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Wise-up School is a child care and learning center with facilities for creche, preschool,
nursery, elementary and middle school. The school is an educational institution designed to
provide learning spaces and environment for the teaching of pupils/students under the
direction of seasoned and well-trained educators.
The school was founded in 1998 by Dcns. Mrs Maria Obute out of her love for young children as well as her desire to offer the best foundation for their growth and educational development. The school started out as a creche with only 5 babies at 105, old Oko-Oba Road, Agege, Lagos. The school has grown in leaps and bounds.
The creche is an intensive care facility for babies between the ages of 2 months to 1year 8months. The creche is well equipped and emphasis is on safety, hygiene and comfort. The caregivers in this section are caring, motherly and experienced. It is opened from 6:30am to 6:00pm from Monday to Fridays. The creche is closed on weekends.
A typical baby’s bag content for a day in the creche includes:
We offer quality preschool education because we know it is every child’s foundation in attaining the best of education. The process, the styles and the appropriate learning aids used in teaching our preschoolers makes learning fun for them. We run a blended curriculum in the preschool. Our curriculum is a blend of Montessori and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
AGE AND CLASS DISTRIBUTIONThe preschool is designed for children between the ages of 18months to 3years and it is grouped into preschool 1 and preschool 2.
LOCATIONNo. 7, Taiwo Scale Street, Beckley estate, Abule-Egba, Lagos.
Our nursery school operates a blended child-centered curriculum. The curriculum is a blend of Montessori and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Our nursery classes provide our pupils with the strong foundation that they need for their development. Our curriculum is designed to help build our pupil’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional proficiency. The curriculum is designed to develop independence, confidence, love for learning, independent thinking, problem solving, creativity, imagination, curiosity, positive values, life skills and attitudes through play and learning that will create a total child.
We concentrate on these 6 basic areas namely:
AGE AND CLASS DISTRIBUTIONThe nursery class is for children between the ages of 3years to 5years and it is divided into nursery 1 and nursery 2.
No. 7, Taiwo Scale Street, Beckley estate, Abule-Egba, Lagos
No. 5, Terry Grillo Street, off Beckley estate, Abule-Egba, Lagos in 2014
Our elementary education provides pupils with learning and educational activities typically designed to help them with life skills and fundamental skills in reading, writing and arithmetic. Our curriculum helps pupils establish a solid foundation for understanding core areas of knowledge and personal development, thereby preparing them for lower secondary education. Our elementary school imbibes the International Primary Curriculum (IPC)and the Nigerian curriculum for primary schools. Priority is given to individual child and pupils are guided through learning in a conducive and child friendly environment. We ensure all domains of learning (Psychomotor, affective and cognitive) as well as learning styles are covered during lesson planning and delivery.
AGE AND CLASS DISTRIBUTION
The elementary school is for children between the ages of 5years to 10years and it runs from elementary 1 to elementary 5.
No. 5, Terry Grillo Street, off Beckley estate, Abule-Egba, Lagos in 2014
Our curriculum is challenging, exploratory, interactive and relevant. Our curriculum is broad-based and tailored to suit every child. At Wise-up Middle School, we aim to enable our students develop their full potentials in academics, entrepreneurship, leadership, sports and creativity. We expect our students to study to acquire excellent character and develop useful skills that will help them in the real world. Our educational program is centered around the international middle school model and philosophy that considers the unique needs of the early adolescent as a learner and as a person. Our middle school encompasses grade 7 to grade 9.
Our curriculum is divided into 10 subject areas:
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Quality Teachers: our skilled and passionate teachers are at the core of our success stories. They possess subject expertise, pedagogical knowledge and the ability to connect with students.
Curriculum Design: Our well-designed curriculum aligns with educational standards and caters to the diverse needs of students. It includes a balance of core subjects, such as mathematics, science and social studies, as well as opportunities for artistic, physical and social-emotional development.
Differentiated Instruction: Our teachers use various teaching methods, provide different learning materials and offer support and enrichment activities that accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities.
Engaging Instructional Strategies: Our excellent teachers employ a variety of strategies like hands-on activities, group work, project-based learning, discussions, technology integration and real-world applications of knowledge.
Assessment and Feedback: Regular and meaningful assessments are conducted through out the school year to gauge students' understanding and progress.
Individualized Support: We provide individualized support systems like remedial programs, special education services, counseling and additional academic resources to ensure every student in our school has an opportunity to succeed.
Three terms make an academic year. Each term is an estimate of 13 weeks with 3 -5 days short school break in between.
The Fall term commences in September and ends in December. The Early Spring term commences in January and ends in April. The Late Spring term commences in April and ends in July.
In August there is a summer program to prepare students for the demands of a new academic session and for exposure to new and exciting areas not explored in the standard academic program. The summer program will feature intensive academic courses, performing arts program, thrilling outdoor adventures, sports training and exciting cultural excursions.
STAGE 1: COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM
STAGE 2: SIT FOR THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
STAGE 3: INTERVIEW STAGE
STAGE 4: SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS
School events are integral part of the school year and contribute to building a vibrant and engaging school community.
I have been a student for two years now. And I can confidently say that this is the best school I have ever attended. Our Teachers are amazing, they are not just Educators but also Mentors and Friends .
Our school is known for its InterNational Exchange program.I have made so many friends from different countries and has been a great learning experience.
Our school has great leadership programs, that helps us to develop important skills, like communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. I have learnt so much from these programs and has helped me become a more confident and capable personMiddle School
I love the fact that was good encourages us to explore on our interests and talents whether it's Sports, arts or science. There's something for everyone.
Wise- Up Schools My second Home, it is a community, a place where I feel supported Challenged and Inspired, My favorite teacher has inspired me to pursue my passion for science. I am grateful for her guidance.
Basically we have started the journey with Wise-Up school for about Six years and so far, so good, The learning process for the kids is excellent. When it comes to the extra curriculum activities as well to its 100% for for me.
During co-curricular time, soft skills of resilience, confidence, problem solving, leadership and team work are developed.
These skills play an important part in the overall development of the child and have proven to have a positive impact on their academic performance.