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CityNairobi
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 12 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: Shilling353,750
to: Shilling1,280,750
Address: Kamiti Road, Kiambu County, P.O Box 12649 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

15

Most common nationality

Kenyan

Ratio of local students to international students

10:3

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Swahili, French, German and Mandarin

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

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

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes - Christianity

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

They will be admitted to the school and expected to take part in the entire school life such as devotion in the morning and study of Christian Religious Education (CRE) as a subject

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge Checkpoint Exams (Lower Primary), Cambridge Checkpoint Exams (Lower Secondary), Cambridge IGCSE Exams (Year 11), Advanced Subsidiary Exams (Year 12) and Advanced Level Exams (Year 13).

Results in these examinations

We had all our Year 11 students achieve 100% pass (Grade A-C) in the first exam series done at the end of the 2020/21 academic year.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

30-45mins depending on the age/class

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of our students.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes we currently have a learning support unit that offers support to students with special learning needs.

Learning support offered

We offer reading and writing support during the lessons and also have pull out sessions with these students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We offer them various opportunities to extend them in class and outside class.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessment Tests in Numeracy/Maths and Literacy/English

Waiting list

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Mid-August for the September Intake

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8.00am for primary & high school, 9.00am for kindergarten

School finish time

3.30pm for Kindergarten, primary & high school.

Supervised care before/after school

Within set timelines.

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes.

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have a performing arts center for Drama, Music and Dance, We have the following clubs: Photography, Taekwondo, Crafts, Skating, Cookery, Beadwork, Gardening, Culinary, Model United Nations, Aviation.

Sports activities included

We also offer the following sports: Football, Swimming, Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Touch Rugby, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis and Athletics.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Library, Performing Arts Theatre, Design and Technology Lab, Science Labs.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming Pool, Soccer Pitch, Basketball Court, Tennis Court, Running Track

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Woodcreek School is a progressive, multicultural, Christian value-based day and boarding school located in Kenya.
By careful nurturing we intend to bring up confident, happy learners who are excited about the world they live in and have good relationships with their peers.
We have brought together experienced and committed individuals who will guarantee the best education for your child, with the help of our purpose-built and excellent facilities. We provide the best programs that not only inform a child but also transform a child into a responsible young person, who can interact with the community around him and in turn impact the community positively.

Teaching approach of the school

Interactive and Experiential. Where the teacher is considered a facilitator in the learning process and not the bearer of all the information. We allow our student to participate in the learning process. We also tailor make our lessons depending on our learners different learning styles.

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