The Pascal English School Lefkosia
Type: Secondary School
Age range: 12-18
Number of students: 330
Cypriot/Foreigner ratio: 3/1
Head of School: Despina Lioliou
Student/Teacher ratio: 12/1
Mission: PASCAL English School aims to offer education that develops intellectually as well as physically active and creative young individuals who will leave school with an understanding that learning is a lifelong process in which they are active participants. Individuals who are able, with their acquired critical thinking skills, compassion and knowledge to work towards creating a better world in which awareness and understanding of different cultures is a prerequisite for progress and success.
Governance: Board of Directors.
Head of admissions: Despina Lioliou
Admissions policy: Entrance examinations in Mathematics and Greek or English.
Scholarships: Based on the entrance examinations: 100% / 50% / 25% discount on tuition fees
Mid-term entry: Yes
Applying from abroad: Applications considered throughout the year.
Tuition fees: €6,300 – €6,900 (IB Diploma Programme €7,500)
In Years 1-3 (Years 7-9 of the UK educational system) the school offers a high standard of general education and sets the foundations for more specialised learning in Years 4-6. In Years 4-6 (Years 10-12 of the UK educational system) the school offers a complete programme of study leading towards the Apolytirion (recognised national secondary school leaving qualification). Pupils in Year 4 may take the IGCSE examinations in their optional subjects. In Years 5 and 6 they may take the GCE AS and A Level/International A Level examinations respectively. Alternatively, pupils may follow the 2-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Languages: English, Greek, French, German
Sports: Football, volleyball, basketball, handball, tennis, swimming, track and field
Clubs: Archery, Water Polo, Swimming, Entrepreneurial, Drama, Sports, Cycling, Journalism, Photography, Arts & Crafts, First Aid, Sailing, Environmental, Music, Astronomy, Rock Climbing, Biomedical, Formula 1.
Three computer labs, physics lab, chemistry lab, biology lab, multi-purpose science lab, music room, art room, library, amphitheatre, canteen, cafeteria,
Sports facilities: 5 futsal courts, basketball court, volleyball court, tennis court and outdoor heated swimming pool.
Bus service: Yes
School hours: 07:25 -13:35 (all day 15:20)
Exams: Internal Exams, External Exams (IGCSE’s/ GCE A Levels, IB Diploma)
Parents’ association: There is a close cooperation with the Parents/Guardians Association.
Student support: The school has an efficient system of pastoral care which reaches out to every single pupil in school.
The school was founded in 2003 and is fully recognised by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.
WHAT THE SCHOOL SAYS
What are your strengths? Graduation in 6 years not 7; recognised Apolytirion accepted by the UK and worldwide universities for matriculation purposes; GCE A Levels / International A Levels pass rate (A*-C): 91%; Diploma of the International Baccalaureate pass rate (average score 35): 100%; top university placement
Do you have open days? Yes
Can parents visit during school days? Yes (upon appointment)
Does parent association have a role or say in decisions? The role of the Parents/Guardians Association is to communicate and collaborate with the school management in order to enhance and promote the school.
WHAT THE PARENTS SAY
What do you like about the school?
Minas and Evi Hadjinicolaou
“From the first moment we felt welcome. The personalised approach and professionalism was evident from our very first meetings with the teachers. The school provided the inspiration and the opportunity to all our children to participate in national competitions, to distinguish themselves among students of other schools and to represent their school in Europe.
“George, our first child was fortunate to study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and to obtain a high score of 41, classified among the top 3% worldwide IB Diploma holders that year. This fact secured him a place to study Economics at University of Warwick. Our other two children, Christos and Anna, secured university placements at the University of Warwick and Nottingham University respectively by passing International GCE A Levels.”
Address: 177, Kopegchagis Street, 2306 Lakatamia
Tel:+357 22 509300
Fax:+357 22 509520
Email: [email protected]
Office working hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 – 16:00 except for Wednesday 07.30-14.00