Nairobi
British curriculum
Ages 6 to 13

Kenton College Preparatory School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 13
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Shilling1,721,000

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Number of students

245

Additional language classes offered by the school

Kiswahili, French, Spanish

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Children with a Learning Support need will be identified by teachers and their provision is considered, discussed and planned extremely carefully to ensure it enables that child to meet their full potential.

Learning support offered

There are different levels of learning support at Kenton.

There is a universal approach to learning support, in which every child receives differentiation in the classroom. Teachers skillfully plan learning for children matched to their level and next steps in order to both support and challenge them.
Set 3 in the senior school has been designed to be a low pupil to teacher ratio and this in itself it a form of learning support. Children benefit a great deal from these small groups, gaining confidence and asking those all important questions.
If a child has been assessed by professionals as having a specific area that needs additional focus or a different approach then they will receive an IEP (Individual Education Plan). This outlines the pupils targets and strategies which teachers should use. This is shared with teachers, parents and where appropriate pupils. At this point it may also be beneficial for pupils to have Lessons with one of the Learning Support teachers in the department. In the Senior school pupils would attend these Learning Support lessons during their Library time, or if agreed with all stakeholders then they would drop a second language.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, jazz dance, aerobics, drama, stage direction, calligraphy, ICT, survival in the bush, board games, needlecraft, art and craft, model making, beadcraft

Sports activities included

In PE children take part in a wide range of activity over the course of the school year. All children receive 2 lessons of PE per week. This includes: cross country, athletics, swimming, invasion, games, striking and fielding games, gymnastics, volleyball, badminton, orienteering

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Kenton College aims to provide a purposeful and happy environment, with opportunities for children of all races between the ages of 6 and 13 years to discover and exploit talents and strengths, and so develop academically, culturally, physically, socially, and spiritually.

The caring and supportive character of the school enables children to flourish in a community where values of honesty, self-reliance, co-operation, respect for and consideration of others are nurtured.

The school's well-balanced curriculum ensures that every child leaving Kenton will gain access to a secondary school of their choice, in Kenya or overseas, and move on in the World as a competent, self-assured individual.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in KES

Yearly fees: Shilling1,611,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Shilling110,000
Total first year fees: Shilling1,721,000
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: registrar@kenton.ac.ke
School's webpage: www.kentonschoolnairobi.com
Address: Gichugu Road, Nairobi, Kenya Gichugu Rd Nairobi Kenya

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