Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at Kalem International Schools (KIS). Here you will find some information about our school that will guide you through the process of learning about us and to help you make an informed decision.
The information covers the rich breadth of our programme, our curriculum and history. You will find our brochure available for your download.
Kalem International Schools (KIS) is amongst the best schools in Nigeria.We are a co-educational school that started in September, 2019. We are delighted to have opened our doors in Gusau with Early Years, Primary and Secondary sections.
Our Vision is to be at the forefront in the provision of basic eduction locally and internationally. To empower students to acquire, demonstrate, articulate and value knowledge and skill that will support them, as life-long learners, to particulate in and contribute to the global world.
Our mission is to provide high quality education that delivers a transformative learning experience to all our pupils. We are detemined to make a positive difference to the future of pupils and their families, the careers of our staff, as well contributing to the wider community..
The core values of the school are Respect, Tolerance & Inclusion, and Excellence. KIS is a place of excellence where students are trained to be at their best – confident, disciplined courteous, highly intelligent and hardworking. We set the best international education standards whilst simultaneously preserving our heritage and identity as Nigerians.
Our curriculum is a blend of British and Nigerian curricula which appreciates Nigerian and West African standards of education whilst preparing our children to be global citizens through a British National Curriculum that permeates all sections. This ensures that our learners get the best of both worlds. They are prepared to be Nigerians as well as global citizens who are well attuned to life in the 21st century and beyond.
In our secondary section we prepare our students for national and international exams including BECE, NECO, WAEC, Checkpoint and IGCSE.
Our curriculum gives the opportunity for your child (ren) to excel and qualify for any exam and/or school in the world.
Our curriculum is also supported by a range of extra-curricular activities which enrich, enhance and extend learning beyond the classroom with a strong focus on both academics and sports.
We are partners with a range of international organizations and exam boards including WAEC, the British Council and Cambridge International Exams.
Kalem International Schools (KIS) boasts of state-of-the-art facilities and a learning environment designed to ensure the smooth transition into Nigerian or foreign higher educational institutions. These include well equipped, air conditioned classrooms; a well-resourced E-library, modern Science Labs; an ICT Suite with access to interactive whiteboards and the latest technology, laptops for students; a modern cafeteria; a multipurpose hall; outdoor football pitch and tennis courts; and ample school grounds for our extensive programmes of outdoor learning activities.
Our staff are drawn from a range of fields and reflect a diversity of backgrounds with international experience and qualifications. All teachers have professional teaching qualifications and amongst our staff we have gifted and talented professionals with master’s degrees and doctorates.
Our teachers guide the students through an integrated, continuous professional development is the key to our high standards of provision and our forward-looking outlook with teachers who have been awarded professional certificates by the teachers registration council (TRC).
As a school we have effective partnerships with parents who are seen as co-educators in their children’s educational journey. Through a student’s KIS education, parents serve a vital role - they are essential partners in each child’s education. Extensive research and our own vast experience confirm that pupils do better in school when parents are involved. We provide many opportunities for parents to be fully involved in school life by attending assemblies, open days and special events as well as enlisting their support with home learning activities.