Strathmore School is a non government institution which has clear mission to offer in education sector in Kenya.The school mission is to develop the minds and consciences of its students so that they can become self-disciplined and resourceful, and therefore better able to serve society in a useful way. Above all, the School emphasizes academic excellence and moral integrity. The School aims at creating an environment that is conducive to learning; both experienced teachers and well-motivated students strive to create this environment.Through daily close contact with the students in the classroom, in extra-curricular activities and on the sports fields, the School Staff strive to develop in the students such qualities, such as honesty, responsibility, good use of freedom, tolerance, and hard work. The School aims at providing an education based on Christian principles and accepts worthwhile students regardless of creed.
How to Apply
Strathmore admits students from widely differing backgrounds. Every year, the number of applicants for admission far exceeds the number of places available. All applicants are required to sit a written test. The Admissions Committee selects those students who demonstrate ability to cope with Strathmore’s demanding academic standards and who show ability to become active, productive members of the School community.
The admission procedure is as follows:
• Fill in and return an Application Form. Application Forms may be collected from the school Secretary.
•If you are applying for Standard One, you should pick up the form during working days from March to June.
•The Entrance Exam: Strathmore Primary Test (SPT) is usually in June.
•Eligible pupils are those who turn seven in the year they will be in Standard One.
•Primary and Form Two Transfers:
•For transfer applicants of Standard Two to Seven, and Form 2 application forms can be picked up from the school secretary’s office from the first week of November.
•The exam is taken in the third week of November.
•Short listed candidates will be put on a “waiting list” and may be offered a place if a vacancy arises.
•Please note that we do not accept transfers into Std. 8 and Form 3 and 4.
•Form One applicants can pick up application forms from beginning of March.
•The Strathmore Entrance Test (SET) is taken in the month of August.
•An additional test may be organized in November for those who may have missed the August sittings.
The interviews will take place on the following days. Please note that you have to book for the interview at least one week in advance:
Saturday 14th June 2014
9th, 16th and 23rd August 2014
22nd November 2014
All the interviews start at 8.30 am.
Applicants who qualify for admission are also eligible for a bursary on the basis of their financial needs and family circumstances. It is the School’s policy that no deserving boy who meets our admission requirements should be prevented from accepting a place because of inability to pay the fees. The Bursary Fund depends on donations. Regular appeals are made to parents, past students and friends for contributions to the Bursary Fund.