Entebbe Junior School

Entebbe Junior Primary School is a private non-selective, co-educational, Day and Boarding Primary School which operates on a dual curriculum and that is the Ugandan Curriculum set by the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) and examined by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) at Primary Seven level and the Cambridge International Primary.

Entebbe Junior School was started by Captain Darlington and Rose Omamteker. The school has a proud tradition of academic excellence since its inception. It is also renowned for its striking beauty, cleanliness and good care for the children. It is one of best boarding schools in Uganda.

The school has both Nursery and Primary sections, registered and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Sports with a UNEB sitting centre.

Most of the students come from East Africa and other neighboring countries in the Great Lakes Region and also draws learners from the U.K, Canada, USA and other countries of the great Diaspora.

Entebbe Junior School has 12 classrooms, and is staffed by 20 teachers. Annual fees for day scholars are 150,000 shillings (about $70) for nursery students and 210,000 shillings (about $98) for primary students. Nursery and Primary boarders are charged 340,000 shillings (about $160) and 395,000 shillings ($184) respectively. Fees cover wages, utilities, and maintenance, but there are inadequate funds to meet all of the school’s challenges.

Entebbe Junior School needs to add to its library, provide more computers for training in modern technology, build staff accommodations, and reduce expenses for utilities. In addition, the school would like to be able to take in more disadvantaged children. Despite these difficulties, Head Teacher Julius Otheino looks forward to addressing the school’s needs.

Entebbe Junior Nursery and Day Care provides an educative, homely and caring environment that gives beginners the best start in life. Class grouping.

  1. Play group – 2 – 2 ½ years
  2. Nursery – 3 years
  3. Kindergarten – 4 years
  4. Pre-Primary – 5 to 6 years

Curriculum.

Entebbe Junior School offers a blended local and international curriculum where by teaching of Jolly phonics and Numeracy are given a high priority. Other activities such as Music, Creative Art, General Knowledge, Indoor and Outdoor games provide the children with further opportunities to explore and develop talents fully. Apart from academic work, the school provides:

  1. Day care services to children who stay for the afternoon.
  2. Transport to and from school.
  3. Mid morning and evening snacks.
  4. Lunch for all children.

On payment of fees, the school provides the following to the boarders: Laundry and basins, out of class uniforms, text books, exercise books, pens and pencils, beds, mattresses, plates, cups and cutlery, first aid, insurance, maintenance, Identity cards & swimming.

The School has a boarding section for children who come from distant destinations. They also have some of the best facilities within the country Uganda.

On payment of fees, the school provides the following to the boarders: Laundry and basins, out of class uniforms, text books, exercise books, pens and pencils, beds, mattresses, plates, cups and cutlery, first aid, insurance, maintenance, Identity cards & swimming.

Parents on their part provide the following to their children: Two pairs of bed sheets and a blanket, two plain maroon T- shirts, a plastic mattress cover in case of bed wetting, canvass shoes for P.E with white ankle socks (for girls) & long ones for boys, School bag, School shoes (black), towel, bathing soap, slippers and flat or open shoes, shoe polish, tooth paste and tooth brush, vaseline, night garments, suitcase (not metallic).

Other personal effects e.g. face towels, bathing sponge, pants, pant peg, nail cutter etc., swimming costume, fountain pens with ink pots or cartridges for P.4- P.7 and a ream of photocopying paper for P.6-P.7.

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