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An independent, private and non-profit school, owned by the Society for the International Community in Jordan (SICJ), and founded in 1953 as a primary school to serve the children of the British Military based in Amman, the International Community School today is proud to be one of the longest-established international schools in Jordan and the Middle East. Inspired by our patrons, HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal and HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan, our roots are very much in Jordanian soil, but our outlook is unashamedly international. We are home of #themonalisaeffect, our unique brand of personalised learning, which ensures that the entire learning experience is tailored to the strengths and needs of each individual student.

The International Community School provides a personalised, high quality education, drawing on the best of British and international practice. We will continue to nurture and invest in an inclusive and diverse learning community of happy, confident and creative global citizens.

Where every child can thrive.

Programs Offered

Students at ICS pursue the English National Curriculum (ENC), modified for our local and international context. We aim to draw on the best of British and international practice to ensure that our curriculum is engaging, relevant and enjoyable for every single child.

The International Community School in Amman, Jordan is proud to be under the patronage of HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal and HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan.




We are an inclusive school that supports the individual learning needs of all children. The school provides a stimulating, supportive and secure environment for all students, from Oxbridge and Ivy League aspirants to students with mild-to-moderate learning needs. The aim of the Inclusion department at ICS is to work with the children, their parents, their teachers and any external specialists to ensure that each child fulfils their true potential. All students at ICS learn from, contribute to, and take part in all aspects of school life.


Students from across the globe can, and do, apply for a place at the International Community School in Amman, Jordan.


ICS Awarded the International School Award for Inlusion

January 2020

On Monday 20 January, the ICS was announced the global winner of the Inclusion Award, testimony  to the different SEND specialisms being pioneered within the Inclusion team.

ICS was announced, also, as the global runner-up for Wellbeing and Safeguarding recognising the school’s determination, always, through the lens of child and adolescent mental health, to keep #wellbeingfirst, both through our Counselling and Wellbeing programmes, and our Child Protection and Safeguarding protocols.

School Calendar

The academic year at ICS runs from the end of August to the end of June, and is divided into three terms. Please click on the interactive calendar to find out more about our term dates, and the events that take place throughout the year.


School Principal

Alun Yorath

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Susan Havis

Head of Secondary School

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Georgina Schofield

Head of Primary School

Visit the school

The school is located on a purpose-built, modern campus in Um Al Basateen surrounded by the hills and fields of rural Na’our but only a short drive from the life and energy of suburban and urban Amman. If you wish to visit the school, please click on the button on the right to book a time most suitable for your visit. Our Admissions Officer will then contact you to confirm the time for your visit.

Contact form International Community School

Contact us

Thank you for contacting the International Community School in Amman, Jordan (ICS). We will reply to your message shortly. For urgent matters, please contact the school by phone on +9624790666

"At ICS, we have the world in one classroom..."

Matthew Savage

"At ICS, we have the world in one classroom."

The premier international school in Jordan, ICS is an independent, private and not-for-profit institution, offering a 21st Century education to children from across the globe.