International Baccalaureate (IB)

Al Rowad International is a Certified School For The IB Programme

Primary Years Programme (PYP)

Al Rowad International School's staff is a diverse and cosmopolitan mix of teaching and administrative professionals from Egypt & other parts of the world with a wide teaching experience.
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Middle Years Programme (MYP)

The Middle Years Programme (MYP) is a five-year programme that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. The result is young people who are creative, critical and reflective thinkers.
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Al Rowad (Al Rowad International School is an authorized Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) Al Rowad (Al Rowad International School) is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of adiverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.** *Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

The IB Learner Profile

Create inquiring and knowledgeable students who are life-long learners

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) learner profile describes a broad range of human capacities and responsibilities that go beyond academic success. These qualities embodied in the IB learner profile prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions on campus. 

Open Minded
Risk Takers


A Community of Lifelong Learners

We aim to be a community of lifelong learners, working collaboratively in a supportive and respectful atmosphere to develop and maintain a school known for its world-class quality in education.

Parental Engagement

The parents’ engagement in supporting their children’s learning experiences at home has a very strong impact on their academic performance and on their personal/character development

Inquiry-Based Learning Approach

Students are active participants in their own education

Message From School Heads

Mrs. Randa Heikal

Head of School

It is a privilege to welcome you to the website of Al Rowad School. One of the great features of Alexandria is the various opportunities available to parents. If you are considering Al Rowad School as a community you would like your child(ren) to be part of, then the information included in this website will show you why we believe that Al Rowad can provide the best possible education for you not only in Alexandria but also in Egypt.

The education at Al Rowad values commitment. We believe that a first class education is characterized by what a young person can take with him to become valuable, active and caring citizen who have a positive remarkable impact upon their community.

David Taylor

School Principal

Originally from Canada, David has been teaching internationally for 23 years, serving in Ecuador, Colombia, Egypt, Lebanon, 14 years in Singapore as an academic leader in a very large international school.  David now comes to us from Cairo, where he served as Principal of a Three-Programme International School.  He had a military and private sector background before entering teaching.  He leads professional development sessions world-wide and is a dedicated advocate and practitioner of student-centered, experiential and authentic learning; Model United Nations development; and pedagogy oriented toward 21st Century attribute development.  David has been a keynote presenter at the IBO Asia Regional Conference, at QLC in Qatar, and at BLC in Boston. Participant in founding the IBO Global Politics course David leads IBO workshops that emphasize the concept-based and experiential essence of this course, advocating the case study approach.  David also leads professional development workshops on Approaches to Learning. 

How to Apply?

The process of applying your kids to Al Rowad school is simple. Follow these steps


Submit an application form (online or at school) accompanied by paying application fees

Once we have received your application form, a member of our admissions’ team will contact you shortly to arrange a time for you and your child to visit the school and complete the application process.


Pay the application fee

The fees for the application must be paid into our school’s account before you attend the interview and assessment.


Bring the originals and copies of the documents listed below for the interview

  • Both parents’ ID
  • Your child’s birth certificate 
  • 6 recent passport size photos for your child
  • Your child’s health and immunization documentation
  • The most recent report from your child’s school
  • Previous school year report(s) from your child’s school
  • Any other relevant reports relating to your child’s specific learning needs or requirements


Attend Interview and Assessment 

Once we have processed your application, an interview and assessment for your child will be scheduled. A member of our admissions’ team will provide you information on the interview and assessment before you join us on the scheduled day. Our team will meet with the parents and the child to discuss the application and the child’s specific interests, needs and talents.


Acceptance and Joining

Upon accepting the child to join the school, the registration fees & school fees must be paid (in full or on term bases payment) within three weeks of the child’s acceptance. The fees for the uniform, books or educational instruments and the bus fees (when required) must be paid before joining the school.

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