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The privately-owned Banda School (Nairobi) is a multi-national British preparatory school with 428 co-ed students, age 1-13, excellent academics, full choice of extracurricular opportunities and a weekly boarding option.

  • Banda School (The)
    Magadi Road
    Langata
    Kenya
  • Mailing address:
    Banda School (The)
    PO Box 24722
    Nairobi
    Kenya
    00502
  • T +254 70 995 1000
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.bandaschool.com
  • Lower School Ages: 12 months -5
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: Pegasus Pre-Prep (includes playgroup, nursery, reception): 50 boys; 50 girls
  • Middle School Ages: 6-9
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: Years 1-4: 101 girls, 94 boys
  • Senior School Ages: 10-13
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: Years 5-8: 68 girls, 67 boys
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: Academic year starts in Sept, 3 terms a year with mid-term breaks, dates similar to British independent schools (approx one month Christmas; one month Easter; two months July, August)
  • School Hours: 8:10-3:45
  • Fee Currency: Kenyan shillings
  • Fee Details: 2018-2019 Per term: Playgroup: Kes 60,000 (5 full mornings0 Nursery 1: 217,500 (5 full days) 149,000 (3 full days); Nursery 2: 240,000; Reception: 270,000; Year 1: 357,000; Year 2: 551,250; Years 3-8: 614,250. Discount of 10% of basic fees for second and subsequent children.
  • Fee Extras: Registration and Entry fee, Examination fees, additional activities and certain trips.
  • Religion: Multi-Denominational
  • Memberships: Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) KAIIS (Kenya Association of International Independent Schools)
  • State/Independent: Independent: privately owned (individual/corporation)

Curricula:

  • Common Entrance Exam
  • National Curriculum for England

Accreditations/Inspections:

  • None (school may be licensed, or may be "inspected" by its own owner, but it is not independently accredited or inspected by recognised agency or organisation)

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