Brookshine School
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BROOKSHINE SCHOOL
JSS STUDENTS
BROOKSHINE SCHOOL
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Why you should choose Us

Our Curriculum

Our students experience a rich, varied junior secondary school curriculum which unlocks their potential, ensuring outstanding outcomes and confident progression for all.

Inclusive community.

It is a diverse, vibrant community with a strong sense of mutual respect and a high expectations inclusive culture.

Individualised learning.

We are set apart from the rest by our individualized teaching tailored to meet student’s individual needs which we deliver in a conducive learning environment.

Holistic growth approach.

At Brookshine School we want our students to be: Successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve their full potential in and out of class. Confident individuals who are able to lead safe, healthy and fulfilling lives. Responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.

Our Clubs

+ Chess
+ Skating
+ Photography
+ Beadwork
+ Monkeynastix
+ Taekwondo
+ Ballet
+ Debate
+ Culinery Club
+ Young Engineers
+ Dance
+ Environmental
+ Scouting
+ Music

Facilities

+ School Buses
+ Music Room
+ Science Laboratory
+ Art Room
+ Playing Fields
+ Basketball Court
+ Tennis Court
+ Swimming Pool
+ Counselling Room
+ Fully Equiped Kitchen
+ Libraries

Overview

Junior Secondary School Curriculum

As of 2024, the junior secondary school curriculum in Kenya under the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) is designed to build upon the foundational learning from primary education (Grade 1 to 6 CBC) and prepare students for further education or vocational pathways. Here are the key components and features of the junior secondary school curriculum:

1. Core Subjects and Competencies:
– The CBC emphasizes competency-based learning in core subjects such as languages (English, Kiswahili), mathematics, sciences (biology, chemistry, physics), social studies (history, geography, civics), and religious education or ethics.
– Each subject focuses on developing specific competencies aligned with national educational goals and international standards.

2. Integrated Learning Areas:
– Beyond core subjects, the curriculum integrates other learning areas to provide a holistic education experience. These may include technology, arts and sports, life skills, environmental studies, entrepreneurship, and vocational skills.

3. Competency-Based Assessment:
– Assessment in junior secondary school is continuous and focuses on evaluating students’ mastery of competencies rather than solely relying on traditional exams. It includes formative assessments, projects, practical demonstrations, and portfolios to gauge learning outcomes.

4. Cross-Curricular Approach:
– The CBC encourages interdisciplinary learning and connections across subjects to help students understand real-world applications of their knowledge. This approach promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.

5. Personalized Learning Pathways:
– The curriculum allows flexibility for students to choose learning pathways based on their interests, strengths, and career aspirations. This may involve selecting elective subjects or focusing on specific vocational or academic tracks.

6. Emphasis on Skills Development:
– Junior secondary education under CBC places a strong emphasis on developing 21st-century skills such as communication, collaboration, digital literacy, and global citizenship. These skills are integrated into various aspects of the curriculum to prepare students for future challenges.

7. Teacher Training and Support:
– Teachers are trained to implement the CBC effectively, using learner-centered approaches and differentiated instruction to cater to diverse student needs. Professional development programs ensure teachers are equipped with the skills to facilitate interactive and engaging learning experiences.

8. Community and Industry Engagement:
– The curriculum encourages partnerships with local communities and industries to enhance learning experiences through practical projects, mentorship programs, and field trips. This connection helps students apply classroom knowledge in real-world contexts.

9. Continuous Curriculum Review and Improvement:
– The Ministry of Education regularly reviews and updates the junior secondary school curriculum to reflect educational advancements, feedback from stakeholders, and evolving societal needs. This ensures that the curriculum remains relevant and responsive to changing educational landscapes.

Overall, the junior secondary school curriculum under the CBC in Kenya aims to foster holistic development, critical thinking, and lifelong learning skills necessary for students to succeed in further education and contribute effectively to society.

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Entry Requirements

As of 2024, here are the updated guidelines and requirements for junior secondary school entry under Kenya’s Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC), based on information available up to my last update:

Completion of Grade 6:

Students are expected to complete Grade 6 of the CBC primary education.
Assessment-Based Placement:

Entry into junior secondary school is determined by assessments conducted at the end of Grade 6. These assessments evaluate students’ competencies in core subjects and skills aligned with the CBC.
Competency Levels:

Students must demonstrate satisfactory achievement of competencies in languages, mathematics, sciences, social studies, and other subjects specified in the CBC.
Transition Process:

The transition involves evaluating students’ readiness for junior secondary education. This assessment helps in placing students into appropriate learning tracks or pathways based on their competencies and strengths.
Continued Assessment and Feedback:

The CBC emphasizes continuous assessment throughout junior secondary school to monitor students’ progress and provide timely feedback. This approach supports personalized learning and intervention strategies as needed.
Flexibility and Differentiated Instruction:

The curriculum allows flexibility in teaching methods and differentiated instruction to accommodate diverse learning needs. This ensures that each student can progress according to their pace and learning style while achieving required competencies.
Teacher Training and Support:

Teachers undergo training and receive ongoing support to effectively implement the CBC at the junior secondary level. This includes guidance on assessment practices and strategies to enhance teaching and learning experiences.
Curriculum Adaptations and Updates:

The Ministry of Education periodically updates the CBC curriculum and guidelines to reflect educational advancements and feedback from stakeholders, ensuring relevance and quality in junior secondary education.

LEARNING & RESOURCE CENTRE

We provide a learning resource centre to encourage independent study as well as group learning.

We strive to promote a reading and research culture , preparing our students for life after secondary school.

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Online Resources

Students have access to online resources to enable them to expand beyond what they learn in class and embrace continuous learning.

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supplementary reading

Our libary is stocked with material that complement respective curricular. We also have materials for recreational reading, for students of all ages and stages.

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CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Our co-curricular activities on campus provides a range of activities to our boarding students. To make sure the students are well- balanced and able to discover their specific talents.

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We are delighted and honored that you are considering Brookshine Schools for your child’s education.

We look forward to working with you through a closer partnership that will help your child achieve the best transformative education.

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