The preparedness for 2018/2019 academic session is in top gear as private school owners are leaving no stone unturned to welcome old and prospective new pupils come September. As regard this, there are stiff competition amongst private school in Lagos and its suburb to woo new intakes as they adopt new techniques and equip their respective school to meet up with the standard of education outside the shore of this great country. In this special report TIMOTHY FOWOMOLA brings you A-List of private schools, where yours kids/wards can have qualitative education in serene environment as the new term approaches.
THE FRONTLINERS SCHOOLS
The name, Frontliners, which connotes excellence, leadership and high standard are proofs commitment to providing high quality instructional services for the young ones, from far and near and from various backgrounds to enable them obtain solid education and moral foundation, necessary for their future. The school was founded over a decade ago has continued to create an indelible landmarked achievements in the education industry with intention of rendering selfless service to humanity by nurturing children academically and morally to make them outstanding wherever they find themselves as well as to become good leaders in future. Owned by Mrs. E.S. Aliu, a seasoned teacher, who caught her tooth at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where she bagged Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) and Master’s Degree in Education Technology at Lagos State University, Ojo.
The school started with a pre-school/nursery/primary education has also added a college to her league of schools at Alakuko in Lagos (Crystal College), which has day and boarding facilities. The school is built to nurture academically sound wards. It curriculum quality is second to none and has all the state-of-art equipment, which any modern private school can boast of. Moreso, their pupils regularly embark on excursion and trips to places of interest in and outside the country.
The school is cited along Shasha road, Akowonjo and Alakuko road, Alagbado, Lagos. It has creche, reception, nursery, primary, secondary classes, now runs Cambridge programmes from Grade 1 to 6. Admission is in progress in their two centres the resumption date is Monday 10th September 2018.
SILVERSANDS HALL SCHOOL
A British and Montessori education centre located at Pinnock beach Estate behind Femi Okunnu estate, circle mall Osapa London in Lekki, is a pre school, primary and high school of repute.
The school is well known for churning out first class students in all level since her inception. The citadel of knowledge which was built for purpose, equipped with good facilities, swimming pool, sporting complex, ICT room, basket ball court, volleyball court etc. presently, the school is fully prepared for 2018/2019 academic session to welcome both old and new students into various classes as it will conduct her A level examination on Saturday 25 August, 2018.
Lagooz Schools was established on the 19th of September, 2005 in Iyana Ipaja area of lagos with a view to imparting Knowledge to its teeming students for academic excellence. The school started with a population of 44 students in all classes on the day of resumption. The population rose geometrically to about 193 students within its first session.
Currently the school has over 645 students and about 100 staff.
This is because the students have always performed creditably in SSCE, UME, NECO and even oversea examinations such as TOEFL, GMAT, among others. What is responsible for this is the outstanding classroom performance and sound mastery of the teaching subjects by the experience and professional teachers.
It is not surprising, therefore, that parents and guardians who want solid academic foundation for their children and wards bring them to Lagooz Schools. Consequently, there is a rapid student numerical growth.
Lagooz Schools can now boast of numerous achievements. First, it has really set the pace for others to follow especially in the area of :
Infrastructure, Science equipment, Capacity building and Sound relationship with parent and guardians.
Recently, Lagooz bagged the following awards, times Quality School Award Winner, National Quality Information Technology Driven School, Distinguished Role Model Award, BRF Essay Competition (2015), Miss Oteje Funmilayo, Olypiad Competition (2015) finalist, Miss Sunday Theresa, National Total Quality Secondary of the year 2009, National Quality Secondary School of the year (2012), Lagos State Government Agency for primary schools Essay competition
Winner (2012), Miss Otubela Princess, Winner (2015) Leadership Essay Competition organized by
Omega UK, Charity Organization and Transparent Confer Nigeria., Runner-up Chemistry
Challenge (2015) by PZ Cussons, Best Primary School of The Year 2015 In Lagos State (Private)
by Prestige Nigeria Education Awards, West African Most innovative Quality Education College Of
The Year 2016 by West Africa Quality Education Awards (WAQEA)
Lagooz teaching and non-academic staff comprise qualified, experienced and vibrant men and women who work with passion and commitment.
In fact, we have a crop of tested and proven male and female teachers who exhibit an inestimable enthusiasm in the course of performing their various zeal. The non-academic staff, especially the desk officers (secretaries) are all graduates. The truth is that every employee in Lagooz schools is a blessing to the institution. The school resumes September 10, 2018.
Established in 2006 by the late Elder Oloye Olanrewaju Oladotun Okubanjo and his wife Rev. Dr. (Mrs) Edith Adefunke Okubanjo, Edidot Schools a multinational co-educational private school, encompassing educational opportunities for children 3 months to 18 years of age. Their core values are: morals, discipline, the fear of God, academic excellence, honesty, humanity, integrity respect for oneself, others and school property.
As such, they are exceptionally committed to providing fair and equal educational opportunities to all children regardless of tribe, religion, nationality, gender, disability, or social status. Firstly opened in Badore, Ajah, a beautiful and serene sub-district of Lekki, and in the summer of 2012, we expanded our family of schools and added another location to the list, set in the booming district of Awoyaya in Ibeju-Lekki and is led by one of our directors, Mrs. Olubukola A. Evbuomwan.
Our campuses are sparking jewels in the Lekki area. Our facilities include a Sports Complex with a football pitch, multipurpose court for basketball, volleyball, lawn tennis, table tennis and state-of-the-art swimming pools. We also have fully functional Wi-Fi equipped ICT departments, beautiful and fully stocked science, home economics, business studies, introduction technology, technical drawing, art, and music studios.
From modest beginnings, we have never lost sight of what is important in a child’s education and embrace that belief wholeheartedly even today. Our citadels of knowledge have a record of accelerated increase in terms of enrolment, academic success, infrastructural development and overall efficiency.
We believe firmly that parents and the school must work closely hand in hand to bring out the best in each and every child. At Edidot, we are dedicated to each child from the moment they cross our threshold til the day they graduate and beyond. We have successful alumni spread all over the world doing wonderfully well and succeeding in their various paths.
Our motto is: Excellence Always, Where Your Child Will Succeed!
They are online at www.edidotschools.com and their campuses are located at Edidot Bus Stop, Badore road, Ijoyi, Lekki and opposite Eko Akete City, Awoyaya, along Lekki Epe Expressway in Lagos.
Admission is in progress now for new intakes. The school resumes Monday, September, 10, 2018.