The British School of Egypt

The British School of Egypt is a well-established and reputable British international school delivering the National Curriculum for England. The BSE has created a wonderfully student-centered approach which it calls Complete Well BSE-ing.

Complete Well BSE-ing is a unique and holistic approach to maintaining a child’s academic wellbeing, physical wellbeing, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. The school believes if pupils learn how to live well for school, they will understand how to live well for life. It offers a broad and balanced curriculum delivered by a qualified and passionate education team.

School days and study from home policy:

School operates from Sunday to Thursday full-time on campus. Alongside this, it offers a very high-quality distance learning program. It ensures these platforms are in place throughout the year, even when on campus, to support any children shielding at home and provide flexibility to its valued community.

Dates for open days and submitting applications:

Upcoming open mornings will take place from 9 am to 10:30 am on the following days:

  • Tuesday 23rd November 2021
  • Tuesday 25th January 2022

For more information visit the school’s website

What an assessment test includes:

Early Years Foundation Stage involves observations.

Year 1 and 2 involves a Mathematics and Literacy Assessment

From Year 3 onwards the school conducts an age-appropriate Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4)

School sections:
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (Pre-F, F1 and F2)
  • Primary School (Years 1 to 6)
  • Senior School – KS3 (Years 7 to 9)
  • Senior School – KS4 & 5 (Years 10 to 12)


The language of instruction at The BSE is English. Other languages taught at the school are Arabic and French.

Accreditation and examinations:

The BSE is accredited through The Council of British International Schools (COBIS), and a BSME member school. The graduating qualifications are IGCSE’s & A-Levels. The BSE is also officially registered and accredited by Cambridge, Edexcel & AQA examination boards.

Facilities and staff trained for dealing with special-needs children:

We have a dedicated and well-qualified department to support the learning needs of all our pupils to ensure they all make good progress. We also have ramps and lifts in and around each building to ensure ease of access across the campus.

Facilities and extracurricular activities:

The BSE operates on a well-equipped campus in the heart of Sheikh Zayed. The facilities include state-of-the-art interactive whiteboards in every classroom, along with dedicated ICT suites and science laboratories.

The school benefits from a rich sporting curriculum, supported by an indoor heated swimming pool, football pitches, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts and a dance studio.The British School of Egypt

The art facilities are also comprehensive, including dedicated music rooms and equipment, specialized art rooms, drama and performing arts classrooms, and a fully-equipped school theatre. The BSE holds both summer and winter camps in association with Wellspring.

Contact Info

Tel: 01069555550 – 01010755225