A new way of learning

Pearl of africa international school entebbe 

Our Vision

The teachers use child-centred strategies and skills to impart subject content to students. The teachers follow the curriculum guidelines, but the needs and abilities of the students are always the starting point of educational planning. Each student has their targets in the different areas of development, i.e. Social, Emotional, Physical and Creative development.

International Curriculum

Cambridge Primary is an educational program for young learners that combines a world-class curriculum with high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment. http://www.cie.org.uk/. The school follows the guidelines of the British Ministry of Education and Ofsted (British Inspection) to uphold our academic standards. Our International Registration Number is PPS/P/91.

We offer quality education for every pupil, allowing them to succeed and discover their talents by inspiring, challenging and stimulating a better approach to learning. Our approach provides a diverse range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities appropriate for each student’s unique stage of development, knowledge, skills and understanding.

We offer every pupil a chance to succeed and discover their talents. The teachers use several learning techniques including class discussions, debates, trips, one-on-ones with the pupils, etc. for a modern and less rigid learning environment.

We promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of students to build a firm foundation for their future. We recognize each pupil as an individual with their own dreams, talents and capabilities to prepare them for later experiences in life.

Our Subjects

Ugandan National Curriculum

Pearl of Africa International Primary School is a private day school that is fully registered by the Ministry of Education and Sports under the registration number PPS/P/75.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced to provide a holistic education to each student. We cater to the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of each student. The curriculum is designed to enable students to acquire functional & permanent literacy, numeracy and communication skills. This stimulates children to gain knowledge, develop individual skills and adopt the values of living and working cooperatively with others in the community.

Pearl of Africa International Primary School produces high-achieving and confident students. We emphasize academic excellence and throughout the year, students are assessed through class termly tests and internal and external examinations. Tests and assessments are reported to parents and feedback is given to students to help them improve. To our students on the Uganda National curriculum, we add subjects such as French, Swimming and I.C.T. from Primary One although they are not included in the national curriculum.

Extra-curricular activities are organized in the form of afternoon clubs and outings.

Lower primary (P1-P3) follows a Thematic Curriculum. Content is arranged around themes that are familiar to the learners.

Primary School (P4-P7) curriculum is designed to enable learners to develop competencies and life skills for lifelong learning.

Learning Areas:

  • Mathematics
  • Literacy I
  • Literacy II
  • English
  • Oral Literature
  • Creative Performing Arts (CPA):– Music, Drama, Art and Craft.
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • News
  • Free activity
  • French
  • Swimming
  • ICT

Assessment Policy

Assessment is an integral part of the teaching and learning experience that allows us to provide crucial feedback to students to make more effective progress. Moreover, monitoring our students’ progress ensures that every pupil receives the support and encouragement that he or she needs.

Assessment can provide perspective and an evidence-based reference point through which educational objectives can be set. Additionally, assessment is used to inform class planning, allocation of school resources, and even the training needs of our staff. We emphasize assessment procedures that are free from bias, stereotyping, and generalization with respect to gender, class, and race.

We have 3 main forms of assessment, and these are: 

  1. Formative assessment where teachers evaluate pupils on a day-to-day basis. 
  2. In-school summative assessment which enables the school to evaluate how much a pupil has learnt at the end of a teaching period.
  3. External summative assessment in the forms of; 
  1. a) British Curriculum test i.e. Checkpoints and progression tests.
  2. b) National Examinations for the Ugandan National Curriculum.


We are fully accredited, registered and licensed by the Cambridge International Examinations, the Ministry of Education and Sports under the registration number PPS/P/75   National and Alliance Francaise (AF).