Education is a major key in a nation’s development and growth. The nation can never develop or grow beyond its educational standard and that is why Nigeria makes basic education a priority.
Below are some of the best primary schools in Lagos State.
Corona was established initially with the sole objective to make available basic or elementary training in schools for children at the best quality they can get. Over time Corona has grown to be a group of schools as its reputation and quality of education improves by the day. The various locations of the school branches include: Olujobi Crescent, Off Olatunde Ayoola Crescent, Gbagada; another one is in Otunba Ayodele Soyode Lane, Apapa; there’s one in Mekunwen Road, Ikoyi; and there is another one in at Block 35 Corona Drive, Abijo GRA Scheme 2, Ijebu-Lekki, and finally in Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Victoria Island.
The curriculum of the school is designed to match both Nigerian as well as international education standards. In a bid to ensure that quality education is provided to children, the school commits 5 percent of children’s school fees to teacher training.
Chrisland was first instituted on the 3rd of October, 1977 at Ladipo Oluwole and since that time up till now, the school has developed and it currently has a lot of branches in various states in Nigeria but four (4) of them are particularly situated in Lagos. The ones in Lagos are in these specific locations: 2A-D Ladipo Oluwole Avenue, off Adeniyi Jones Street, Ikeja; 26 Opebi Road, Ikeja; K-6-A Road 3 Victoria Garden City (VGC), Ajah, Lagos; and Olubunmi Owa Street, Lekki.
Children who wish to apply for admission into the school must be either 5 or 6 years old, but even after the application, the school selects students based on their performances in I.Q and other forms of administered tests. The school combines British and Nigerian system of education
At the time before Nigeria got her independence from her colonial masters (Britain), the British colonials that were living in the country back then were in want of a British-based school in Nigeria where they could send their kids and when they found none, this led to institution of Grange – the oldest British-based school in Nigeria. Grange was instituted in the year 1958 and the main objective of the school was to make providence of education for children that could be matched with education in the United Kingdom.
At present, the school is approved by the United Kingdom’s Independent Association of Preparatory School and it also happens to be one of the schools in West Africa that is recognized by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). Children from Nigeria and other countries of the world enrol into this school.
Loral International Schools
Loral International School was instituted in the year 1976 by Loretta Nwosu, a Nigerian who had at the time just came back after completing her studies in Scotland. The school was originally instituted to be a nursery and primary school, and the first set of students who applied and were admitted in the year 1978. As the years went by, Loral has developed to be a group of schools and some of these are situated in Igbesa area of Ogun State, Nigeria.
This school has well equipped facilities for both boarding and day pupils depending on the choice of the parents; day school is located at Festac while the boarding schoo is located in Igbesa, Ogun State. The school makes e-Learning available to children in the school and exams are computer-based at the end of the term.
Grace Children School
In case you are in search of a school for your child that has a complete information and technology facility, then you should be on the lookout for Grace Children School. Grace Children School is situated in Gbagada area in the city of Lagos. The school was instituted in the year 1968 by Deaconness Grace Oshinowo. As a result of having an ICT sophistication, the school was the first in Nigeria to host a competition for various in the area of information and communication technology.
The curriculum in the Grace Children School is designed to prepare children for the Nigerian Common Entrance Examination, but, it also prepares them for IGCSE. The school started the Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP) and this programme was designed with the purpose to supplement Nigeria’s educational system.