Holy Cross International Schools, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria
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Our pre-nursery, nursery, primary and secondary schools are co-educational and well furnished with modern facilities. The primary and secondary levels have provisions for both day and boarding studentships. We offer quality and sound education that guarantees all round development of the children as well as enabling them to acquire skills and competence that will ensure their success in a dynamic and competitive technological world of the 21st century.
The schools are located at No 58 Wimpey/Iwofe Road, which is roughly the mid-way between the ever busy and popular Wimpey junction and the Rivers State University of Education. The Rumuolumeni community in Obio-Akpor L.G.A, where our schools are situated is lively and generally peaceful.
The boarding house has two large well ventilated and decent hostels, each of which is respectively occupied by boys and girls. The hostels are carefully secured and very safe for the students in addition to having a resident matron who looks after the children daily. The students are also supervised by house masters and house mistresses.
Our Primary School
The Primary school is headed by a headmistress. The Primary School admits children of 5 years and above. Each class has a teacher and they are equipped with educational charts, fine art work and so on. The Primary level also has a playground with facilities like swings, merry-go-round, slides, see-saw, horse and so on.
EXTRA-CURRICULA ACTIVITIES IN THE PIRMARY SCHOOL: the activities include debates, quiz competition, excursion, games and sports.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES: Social activities include
- Open day: provides opportunities for parents to spend time with their wards and their teachers in their various classes.
- Cultural day: this is the day the school sets aside for the children to exhibit their culture in terms of dressing, dancing, and language so on.
- Parents forum: serves as the platform that brings parents and staffs together to discuss issues concerning the school and the children and take decisions that will help the school and the children.
PRIMARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
Our Curriculum for Primary Education is known as the Universal Basic Education (UBE). The
UBE Scheme is prescribed and monitored by Universal Basic Education Commission at the
national level. The scheme involves 6 years of primary school and 3 years of junior
secondary school, culminating in 9 years of uninterrupted schooling, and transition from one
class to another is automatic but assessed through continuous assessment.
Subjects taught at the primary level include:
(II.) English Language
(III.) Bible knowledge
Our primary schools also have the capacity to provide learning in the following subjects:
(i) Computer Studies
Our Primary school pupils are ususally required to take an Entrance Examination to qualify
for admission into our Secondary school.