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German School Nairobi

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CurriculumGerman
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Shilling1,408,786

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Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Shilling1,408,786
Address: P. O. Box 14639 Nairobi Kenya
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Number of students

182

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Native English and German speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and German

In the year 2001/2002 the subject "German as a foreign language" (DaF) was set up for all those students who require special and particular assistance. Students taking DaF-lessons will be enabled to participate fully in German-speaking classes in the shortest possible time. Children whose mother tongue is not German and who join the primary school straight from our bilingual Kindergarten receive similarly designed remedial language classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, French

Waiting list

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

KG1 - G4: 1:05 pm
G5 - G12: 3:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

A full-time care programme (to 3.30 pm) is available daily for primary school children.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education, swimming

Sports facilities at the school

25-metre swimming pool, basketball and beach volleyball court, athletics track, soccer field and two tennis courts)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

German School Nairobi offers a demanding, high-quality education for German as well as foreign-speaking children and for students from our host country Kenya.
The school's bilingual profile will be further accentuated and enhanced by the impending introduction of the "Deutsche Internationale Abitur" (German International High School Diploma / School Leaving Examination Certificate) which will, at the same time, help to maintain the high quality standard and international competitiveness.

The syllabus is aligned to the curriculum of the Federal State of Thuringia, approved by the KMK and gives special consideration to subjects relevant in connection with the host country Kenya.

Teaching approach of the school

The academic programme is equivalent to that in Germany. English as a foreign language is taught from Class 1 (two lessons per week), from Class 2 three lessons weekly, in Class 4 four lessons a week and from Class 5 upwards five lessons per week. French as a second foreign language is taught from Class 6 onwards. Students in Class 9 have to do a two-week company placement and those of Class 11 a one-week economic field research.

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