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Rainbow International School Uganda

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 38,980,281 Shilling
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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
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 38,980,281 Shilling
Address: Tyaba Zone, Nanganda-Lukuli, Makindye Division, Kampala, Uganda
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Number of students

800

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Ratio of local students to international students

35% local : 65% international

Max. number of students per class

In the primary school, the maximum class size is 24 with a 1:12 ratio. For the youngest children in the Early Years Unit, the adult child ratio is 1:6. The maximum class size is 26 students in the secondary school, with smaller group sizes for many IGSCE and A Level classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

All applicants are normally interviewed by the head teacher or deputy head prior to the offer of a place and their decision regarding placement of a child will be final.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:45

School finish time

15:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

RISU offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

2 football pitches, basketball court, volleyball court, 25-metre swimming pool.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Opened in 1991, Rainbow International School Uganda has grown on to become a school of over 800 students, offering a full English curriculum at all five key stages from Foundation Stage right up to the pre-university level. RISU is a co-educational and multicultural school, with students from around sixty nationalities. A school that strives for academic excellence with a strong belief in the provision of a holistic education, where the specific needs of each individual child really matters.

Teaching approach of the school

RISU's mission is to continuously evolve to create the most holistic learning environment for its students by providing a platform to identify and enhance their individual strengths through innovative, adaptive and superlative academic and co-curricular models.

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