Charterhouse Lagos, A unique educational institution that offers world-class education

Lagos, the bustling heart of Nigeria and its economic hub is a beacon of unparalleled education and has emerged, promising to redefine the way premium schooling is perceived.

Following its launch in September 2023, Charterhouse Lagos has swiftly garnered attention, with parents eager to enrol their children in the first British independent school in West Africa. With its 400 years of rich British heritage and commitment to exceptional education, this prestigious institution stands out as a game-changer in the realm of premium education in Nigeria and West Africa. 


Here’s why this newly launched prestigious institution is indeed a game-changer for premium education in Nigeria:

Unparalleled British Heritage, here in Lagos

Charterhouse Lagos prides itself on its rich British heritage, offering a unique cultural experience to its students here in Lagos. The school sternly follows a curriculum deeply rooted in the traditions of British independent education, with an unparalleled four-centuries legacy and a holistic learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and critical thinking. Charterhouse Lagos becomes an obvious choice for parents seeking a school with a global perspective without having their children too far from home.

 Focus on Holistic Development

Charterhouse Lagos understands that education is not just about academic achievements. The school strongly emphasises holistic development, nurturing students’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. A wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports, arts, music and drama ensures students develop essential life skills such as teamwork, emotional intelligence, and empathy, discovering their passions beyond the classroom.

Global Perspective

In today’s interconnected world, having a global perspective is crucial. This is undoubtedly essential in building children and future global leaders who understand the world from an international outlook. Charterhouse Lagos deliberately integrates international perspectives into its curriculum, preparing students to thrive in a globalised society. Exposure to diverse cultures and ideas broadens their horizons, shaping them into open-minded and empathetic global citizens.

 Academic Excellence

At Charterhouse Lagos, academic excellence is not just a goal; it’s a way of life. The school is staffed with a team of dedicated, experienced international and local educators who are passionate about nurturing young minds. Their innovative teaching methods and personalized attention ensure that every child reaches their full potential academically, setting them on a path towards a bright future.


L-R: Director of Communications, Admissions and Marketing, Charterhouse Lagos, Damilola Olatunbosun; British Deputy High Commissioner, Jonny Baxter; Secretary to the Lagos State Government, ‘Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin; Head, Charterhouse Lagos, John Todd; Chief Operations Officer, Charterhouse Lagos, Angela Hencher, and President of the Nigerian Old Carthusians (former students) Community, Mr Timi Austen-Peters, during the launch and press conference of Charterhouse Lagos, British 400-year-old iconic educational institution’s first school in Africa, in September


State-of-the-Art Facilities

Its state-of-the-art facilities show the school’s commitment to providing the best learning environment. Every aspect of Charterhouse Lagos’ 700,000-square-metre campus is designed to enhance the learning experience with a superior focus on its five-star facilities as follows:

  • Science-Tech- Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) labs
  • Music, Art, and Drama studios
  • An Aquatics Centre (a 25m swimming pool and a training pool)
  • Indoor and outdoor Football pitches and Basketball courts
  • Gymnasium
  • A Welcome Centre
  • Dining Hall
  • A 257-seat Lecture Theatre 
  • A Medical Centre
  • An Operations Centre 
  • A Central Administration Building
  • Teachers’ Apartments

 Parents can rest assured that their children are not only receiving top-notch education but also having access to facilities that promote overall development.

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Safe and Supportive Environment:

Charterhouse Lagos is not just a school; it’s a community where every child is valued and cared for. The school is committed to providing the highest standards of pastoral care, providing a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment where students can explore, learn, and grow. Parents can have peace of mind, knowing that their children are receiving an excellent education and surrounded by caring educators and staff.


Charterhouse Lagos is set to welcome its first set of students in September 2024. This is a testimony to the evolution of premium education in West Africa. It is calling for children in Nigeria and beyond. 


To get all the details about how to apply, head over to Charterhouse Lagos website or call 0916 997 6898. 



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