School Facilities and Locale
We pride ourselves on the aesthetics of our campus.
We have open spaces shaded by indigenous trees that enable outdoor learning to take place. The school is committed to ongoing upgrades to ensure our campus inspires our students and that they, in turn take responsibilty for caring for their school environment.
•Assembly hall/theatre with stage and lighting equipment •Gymnasium •25m swimming pool •Library •2 music rooms •Student Support Services Centre •Media Centre/ICT •Sports field (cricket, soccer, athletics, softball) •2 tennis courts •Pavilion with changing rooms and cafe •Multipurpose dance studio •Multi-purpose astroturf •Astro basketball court •4 house lapas/ outdoor learning spaces •6 play areas
There are three classes in Reception – Standard 7. Class numbers vary with up to 25 in each. A teacher aide is allocated to each class from Reception to Standard 2.
Current enrollment stands at 583. There are 29 different nationalities represented within our school at the present time.
Northside Primary School (NPS) is managed by the School Council comprising of representatives from the parent body, founder member and debenture companies. Furthermore, the Head teacher initiates and establishes overall policy regarding the day-to-day and long-term organization and administration of the school, as approved by the School Council. There is a well-qualified and experienced teaching staff led by the School Leadership team. The Council, with the staff and parents strive to provide the best educational opportunities for all the students attending NPS.
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, Poland, Thailand, Netherlands, Australia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and our host country, Botswana.