By Frank Twinomugisha (DailyNewsUg) Kampala Parents School is Uganda’s leading Primary School with very high international standards but follows a local curriculum. The School has been and will continue to be an academic hub of Uganda because of the balanced curriculum that is offered to the young future generation of tomorrow.
For many years Kampala Parents School has achieved outstanding results locally and nationally. KPS is one of the leading schools in Primary Leaving Examinations and also a top performer in both local and national contests.
The school mission is “to facilitate first-class education and civilization to children with and from outside Uganda with the hope that there will be a better world community tomorrow“. The school anthem clearly indicates that children, teachers and parents of Kampala Parents’ School glorify the lord and their prayers ascend on high to achieve school goals and aspirations.
It is situated along Lugogo by pass and has an enrolment of over 3000 pupils with 130 well trained teachers and over 150 non-teaching staff members. The pupils come from all over the world.
“Ruparelia Group have provided everything that a Child needs to study and excel. We have also got qualified teachers who love what they do. As a school we work together with our teachers, parents and pupils to see that our children do well in and out of class,” stated school principal Daphne Kato, when asked on the trick the school uses to perform excellently.
Kampala Parents’ School is a great school in that all facilities required by a pupil are available and these include;
- Spacious classrooms
- Two well stocked school libraries.
- Computer rooms with smart boards
- A cookery Room with cooking facilities
- A tailoring room with enough sewing machines.
- Art rooms
- A swimming pool on international standard.
- Play field (incl. Basketball, Netball, etc.).
- A sick bay with a qualified nurse and necessary drugs.
- A multi-purpose hall
- Amphi Theater for the infant section.
- A modern kitchen
- Day care
The academic performance is to the required standard and this is because of the well-trained staff members who are talented in handling pupils.
Discipline is a vital element in grooming pupils. It is the key to success as evidenced by the good performance for many consecutive years.
The meals served in the school are appetizing and each day has its menu which varies with; rice matooke , sweet potatoes, beans, meat to mention but a few. The Children are served Break tea along with eats.