The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mwanza

The Aga Khan Nursery School offers the East African Common Curriculum. The program is designed to help children develop physically, intellectually, socially, and emotionally.

About Us

Established in 1971, the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mwanza provides an English-medium learning experience for children aged 2 to 6 years.

The School serves 140 students with 4 classes, and consists of a library, teacher’s resource room, music room, video room, and a home corner for pretend play.

The School is situated on a large compound with a playground and play equipment, wooden huts, swings and a sand pit. The School also has a large swimming pool used for lessons and sporting events.

Curriculum

The Aga Khan Nursery School offers the East African Common Curriculum. The program is designed to help children develop physically, intellectually, socially, and emotionally.

Activities based on the curriculum are planned to ensure children enjoy their initial years of schooling and are provided with the solid foundation necessary to transition smoothly to the primary level. Child-centred activities are integrated within the curriculum to help children learn about the environment, speak and read well, and write and draw using their imagination.

The daily schedule of every class consists of activity time, large group time, storytelling and free play. Teachers develop the thematic weekly lesson plans with subjects including: Language reading, writing, speaking, math, science, Kiswahili, art and craft, music and movement, ICT, swimming and sports/physical education activities.

Children work in small group activities with different materials such as toys, local and natural materials, puzzles, word cards, books and art materials. Each class has a weekly session in the music room and the library.

Children also attend field trips, picnics, nature walks, conduct video shows, and have cooking activities once a term. They also participate in planned sports activities every Friday and have free play daily.

All the teaching aids, stationeries, story-books are provided by the school. Parents are allowed to borrow books once a week for their children.

Admissions Fees

Fees payment schedule for the Academic Year 2017-2018

Below fees are indicated in Tsh.


2017
2018

Tuition Fees
1,680,360
1,764,378

Admission
300,000
300,000

Note: Fees subject to change. Please contact school for more details.

Parental involvement
and School activities

School functions and activities are organized every term, which include social programs with parents and children, drama performances, educational trips, rhymes shows, fancy dress shows, picnics and sports days.

Parent-Teacher meetings are held at the beginning of every term to discuss the objectives for the term.

The School also organizes programmes such as health checkups for the children.



Professional Development

In-house training sessions and workshops are conducted to upgrade the teachers’ skills.

Teachers meet once a week for the weekly planning meetings, sharing sessions and in-house training workshops that cover different topics.

Topics include Learning through Play, pre-science activities for young children, physical development and games and developing reading skills.


Contact Us

Aga Khan Nursery School, Mwanza
PO Box 828
Mwanza
TANZANIA

Tel: +255 28 2502628