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Lekki British School Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria


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Lekki British School is the original British School in Nigeria. We opened our doors in 2000 to students and parents who are looking for a truly British School experience. Lekki British Pre-School, Junior School and Middle School are located on approximately 25 well tended acres in a secure and tranquil area of Lekki Peninsula Phase One.

Our aim at Lekki British School is to allow your child discover and develop their unique talents within a disciplined and caring, traditional British School environment.lekkibritish: Lekki British School is delighted to announce we are now enrolling students for the new Lekki British Centre for Enterprise and Excellenc


PRE-NURSERY

Our Pre-School caters for children from eighteen months to three years and is conveniently located adjacent to Lekki British Junior School.

All Pre-School children are taught together but with careful consideration given to the different needs and abilities of each child. Inspiring learning facilities and plenty of indoor and outdoor space is provided for various activities to cater for all our students, whatever age or ability.

Admission

Children who reach the age of four years during the academic year July – September will be admitted into the Nursery.


JUNIOR SCHOOL

The first thing you’ll notice about the award-winning Lekki British Junior School, is the warm welcome you’ll receive from the teaching staff and students. Our caring, supportive and friendly ethos is apparent in every aspect of the school.

Lekki British Junior School provides a British-style educational environment where children feel cherished, that they belong and where their potential, be it academic, artistic, creative or sporting is recognised and developed.

Admission

Children who reach the age of four years during the academic year July – September will be admitted into the Nursery.

Children may join Lekki British Junior School at any time during the academic year and do not have to wait until the start of each term.

CURRICULUM

Lekki British Junior offers a broad and balanced curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales. The inspiring teaching staff at Lekki British Junior reflects the international and inter denominational nature of the school. All our teachers are highly qualified and have an excellent knowledge of the British education system.

Subjects taught include:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Physical Education
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art and Design and Technology
  • Religious Education
  • Music
  • Personal Development?
  • Social Studies
  • Health Education and French (From Years 1 to 6)

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Founded in September 2000, Lekki British Senior is the original British boarding school in Lagos. Today we offer both day school and boarding school for boys and girls aged 11 to 17.  Our unique features - from our exclusive location to our high level of pastoral care, and our commitment to nurturing individual talents and aspirations - help our students to become self-disciplined, well-rounded citizens with the confidence to fulfil their potential.


We’re very proud of our history of innovation and our pioneering ethos within the educational system here in Nigeria. Our international reputation also continues to go from strength to strength. 

Curriculum

We provide opportunities for students to study the broadest possible range of subjects and to acquire a variety of important practical and academic skills.

Dedicated study to encourage successful learning

At Lekki British Senior, we ensure all students follow a broad study programme, carefully designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum of England and Wales. Through our programme, we prepare our students for successful completion of their secondary education at IGCSE, AS and A level.

At the end of Year 9, students sit the Key Stage 3 National Test Papers in selected core subjects - English, Mathematics and Science, providing the school with a useful benchmark in assessing the students' progress.

IGCE selection

This process begins in Year 9 where students select subjects for a two year course of study. English and Mathematics are compulsory subjects and students make option choices according to their skills and interests. Each individual student has their own time-table devised to suit their specific needs.

These courses are carefully tailored to suit individual student needs and subjects offered may include:

Art and Design Biology Business Studies
Chemistry Economics English Language
English Literature French Geography
History Mathematics Information Technology
Music Physics Physical Education

AS and A level Selection

AS and A level courses are offered to students in Years 12 and 13 who have achieved a minimum of five C grades in their equivalent IGCSE subjects. These courses are tailored to suit student needs and subjects offered may include:

Art and Design Biology Business Studies
Chemistry Economics English Language
English Literature French Geography
History Computing Mathematics
Music Physics Physical Education

Students buy their IGCSE text books through the school; this ensures resources are available for reference and revision while at the same time facilitating learning.

Extra-Curricula Activities

At Lekki British Senior we recognise strong academic performance alone is not enough. Which is why we invest in extra-curricula activities that help our students to develop and stimulate creativity, build confidence, learn life skills and create social awareness.

Activities include dance, drama, computer, chess and music. Students are also encouraged to take part in community activities such as visiting ages and fund-raising for charity.

School Trips

Student tours and excursions are also part of the Lekki British School experience, with past locations ranging from France, Belgium and Brazil to the sand dunes of the Moroccan desert.

Arts and Culture

Along with our excellent selection of clubs, sporting opportunities and organised day trips, we also encourage an appreciation of the Arts. Students are expected to engage in cultural activities during each academic term, with stimulating drama productions at special celebrations throughout the year.

Dance plays an important role at Lekki British Senior with at least one major annual musical production. In the past this has been undertaken in collaboration with internationally acclaimed artists such as Wayne Williams, a renowned New York choreographer. Productions have ranged from ambitious modern dance Jazz musicals to classical period production of African dance.

We’re very pleased to say that our students regularly gain provincial recognition at state and national level, winning Dance competitions and Performing Arts International school competitions. We have also played host to cultural events which include the Society of Performing Arts of Nigeria (SPAN).

Admissions

As an international school we are proud to provide the highest possible standard of education to our students, enabling them to compete in an increasingly competitive global environment. The need for us to maintain this standard demands not just that teaching methods are appropriate to the needs of our students but that those students, in turn, are able to demonstrate that they have the potential or ability to achieve the levels we require. Admission will not be based on ethnic, religious or social grounds.

As many students transfer from various curricula, prospective students are required to take an entrance examination. We also conduct an informal interview with the student which forms part of the overall assessment. Admission is at the school's discretion and the school's decision is final. However, unsuccessful applicants may apply again at a later date if they believe they will perform better at the entrance examinations. The school's objective is not to arbitrarily exclude students but rather to select the most suitable applicants based on the school's assessment criteria including the prospective student's academic performance and potential. Only if a student fails to show basic understanding, or shows a lack of potential will they be refused admission.

Facilities

Outdoor sporting facilities include a basketball court, tennis court, volleyball, football facilities and a semi-Olympic sized swimming pool. Indoor sporting options include Judo, Badminton and Chess which are held within our 800 seating capacity multi-purpose hall. The school also boasts a comfortable 1000 seating capacity dining hall.

Lekki British Senior boasts some of the finest educational facilities in West Africa. All classrooms and laboratories are fully air-conditioned. We have three fully equipped Science laboratories and an Information Technology laboratory equipped with Internet-connected desktop computers.

The arts are well supported at Lekki Junior with a music room with piano, strings, flute and drums. The room is available to all students to explore and develop their musical talents. The school choir can often be found in the music room, practicing and preparing for upcoming performances.

Our well-equipped Art Studio is where students display their creativity through Arts and Design. Their work is displayed around the school and exhibited at special events.

The school library is managed by qualified librarians, with study areas offering students a variety of literary and research facilities, services to students for study research purposes and further reading. Services and facilities include internet access including E mail, books, periodicals, newspapers and, access to our CD ROM databases.

ADVANCED STUDIES

At Lekki British School we recognised the needs of students who have been successful at Yr 11 and require further qualifications to gain admission to UK, US, Canadian and other international universities. To meet this need we are launching the Lekki British Centre for Enterprise and Excellence. Our new centre offers internationally acclaimed courses to young adults who want recognised qualifications to gain entry to elite international universities.

Our inaugural range of qualifications include: University of Cambridge A/AS level subjects, a full range of subjects in the new Cambridge Pre U International Diplomas and a range of internationally recognised BTEC diplomas pitched at Level 3 (A level equivalent) and above in the UK qualifications framework. Additionally, our Foundation Degree course is currently under consideration by over 140 International Universities in USA, UK, Canada, Europe, Australasia, and Asia.

The Lekki British Centre for Enterprise and Excellence is available to students aged 16 and over with the equivalent of 5 IGCSE subjects A* - C including Maths and English. Any students that are not sure if they qualify but would like to attend are requested to contact the school to arrange a personal interview upon which a final decision will be based.

We believe that young people between the ages of 15 and 18 study and mature best, in a slightly less formal environment, with their support networks and family within reasonable proximity. This would best prepare them for university life beyond Nigeria.

At the LBCEE we intend to deliver the very best international education within the ideal environment for young adults living in Nigeria.

 

  

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Phone Tel:+234 (0)1 761 7734; +234 (0)1 270 8089; +234 (0)1 270 8300
Email enquiries@lekkibritishschool.org
Website http://lekkibritishschool.org
Address Olubunmi Owa Street Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1 Lagos
Fax +234 (0)1 270 8303

 

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