Foley’s School

Foley's School

Established: 1970

Language: English

Type: Preschool, Primary and Secondary private, independent, multinational and co-ed

Age range: 4 to 19 years

Students: 900

Cypriot/Foreigner ratio:   Approximately 3:7

Principal/Head: Chris  Bailey  (Secondary). Lucy Georghiou (Primary)

Student/Teacher ratio: Varies considerably with age group

Governance:  Privately owned

 

ADMISSIONS

Head of admissions: Chris Bailey/ Lucy Georghiou

Admissions policy: Entrance exams and interview

Scholarships: N/A

Mid-term entry:  Depending on circumstances and year group

Applying from abroad: Yes

Tuition fees: €6,000-€9,900 (Depending on year group)

 

CURRICULUM

Mainly UK oriented.  Native Greek  follows the Ministry of Education’s syllabus

Type  of  exams:  IGCSE/GCSE, A Level, Apolyterion

Languages: English, Greek, French, Spanish, German

Sports: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Netball, Handball, Cricket, Softball, Touch Rugby, Athletics, Swimming, Gymnastics, Table Tennis

Music: Swing Band, Brass Band, Contemporary Music Band, Choirs

 

EXTRACURRICULAR

Clubs: Basketball, Football – (boys and girls), Gymnastics, Hiking, Hockey, Netball, Tag Rugby, Swimming, Table tennis, Public speaking,Inventing, Robotics,  Chess, Choir, Cookery, Dance, Drama, Debating, Maths, French Cinema, Spanish Cinema, Spanish Debating, Science, Swing band, Brass band, Marching Band, Contemporary Band, Yoga, Duke of Edinburgh International Award.

FACILITIES

Science laboratories, Indoor Theatre, Library, Computer Rooms, Amphitheatre, Sports facilities –  Gym, Basketball Courts, Indoor Sports Hall, Swimming Pool, Athletics Track, Astroturf Football Pitch

Bus service: Yes

Boarding School: No

POLICIES

School hours:   Academic lessons: 07:50-13:55 (Primary), 08:10-14:05 (Secondary). Many extra-curricular activities and clubs until 15:30 (primary) and 17:00 (secondary)

Exams: Published online

Uniform: Yes

Parents’ association: No

Student support: Yes

HISTORY

The school was founded in 1970 by Ward and Pat Foley in Famagusta. In 1974, after the invasion, it moved to Limassol and both Primary and Secondary sections of the school were based at the Homer Street premises. However,  in an exciting development last year the primary section (Pre-Reception – Year 6) moved to new, state-of-the-art premises in Ayios Athanasios (Nikis Avenue). The building work at this brand-new site continues, with new sports facilities almost completed – including a large sports hall, a 25m swimming pool and a 300m athletics track surrounding an astroturf football pitch.  The construction of the secondary section of the school is now in the final stages and we will all be moving in September 2019.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address Primary: 2, Nikis Avenue, 4108 Lemesos
Tel: +357 25 887777
Address Secondary: 40 Omirou 3095 Lemesos
Tel: +357 25 584191

Email : [email protected]
Office working hours: 08.00 – 17.00

Website: www.foleysschool.com

 

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