School of the Month Feature : Pinefield Schools

LagosMums Team had an insightful session at the Pinefield Schools. Here is some information you should know about Pinefield Schools.

What is the name of your school, and when was it founded?

Our School is Pinefield Schools Lekki. Pinefield Montessori School was founded on 21st September 1999. There was an extension to Pinefield College, founded 7th September 2007.

Please give details of your staff/ administration?

We have a team of passionate, experienced and qualified teaching and non-teaching members of staff. These staffs are dedicated to the development of the children.

What is the ratio of kids to teachers?

The ratio of learners to teachers 7:1  in the Montessori school and 10:1 College session.

What is the age range of your students?

We have students ranging from 3months – 16 years. This covers the Montessori and College sessions.

What are your School Hours?

School runs from 8 a.m. to 3p.m for the Montessori school and 8.a.m to 4p.m for College

What is the curricular or teaching methodology that you adopt?

We use the Integrated Christian curriculum comprising of Montessori and the British curriculum. We have elements of the Nigerian curriculum infused into Geography and History.

Are there Extra-curricular activities available?

There are various extracurricular activities like STEAM, Jazz Club, Literary/Debate, JETS, Model United Nations, Baking, Swimming, Archery, Football and much more.

Are there any after-school services offered?

Yes, after school services are provided.

What is the admission process? Deadline/ is it rolling?

The parents are encouraged to meet with us and discuss their child’s needs, pick up an Application Form. Subsequently, the child sits for a short Assessment Test.

Yes, Admission currently on.

Tuition? Is there a payment plan for the pupils?

There is a payment plan customized to fit the need of the parents.

How do you access a student’s progress?

We are interested in holistic development so, progress is accessed based on the intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development of a child. Formative assessments are used all the time – daily, weekly, mid-term while summative assessments are used at the end of the term. Through projects, group works, formal tests, IEP evaluations for Special Education Needs.

What are the Disciplinary methods adopted?

We use the Matthew 18 principle first let the child know why what he has done is wrong and why he must not repeat that offense. Thereafter, pre-determined and pre communicated consequences for wrong actions like withdrawal of some privileges are enforced. No corporal punishment is allowed.

What separates your School from others?

Our Christ-like distinctive that ensures that each child is taught and nurtured with love, compassion, discipline, and integrity. Our children are groomed to develop high academic achievements. We pay attention to strong Christian character evidenced in the fruit of the Spirit as described in Galatians 5:22. The individualized attention given by competent teachers ensures that each child’s potential is harnessed.

Does the school offer a school bus service?

Yes we do, in and out of Lekki Phase 1

Is there any other information you would like to share?

We are a Christian school committed to raising citizens who will affect their community and the world positively in any area they find themselves.

What should parents be looking for to decide if your school would work for them/their children?

A safe and purpose-built environment, diligent and passionate educators, curricular and co-curricular activities that foster the holistic development of all our learners.

How will your school prepare children for learning and operating in the 21st century?

By continuously using the best global practices and technology to develop critical thinking, creativity, communication, collaboration, and apologetic skills to defend their faith wherever they go.

How do we contact you for more information or to schedule a visit to the school?

You can reach us on
08023158055, 08091199671, 08095206960

Email: [email protected] or schedule a tour through our Website: www.pinefieldschools.org

 

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