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British and International curriculums
Ages 11 to 16

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CurriculumsBritish and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 16
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 28,271,229 Shilling
to: 29,684,790 Shilling
Address: 11A, Park Ln, Kampala, Uganda
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Number of students

80 Students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

19 Nationalities

Most common nationality

Ugandan

Ratio of local students to international students

50%

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

We use Google Classroom to assign work and receive it. All students have a Kine fire. Laptop available for the whole class if needed for instruction. Projectors.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes. We use Google Classroom, Google Meet and Zoom. According to a survey done in Kampala we had one of the best online teaching programs that schools offered.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

We have a Homework policy that specifies the amount and subjects for each year group.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We do an english and a math assestment test.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

1. August .

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, if there is space in that specific year group.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We are in our 4th year of operations. Our oldest year group is year 11.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE

Results in these examinations

We will do our first IGCSE exams in May 2022, but the test Exams done so far show very good predicted scores.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Only for school trips.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Staff can support in case of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia or other learning difficulties.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We use a Mastery Curriculum….

Student access to education psychologist

We have refer the students to educational Psychologist . I school Counsellor a a special needs department

School start time

7.45 am

School finish time

3.15 pm

Supervised care before/after school

After school we have free clubs and a homework club that students can sign up to.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art and crafts, band, book club, chess, film and photography, gardening, service projects, basketball, dance, football, lacrosse, swimming, tennis, yoga.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education. Every day starts with 1h of PE.

Sports facilities at the school

7 Hills International School is conveniently located across from and has full access to Lugogo Stadium and MTN Arena, one of the best-equipped sports facilities in Kampala including Cricket, Field Hockey, Lawn Tennis, Lacrosse, Basketball, Boxing, Netball, Football, Badminton, Volleyball and a Dance Studio accompanied by a resident choreographer and Yoga instructor. Swimming classes are taken at Africana Hotel and students are encouraged to take up golf at the Kampala Golf Club.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, science lab, ICT equipment, …

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

7 Hills International School is a not for profit parent-founded international secondary school where practical learning encourages young minds to express themselves, think critically, solve problems and enjoy what they are learning.

Teaching approach of the school

7 Hills' mission is to inspire its children to reach their full potential by fostering curiosity and an interest in learning, awakening their minds and illuminating their world.
Through its inter-disciplinary, thematic, project-based learning and complementary extra-curricular activities, 7 Hills' students acquire knowledge, skills and understanding in ways that develop them holistically.

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