Away From Home
school is designed and equipped to provide outstanding educational and homely environment.
It is a family boarding school where social and personal needs come first. The
beautiful extensive campus, five kilometres from Nyeri, is situated in the
foothills of Mt. Kenya surrounded by trees and coffee.
Students have a view of the sun rising behind the shoulder of Mt. Kenya
and the sunset glow behind the Aberdares and Nyeri Hill.
Staff Housing is close
to the boys and girls dormitories. Matrons experienced in boarding schools live
in the dorms. Support staff assist in areas such as cleaning and laundry.
Pupils benefit from a secure, healthy environment. Municipal water is filtered
and stored by the
school. Borehole water is also available. There are separate, dedicated
computer/telephone lines so that email and Internet access is constantly
available. There is
an infirmary and a resident nurse.
carefully prepared by a team of professional cooks and kitchen staff catering
to a wide range of tastes and requirements.
The staff consciously works to
create a home-like feeling
of community. Close monitoring of all boarding students is considered to be of
utmost importance. Boarding is well structured to ensure security and
appropriate supervision. Pupils are assigned to tutors who closely follow and
advise on academic progress
and social development.
Because Christian values are considered central to the
success of the school there is a full-time resident chaplain who conducts
services every Sunday at the lovely Grace Chapel. Parents are always most
welcome to the church services. Scheduled counselling sessions are also
weekends, there are various organized recreational activities for all boarding
students. The Junior School parents/guardians
may visit their children during weekends if they so desire. The Senior School
has scheduled visits.