This October 2018, as part of our ongoing school of the month feature series, we present to you Greensprings School and what makes it an outstanding school for parents to consider while looking for a good school for their children.
What is the name of your school, and when was it founded?
Greensprings School, it was founded in 1985 (21 January)
Please give details of your staff/ administration?
Greensprings School is made up of highly committed and experienced professional team. From the leadership team to the Principals, Assistant Principals, teachers, admin and support staffs who are responsible for the daily management of the school.
What is the ratio of kids to teachers?
2 teachers to 20 students (ratio 1:10)
What is the age range of your students?
3 months – 17 years
What is the curricular/ teaching methodology to be adopted?
The Pre-school section of Greensprings adopts a Montessori Method of child education which is recognized throughout the world.
The Elementary Section runs the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The curriculum is a child-centred and teacher friendly curriculum.
The secondary school runs the National British Curriculum. However Thinking Skills play an integral role.
Are there any Extra-curricular activities available?
Extra- curricular activities available are football, swimming, tennis, athletics, basketball, table tennis, skating and volleyball. We also offer indoor sporting activities such as gymnastics, chess and dance.
Non-sporting extra-curricular activities include coding and robotics, chess, fencing, music, dance, art and craft, ballet and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA).
School hours? Are there any after school services offered?
School opening hours are from 8:00am – 3:30pm
School office opening hours are from 7:30am – 4:30pm
Holiday office opening hours are from 9:00 am – 4.00pm except public holidays
After school activities include the Basketball Clinic, Kanu Camp, Saturday Swimming Classes, and Summer School.
What is the admission process? Deadline/ is it rolling?
The admission process is straightforward.
The first thing is to purchase an application form.Then submit completed application form with the following documents:
- recent passport photographs (not more than 6 months old)
- Photocopy of candidate’s birth certificate or international passport data page
- Most recent academic reports from last 2 years
- Applicant’s character testimonial from current school
- Immunization record and Medical report ( After admission is offered)
Applicants will undergo an assessment/examination according to their age category.
Also, admission is rolling. We are admitting throughout the session subject to availability of spaces.
Tuition? Is there a payment plan for the pupils?
Yes there is a payment plan. School fees can either be paid annually or termly but are due on or before the first day of school.
How do you access student’s progress?
Progress reports are sent to parents every 3 -4 weeks
What are the Disciplinary methods you adopt?
At Greensprings School, the consequence of misconduct ranges from filling a reflection sheet, to detention, suspension or expulsion. The disciplinary method is fully explained in our code of conduct manual.
What separates Greensprings School from the rest?
We are the first Thinking School in Nigeria. Well-rounded education is of paramount importance at Greensprings. Child- Centeredness is a strong core value of the school as we encourage all students to develop personal integrity and leadership skills.
Greensprings School also offers learning support to students to motivate them to learn and work hard in order to achieve academic excellence
Does the school offer a school bus service?
Yes, the school offers a bus service.
Any other information you would like to share?
We recently opened a third campus at Ikoyi. It is a preschool and elementary school which caters for children between the ages of 18 months and 10 years. For more information about our Ikoyi campus, click here. We also opened a unique school for children with special educational need called Anthos House.
What should parents be looking for to decide if your school would work for them/their children?
Our Core Values
Ø Child – Centeredness
Ø Excellence & Entrepreneurship
Ø Service & Sustainability
How will your school prepare children for learning and operating in the 21st century?
At Greensprings, we make use of Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our VLE allows our students to learn and study online, access online learning resources, and interact with their teachers. VLE is a great tool which will change and enhance the delivery and assessment of education. We also equip them with “Thinking Skills” required to navigate through a feature we are yet to fully understand.
How do we contact you for more information? Or to schedule a visit to the school?
To contact us you can visit us at our different locations here;
32 Olatunde Ayoola Avenue Anthon, Lagos.
Tel: 07045502424, 09087171700
Km 40 Lekki/Epe Expressway, Awoyaya, Lagos
Tel: 07045502444, 08064074503
12A Reeve Road, off Glover Road, Ikoyi Lagos
No.1 Platinum Way, Osapa London, Jakande Lekki