Valencia College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 10years and above. At Valencia College, we offer a broad and balanced education within a friendly, caring and happy environment.
At Valencia College the curriculum offered is based on the English national curriculum with good reference made to indigenous learning experience. In addition, our approach to education creates a strong base for future development. This encourages a culture of independent learning that challenges students to accept greater responsibility for their learning.
At Valencia College, our highly personalised learner system provides a distinct process, through which student's strength, potential, ability and interest are identified and harnessed.
Our processes, procedures and policies are guided by a simple belief that every child matters. We are therefore able to cater for students with a wide range of learning abilities and this makes our school exiting and welcoming inclusive environment where academic excellence is promoted with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis in a global dimension.
At Valencia College, our ethos of excellence permeates across all aspect of school life making the experience of learning holistic as students have access to support advice and guidance.
Emphasis is placed on the moral development and excellence through diligence, honesty, discipline, integrity and respect for others.
Our comfortable and homely boarding houses are walking distance from the college and thee students will walk regularly to and fro, developing a sense of responsibility and independence from an early stage.
With facilities that houses over 500students, Valencia College forms a vibrant, dynamic and warm community.
Students thrive on expert teaching, small classes as class sizes are limited to a maximum of 18 students in a class, state of art facilities and vast range of extra-curricular activities.
Students of Valencia College are seen enterprising, friendly and ambitious. They will be made to exhibit wonderful energy that will fuel the vehicle of their purpose.
We expect to have impressive results when our students go on to study @ international renowned university where we have established strong network.
In all, Valencia College is founded on Christian principles of character development. Titus 2:7 drives our passion to be the best, promoting excellence across great divides and creating role models for the society.
...you will join us to say there is no better place to learn than Valencia College.
A school that inculcates high moral values in its students
One of the top class schools in Oyo State, competitive within its class
A school with high academic excellence, 99.9% of its students pass external examinations
A school where parents compete to enrol their children
A school with an excellent management team presiding over an excellent,
well-organised staff and disciplined students.
A school that produces seasoned academicians who stand tall above their peers in the society
To be a foremost college that produces world-class human resources.
To add distinctive value through the application of the enriched national curriculum of education for the total development of the pupil.
Commitment to world class education
Commitment to the development of the total child
Integrity, ethics and high moral standards
Service to the community
VALENCIA COLLEGE runs the Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Programmes as specified in the Nigerian National Policy on Education. It offers a wide variety of academic subjects taught by a dedicated and professional staff. The student begins with a broad spectrum of subjects, which becomes more focused as he or she progresses.
EXAMINATIONS THAT STUDENTS WILL BE PREPARED FOR AT VALENCIA COLLEGE ARE;
Junior Secondary Certificate Examination (NECO)
Junior School Certificate Examination (WAEC)
Senior Secondary Certificate Examination conducted by WAEC (West African Examination Council)
NECO (National Examination Council)
SAT 1& 11
IGCSE- ( International General Certificate of Secondary Education) - CIE
All Senior Secondary students are required to study English, Mathematics, one science subject and one Nigerian language. All the other subjects are electives and are selected based on the studentsâ€™ interest be it in the Sciences, Social Sciences or the Arts.
Range of Co-Curricular Activities at Valencia College
VALENCIA BOOK CLUB
Students join reading groups for many reasons; the reading of good books and the discussions they inspire, exposure to new ideas and differing viewpoint, and an opportunity to socialize with other book lovers. Others are looking to explore the endless possibilities of the adventure each read provides.
The books, articles and pieces chosen are from assorted inventory of international writers. Whatever the reason, students are encouraged to participate in this initiative so that they sharpen their intellect and become universal articulate.
VALENCIA MATHEMATICS CLUB
The Valencia Mathematics Club was established for three reasons:
To help remove "Math Phobia" - the fear of mathematics which majority of students tend to generally have, and to make them se that mathematics is a subject which can be understood and enjoyed.
To help students learn steps towards developing conceptual and manipulative skills in Mathematics.
To encourage and prepare potential Mathematicians, Engineers, and Scientists through:
Interactive play methods i.e. the use of Mathematics games and models.
Regular quiz, lectures and seminars; with students themselves as major participants.
Personality appreciation i.e. discussions and talks about early and pioneer mathematicians and scientists - their early lives and impact made in the world of Mathematics.
VALENCIA MUSIC CLUB
The Valencia Music Club was established to enhance the talents and performing capabilities of students interested in music whether as a career or hobby. Participation in the music club enables the student to put into practical use, the knowledge or rudiments and theory of music which they have learnt in the classroom. The Valencia Music Club has three sections:
The Stage Band
Each of these sections is directed and supervised by a seasoned and experienced music tutor. The students are encouraged to join any of these musical groups where they are taught the art of singing and playing of musical instruments.
The music club has been very active and has always performed at the social and extra-curricular programs of the school. The Valencia Music Club also welcomes invitations to perform in other secondary schools within and outside our immediate environment.
ART & CRAFT CENTRE - WHERE CREATIVITY KNOWS NO BOUNDS
The art and craft is used for art, pottery, sculpture, and modelling. Students have plenty of opportunities to use the centre in their free time. Majority of the work done in the centre is displayed around the college.
Excellent Boarding Facility
An excellent state-of-the-art boarding facility ensures that our students reside in a home away from home. All necessary facilities will be provided, including a good security network and the presence of capable Hostel-parents to take care of the students.
Games and sporting facilities will be available for the boarding students; ball games like basketball, handball, lawn-tennis, table-tennis and badminton will all available.
Indoor games like Chess, Scrabble and Ludo will be played in a fully air-conditioned common-room (Please note that boys and girls will have separate common-rooms with equally good facilities). A state-of-the-art gym will also be provided for health and body building for boys and girls.
To aid personal study and research among the students and teachers, Valencia College maintains a well stocked Library that meets the need of the learning community at all levels.
Our Library is made up of the normal academic books covering the national curriculum at the secondary school level, it also contain Local and Foreign text books that are not readily available. We have periodic journals on subscription and other books that deal on various areas of human endeavour.
Our facility is well managed by qualified personnel who are always at hand to guide the students on how they can optimize the Library usage.
To aid visual and practical learning; Valencia College possess a number of science and learning laboratories where students acquire practical learning.
Science laboratories include that of Agricultural Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Other laboratories include:
Home Economics/Food and Nutrition laboratory,
Typing pool; where students acquire typing skills,
Technical Drawing laboratories,
Music laboratory; where students learn how to explore their musical talents
and a school farm where students acquire farming field experience.
Â SCIENCE LABORATORIES.
Information Technology is further consolidated through the use of latest state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. Our integrated Sciences laboratory is well laid out and equipped for the junior classes, while the senior classes have complete Electronics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories.
Valencia College Physics lab houses modern audio-visual equipment along with the laboratory materials to carry out experiments and investigations aimed at encouraging the students to develop some of the skills and abilities that scientists use to solve real life problems.
Valencia College Chemistry laboratory is a well equipped one, with equipment that enhances the teaching and learning of Chemistry. The laboratory will enhance qualitative and quantitative practical analysis, detection of gases and ions, separation techniques, usage of laboratory apparatus and handling of reagents. It is a conducive environment for the teaching and learning of practical Chemistry.
This laboratory is well furnished and equipped to demonstrate biological illustrations with experimental set-ups, using modern and state-of-the-art equipment. Some of the unique materials in the laboratory are:
Real life specimens for illustration in teaching classification of organisms
Skeleton models of various kinds, including complete human skeleton, skeleton of dog and all parts of the vertebral column (backbone) in pieces
Models showing different internal organs of mammals like the Kidney, Liver, Heart, Reproductive organs among others
Chemical reagents for bio-chemical analysis like Enzyme reactions, Food tests, etc.
Varieties of Biology charts showing Amphibians, Reptiles, etc. and life cycles of some Insects
CD/DVD ROMs for showing illustrations and animations of various biological concepts and principles
An overhead projector for viewing software programmes in Biology like GSCE Biology and IGCSE Biology
Students will be introduced to the use of computers when they enter the college. Computers will be used in the teaching of all subjects. Our students have access to computers anytime they need to use them. Electronics and C.D.T. are pursued in specially equipped workshops.
HOME ECONOMICS LABORATORY
A well-equipped Home Economics centre facilitates the teaching and learning of Food and Textile Technology, Home and Family living at Valencia College. Our students will have the advantage of one-on-one supervision by qualified teachers.
TECHNICAL DRAWING ROOM
Technical drawing is the general language of engineers. In our technical drawing room students will be taught how to communicate through the use of drawing skills and to be able to compete with their counterparts all over the world. They will be exposed to Geometrical, Mechanical and Building drawing. At Valencia College, future Architects, Builders, and other engineers are prepared for a professional world.
In this workshop our students will be exposed to different fields of engineering - electrical, electronics, woodwork, mechanical, building, etc. The students will work under the guidance of highly qualified teachers in a well equipped and modern introductory technology workshop.
JUNIOR SCIENCE LABORATORY
The Junior Secondary School laboratory is well equipped with simple scientific materials that make the learning of science more interesting to the junior students.
This laboratory is a fully air-conditioned one, well decorated with educative scientific charts that capture the pupil's minds and attention. Charts and models are also available for different topics to facilitate the learning process. Simple reagents are made to carry out simple experiments aside from other more sophisticated experiments that are performed.
ll these facilities are put in place to ensure maximum knowledge acquisition in any area of student's interest and prepare a sound foundation for future growth.
P.O Box: 27651 Agodi gate post office
Phone: 0803 550 7094, 0802 360 3928