List Of Best IGCSE Schools In Nairobi

List Of Best IGCSE Schools In Nairobi

This is a list of the best IGCSE schools in Nairobi. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) was developed by Cambridge Assessment International Education. It is based on the British curriculum and is taught in most international schools in Kenya.

In no particular order, here is a list of the best IGCSE schools in Nairobi

1. Brookhouse Schools.

Established in 1981, Brookhouse School is a private international school and a pioneer of exceptional modern comprehensive education based on the British Curriculum. Students gain unrivalled independent day education across 2 exquisite sites in Karen and Runda.

Karen Campus

Location: Magadi Road.

Contact: 0722 204 413.

Runda Campus

Location: Off Kiambu Road.

Contact: 0704 392 000.

2. International School of Kenya

International School of Kenya is a top-tier school that is internationally recognised by the world’s top accrediting agencies. It is well known for its unmistakable culture of quality, exceptional care and limitless opportunities.

Location: Along Kirawa Road, Runda.

Contacts: 0733 639 342/ 0733 639 340/ 0733 639 341.

3. Rusinga School

Rusinga School is one of the best international schools in Kenya. It follows the British National Curriculum. Up to year 9, students study the set national curriculum subjects but some are adapted to suit the Kenyan structure. In year 10&11, they follow a 2 year IGCSE course administered by the University of Cambridge.

Location: Lavington.

Contacts: 0709 554 101/ 0709 554 000.

4. Riara International School

Riara International School offers Cambridge International Curriculum which sets a global standard for education and is recognised by universities and employers worldwide. The school’s curriculum is flexible, challenging, inspiring and culturally sensitive yet international in approach.

Location: Along Riara Road, Off Ngong Road.

Contact: 0703 038 500.

5. Nairobi Academy


Nairobi Academy is a co-educational school catering to children of ages 2-19. It offers the British curriculum leading to students facing IGCSE and General Certificate of Education.

Location: Lang’ata Road, Next to Mamba Village.

Contacts: 0722 208 365/ 0735 338 047.


6. Banda School

Banda School is a top British International School offering the British education system. It is a school with a long history of success which stands out as one of the leading IAPS British schools outside the UK.

Location: Magadi Road, Opposite Nairobi National Park.


Contacts: 0709 951 000/ 0205 131 100.

7. Hillcrest International School

Hillcrest International School is guided by the British curriculum. The school caters for children aged 18 months to young adults aged 18 years.


Location: Karen.

Contacts: 0724 255 444/ 0736 256 173.

8. Braeburn School


Braeburn School provides world-class teaching of the British National Curriculum, IGCSE and GCE A- levels to over 4,100 pupils. The school actively values and celebrates diversity, nurturing personal growth by providing a friendly and supportive environment.

Location: Gitanga Road, Lavington.

Contacts: 0722 685 575/ 0733 553 480.


9. Braeside School

Braeside School is a co-educational international school that teaches children from ages 3-18. It follows the National Curriculum of England & Wales. It is part of the Braeburn Group of International Schools.

Location: Off Muthangari Road, Lavington.


Contacts: 0701 295 566/ 020 501 800.

10. Crawford International School 

It is located off Ngenda Road in Tatu City – 5km from exit 11 on Thika Superhighway. The school is part of South Africa’s AdVtech education group which boasts 19 top private schools in South Africa. Crawford teaches using the British National Curriculum from kindergarten to year 13.



Tel: +254 020 765 1053, +254708 995254



11. Light International School

It’s located off Langata Road in the leafy suburb of Karen. They teach using the British National Curriculum across all classes; Kindergarten (Aged 3-5), Primary (Years 1-6), Secondary 1 (Years 7-9), Secondary 2 (IGCSE) and A-Level (Years 12-13).

Phone: +254 703 200 002


List Of Best IGCSE Schools In Nairobi

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