1982: The Establishment of St. Fatima Language School – Nasr City
The School was established by Mr. Nader Saied Younan in 1982. Since then, it successfully grew
and developed steadily to become what it is today. Currently, it is a fully-fledged School offering
all levels of education embracing all three stages, namely Foundation and Primary, Middle, and High.
1990/1991: The Foundation of the I.G.C.S.E. Department
The I.G.C.S.E. Department started in 1989 and has expanded over the years to become one of the most important centres for teaching the Cambridge Certificate in Egypt. The I.G.C.S.E. Department at SFS was established and thus was one of the first centres in Egypt to offer the courses leading up to the above-mentioned certificate.
2001: SFS Selected as the Main I.G.C.S.E Exams Venue in Egypt
Since November 2001 , the School was selected to house all the I.G.C.S. exams. Theoretical, practical, and listening exams are all held at School.
2004 /2005: The Foundation of the School’s American Department
The American Department started with its infancy stage and has been in operation since the academic year 2004 / 2005. We offer the American Diploma Programme accredited by AdvancED, the world’s largest education community serving more than 27.000 public and private schools and districts across the US and in 65 countries, educating 15 million students. It is dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide through an international accreditation process supported by research –based standards, innovative products, services, and professional learning through its international network.
2007/2008: The Foundation of the Cambridge Primary Programme (C.P.P.)
SFS started offering the C.P.P. since the academic year 2007/2008. C.P.P. gives schools a framework to develop young students’ Mathematics, English, and Science skills through a programme monitored by the reputable international authority Cambridge University in the UK. These three programmes rely heavily on the New British Curriculum, but, at the same time allow for the flexibility to adapt to different countries. As recommended by Cambridge, subjects are taught in English from English course books. Arabic, Religion, and Social Studies are administered through the curriculum of the Ministry of Education to prepare students for these compulsory exams.
2014/2015: 25th anniversary of I.G.C.S.E qualification in Egypt
Its 25th anniversary of being the I.G.C.S.E. pioneer in Egypt.
2014\2015: Re accreditation of American Diploma.
S.Fatima has been American school has been accredited by Advanc-ED for another 5 consequent years. SFS has been categorized as one of the best 10 American school in Egypt. Now the two departments (British and American) are already in full swing housing all the stages with a large portfolio of awards, memberships, and accreditations.