School Facilities and Locale
The classroom buildings are arranged along four corridors. The large classrooms open onto veranda passageways. A separate reception block of three classrooms is arranged around a covered multipurpose area. All classrooms have air coolers.
Current enrollment stands at 550. There are 34 different nationalities represented within our school at the present time.
There are three classes in Reception – Standard 6, labelled A, B and C for convenience. Class numbers vary with up to 24 in each. There are two classes in Standard 7. A teacher aide is allocated to each class from Reception to Standard 2.
The School is managed by the School Council which comprises representatives from the parent body, Founder Member / Debenture companies and the Ministry of Education.The Headteacher initiates and establishes overall policy regarding the day-to-day and long-term organisation and administration of the school, as approved by the School Council.There is a well-qualified and experienced teaching staff led by the School Management team. The Council, with the staff and parents strives to provide the best educational opportunities for all the students who attend NPS. School Council meetings are held once a month and the Annual General Meeting of the Northside Primary School Council is held each April.
The professional staff is selected from among the best candidates in the highly competitive teaching market and join us from home countries including South Africa, The United Kingdom, Canada, America, Australia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and our host country, Botswana.