Khartoum International Community School

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Khartoum International Community School (KICS)
Location
Khartoum
Sudan
Coordinates 15°32′1″N 32°35′8″E / 15.53361°N 32.58556°E / 15.53361; 32.58556Coordinates: 15°32′1″N 32°35′8″E / 15.53361°N 32.58556°E / 15.53361; 32.58556
Information
Type Private
Established 2004
Chairman Osama Daoud Abdellatif
Principal Nigel Winnard
Gender Co-educational
Website

Khartoum International Community School (KICS) is a private English medium International School established by DAL Group in 2004. Located on a purpose-built campus in the Hai El Raqi area south of Khartoum, Sudan, KICS caters for students from age of 3 to 18 years.

KICS is accredited by the Universities of Cambridge and London to offer IGCSE examinations for students in Year 11. In addition to its academic programmes, KICS offers a diverse range of extra-curricular activities and its facilities allow students a rich sports programme.

The school teams compete internationally in a range of sports as well as representing the school at a variety of international conferences and academic pursuits.

KICS has also been awarded accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS). This was achieved only 5 years after the opening of the school. CIS accreditation does not only look at areas of teaching and learning but scrutinizes all areas of the school's operations. This includes health and safety, human resources, school governance, philosophy and the school's community.

KICS is a school that has achieved both CIS accreditation and authorization by the International Baccalaureate to offer the IB Diploma and Primary Years programmes.

As of the 2010/11 school year, KICS had 416 students; an increase of 78.55% from 2005/06 school year. KICS then employed 124 staff of which there were 59 faculty and 23 teaching assistants.

[1] It has been an IB World school since March 2007.[2] It also offers the IGCSE. KICS is a member of the CIS.

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  1. ^ "Country information for Sudan". IBO. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  2. ^ "Khartoum International Community School". IBO. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 

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