Nairobi School Details
Located on the outskirts of Nairobi, about 11 km from the city center. Nairobi School is a National Boys Boarding school admitting boys from the Ages of 12-19 yrs. It offers the Kenya Secondary Certificate of Education (KCSE) upon completion of a 4-year course.
The Examination is administered by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) a National examining body. At its picturesque 200-Acre campus established in 1929, Nairobi school provides a well-rounded education to approximately 1104 students who come from the 8 provinces that make up Kenya.
Nairobi school was initially started in 1902 around the present Nairobi Railways club as a European school to serve the families of the I.B.E.A Company and later the white settler community. Out of the foresight and wisdom of the late Lord Delamere in proposing the building a senior Boys school (now Nairobi Primary), and the support of the then governor, Sir Edward Grigg, the railway reserved grounds near Kabete home for the school.
In 1928, Sir Herbart Baker was commissioned to plan a school similar to Winchester school, attended by both Lord Delamere and the then Governor-Kenya colony, in Winchester, an old town in Southern England dating from about 516AD, after the Romans left England. It was a major administrative and silver mining center, and hence, a Saxon Capital of England form 1066AD.
The school named after this town was originally founded to educate boy choristers. It was later re-founded in 1541 after King Henry VIII had destroyed the monasteries. Today the school is one of the leading independent schools in England. Captain Nicholson (recently retired from the loyal navy college, Dartmouth) designed the uniform and prepared school rules and regulations to match the discipline of the navy tradition. In the meantime, Mrs. Nicholson planned the gardens.
On the 24th september 1929 the foundation stone was laid by his Excellency Lt. Col. Sir Edward Grigg K.C.M K.C.V.O, D.S.O, M.C, Governor of Kenya colony, for a school with a capacity of 80 boys. Interestingly under the stone were preserved a copy of the day
Vision: To be a World-Class center of Academic, Spiritual and Moral Excellence.
Mission: To provide high-quality education, through innovation, positive influence, team-work and self-discipline; guided by the principles of professionalism, commitment and excellence.
Nairobi School KCSE Results
Individual candidates can check their KCSE results by SMS or online using an SMS number or website link provided at the release of the exam. Candidates and parents should visit the school for their official results slip. Results for all candidates and the school national, county and local ranking can also be found from the schools’ office.
The ministry of education advises parents teachers and pupils to check the KCSE result slip for any anomaly such as incorrect candidate’s name, school name and code as well as wrong subject grade and report to KNEC within a month after the announcement.
Nairobi School Mwatate School Fees, Account Number and Uniform
For details on school fees structure, account number and uniform, please contact the principal or the schools office using the contacts below.
Nairobi School Contacts (Address, Location, Email, Telephone and Website)
School Name: Nairobi School School Code No: 20400002
Type of School: Boys Boarding
County: Nairobi County
Postal Address:P. O. Box 30047 – 00100
School Description: National School
Telephone: +254 (20) – 4442799
Fax: +254 (20) – 4442855 Website : www.nairobischool.ac.ke
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