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Banana Island International School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 1 to 9
Yearly fees (G3): Not public
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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 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.

Address: 227 Close, Banana Islan, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
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Number of students

100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Around 20

Most common nationality

African/European/

Ratio of local students to international students

50 int to 50 local

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Mostly

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

15 - 30 minutes

External examinations or assessments available

Phonics Screening, French Delf Prime, SAT

Results in these examinations

So far 100% success rate

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

All religions are taught using the UK RE curriculum

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

All celebrated and accommodated. Purim, Holi, Easter etc all celebrated

School bus service available

Available only when enough parents require it in any one term.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Additional support offered with supporting staff as needed but special needs spaces limited.

Learning support offered

Speech support and moderate autism support. Specialist teachers come into school for additional support.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted, able and talented students are supported, not just by providing resources and opportunities for linear progression, but also encouraged and shown how to gain mastery and a depth of knowledge and by allowing the children to take charge of their own learning.

Student access to education psychologist

With the agreement of parents, there is opportunity for any child who needs the support to access an educational psychologist.

School start time

School gate opens at 8am and formal lessons start at 8.30am

School finish time

The School has a staggered end to the day.
Toddlers and under 3s end at 12.30pm, over 3s finish time ranges from 1.30pm to 2.30pm with extra curricular activities going on until 3.45pm every day.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, at an additional cost

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A wide variety - from Fencing to Mandarin, Chess to football.

School provided lunches

No

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

N/A

Sports activities included

Swimming and gymnastics

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming and sports field. Also access to a basketball court and larger football field and even larger playground.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes.

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