Straitgate Nursery School
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The school was established on the 21st of September 1998 by a group of five forward looking Nigerians who were motivated by a vision to build a generation for God through education. This passion has been the moving spirit and the mainstay of the school since inception which equally informed the mission statement: "Building future leaders through functional and moral education in a Godly environment". The school has been keeping faith with this since inception.
Apart from teaching academics to a pool of young educated children, in Straitgate School, special care is taken to inculcate moral values and knowledge of God into them. It is also the belief of the school that education goes beyond classroom teaching. In furtherance of this belief, organized and adult supervised educational travels and tours are arranged for pupils annually. The pupils have visited France, London, South Africa, Russia, America, Ghana and Dubia over the years.
The School is located in high brow Magodo G.R.A, Lagos. It moved to its permanent site in 2003 in order to provide a conducive environment of study for the children.
The purpose built structure has twenty four (24) classrooms, a school hall, a modern ICT laboratory, an art studio, a fully equipped library, Science Laboratory, Health Bay and Kitchenette.
The administration department boasts of the Group Head teacher’s office, a general administrative office, a school clinic.
The school has installed electronic interactive learning media board in all its classrooms. Modern teaching aids and instructional materials are also provided to aid learning.
The teaching methods adopted are highly specialized, Christ centered with emphasis on self development and creativity.
ADMISSIONS - APPLICATION
Building future leaders through functional and moral education in a Godly environment.
In order to realize the laudable objectives encapsulated in the mission statement,our curriculum is designed to cover all the six areas of learning and getting them to know more about their Bible through our Christ Centered Curriculum viz:
1. Personal,social and emotional development
2. Communication,language and literacy
3. Knowledge and understanding of the world
5. Mathematical development
6. Creative development.
We offer programmes that provide a unique and comprehensive package,with children having the opportunity to be involved in activities that offer stimulation,challenges,rich learning experience that can be revisited and developed overtime.
Our curriculum is flexible and child centered and is reviewed from time to time in accordance with the prevailing and dynamic nature of human interaction with environment.
It is also a holistic document aimed at developing a total child i.e. developing the 3H (head,heart and hand) the cognitive,the affective and the psychomotor domains.
OUR CURRICULUM COVERS ALL 6 AREAS OF LEARNING:
*Personal,Social and emotional development
*Communication,Language and Literacy
*Knowledge & understanding of the world
- Programme provides a unique and comprehensive package,children involved in activities that offer stimulation,challenge and rich learning experiences that can be revisited and developed over time.
- Our curriculum is a holistic one aimed at developing the total child.i.e developing the 3 H's Head, Heart and Hand " the cognitive, affective & the psycho motor skills.
- Curriculum continuously under review
- Children learn in a relaxed environment.
PTA - AIMS
The Parents Teachers Association (PTA) has been in existence since inception of the school.
One of the cardinal principles of the school is to jointly with the parents " Build future leaders through functional and moral education in a Godly environment" and this can only be achieved through the joint efforts of the school and parents.
The PTA stands as a forum where school i.e. Board of Directors, Management and teachers interact with parents on issues that are of concern to the achievement of the vision of the school.
The PTA executives meet regularly while the PTA meets once a term.
Plot 22 Block 86, Alh.Basheer Shittu Street, Magodo G.R.A. Ketu, Lagos. Nigeria
Straitgate Nursery School