About this course

More than just an English course – learn English for the real world

Secondary Plus is no ordinary English course – it has been designed by the world’s English experts. You will enjoy dynamic lessons on real-life topics that prepare you for a global world.

Practical. Challenging. Hands on.

Your spoken English will improve alongside your written English as you:

  • gain confidence in speaking English through activities such as presentations, fun debates, vlogging and interviews 
  • learn about real-world topics like urbanisation, the environment, ethical food and climate change
  • develop life skills such as collaboration and leadership to help you succeed in the future, and have lots of fun along the way.

Feel welcome in a friendly class

Learn English in an inclusive learning space. Your dedicated and talented teacher will treat you as an individual and motivate you to take charge of your learning. 

You can also practise your English on the go or at home using Secondary Online.

When you learn with us, the world opens up

Secondary Plus will help you succeed at school. Making friends, studying and travelling – when you can speak English, you’re ready for anything.

Where is this course taught?

Additional information

What course materials do I need to buy?

Your child will need their textbook in time for their first lesson. They’re available at the British Council bookshops in Agouza and Heliopolis. If you tell the bookshop staff which level your child is in, they’ll know which book to give you.

Bookshop opening times

Agouza is open Sunday to Thursday, 10.00–14.30 and 16.00–20.30. For the first two weeks of term this bookshop extends its opening hours to include the following times:

  • Friday 09.00–14.00 and 15.00–18.00 
  • Saturday 09.00–14.30 and 16.00–20.00

Heliopolis is open Saturday to Thursday, 09.00–19.00. For the first two weeks of term it will also open at these times on Friday.

Free online resources 

Visit the LearnEnglish Teens website for free resources.

Can I get a refund?

Refunds are only available if the course is cancelled by the British Council or if you can prove that your child is unable to complete the course due to serious illness, a loss or bereavement, or another personal trauma. 

Credit transfers are also available if you can provide evidence of a reasonable cause for cancellation. The credit must be used within six months, after this period the credit expires. Read more about refund policy below.

Calendar and pricing

Winter terms for the 2019-2020 academic year are as follows:

YL Term 1: 12 September 2019 – 14 November 2019

YL Term 2: 28 November 2019 – 15 February 2020

YL Term 3: 1 March 2020 – 15 May 2020

When are classes held?

The course consists of 10 lessons, and each lesson is 2 hours long. 

Friday classes are scheduled at these times:

  • 09.30–11.30
  • 13.00–15.00
  • 15.30–17.30
  • 18.00 - 20.00

Saturday classes are scheduled at these times:

  • 09.30–11.30
  • 12.00–14.00
  • 14.30–16.30
  • 17.00 –19.00

Thursday classes are scheduled at these times:

  • 17.00 - 19.00

Where are classes held?

Teen classes are available in all of our branches across Egypt, in Agouza, Heliopolis, City Stars, Nile University and Alexandria.  

Please visit our teaching centres page for further information.

 How much does the course cost?

  • Course – 3600 LE
  • Textbook – 500– 650 LE
  • Placement test for new students – 200 EGP

There is a sibling discount of 200 LE for the second and every subsequent child registered from the same family.

A discount of 10% will also be applied on the purchase of three winter terms at the same time for the same child.