Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls is located in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. The school was founded in 1991 by Chief Dr. (Mrs) Leila Fowler, MFR and Mrs. Olufunke Fowler-Amba as the administrator. The Chairman of our Board of Governors is Pastor Ituah Ighodalo.
We have approximately eighty (80) academic, administrative and support staff. The student-teacher ratio is 5:1, which gives us a great advantage in providing personalized learning. Our students are between 10 and 16 years old.
What are your School Hours?
The school hours are from 7.30 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Extension and co-curricular activities take place from 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm on select days.
What is the curricular or teaching methodology that you adopt?
Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls follow a compulsory dual curriculum; the British and the Nigerian, which is taught in a blended manner. Teaching and learning are experiential and holistic, engaging the students in collaborative teamwork as well as independent research. A wide range of educational technologies is deployed, making use of videos, podcasts and other learning tools.
Are there Extra-curricular activities available?
Students engage in a variety of activities like debate, public speaking, drama, chess, scrabble, JETS, Girl Guides and the Red cross Society.
What is the admission process?
The admission process is quite simple. Parents register their daughter for the entrance examination by purchasing a form and submitting the completed form to the school office. After an assessment, the student is invited for an interview along with her parents/ guardians. Successful candidates are given an offer of admission.
Tuition? Is there a payment plan for the pupils?
For a day student, at the time of admission, a fee of approximately N950,000 is payable. This includes tuition, books, uniforms and tablet. The fee is approximately N500,000 for subsequent terms.
For a boarder, the first term fee is approximately N1,400,000. For subsequent terms, the fee is N900,000.
How do you assess a student’s progress?
We assess students for holistic development. In addition to formal examinations, students’ progress is assessed using a wide variety of techniques which include group work, independent activities, class and homework, holiday assignments, participation in curricular and co-curricular activities, comportment, interpersonal skills and initiative.
What are the disciplinary methods adopted?
Discipline is the bridge between goal and accomplishment’ – Joe Rohn.
At Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls, we strongly believe in instilling the right values in our students, thus empowering them to distinguish between right and wrong.
What separates your School from others?
All our students are confident and truly prepared for the future. Our values are built on a strong moral and spiritual foundation.
Does the school offer a school bus service?
The school offers shuttle services on selected routes.
Is there any other information you would like to share?
Our objective is to raise young leaders who are global citizens. We give great importance to the mental well being of every member of our community and promote a culture of mutual respect, empathy and emotional intelligence.
What should parents be looking for to decide if your school would work for them/their children?
Parents should look at our facilities, customer experience, quality of teaching and learning, curricular & co-curricular achievements, educational visits & excursions, academic interventions, mental health support and pastoral care.
How will your school prepare children for learning and operating in the 21st century?
The growth mindset is at the heart of everything we do. We train our students to be resilient, life-long learners who will be solution providers to the challenges of the 21st century. Through meticulously planned progressive cross-curricular activities, we nurture socially responsible women who go on to live outstanding lives.
How do we contact you for more information? Or to schedule a visit to the school?
Or call: 08087526645, 08061550543.