The curricular and extracurricular programmes at Kampala International School stress the development of the whole person. The school's concern extends beyond the assumed focus on academic and intellectual achievement and encourages responsible citizenship in the world outside the classroom. Through service to organizations in and around Kampala, they are encouraged to develop a sense of care for each other, and to accept responsibility for serving their local, national and international communities.
Children at KISU have built up meaningful relationships with a variety of organizations in and around Kampala. Some examples of activities that Early Years and Key Stage 1 students do to serve the local community include, collecting books and toys and raising money for a local school through our annual ‘Slip and Slide’ event.
Our programme follows the following guideline:
- First Term—visit to the organization and development of an idea of how to help
- Second Term—fundraising event and purchasing of items
- Third Term—implementation of idea (includes at least one visit to the outside organization)
Students have been interactive with the children from their community project by inviting them to our school to take part in Health Week activities and ball games on our sports field.