BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S BRIEF HISTORY
Buruburu Girls High School was founded in 1986 as a mixed-stream day school. There is only one Harambee and one government. The original structure, consisting of a four-classroom block and an administrative block, was built using money provided by the Ministry of Education in 1956.
The school has progressed from these humble origins to its current permanent structures. The school currently has 672 pupils, 39 teachers, and 30 support staff members. In 2009, it was designated as a four-streamed school.
|BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’|
|Status of School||an Extra County|
|Type of School||Boarding Girls|
|Number of Students enrolled||2100|
This is one of Nairobi County’s finest performing extra-county schools. At the same time, the school is a formidable force in Co-Curricular activities.
The physical location, directions, contacts, history, Form one selection criteria, and analysis of the school’s performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams will all be covered in this article.
BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S PHYSICAL LOCATION
As stated earlier the School is located in Makadara Constituency, Nairobi County; of Nairobi Region, Kenya. It is a girls’ only boarding school.
BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S INFO AT A GLANCE
- SCHOOL’S NAME: Buruburu Girls Secondary School
- SCHOOL’S TYPE: Girls only boarding school
- SCHOOL’S CATEGORY: Extra County School
- SCHOOL’S LEVEL: Secondary
- SCHOOL’S LOCATION: located in Makadara Constituency, Nairobi County; of Nairobi Region, Kenya
- SCHOOL’S KNEC CODE: 20401007
- SCHOOL’S OWNERSHIP STATUS: Public
- SCHOOL’S PHONE CONTACT: +254 20 787653
- SCHOOL’S POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O. Box 50465-00200 Nairobi.
- SCHOOL’S EMAIL ADDRESS:
- SCHOOL’S WEBSITE: https://www.buruburugirls.com/
‘A Centre of Excellence.’
TO impact knowledge to develop a socially, morally, spiritually and intellectually endowed individual to adapt and make a substantive contribution to a changing environment.’
‘Honesty and diligence.’
BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S CONTACTS
In need of more information about the school? Worry not. Use any of the contacts below for inquiries and/ or clarifications:
- Postal Address: P.O. Box 50465-00200 Nairobi.
- Phone: +254 20 787653
BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S FORM ONE SELECTION CRITERIA & ADMISSIONS
Being a public school, form one admissions are done by the Ministry of Education. Vacancies are available on competitive basis. Those seeking admissions can though directly contact the school or pay a visit for further guidelines.
The school admits over 250 students every year. Every student is required to bring the following items on the admission day:
- Admission letter.
- Admission form duly completed.
- Two certified passport size photo’s in school uniform
- Original/photocopy of certified KCPE result slip.
- Original/photocopy of school leaving certificate.
- Original/photocopy of your birth certificate.
- Some pocket money maximum 500 hundred shillings for the school identity card.
- A copy of Parents/Guardians ID card
BURUBURU GIRLS’ KCSE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
Over the years this school has maintained exemplary performance at the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, exams.
In 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, examinations the school registered a total of 167 candidates who managed to score a mean of a B(plain) with a performance index of 66.27.
Then in 2019, the school had a total candidature of 219 students of which all of them passed in their examinations
BURUBURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Co-curricular activities at the school include scientific and engineering fairs, handball, basketball, legball, hockey, badminton, table tennis, music, drama, and athletics, to name a few.
CLUBS AND SOCIETIES
There are fifteen active clubs and five organisations at the school. Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. are set aside for club activities and meetings in the school program.
Club meetings take place at this time. Students are encouraged to participate in at least one club or society. The following are the primary goals of the clubs and societies:
1. To educate
2. To stimulate thinking
3. To do research for knowledge and information
4. To entertain
5. To develop creativity
6. To render services to oneself and society
7. To provide an avenue for socialization
8. To help students grow spiritually and morally upright
9. To help students develop and exploit gifts and talents.
The societies include:
1. The Christian Union
2. The Seventh Day Adventists
3. The Young Christian Society