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New Cairo British International School

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CurriculumsIB, British, and Dutch
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 19 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: from: E£ 140,852
to: E£ 257,951
Address: Road 17, 1st District, 3rd Zone, 5th Settlement New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Important notes about this school

NCBIS also offers a Dutch stream.
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Ratio of local students to international students

40% local : 60% international

Average number of students per class


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Language support

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, German

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment and interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All prospective students are given a baseline academic assessment, which will include assessing the child’s language, literacy and numeracy skills.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Individual Educational Needs Support

Learning support offered

Students with identified learning difficulties receive in-class or withdrawn support from Learning Support staff who assist in differentiating the curriculum. For some students, educational outcomes may be improved through the collaborative development of Individual Educational Plans.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Some students are identified as being ‘gifted and/or talented.’ These students often display creative thinking skills, academic skills or sporting abilities which NCBIS would normally expect to observe in older students. These students participate in a Gifted and Talented Enrichment Programme which provides them with a range of activities (both in the school and in the wider community) aimed at further developing their skills and abilities, and an opportunity to ‘showcase’ their talents.

School start time


School finish time


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school operates an Extra Curricular Activities programme at the end of each school day from 14:45 – 17:00.

School provided lunches

Cafeteria serving hot meals, salads, snacks & drinks.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

- large, natural grass sports field
- 25m heated swimming pool and Learner pool
- dance studio
- purpose-designed fitness centre

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

New Cairo British International School is one of the leading international schools in the Middle East and North Africa region and is an IB World School. NCBIS has excellent exam results which are above the world average every year. This coupled with its friendly atmosphere and community makes NCBIS the number one choice for education in Egypt.

The NCBIS also has a Dutch Stream. Dutch Stream is the only Dutch Primary School in Cairo. It is a bilingual, small scale school and it pays a lot of attention to the individual learning potential of its students. It teaches according to the Dutch curriculum and at the same time it prepare its students for a fluent transition to International or Dutch Primary or Secondary education.

Teaching approach of the school

NCBIS mission is to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement whilst promoting personal growth through the attributes of the IB Learner profile, within a caring international community committed to the traditional values of honesty, courtesy, respect, integrity and fair play.

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