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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Shilling727,000
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Shilling727,000
Address: Karen C, Off Langata Road Nairobi, Kenya
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Number of students

350

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

Kenyan

Ratio of local students to international students

17:1

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

No

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, Turkish and German

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes, by the use of smart and interactive boards

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Within a week at most

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The incoming students have to sit for a written evaluation and an oral evaluation

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

November

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

98%

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge and Btec qualifications

Results in these examinations

Very impressive results have been posted by the students in their final examinations thus far

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Christianity and Islam

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

The students whose religions are not catered for by the school or practiced in school go home over the weekend to for religious services with their parents

School bus service available

Yes it does

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Not at the moment but we have plans for it

Learning support offered

Not in action at the moment

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through competitions and talent nurturing platforms

Student access to education psychologist

We have career counsellor and the guidance department that help students through education

School start time

8.00 am

School finish time

Monday and Thursday at 4.30pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 3.30pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes it does provide

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Music Club
Art Club
Digital Arts
Robotics
Journalism Club
Debating and Public Speaking Club
Photography
Boxing
Cooking
Dance Club
Chess and Ludo
Scouts and Girl Guides
Red Cross Society
Karate
Math Club
Presidents Award
Performing Arts
EAMUN
Handcraft
Environmental/Wildlife

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes it does provide

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Football pitch, Basketball court, Volleyball pitch, table tennis, netball pitch and a skating area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes students take part in internal and external competitions

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our school is characterized by a fraternity that is socially responsible and morally upright

Teaching approach of the school

The school uses hybrid style of teaching where lecturing is done, discussion and complemented with audio visual aid from the smart interactive boards.

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