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Westwood International School is a private non-profit co-educational school of 600 pupils, ages 4-19, and is Gabarone’s only international primary/secondary school. Curricula: IBPYP and IBDip. Accreditation: CIS and NEASC.

  • Westwood International School (Gaborone)
    Plot 22978
    Makgwedi Road
    Gaborone West
  • Mailing address:
    Westwood International School (Gaborone)
    Westwood International School
    P.O. Box 2446
  • T 267 3906736
  • F 267 3906734
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 4-12
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: About 350 students through Year 7
  • Senior School Ages: 12-19
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: About 250 students in Years 8 and 9, IGCSE, and IB levels
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: 3 terms from January through early December.
  • School Hours: Primary school: 07.05 to 01.00 for all grades with two breaks, except for Fridays, which run 07.05 to 12.00 with one longer break.Secondary school:7:05-1:15 on Monday; 7:05-2:15 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 7:05-12:15 on Friday
  • Fee Currency: Pula
  • Fee Details: 2016 Reception-Year 2: P 17,588; Years 3-6: P 18,585; Year 7: P 23,730; Years 8-9: P 27,090; Years 10-11 (IGCSE): P 29,715; Years 12-13 (IB Diploma): P 30,450. Application Fee: P500 per application. Capital development levy (Nonrefundable):A one-time payment of P20,000 at the time of enrollment.
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: University of Cambridge International Examinations; Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA)
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP)


  • Authorised by International Baccalaureate Organization (not to be confused as an inspection or accreditation agency)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

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