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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Boarding available
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: Shilling789,000
to: Shilling2,188,600
Address: Garden Estate Rd Nairobi Kenya
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 80

Most common nationality

Kenya, British, Italian and Israeli

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

We offer support for EAL students depending on level of English

Additional language classes offered by the school

Swahili, French & Spanish

Max. number of students per class

24 or 20 in IB

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

In a number of ways - e.g. Specktron boards, iPads, computing suites

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 have a complete RTL Programme, fully set up with Google Classroom

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We are non denominational and celebrate diversity, respect and kindness

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, the older the child, the more they get

Approximate hours of homework given

In Primary, English and Maths is set (along with some others such as daily reading). In Secondary, there are more frequent subject homework - in some cases two subjects per night

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have a team of inclusion teachers who are trained in special needs and offer varying levels of support through a range of programs dependent on individual needs.

Learning support offered

We have tiered support which is tailored depending on the specific needs of the child. This ranges from one to one support to supporting the class teachers with in class strategies.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through quality first teaching, extra curricular activities, specialised clubs and team events.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, we have a couple of options and support parents with making the choice of who to use.

Entry evaluation for students

We are non-selective but do require up to date school reports and may need to bring the child in for a taster day. We would also use CAT4 for baseline assessments,

Waiting list

In some year groups

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept students at any point in the year although in the examinable years, this is more complicated.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available

Yes, we serve a wide network with door-to-door

School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A wide variety including sports, creative and performing arts,

Sports activities included

Football, hockey, basketball, squash, tennis, Cross-country running and also swimming. Boys will also have the opportunity to play cricket and rugby whilst girls will also play rounders and netball; both play field hockey. Opportunities are created for the eldest students to take part in non-competitive sport such as yoga, zumba, CrossFit, dance and personal fitness.

Our extensive range of co-curricular activities supports our main sports programmes giving children the opportunities to learn golf, horse riding, sailing, karate and tae kwondo.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, Sports programmes offer Saturday training sessions to further develop students’ abilities and as a member of the KAIIS (Kenya Association of Independent International Schools) we participate extensively in inter-school sport offering our students high quality competitive sport.

Sports facilities at the school

Extensive Playing fields & practise areas to accommodate all team sports including:
Football, Rugby, Field hockey, Rounders, Netball, Cricket, Athletics, Basketball, Indoor sports hall, Squash & Tennis courts, 25m Swimming Pool and an EYU pool, Aerobics/dance studio, Free Weights gymnasium

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Braeburn Schools actively value and celebrate diversity, nurturing personal growth by providing a friendly and supportive environment. Early years, primary and secondary students develop the skills, attitudes and awareness necessary to become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. Based in East Africa, Braeburn schools are co-educational offering British / International curricula, to a multi-national student body of varied academic ability.

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