Academics

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Our Curriculum

Primary Curriculum

Silversands Hall School (SHS) Primary Department consists of two stages: Key Stage One (Year 1 and Year 2) and Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6).

At Key Stages 1 and 2 each subject has a Programme of study which identifies what students should be taught as well as a set of attainment targets which outline the expected performance standards.

Each attainment target has eight levels plus a final level for exceptional performance. At each stage students are provided with support as needed so that they have a positive experience in a nurturing and student-centered environment.

Secondary Curriculum

Our High School curriculum is organized into three Key Stages: Middle Division- Key Stage Three (Years 7,8,9) and Upper Division – Key Stage Four (years 10 and 11).

Our goal is to develop world class student equipped with the knowledge and skill to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve not only through the use of best practices, state of the art facilities, up to date technology and purpose built infrastructure but especially through our body of experienced and dedicated staff, who work as a team to create effective learning environment and a happy community.

We offer the essentially British, Nigeria curriculum in addition the University Foundation Programme, Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level, ‘A’ levels and SAT/TOEFL, IGCSE programmes .We also provide guaranteed admissions into 117 ivy universities in the UK, USA, Europe, Canada, Ireland, Dubai, India and Nigeria etc.

Programmes

01 – 2917724, 0817 464 3637,

0812 377 5065, 0803 322 0765

info@silversandshallschool.com,

silversandhallschool@gmail.com

Thank you for your interest in Silversands Hall School and welcome to our website, which I trust you will enjoy exploring.

We offer our scholars a supportive environment that encourages them to enjoy learning, grow in confidence and acquire a wide range of worthwhile interests with the knowledge and skills to function productively anywhere in the world. We believe that school should be a happy haven where scholars receive a broad education that fires their imagination and develops a healthy character.

Our role as a school is to nurture our scholars so that they reach the very limits of their abilities hence unleashing the giant within.This we archive through the best practices,state of the art technology,purpose-built infrastucture and a highly specialized team of educators and domestic staff.

At Silversands, everyone matters! Small classes sizes of 10-15 scholars mean that close attention can be paid to the needs of each child. Your child will be encouraged to discover his or her strenghts through a wide range of subjects and activities which will help to build his or her self confidence. Small class sizes also allow us to concentrate on our scholars’ educational ,social, emotional development. We record progress and engage in multiple intelligence profiling of our scholars, report comprehensively and follow-up  on resolving any probelms.

Our location provides a serene place, a home away from home.

We warmily welcome visits from parents and scholars and look forward to discussing your aspirations and identifying what we can offer.

Barr.Nike Ima Mariam Agunbiade – Etiebet

Founder and Director

We accept responsibility for our own actions, model appropriate behaviour and treat others with kindness and respect.

We encourage originality enquiry, risk tasking, critical thinking and multiple means of expression

We demonstrate integrity through honesty, awareness, respect and conscious thought

We model respect within three areas – self respect, respect of others, respect for nature

We contribute and embrace all differences within our community

We foster and cherish relationships through communication and support services.

It is entirely given to childcare with lots of natural light and low windows throughout.

The gardens offer a myriad of play surfaces and opportunities for exploration.

Having secured this unique setting, our team set about creating a childcare facility which promotes self esteem, learning and respect for each other in a warm, caring environment.

SHS Crèche focuses on creating a calm atmosphere in which children can rest and play as they wish and providing tender care that is tailored to each individual child.

Our Preschool Montessori Centre is based on the same principles incorporating educational elements from the High Scope and Montessori methods.

The teaching approach is child-centered. It neither imposes on the child nor does it abandon him/her in total free play. Each class is equipped with Montessori didactic materials in the five Montessori curriculum areas:

  • Practical Life Exercises
  • Sensorial education
  • Mathematics
  • Language
  • Cultural Subjects

These provide formative activities for the scholar within a carefully planned and structured environment in which the child can learn and grow at his/her own pace, along the lines of natural development, with the teacher acting as a guide and facilitator.

The school is a welcoming day elementary for boys and girls ages 2+ to 11 years old. A browse through the site will confirm our aim, which is to provide outstanding opportunities for all. The team here, firmly believe that success follows naturally in pupils who are happy, well-motivated and are given the encouragement and support to push themselves. The atmosphere of our school is friendly and calm whilst maintaining a commitment to high achievement for all pupils.

The safe and well manicured campus is situated in one of the state’s prime residential areas and comprises purpose-built buildings attractively set around a large sports field and outdoor play areas, with plenty of space for everyone.

Building on Ten years of history and experience, the School offers children a diverse, dynamic and enjoyable education within a caring environment. Silversands Hall School is not only a school of choice for parents desiring a British-style education in the country but also a community, with a strong ‘family’ feel.

The Staff are determined that the child is right at the heart of everything we do. We believe that your child’s experience at Siversands Hall School will prepare them for the complex world that lies ahead of them. The education here should remain with your child forever through an enjoyable experience, friendships and happy memories.

ACCOUNT DETAILS

Fees for each term must be paid before the first day of each term

SILVERSANDS HALL SCHOOL LTD
  • Bank Name: ECOBANK PLC
  • Account Name: SILVERSANDS HALL SCHOOL LTD
  • Account Number: 0942000743

SILVERSANDS HIGH SCHOOL is a co-educational Day and Boarding secondary school at Pinnock Beach Estate, Osapa, Lekki, Lagos.

Our goal is to develop world class students equipped with the knowledge and skill to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve not only through the use of best practices, state of the art facilities, up to date technology and purpose built infrastructure but especially through our body of experienced and dedicated staff, who work as a team to create effective learning environment and a happy community.

We run a unique blend of British and Nigerian curricula while infusing the philosophy of the American curriculum. Hence, we promote multiple intelligence profiling of all our students.

The High school comprises year 7 to year 12 for Ages 9+ to 22years.

External Examinations taken includes;
  • CAMBRIDGE CHECKPOINT (YEAR 9)
  • JSSCE (YEAR 9)
  • IGSCE (YEAR 11)
  • WAEC/NECO (YEAR 12)

The following is a sampling of the countless testimonials from parents and those involved  in the placement of students at Silversands Hall School.

Silversands Hall School (SHS) was first opened in 2008 with the aim of developing world-class students equipped with the knowlege and skills to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve through the use of best practices, state of the art, up-to-date technology, purpose-built infrastructure and a highly specialized team of educators and domestic staff.

Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande Roundabout, Behind Femi Okunnu (By Circle Mall, Shoprite), Lekki

To deliver high quality international education that is inspired with Nigerian and British Curricula to scholars in a stimulating, challenging, technologically superior and caring environment.

We aim to provide opportunities for students to achieve their full potential churning hardworking and responsible citizens.

To be a renowned international school in Nigeria that is committed to the highest educational standards at early years to secondary levels for college and university preparation.

At SHS we:

Create an environment where scholar’s potential will be maximized optimally:

  • Offer a child-centered approach to learning.
  • Use best practices, state of the art, up to date technology and purpose-built infrastructure.
  • Production of normalized scholrs who are to support children with learning disabilities or challenges.
  • Experienced and dedicated team of staffs.
  • Early intervention programmes for pupils with learning challenges or disabilities.
  • Extra-curricular activities, skill and enterpreneurship programmes.
  • Outstanding results for our pupils who sit for entrance exams to secondary schools and much more.

To be eligible for admission into Nursery One, candidates must turn three years by the year of admission, five to be eligible for Year One, six for Year Two and so on.

Application forms cost N5, 000.00 (Five thousand naira) only.

Downloaded and completed Application form along with payment receipt/bank deposit teller can be submitted in the school from the first Monday in February of every year. Proceed to make payment at any ECOBANK closest to you, depending on your location.

ACCOUNT DETAILS
  • Bank Name: ECOBANK PLC
  • Account Name: SILVERSANDS HALL SCHOOL LTD
  • Account Number: 0942000743

Completed forms will be submitted along with the following not later than one week from the date of purchase.

  • Two recent passport photographs (taken not more than two months prior to date of submission)
  • Photocopy of birth certificate
  • Photocopy of immunization card
  • Original birth certificate for sighting.
  • Parents’ passport photographs

An interview is scheduled for candidates in Nursery One while a written test is first administered to candidates in other classes, followed by an oral interview.

Candidates are not considered for admission into terminal classes such as Class Six but transfers from sister schools are treated on discretionary basis by the Heads of Schools.

A provisional Letter of Admission, Parents’ Undertaking and Illness Indemnity forms are issued to successful candidates within the space of one week after the interview.

Acceptance of admission must be communicated through payment of fees in designated banks and tellers submitted to the business office within a period not later than two weeks.

Parents receive a welcome pack giving them information on what and how they are expected to prepare the child for resumption. Tours are conducted on designated Open Days by the school, some before and some after the interviews; this is communicated to parents by the school.

  • To be eligible for admission into Year 7, candidates must be 11 years old by the year of admission.
  • Obtain and fill an on-line or hard copy ‘Application Form’ with all necessary information; make payment of N7, 500 (seven thousand five hundred naira) Downloaded and completed Application form along with payment receipt/bank deposit teller can be submitted in the school from the first Monday in February of every year Proceed to make payment at any ECOBANK closest to you, depending on your location.
  • An entrance exam is set, Take the entrance exam.
  • On successful completion of the entrance examination, successful candidates would be contacted in writing and be required to attend an interview session with both parents in our campus on Pinnock Beach Estate, Lekki. The  following documents are to be provided on the day of the interview:
    • Photocopy of candidate’s birth Certificate or data page of international,
    • 2 recent passport photographs (in current school’s uniform),
    • The most recent Academic Report from candidate’s current school
    • Applicant’s Testimonial or Recommendation Letter from current Head of school
    • Parents living outside Lagos must provide the name and contact details of a Guardian living in Lagos.
    • Copy of the print out of the admissions form with evidence of payment
  • A provisional letter of acceptance will be issued to successful candidates only after the interview.
  • Acceptance of admission must be communicated through the payment of acceptance fee to designated banks and the tellers submitted at the Business Office in the School.
  • All freshly admitted students will be required to resume school a week before all returning students for an Orientation Programme.

The School reserves the rights to terminate grants on its scholarships to student who don’t make the standard it requires.

The School reserves the rights to terminate grants on its scholarships to student who don�t make the standard it requires.

  • To be eligible for admission into Year 7, candidates must be 11 years old by the year of admission.
  • Obtain and fill an on-line or hard copy ‘Application Form’ with all necessary information; make payment of N7, 500 (seven thousand five hundred naira) Downloaded and completed Application form along with payment receipt/bank deposit teller can be submitted in the school from the first Monday in February of every year Proceed to make payment at any ECOBANK closest to you, depending on your location. (For enquiry call our Business unit: 07080525261)
  • Dates for the Scholarship examination for entrants and transfer students are: March 19th and April 16th, 2016.
  • Other entrance dates are: April 19th, May 14th and 21st, Jun. 4th and 11th, Aug. 13th and 20th.
  • All exams take place at the school.
  • Time: 10am prompt.

We are pleased that you have taken the first step to finding out about a career at Silversands Hall School.

At Silversands Hall School

We believe in people and the power they bring to our world. We are proud of our long term success and measurable impact on our community. Ours is a world class high performance team – teaching and living out our mission, focused on excellence and continuous improvement.

We are passionate about education and all forms of learning. Teaching for us is the most fulfilling career. We cherish old time values of professionalism, integrity, ethics and service. We are ambitious, yet modest; constantly pushing the seams of the envelope, fully committed to the total development of every child.

We are proud of our brand, our unique heritage and business model.

It is all about our people. Our people must be:

  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Collegial
  • Everyday Learners
  • Values Driven
  • Broadminded
  • Dedicated

We are currently updating our database for the following positions.

Interested candidates with suitable qualification and experience (Minimum of 2.1 in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree, a PGCE [Post Graduate Certificate in Education] ,Montessori certified Teachers( Pre-School), Experts on British and Nigerian Curriculum( Elementary and High School), Experience with IGCSE Curriculum ( High School) and a minimum of 5 years suitable teaching experience ) are invited to join us. see

Silversands Hall School (SHS) Primary Department consists of two stages: Key Stage One (Year 1 and Year 2) and Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6).

At Key Stages 1 and 2 each subject has a Programme of study which identifies what students should be taught as well as a set of attainment targets which outline the expected performance standards.

Each attainment target has eight levels plus a final level for exceptional performance. At each stage students are provided with support as needed so that they have a positive experience in a nurturing and student-centered environment.

Our High School curriculum is organized into three Key Stages: Middle Division- Key Stage Three (Years 7,8,9) and Upper Division – Key Stage Four (years 10 and 11).

Our goal is to develop world class student equipped with the knowledge and skill to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve not only through the use of best practices, state of the art facilities, up to date technology and purpose built infrastructure but especially through our body of experienced and dedicated staff, who work as a team to create effective learning environment and a happy community.

We offer the essentially British, Nigeria curriculum in addition the University Foundation Programme, Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level, ‘A’ levels and SAT/TOEFL, IGCSE programmes .We also provide guaranteed admissions into 117 ivy universities in the UK, USA, Europe, Canada, Ireland, Dubai, India and Nigeria etc.

Ages 3 Months – 18 Years

 

  • TODDLERS (Creche)
  • EARLY YEARS (Pre-Nursery, Nursery)
  • ELEMENTARY – PRIMARY(Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2)
  • SECONDARY (Cambridge Checkpoint, Cambridge IGCSE, A/Level & AS, SAT, TOEFL, UFP, Medical Foundation Program, WAEC & NECO)
  • AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

At Silversands High School, we ensure all students follow a broad study programme, carefully designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum of England and Wales. Through our programme, we prepare our students for successful completion of their secondary education at IGCSE, AS and A level.

At the end of Year 9, students sit the Key Stage 3 National Test Papers in selected core subjects – English, Mathematics and Science, providing the school with a useful benchmark in assessing the students’ progress. IGCE selection These courses are carefully tailored to suit individual student needs and subjects offered may include: Art and Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, English Language, English Literature, French, Geography, History, Mathematics, Information Technology, Music, Physics, Physical Education AS and A level courses are offered to students in Years 12 and 13 who have achieved a minimum of five C grades in their equivalent IGCSE subjects.

Our goal is to develop world class student equipped with the knowledge and skill to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve not only through the use of best practices, state of the art facilities, up to date technology and purpose built infrastructure but especially through our body of experienced and dedicated staff, who work as a team to create effective learning environment and a happy community.

We offer the essentially British, Nigeria curriculum in addition the University Foundation Programme, Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level, ‘A’ levels and SAT/TOEFL, IGCSE programmes .We also provide guaranteed admissions into 117 ivy universities in the UK, USA, Europe, Canada, Ireland, Dubai, India and Nigeria etc.

 

The college is run by a Board of Governors comprising Chief Duro Onabolu (Chairman), Barrister Ima-Mariam Nike Agunbiade-Etiebet(ED), Mrs Temi Ogunsanya, Mrs Neolyn Nwakoloba, Mrs Maryam Salihu Idris, Barrister Kamar Raji., and Barrister Deji Toye. Beaconsfield College boards of governors are distinguished Nigerians with vast experience and a special interest in education. Great care is taken in the selection of tutors: pre-requisites are excellent knowledge of their subject and first class communication skills. They are driven by examination success and are fully conversant with syllabus requirements while some are examiners with major examination boards. The staff remuneration and package is such that they are motivated to give their very best. The college has also adopted programmes for the development of teaching staff through in-service training, workshops and seminars.

University Foundation Programmes

At Silversands High School, we ensure all students follow a broad study programme, carefully designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum of England and Wales. Through our programme, we prepare our students for successful completion of their secondary education at IGCSE, AS and A level.

At the end of Year 9, students sit the Key Stage 3 National Test Papers in selected core subjects – English, Mathematics and Science, providing the school with a useful benchmark in assessing the students’ progress. IGCE selection These courses are carefully tailored to suit individual student needs and subjects offered may include: Art and Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, English Language, English Literature, French, Geography, History, Mathematics, Information Technology, Music, Physics, Physical Education AS and A level courses are offered to students in Years 12 and 13 who have achieved a minimum of five C grades in their equivalent IGCSE subjects.

Our goal is to develop world class student equipped with the knowledge and skill to function productively anywhere in the world. This we achieve not only through the use of best practices, state of the art facilities, up to date technology and purpose built infrastructure but especially through our body of experienced and dedicated staff, who work as a team to create effective learning environment and a happy community.

We offer the essentially British, Nigeria curriculum in addition the University Foundation Programme, Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level, ‘A’ levels and SAT/TOEFL, IGCSE programmes .We also provide guaranteed admissions into 117 ivy universities in the UK, USA, Europe, Canada, Ireland, Dubai, India and Nigeria etc.