

The CSC, wherever possible, will attempt to meet the demand of parents whose children require special education in the following categories:

- Mild to moderate learning difficulties
- Specific Learning Difficulties
- Mild to moderate Autism
- Dyslexia
- Hearing deficiency
- Speech deficiency
- Slow Learners
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Clubs are held every Tuesday for one hour after school. A full list of the available activities is sent home at the beginning of every term which normally includes; Jewelry making, Ball Games, Tennis, Swimming (seasonal), Computer, Music and Instrument playing, Ballet, Languages (French and Spanish), Board Games, Roller Skating, Drama, Library, Photography, Horse and Pony Riding, Oil Painting, Charcoal Drawing, Fitness, Koran Recital, Karate and Martial Arts, Science, Cooking.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pools, sport facilities.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Continental School Cairo is a vibrant, outward-looking community, which encourages a happy, friendly atmosphere in which pupils can thrive. CSC wants all its pupils to value academic excellence and to realise that it is attainable. CSC aims to encourage a love of learning, a spirit of enquiry and an independence of mind.
The school campus comprises of three schools:
1. The Continental Language School: The CLS is a regular mainstream school that applies the Egyptian National Curriculum but the medium of instruction is English.
2. The Continental International School: The CIS is a British International School that follows the British National Curriculum.
3. The Continental School of Cairo: The CSC is a small British special education school for children with learning difficulties and special educational needs.

Teaching approach of the school

In a nutshell, CSC believes that learning should be an enjoyable activity and not a daunting task. CSC provides every student with a broad and balanced education in a safe and supportive environment that promotes an enjoyment of learning and creates a strong motivation to succeed. CSC focuses on students understanding concepts rather than merely memorizing facts and figures.

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