Form Registration – 7:30 am
Lessons commence – 8:00 am
School ends – 2:30 pm Mondays – Thursdays and 1pm on Fridays.
The secondary section has four faculties. These faculties are well staffed with qualified and experienced teachers:
1. Faculty of Mathematics and Science – 19 teachers
2. Faculty of Languages – 13 teachers
3. Faculty of Vocational studies – 14 teachers
4. Faculty of Humanities – 17 teachers
The Section is led by the Head of Secondary and he is supported by two Assistants – Academics and Administration. We also have male and female Guidance Counsellors.
The school teaches a fusion of the British and the Nigerian curricula. This is achieved by integrating the British curriculum into the Nigerian curriculum. These curricula prepare our students to enter for the following examinations:
• Key stage 3
Checkpoint examination organised by Cambridge University
Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examinations Council (NECO)
• Key stage 4
IGCSE organised by Cambridge
West African Senior Secondary School Examinations organised by WAEC
Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations organised by NECO
The secondary school is organised into the following year groups:
There are 4 arms in each year group.
At Lead British International School, educational excursions, visits and trips are undertaken both locally and internationally. The purpose of these excursions, visit and trips is to enable the students to learn in a fun and relaxing way and interact with people from other countries to build friendships, enhance social skills and gain cultural insights.
The educational excursions, visits and trips are organised in accordance with the school calendar as prepared by every faculty. They include:
• The LA Study Tour (USA) – a guided tour of Universal Studios, Griffith Observatory, Six Flags, California Science Centre, L.A. City, Hollywood, Disney World, Museums and Laboratories. The students had chances to participate in some educational activities. The trip provided a deeper insight into how history is preserved in Western nations.
• John Kennedy Space Centre USA
• Leadership Training in France, Belgium, and Switzerland
• Sports trip to Belgium, France, and Spain
• French trip to Belgium
• National trips such as National Youth Leadership Conference (NYLC), held at Baze University, Abuja
• The Nigerian International Schools Model United Nations (NISSMUN) Annual Conference held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja
• National Youth Summit On Drugs/ Substance Prevention, held at the former SGF Conference Hall, Federal Secretariat, Phase 1, Abuja
• Excursion to Nigeria’s Historical monuments in Badagry, Lagos.
• Excursion to Obudu Cattle Range, Cross River State
• National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) to find out the current trends and development in Space Science.
• Excursion to Central Bank of Nigeria at the Currency Museum/Gallery
• Excursion to Gurara Waterfalls, Niger State.
These activities provide a channel for enhancing and extending lessons learned in the classroom. They offer the students the opportunity to apply academic skills in a real world context as part of our holistic educational programme.
The following are the extra-curricular activities provided by the Secondary Section of the school:
Intensive Support Programme (ISP)
This programme is organised to support learners to improve on their academic achievements. Teaching takes place with a maximum of fifteen students per group.
In the Orchestra Club, students practise how to play different musical instruments as individuals and as a group. Our orchestra group consists of piano, violin, viola, guitar and saxophone. Other instruments are added according to students’ interests and type of music being played.
Leadership Academy Club
This club encapsulates the vision of LBIS, training and equipping 21st Century Leaders. The club aims to achieve the following objectives:
1. To serve as a platform for the inculcation of the right leadership values.
2. To instil the spirit of self-reliance through practical teaching using resource persons from within and outside the school environment.
3. To highlight leadership issues within the country with the aim of engaging the students to proffer relevant solutions.
4. To collaborate with school management in her aim at instilling basic democratic values in young people.
5. To organise outdoor leadership programmes such as conferences, seminars, workshops and educational excursions, visits and trips
The Drama Club targets talented and artistic students in the secondary and gives them a positive environment to showcase their skills. It is also an avenue to boost self-confidence as the members are expected to perform on the stage in front of an audience.
During club time, members spend time improvising, acting charades, rehearsing or watching movies to serve as models which will help them during their own performances.
The Sports Club provides activities which offer opportunities for students to learn the values of teamwork, individual and group responsibility, physical strength and endurance, healthy competition, acceptance of diversity and a sense of belonging to culture and community.
Physical exercise is good for the mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, team sports are good for dedication, and leadership among many other skills and values.
The benefits of participating in sports is to help our students to stay in shape, teach them how to organise their time, boost friendships, and build relationships with peers and adults.
Nigeria International Secondary Schools Model United Nations (NISSMUN) – Some of our students were elected into leadership positions – Secretary General and Directors.
Mathematics and Science:
1. First position in Mathematics and Science competition organised by the British Oasis Academy.
2. First position in Mathematics competition (Junior Category) organised by Premiere International School, Abuja.
3. Second position in Mathematics competition organised by Aduvie International School, Abuja.
1. Art – Noble Hall Annual Art Competition 2016
First position in freestyle painting and second position in drawing (Junior Category)
1st position in painting, 2nd position in life drawing and 2nd position in painting (Senior Category)
2. Music – Human Rights Award in Singing 2016
3. Home Economics – Cookery Competition 2016 organised by Regent Secondary School, Abuja – 2nd position
Glisten International School, Abuja
2nd position in relay
Centagon International School, Abuja
2nd position in invitational relay
Aduvie International School, Abuja
3rd position in invitational relay.
Participation in DELF 2016 – 100% success rate.
The Secondary learning environment is designed to ensure the smooth transition into Nigerian or foreign higher education institutions. This includes well equipped, air conditioned classrooms; a well-resourced library; modern Science Labs; an ICT Suite with access to interactive whiteboards and the latest technology; laptops for students; a modern cafeteria; a multipurpose hall; outdoor football pitch and tennis courts; and ample school grounds for our extensive programme of outdoor learning activities.
All boarding students live in the school hostels on campus. There are separate hostels for boys and girls. Each hostel is supervised by qualified boarding staff who ensure the welfare of all children under their care.
There is a stimulating programme of activities that make life out of school socially stimulating and educational. We provide a home where students learn how to care for themselves, their rooms, their belongings and care for the larger community in which they live.
We believe that all students should have the feeling of being home-away-from-home. We have well equipped and fully furnished accommodation which is air-conditioned for the comfort of our students. Students have access to study areas, reading materials, board games, DSTV as well as laundry and ironing facilities. The dormitories are of different sizes with rooms ranging from 4 to 10 students.
Home school partnership is essential to our success. Parents and Guardians should always feel free to contact the school to discuss issues affecting their child/ward. We have an open door policy, so please feel free to contact us at any time. The happiness and wellbeing of all of our students is our upmost priority.