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British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumBritish
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 25 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: Shilling495,000
to: Shilling1,100,000
Address: Ngenda Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

550

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

Kenyan

Ratio of local students to international students

7:3

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes we do. English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Kiswahili, Mandarin/Chinese, English

Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms are equipped with digital projectors, interactive smart boards and white boards. Laptops are provided for all teaching staff. Students and staff will have access to high speed Broadband Internet and wireless network.

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 the School does use Microsoft Teams for our assemblies, Class Dojo, Stasy which is a private network for Crawford Schools, zoom meetings, and Microsoft virtual classes. The school is the only one in East Africa to be granting the Microsoft school certificate.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

This depends on the subject and the course choice. Design and Technology courses are termly homework while others such as literature are given the due date time on daily basis.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Currently we are able to enroll without a waiting list

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, each student is assessed before joining the school.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The students have a sit down exam administered by the school. The exam evaluation relates to the grade they are intending to join. An online follow up interview is done with the teacher and the parents and a recommendation letter from the previous school with the child records is required.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Student are eligible to enroll at the beginning of a new academic year. Deadline for registration will vary from time to time.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels
Check point exam

Results in these examinations

Excellent

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Religious Education. Not categorized in any religion.

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

The school does no ascribe to a certain philosophy or religious affiliation. The environment accommodates students who ascribe to religious denominations and those who do not. It is a global diverse culture school.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have assistant teachers and shadow teachers who walk with the students who require additional help step by step to ensure they are not left behind in class work or co-circular assignments.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

The school has a full time school psychologist.

School start time

8 am

School finish time

3:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes it does.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Athletics, basketball, cricket, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, netball, rounders, rugby, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, archery, art, business, chess, choir, craft, dance, debating, drama, first aid, drone, robotics, inventors club, Model United Nations, outreach and community service, photography, press club, public speaking.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes the school has a qualified Chef and serves 5-course meal

Sports activities included

Biking, Gym, physical education, Athletics, Inter house competitions, dance, music, indoor games.

Sports facilities at the school

Multipurpose hall, 25 metre swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, sports fields for rugby, cricket and football

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Drama theater, library, three science labs, computer labs, ICT labs, Go lab, multipurpose hall, piazzo, music classes, dance rooms,

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Crawford International School is committed to developing leaders through various leadership programs and encouraging interaction on various levels. In the classroom, on the sports field or in the cultural arena there are many different roles that students can fill that allows them to work with others in a more collaborative way. This is achieved by a strong differentiated leadership program developed for each year.

Teaching approach of the school

Crawford International School teaching encompasses the student centered approach. where learners are active agents. They share their own knowledge, past experiences, education, and ideas – and this impacts how they take on board new information and learn.
The school also adopts a personalized teaching for students who require additional help, this is achieved through shadow teachers and assistant teachers.

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