Education systems are globally changing this means that schools must go out of their way to cope with the dynamics. These changes are being facilitated by the equally dynamic needs of humans.
To retain its market leadership as the best privately owned primary school in Uganda, Kampala Parents School is investing rightly to stay relevant. Already it boosts of state of the art facilities that has made it one of the best performer in the country.
Kampala parents’ school, situated along Lugogo by pass, teaches a local curriculum at an international level. The school owned by businessman Sudhir Ruparelia has an enrolment of over 3000 pupils with 130 well trained teachers and over 150 non-teaching staff members.
Broad and balanced curriculum
The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum which takes into account children’s interests. "We use the National Curriculum to structure the content of what is taught and we enrich pupil’s learning experiences by providing access to stimulating resources and valuable workshops, assemblies and extracurricular clubs and trips.
"Teaching staff have access to high quality training opportunities which place quality first teaching at the core of everything we do. Pupils are regularly assessed and feedback provided to parents informally on a daily basis and during the PTA meetings and class days throughout the course of the year.
To execute this curriculum exhaustively, Kampala Parents' School has assembled professional and multi-disciplined teachers to serve and educate learners in the best possible way.
“We believe, teachers are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth. Teachers play an important role in the trajectory of learners throughout the formal schooling experience.
“They have the unique opportunity to support pupils’ academic and social development at all levels of schooling. This enables pupils to feel safe and secure in their learning environments and provide scaffolding for important social and academic skills
Teachers at Kampala Parents’ School are well facilitated to share their knowledge and skills providing pupils with many positive experiences that will help them to become well-rounded individuals who are ready for the world.
This has made the school be an academic hub of Uganda because of the balanced curriculum offered. The administration nurtures a child’s personal growth by providing a friendly and supportive environment. Discipline at Kampala Parents’ School is a vital element in grooming pupils.
The library has made a difference to pupils’ understanding and achievement. It provides support for teaching and learning throughout the school. It also provides a model for inquiry learning, building knowledge and confidence in seeking and processing information.
The school library is pivotal to developing our pupils. It is a fundamental resource for supporting students’ learning, and a key support for teaching staff. It reflects and encourages collaborative learning and sharing of ideas
Safe Learning Environment
The school has one of the safest learning environment in the country. It has put in place safe and clean school facility, caring teachers, sick bay, nurses, first aid facilities and training, fitness training and engaging sports activities.
“At Kampala Parents’ School, we believe that good health, both physical and mental, is essential for a successful learning experience. Children who are unwell at school or suffer minor injuries are treated by a qualified full-time nurse in the school Sick Bay.
The sickbay is fully stocked with the necessary drugs and first aid equipment to ensure that all emergencies are dealt with in the best possible way at the school. Parents are informed of any serious injury and are contacted if a doctor or hospital visit is advised.
It is imperative that the school has up to-date emergency contact details for all children on file. We also ask that children who are unwell are not sent to school as they are unable to learn and may pass infection to other children and staff members.
“We agree that school climate affects student achievement. A positive school climate was the critical variable differentiating between schools with high and low rates of delinquency, behavioral disturbance, attendance, and academic attainment.
“We know that a school’s environment has broad influence on pupils’ learning and growth, including major aspects of their social, emotional, and ethical development.
The school believes that sports can affect a child’s development of self-esteem and self-worth. The school says it is also within sport that peer status and peer acceptance is established and developed. Kampala Parents School has one of the beautiful and multidisciplinary sports center.
“We believe that a child being good at sports is a strong social asset. Pupils use sports and games to measure themselves against their friends. Children who are competent at sports are more easily accepted by children of their own age, and are more likely to be team captains and group leaders. Such children usually have better social skills.
Physical activities and Cardio-respiratory fitness are good for children’s and young people’s brain development and function as well as their intellect. these are emphasized at Kampala Parents' School.
The school is currently accepting application from pupils and parents who would wish to joing them during the next academic year from pre- primary to primary six for the first term intake. Interviews will take place on 21st October, 2017 at school from 8:00am to 1:00 pm.