GEMS Cambridge International School, Nairobi

Magadi Road, off Langata Road, Nairobi

GEMS Cambridge International School, Nairobi, is part of the GEMS Education’s global network of award winning schools.

Located just outside of Karen, the school will provide a high quality standard of education in a supportive and friendly learning environment, with state of the art facilities.  Teaching the popular British curriculum for students from Foundation Stage to Year 13, we provide opportunities for students to develop their full, all-around potential through a rich academic programme combined with a variety of extra-curricular activities.

In our first year of operation we will offer grades from FSI – Year 8 for day students and boarding, from Year 3 – Year 8.

Our educational programmes place significant emphasis on:

  • The attainment of academic excellence
  • Development of student confidence, initiative and independence
  • Development of the skills needed for life long learning
  • Individualized student support
  • Constructive partnership with parents.

Alternative No:   0703 041841

Listing added on May 22nd, 2012.
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Hillcrest Preparatory School

Langata Road, Karen, Nairobi

Hillcrest International Schools

Hillcrest International Schools, a group of schools that is committed to inspiring, encouraging and empowering each and every child to achieve their own personal excellence and to grow to become a valuable member of the global community in which we live. 

Guided by the British Curriculum, we cater for children aged 18 months to young adults aged 18 years.  By stimulating each individual’s abilities and talents within an atmosphere of mutual respect, we aim to ensure Semper Prospice (Always Looking Forward) is a life-long quest.  A valuable boarding resource is offered to children in Prep and Secondary to complement our learning environment and cater for those families who live further afield or juggle work travel with family life.

Hillcrest Preparatory School

At Hillcrest Prep, we believe that learning is an interactive and exciting journey of discovery.  Recognising that every child is unique and has their own learning style, our talented teaching staff support all learning styles and levels through a wide variety of learning activities. 

By combining our individualised approach and wide ranging learning opportunities with our family-oriented setting, our pupils are nurtured in a safe and secure environment.  

A truly international community, with a large diversity of cultures and backgrounds, we have built our school on a philosophy of inclusion, where every child feels a sense of belonging.  Our children learn to work together as a team, in all spheres, and to depend on each other as member of the Hillcrest family.  

Alternative Mobile No: 0736 256173


Listing added on April 18th, 2013.
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Kenton College Preparatory School

Gichugu Road, Kileleshwa, Nairobi

Kenton College is a 6-13 years multi-cultural, day, co-educational preparatory school.  The British National Curriculum prepares children for the Common Entrance examination, for entry mainly to a Independent Senior Schools in Kenya, U.K., or South Africa.

Pupils are taught in small classes and as a result, nobody is overlooked and individual attention is provided whenever required.

In addition to the academic curriculum, everyone participates in a range of cultural and sporting activities.  Kenton College is well known for its sporting tradition and pupils play cricket, rugby, hockey, tennis, rounders, netball and swimming.

Above all, Kenton College is a happy school where pupils enjoy themselves while working hard.  If you think your son or daughter might be happy here, you are most welcome to come and see us at work or at play!

Listing added on November 19th, 2010.
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Pembroke House School

PO Box 31, Gilgil 20116, Kenya

Pembroke House was founded in 1927 and is run as a charitable trust, ensuring all fees go into the children’s education. We have 215 children in Years 1-8 and a thriving nursery and reception of 20 children. Our aim is to bring out the best in every child and it is a pleasure to see children exceed in academic, sporting, cultural and social expectations as they progress through the school. With average class sizes of just 15 children and pupil teacher ratio of 5:1 you can be sure that Pembroke House will focus on your individual child. 

Listing added on December 12th, 2010.
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Semper Excelsius – Always Higher

British Curriculum –Kenyan Warmth – Christian Ethos

St. Christopher’s Schools comprises of Kindergarten, Preparatory & Secondary Schools, all on one stunning campus in the heart of leafy Karen. We offer the best elements of a balanced international curriculum that blends British studies with a multitude of Kenyan themes interlaced throughout our entire learning programmes.

Our boarding facility caters for students from Year 5 and above which is from 9 years of age. Boarding can be undertaken on a weekly or full time basis, and we also can provide special time period opportunities that may tie in with parents having to travel overseas on business.


We provide the highest possible standard of education to every child within a happy, secure and purposeful learning environment. Every child is valued as an individual and as part of the wider school community. Our early years curriculum is in line with the British National Curriculum (The Early Years Foundation Stage- EYFS) and we cater for children aged from 18months.


St. Christopher’s Preparatory School provides an intellectually, stimulating all-round education from Year 1 through to Year 6.We have a warm and friendly pupil-centered environment with dedicated teachers whose mission is to help each student to discover and develop their skills in a holistic manner. The primary school is for children aged 5- 11 years.


Secondary School life is embodied by promoting a holistic approach to learning. Daily Form Time presents a chance to convey key school notices and share in daily devotions and prayer led by the students. One of our principle objective is to immerse learners in opportunities to play sport, perform on stage, learn an instrument and take an active and dynamic approach to the vast array of clubs and activities on offer to students of all ages from year 7 all through to year 13.


Listing added on March 12th, 2018.
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Stepping Stones Kindergarten

Off Langata Road, within Karen

The school is constructed in a very distinctive way rondavel-style classrooms set in lawned areas planted with trees, flowers and shrubs.  Our aim is to provide Early Years education to (ages 1 to 6 years) that would lay a solid foundation for future learning. We believe that each child’s personality is unique.  As a natural extension of home, we try to ensure that an education with us will provide your child with happy memories and a solid foundation.

Our learning is a combination of enjoyment and work which enhances confidence, self esteem and independent thinking.

Alternative number: 0738 463389

Listing added on December 3rd, 2010.
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The Banda School

Magadi Road, Langata

The Banda is a co-educational prep school with a roll of approximately 400.  It is divided into twelve Year Groups. One to five year olds makes up Pegasus Pre-Prep, six to nine year olds, the Junior School and ten to thirteen year olds, the Senior School. A planned progression of learning in small classes ensures that there is close monitoring of academic progress to provide each child with a thorough grounding in preparation for secondary school.

The Banda has earned a reputation for outstanding academic, sporting and cultural achievements. We believe that a calming culture of happiness, curiosity and adventure are the essential ingredients in a child’s wholesome development.

Alternative Number:  020 8891260, 020 3547828 or 0737 563438.

Listing added on June 17th, 2013.
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