After-school activities are an opportunity for students to participate in activities outside of the school curriculum. They are run 15:00 - 16:00 during weekdays whilst the school is in session.
Parents and teachers are invited to share their talents through the running of an After-School Activity. If you are interested in participating please contact the school secretary.
After-School Activities are mainly intended to be non-academic and run by the teachers and parents privately. Prep however does have an academic focus and will be run by the school.
Note to Parents: The school does not endorse private tuition provided by teachers and therefore such activities cannot be conducted on school premises. If your child is experiencing any difficulties in school please contact the Headteacher immediately.
The school intends to run SAT (Collegeboard) English and Mathematics preparation within the existing school timetable and therefore SAT preparation outside of school hours should be unnecessary for those wishing to apply for universities in the US.
After-School Activities that are currently available are:
Playing board games is a good way to bond with friends, decrease stress, improve cognitive function and also cut back on screen time.
This activity is run on Fridays by teacher, Mrs. Tobi Inegbenijie, for Years 8 – 11. For more information, contact her on 97 68 42 65. The cost is 15,000 FCFA per term.
Have fun learning a new language or perfect your skills in Arabic language. Official language in 22 countries and spoken as a mother tongue in several other countries, Arabic language is greatly valued in the world.
This activity will run on Thursdays for children in Year 1 through Year 9. Fees per term are 50,000 fcfa and include materials. Venue: Lower School classroom.
Contact: Mrs. Daher Amani, 184.108.40.206
Football is a great sport which helps to develop team skills as well as promoting good health through exercise. Students are able to develop their football skills and participate in practice games.
Junior football will be run once each week on Mondays and Senior football will run once a week on Thursdays. There are limited spaces up to a maximum of 15 students for each age group. Please note that there are no boot studs allowed on the school field.
Fees are 20,000F CFA per term for one hourly session per week. This club is being run privately by our teacher Michael Fossou and payment should be made directly to him in advance. Please contact Mr. Fossou on 97 55 39 84 / 95 86 27 84.
Capoeira is the Afro-Brazilian art form which combines dance, martial art, acrobatics, singing and instrument playing. Participation in this activity will enable your child to improve flexibility, concentration, rhythm and community interaction skills.
The activity is held on Thursdays from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on the roof of the Administration Building.
The cost is 40,000 FCFA per term; Uniform is 10,000 FCFA.
For more information, contact Mr. Fassassi: 97.03.44.10
The martial art, Judo, is an activity which leads to a healthy body and mind. Learners of all ages improve their motor skills, coordination, social adaptation and self-confidence through the practice of Judo, as well as gain methods of self-defence. Judo classes are given by friend of the school, Dr. Daga (tel: 220.127.116.11). This activity takes place on Mondays from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. and is open to Reception through Year 13.
Venue: Administration Building Roof
Fees: 50,000 fcfa per term
Science and Technology Fun
Science is fun, as well as educational and science club will allow your children to explore science in a way that will inspire them to ask more questions through a hands-on practical approach. They will enjoy finding those answers through experiments that are designed to be fun. Science club is open to children in Years 1 to 5 on Tuesdays and Years 6 to 9 on Thursdays.
Fees are 50,000F CFA per term for one hourly session per week and include materials. This club is being run privately by our teacher, Mrs. Magdelene Maduagwu, and payment should be made directly to her in advance. Please contact Mrs. Magdelene on 96 99 80 78.
With a few folds and tricks, you can breathe life into a single sheet of paper. Origami is the art of paper folding associated with Japanese culture. It is a 'language' of its own and a form of expression through artistic symbols. The instructor's speciality is creating African origami models, such as masks, drums, statuettes, etc.
Fees are 25,000F CFA per term for a one hour session per week run on Tuesday for students in Years 3 and above. All materials are included. This club is run privately by Art teacher, Mr. David Claude Gnahoui. (Member of the British Origami Society) and payments should be made in advance directly to him. Please contact Mr. David on 67 69 95 14. Venue: Lower School Classroom
Logic Puzzles and Mental Maths Games
Enjoy solving logic puzzles, mental maths riddles and brain-teasers to sharpen your problem-solving and logical thinking skills.
This activity is run on Mondays by teacher, Mrs. Tobi Inegbenijie, for Years 10 and 11. For more information, contact her on 97 68 42 65. The cost is 15,000 FCFA per term.
Away from the formality of the classroom, Photography Club is an excellent avenue for students to develop a form of expression that can stay with them into adulthood. Photography enhances visual communication skills, fosters creativity, improves observational abilities, imparts technical proficiency and opens up career opportunities in various fields. Learning photography as a powerful storytelling tool enables students to document events, convey narratives and raise awareness about important issues, making it valuable for those interested in journalism, documentary work or storytelling in general.
This activity is open to students in Years 9 – 13 on Tuesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Venue: Year 10 classroom. Fee: 35,000 FCFA per term. Contact: Mr. Trust Tonji on 18.104.22.168
Computer Programming and Coding for Years 11-13
In today’s digital age, proficiency in computer programming is essential for future success. Effective communication skills are vital for conveying intricate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. Students enhance their critical thinking skills, analytical skills and logical reasoning as they learn web and mobile app design and coding languages such as HTML, CSS, JS, Python, Java and C++.
This activity is run on Fridays by a friend of the school from Bountiful Technologies. Contact: Mr. Victory at 62.03.38.03. The cost is 50,000 FCFA per term, including materials.
Creative Writing for Years 6 – 9
Stories fulfil our need for connection, awaken our sense of adventure and add value to our experiences. Through this forum of self-expression, children will learn new skills and techniques for improving their stories. This activity will be held on Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4;00 p.m.
Venue: Middle School Classroom
50,000 fcfa / term
Contact: Mrs. Ebun Afolabi, 97.69.37.04
Painting, Drawing and Craft Club
This activity will enhance children’s coordination, concentration and creativity. It is open to children in Reception through Year 4 and is held on Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Lower School Classroom
50,000 fcfa / term, includes all materials
Contact: Mrs. Racheal Chukwu, 22.214.171.124
This activity will boost your child’s thinking skills and self-expression. He/she will learn the art of creative writing and how to overcome ‘stage fright’ while performing in front of an audience. It is open to children in Years 3 through 8 and held on Thursdays from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Lower School Classroom
50,000 FCFA /term, includes costumes for drama. Contact: Mrs. Nneoma Mbaka, 126.96.36.199
Dance for Years 3 – 8
Children will have the opportunity to learn various dance styles, including: Afrobeat, traditional / cultural, contemporary, etc. Dance is a wonderful form of exercise and self-expression. It is also a great confidence builder.
The activity is held on Fridays from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on the roof of the Administration Building.
Cost per term is 35,000 FCFA. For more information, contact Mr. Fassassi: 97.03.44.10
STEM Educational Robotics and Raspberry Pi Programming
Become inspired as problem solvers of tomorrow. Join the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational Robotics team. Students enjoy hands-on-learning activities that allow them to apply technology, science, math, and engineering skills as they enjoy a 21st-century learning experience. Student will be able to participate remotely in VEX IQ National and Global Robotics Challenge and competitions every year. Students will learn the following:
- To understand our world
- To understand and use integrated STEM education in novel ways (Block coding, engineering design, 3-D animations, App creation, AI, python text program, project management and teamwork)
- To develop Computational Thinking
- To become comfortable with iteration and learn from failure
- To be exposed to and learn about the jobs of the future
The activity will run on Fridays from 3:00 – 4:00 in a Lower School classroom.
This program is being run privately by friend of the school, Mr. Victory from Bountiful Technologies. Fees are 30,000 FCFA per term and includes materials. Payment should be made directly to the instructor at the start of the term.
Please contact Mr. Victory on 62 03 38 03.