Cathedral Schools

 
  • Kindergarten

    The school began with the church initially it was to cater for children whose parents (missionaries) were training at the ACK language school

    As the number of children increased there was need for a formal school. This started in 1972. The first African Head mistress was Dr. Pamela Kola.

    Vision

    To offer a balanced education programme within a Christian environment

    Mission

    To give quality education in partnership with parents and the church founded on Christian principles. So as to prepare the child for life’s challenges

    Motto

    Integrity and knowledge

    Location

    The school is situated within the premises of all Saints’ Cathedral church located along Kenyatta Avenue, opposite Serena Hotel

    Admission requirements

    The child must be between 3 – 6 years.

    A child turns 4 in baby class

    5 in nursery class

    6 in Kindergarten, ready for standard 1

    School Hours

    Full day session 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

    Half day session 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    What We Offer

    Class rooms

    Spacious, clean with good lighting and well equipped facilities

    Teachers/ pupil ratio is 20- 25 per class

    We offer Piano lessons

    We also provide all reading and writing materials required at the school.

    Swimming

    Swimming lessons are offered to children by qualified instructors with a lot of care to ensure safety.

    Out door activities

    The school has a well distributed program for sports, excursions and interactive activities throughout the year in addition to exciting play equipment.

    Teachers

    We have well qualified and committed teachers mostly from KHA

    Transport

    Currently, the school has one bus which plies upper hill, KNH, Ngummo, Magiwa, Highrise, Madaraka, Nairobi west, and South B/C

    Meals

    We offer balanced and nutritious meals prepared by us in our kitchen

    At break time, hot milk is provided for all children with snacks

  • Primary School

    ALL SAINTS’ CATHEDRAL PRIMARY AND KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL

    Vision:  To be the center of excellence in Christian education and leadership development.

    Mission: To shape children’s destinies through provision of holistic education.

    Core values: The fear of God, professionalism, honesty, and integrity, servant leadership, accountability, commitment, teamwork and hard work.

    Pastoral care

    THE PASTORAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

    Rev Kevin – Chairman Pastoral Committee
    Mr Moses Shibia – Secretary Pastoral Committee
    Mrs Otieno – Members Coordinator
    Mr Omwenga – Members – Members Coordinator

    Mrs Karanja      – Members Coordinator

    Mrs Ogutu – Members Coordinator

    Mrs Ayuma – Members Coordinator

    Mrs Grace Wangui – Members Coordinator

    (Class pupil Bible coordinator to be given names class teacher.)

    (Rev. Kevin to fill in)

    The Committee animates the following:
    1. Prayers
    2. Scripture Reading
    3. Special Seasonal Prayers: In adherence to liturgical traditions, specific prayers geared to the season of the Liturgical Year, such as Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter can be used.
    4. Christian Songs:
    5. Signs and Symbols of Faith
    6. Liturgical Celebrations
    7. Sacramental Preparations
    8. Sacramental Celebration: Celebration of the Eucharist: various celebrations are organised within the year according to the needs.
    9. Penance: The School offers the Sacrament of Penance (confessions) according to schedule and on request by students at any time.
    10. Grade Retreats, quiet days, Seminars, pilgrimages, mission trips. While retreats, quiet days, pilgrimages and mission trips tend towards students spiritual growth seminars are more holistic and may include themes for self-esteem, social relationships, moral development, vocational awareness, sexuality, health, personal safety, drug awareness programs etc
    11. Catechesis and Christian Religious Education:
    • The Christian Religious Education syllabus covers three main areas: the Bible (Old and New Testaments) African Religious heritage and Contemporary Christian Living. The syllabus aims at creating awareness in the learner of his/her life and relationship with God as revealed in Jesus Christ in a changing and developing society in which he/she is a member. Christian Religious Education seeks to develop a positive attitude in the learner, towards God, the self, others and the environment in which he/she lives.
    12. Activities Supporting Community
    i. Lenten Campaign: Students may participate in this programme to help the needy and the poor and as a way of reflecting upon the meaning of Lenten season bearing in mind the papal message and the orientation of the Episcopal conference.
    ii. Special Fundraisings for charity and solidarity
    • School fundraisers are quite common. With proper arrangements the pastoral committee may organize special fundraisings. Such funds will go exclusively toward assisting the basic needs of others priory recognized.

    ADMISSIONS TO ALL SAINTS’ CATHEDRAL SCHOOL

    Admission is based solely on merit and the School does not discriminate in admissions.  Parents of students with non-Kenyan nationalities must show a valid residence permit, and obtain a student pass for their child to be enrolled at the School.

    All prospective students are expected to be conversant in English if  they are joining classes above class4, have good numerical literacy, show academic aptitude and interest in co-curricular  activities, and have a positive record of behavior both in and outside the classroom. It is advisable to present the last report form of the pupil.

    Preschool entry.

    Entry to these classes is open throughout the year.

    PRIMARY SCHOOL OVERVIEW

    Class One Entry
    In October and November each year, the Primary School admits approximately 50 pupils into class1, aged 5.5 to 6.5 years.   Preference is given to pupils from the the All Saints’ Cathedral Kindergarten and Preschool, which follow the CECECE curriculum Pupils from the Pre -Unit School receive admission to the primary School if they have been at the Preschool for at least two years (K2 and K3) and they receive a recommendation for admission from the Head teacher of the Preschool.

    A small number of students are also admitted from various other nursery schools.  For these students, selection is based on performance on entry level assessments and interviews with the pupils and parents.

    Class 2 to 6 intake is open throughout the year.

    Class 7 intakes only term 1 and before end of term 2.

    Transfer from other schools
    For admission into other class, an applicant is required to sit an entrance test. An interview will also be held with the student and sometimes with parents. Past reports from previous schools are taken into consideration for admission.

     Curriculum

    Core Subjects

    These are Literacy, Numeracy and Science

    Foundation Subjects

    English, Kiswahili, Mathematics, Social Studies, Christian Education, swimming,   and computer lessons for young learners.

    Co-curricular Activities

    These include Shairi and Poetry Competitions, Drama, Debates, Mathematics and Science class projects, public reading and speech, Music. Chess club for the lower primary.

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    These include Club Activities, Sports, Soccer, Girls Netball, School Choir, The young farmers club, Trips, (Horse riding, and Roller skating second term activities) Chess and Table Tennis club for the lower primary

    FEES

    A).FEES STRUCTURE FOR 2015.
      Fees per
    CLASS  Term
    Pre-School                 35,200.00
    Class 1-3                 41,800.00
    Class 4-5                 44,000.00
    Class 6-7                 46,200.00
    Class 8                 52,800.00
    New Admissions Only(Payable once).
                   Admission fees                    2,000.00
                   Text Book levy (Class 1-7 Only)                    6,000.00
    The school fees caters for Tuition, Lunch, Tea and Snack, Swimming, Text books,
    Academic Trips, Computer Lessons,  Music and Soccer Training.
    Class 8 fees includes the candidates annual trip after KCPE
    B). TRANSPORT CHARGES PER TERM
    AREA Charges
    KPA/College of Insurance                   13,000.00
    Midland/KBS/KLB/St.Mary/W.Prison/Balozi/Hazina                   12,500.00
    South B: Mater/ Mariakani/Otiende/plainsview/Golden Gate                   11,000.00
    Langata: Rubia , NHC,Ngei,Oasis,Phenom,Uchumi, Carnivore                   11,000.00
    Dam Estate/Jonathan Ngeno/Breeze                 10,500.00
    South C:Mosque Area/Sughura/Mugoya/5star/Bellevue                 10,500.00
    Kenyatta/Upperhill/Valley Rd/                 10,500.00
    Ngumo/Sunview/Mimosa/Magiwa                    9,200.00
    Paa/Swara/Kifaru/Nbi West Hosp./Tyson                    9,200.00
    Kodi Rd/Nbi west shopping ctr/Mai Mahiu Rd/Wilson/Amref                    8,000.00
    Highrise/Akila II                    8,000.00
    Madaraka Estate/NHC next to House of Grace Church                    7,500.00
    Siwaka /Akila I                    6,500.00
    Those who use the bus one way will pay 60% of route’s fee.
    C). FEES PAYMENTS
    On admission, fees must be paid in full on or before the first day of the term
    A rebate of 5% is given if full fees is paid before the term starts
    For the existing parents who pay by installments the school policy requires that 50% of fees
    be paid before the term begins and the balance is payable within the first month of opening school
    No cash or personal cheques will be accepted
    Fees once paid is not refundable