Nairobi
British curriculum
Ages 13 to 18

Peponi School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 13 to 18
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

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Number of students

322

Number of nationalities represented in the school

15

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish, Kiswahili

Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom is equipped with an overhead projector and mobile tables.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support Department

Learning support offered

The in schools assessment arrangements ensure that student’s special needs are identified as soon as possible. Assessment data is used to inform and facilitate decision making with teachers, parents and students.
Whenever possible Peponi tries to meet every students needs within the classrooms, through ensuring that planning, teaching and approaches meet the needs of the majority of the students in the school.
However, when through careful identification and assessment the school and/or the parents determine that a student is not making adequate progress, then the class/subject teacher will consult with Senco and other options will be provided.
With the care and support all students grow in confidence, independence and self reliance to become confident and capable learners.
In the department with the help of the school's professional team the school addresses the whole range of learning difficulties eg Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADHD/ADD, Mld and more.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Tennis, badminton, squash, community service, model United Nations, computer club, tae kwondo, kayaking, roller-blading, first aid, touch typing, flying, drama, art, aerobics, cookery.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

The PE department has a large sports complex surrounded by tennis, netball, volleyball and basketball courts; and rugby, cricket, hockey and football pitches. The sports complex houses a 25m swimming pool, two squash courts, a fully equipped gym, a fitness centre, a classroom and an aerobics area.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Peponi School is founded on Christian principles. It was established in 1989 to be a first class co-educational boarding school, based on which is best in the British Independent School system. Peponi School is a young and newly formed school but one that has taken no time to take its place amongst some of the best schools in the world.

Peponi School was established in 1989, to be a first class, independent, co-educational boarding school with an international intake of pupils working towards internationally recognized school-leaving examinations at 16+ (IGCSE) and 18+ (A) Levels Years.

Teaching approach of the school

Peponi School's pupils are educated to believe in themselves, be inquisitive, be resilient and to be ambitious. The school praises high-achievers in any aspect of their life, whether it is in the classroom, on the sports field or in the theatre. Peponi School is purposefully small as it values community. Peponi is a genuine multi-faith and multi racial school where the pupils respect each other and value the differences that contribute to our unique society.