ST. JOSEPH'S GIRLS S.S.S NSAMBYA

ST. JOSEPH'S GIRLS S.S.S NSAMBYA

CHAIRPERSON BOARD
Message from the Board Chair

SCHOOL HEADTEACHER
Message from the Head Teacher

School Overview

St. Joseph’s Girls’ S.S.S Nsambya is a Catholic founded private school, started in January 1967 by the Little Sisters of St. Francis who up to date are the administrators. It is a Girls only “O” and “A” level boarding school located in Kampala off Ggaba Road, in Makindye Division, Kampala District. The idea to start this school was born out of a need to promote the then neglected education for girls in the country. The need was expressed by parents to the Little Sisters of St. Francis who have as their mission to uplift the standard and status of women in the African society. 2.0 SCHOOL VISION: “To build a legacy of excellency by imparting to the girl – child an all round education”. SCHOOL MISSION: To promote girls education modeling them into virtuous and God – fearing citizens, women of integrity and future mothers of our nation. This is based on a strong Catholic moral formation and foundation. SCHOOL MOTTO: The motto of the school is DUC IN ALTUM, “Aim higher”. The school at all times encourages the students and the staff to aim at greater highest in discipline, moral virtuous and academic excellence. SCHOOL OBJECTIVES: • To educate and emancipate young girls shaping them into enlightened and God fearing citizens. • To promote discipline and academic excellence of girls. • To help girls grow holistically into principled and up – right women of integrity. The school is rated as one of the consistently performing academic institutions in our country. Academics is and will continue to be our primary focus at school as we endeavor to uphold our high standards and the resulting sound academic performances from year to year. We pay tribute to our teachers who have the qualifications and experience to reach and maintain the academic expectations that we set for ourselves.

SCHOOL’S SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

In conformity with the school Motto and Mission, the school’s specific objectives include the following:
• Teach students and staff to work co – operatively.
Inculcate in the students and staff the spirit of perseverance, diligence and tolerance.
• Impart to the students knowledge and skills necessary for reasonable participation in the community and in National affairs.
• Inculcate in the students the spirit of alertness and self – discipline.
• Instill in the students the spirit of leadership and love for further learning.

3.0 ADMINISTRATION (CORE COMMITTEE)
The School is governed by a Board which is duly appointed by the Superior General of the Foundation Body (The Little Sisters of St. Francis)
This School is blessed with a very committed, focused and well selected supportive Board Members from different walks of life ( a lawyer, 2 educationists, a medical practitioner, a banker, an agriculturalist, an architect and 2 religious sisters )


3.1 COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
1. Foundation Body 4 including Headteacher
2. Parent 2
3. Old Students 1
4. Staff Representative 1
5. Community leaders 2
6. Legal Practitioner 1
7. Deputies 2

3.2 SCHOOL MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE:
The School is under a well established management structure. This includes the Headteacher assisted by two Deputies in – charge of Academics and another in – charge of Administration, Director of Studies and Assistant Director of Studies, Senior Lady Teacher, and Heads of Department.

There is also the Students’ Leadership body which includes an elected Headgirl from A’ level and assistant Headgirl from O’ level. The School Cabinet and prefects who are strongly involved in a lot of supervisory work include: the Chief Judge, Education prefect, Health prefect, Mess prefect, Liturgy prefect, Information prefect, Entertainment prefect and Games and Sports prefect. Each of these has an Assistant.
Then there are Class monitors, Dormitory Captains, Timekeepers with their assistants.
At the end of their term service, which is normally an academic year, their services are recognized with certificate of merit.

Quote of the Year : Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. -- Theodore Roosevelt

Programs and Departments

ACADEMICS


Our SCHOOL develops girls to tackle challenges of life beyond school. Our academic program sequentially develops young minds to think in a more rounded manner that places concepts and skills ahead of content, through critical thinking and reflection. Students here follow the Current National Curriculum of Uganda. Our SCHOOL also offers bursaries to students who have got 4 aggregates from their Primary Leaving Exams (PLE) and a student who emerges first in her class gets an offer of studying for free the next term. "This is done to encourage class competition"

BOARD MEMBERS


The School is governed by a Board which is duly appointed by the Superior General of the Foundation Body (The Little Sisters of St. Francis)..This School is blessed with a very committed, focused and well selected supportive Board Members from different walks of life ( a lawyer, 2 educationists, a medical practitioner, a banker, an agriculturalist, an architect and 2 religious sisters )

OUR STAFF


The School is under a well established management structure. This includes the Headteacher assisted by two Deputies in – charge of Academics and another in – charge of Administration, Director of Studies and Assistant Director of Studies, Senior Lady Teacher, and Heads of Department.

SCHOOL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


The minimum school admission requirements for our school are outlined below. Applicants should review these requirements before applying.


Our Students


Welcome to our students page. On this page, authorized visitors can view our students profiles, student academic performance, student online copies of academic reports, students clubs and societies, their leadership history and many more.

SCHOOL EVENTS


The School has a wide variety of events in which pupils are entitled to participate and each of our students is expected to participate in at least one of them. Visit the events calendar often to keep up-to-date on all the activities going on in and around campus. It covers everything in an easy-to-read format from social events, seminars, conferences, sporting activities, gallas etc.

GALLERIES


Here you will find a variety of galleries of our recent events and activities.This includes Classroom galleries, Academics, school structures, events, student life style among others.

SCHOOL AMENITIES


Our students enjoy a beautiful and comfortable learning environment. We take great pride in the appearance of our School and developing state-of-the-art facilities to meet the needs of our students.The school's modern structures create a magnificent blend.Our dedicated grounds team maintain our wonderful gardens and playing fields, providing us with inspiring views throughout the the year. Over the recent years we have made significant investments in the School’s facilities to benefit the students and teachers. Our school buildings and compound provide suitable settings for our student's formal, compulsory education within the education sector. All school facilities are accessible, comfortable, healthful, safe, and secure.


OLD GIRLS (NSAJOGA)


Since the birth of our School, our alumni community has grown to over 185,000 people around the country. No matter what you do or where you go after completing, you will never be too far away from another member of My Sample School family. Use My Sample School site to stay in touch with friends and classmates, to renew old relationships and to build new ones. We have since developed a strong Alumni community spanning over 4 decades of learners that went through the gates of our school.

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES


Our SCHOOL prides itself not only on being a center for academic excellence, but also for having a variety of stimulating and energetic clubs and societies which engage Students and give them the opportunity to discover new passions or pursue their own intellectual interests. Although a member of staff is responsible for each activity, the emphasis is very much on allowing students to generate the ideas and drive to make each society a success.

NOTABLE DONORS


Most of our students are successful in every profession imaginable, including law, science, medicine, business, politics, and the creative arts. They are often leaders and innovators in their fields.

SCHOOL LIBRARY


Books are treasures everyone should look for. Good books are the lighthouses that enlighten our families, school and society.


Contact Information

  • ST. JOSEPH'S GIRLS S.S.S NSAMBYA
    P.O. Box 6091
    Nsambya, Uganda
  •  Email:info@joginsa.com
  •  Tel:+256.414267847