Academics/Curriculum

Experience the Difference at West Nairobi School!

West Nairobi School uses the North American curriculum and standardized testing is administered to grades 2-11 each year. WNS also has an Early Childhood Learning Center for students 4 to 5 years old.

Low Teacher-to-Student Ratio

WNS strives on academic excellence and has a low teacher to student ratio. This means that students are individually valued and receive personalized attention from their teachers.

Child Centered Focus

WNS students learn in a caring environment. The atmosphere is child-centered, where the needs of each student are considered. The faculty and staff are committed to providing the best education in an environment that nurtures the whole child.

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

AP Course are college-level courses that give students the opportunity to earn college credit. Learn more about AP courses on the College Board website here.

WNS offers many AP courses in high school including:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP United States History

College Preparatory Courses

The academic environment at WNS strives to prepare students to be life-long learners.   The curriculum at WNS is designed to prepare students to be successful in university.  Courses challenge students to work together, solve problems, and develop leadership skills.

Two diploma tracks are offered: a college preparatory diploma and an honors diploma.  With the honors diploma students can apply to universities in the UK without having to take a foundation year. To learn more about graduation requirements, follow this link or visit the Guidance Page.

We have partnered with our sister online school Northstar Academy to provide online classes to our high school students. Northstar Academy has been ranked #1 online diploma granting high school. NSA has a wide range of courses available. For more information visit their website https://www.northstar-academy.org/ 

University Acceptance

WNS graduates have been accepted to excellent universities throughout the world.  For a partial list of universities WNS students have been accepted at follow this link or visit the Guidance Page.