The Preparatory School provides a stimulating learning environment and offers structured opportunities for academic, physical and social development, whilst encouraging children to become independent and take responsibility for their own learning.
At Brookhouse, we follow an adapted form of the British Curriculum whereby students study a range of subjects, including Mathematics, English, Science, Geography, History, Art, Physical Education, Music, a modern Foreign Language and ICT.
In the Preparatory School, students take tests in English, Mathematics and Science at various stages. In addition, they undertake a major examination at the end of Year 8 called ‘Common Entrance’ to mark the transition to Secondary School at age 13+. Such testing allows us to monitor pupil standards and to track individual progression in learning.
The Prep School offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities, clubs and sports teams as part of the IAPS circuit. These activities help enrich the student’s learning experience.
Club activities are offered at lunchtime and pupils have a wide range of clubs to choose from. Pupils can select up to three clubs from any of the following:
Contact with other independent Preparatory Schools around Kenya is maintained by means of a full fixture list of inter-school matches in all the major sports at different age levels. Sports team training occurs regularly and is open to anyone who wants to try out for a team.
Students have the opportunity to perform in one of the major Prep School productions each year or one of the smaller performance evening productions. Being part of one of the Prep School choirs, GLEE Club, orchestra or taking peripatetic music lessons also develops musical talents in the Arts. View Art Gallery.
The school offers a wide range of events each year and Brookhouse participates enthusiastically in:
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