For 32 years of existence as a National examination centre with a candidature of over 135 candidates on average. Implementing the curriculum in a unique learner centered approach. Developing integrated teaching and learning to impact values , skills and attitudes. We have continued to score the value of all subjects including Art & Craft, music and computer studies. In addition, French is taught to all the learners under our care. Their eloquence in public speaking, through debates and children symposiums that we expose our learners to is part of the testimony of the competence gained through learning of French.
- Social Studies
- Computer Studies(ICT)
Competence Based Curriculum
Emphasizes what learners are expected to do as opposed to only what they should know. A learner centred and adaptive to changing needs of students, teachers and the society. The school has heavily mobilized resources to ensure that every child gets the best in education. Parental empowerment and engagement is key to the success we continue to register. We are a breast with the global education trends hence focus on competencies that are flexible with opportunities for specialization.
Grade 1-3 Learning Areas
- Kiswahili Language Activities
- English Language Activities
- Mathematical Activities
- Environmental Activities
- Hygiene & Nutrition Activities
- Religious Education Activities
- Movement and Creative Activities (Art & Craft, P.E, Music).
Grade 4-6 Referred to as subjects.
- Science &Technology
- Social Studies
- Christian Religious Education
- Art & Craft
- Physical and health Education (P. H. E.)
It can be hard to retain focus, manage behaviour, and encourage active participation throughout the learning process. With this in mind we employ learner centred approaches that impact learners to absorb new things and change old thinking patterns.
Some of the best methods we use.
- Online learning.
- Experiential learning.
- Blended learning.
- Game-based learning.
- Student-centred learning.
- Bench marking.
Assessment is the systematic process of documenting and using empirical data on the knowledge, skill, attitudes, and beliefs to refine teaching learning process aimed at improving learning.
Our assessments are formative and summative. In the 8.4.4 curriculum, we do assessments through observation, self and peer assessment, presentations, checklist, portfolio, projects, research, pen and paper as well as rubrics and scoring guides.
Over the years, the school has participated in the national music festivals and won many national awards in various categories, both choral and instrumental. On average, at least one fifth of the pupils in the school sign up to train in at least one musical instrument every term.
Riara Primary has one of the highest participation level of learners in chess in the country. We have participated in numerous national and international chess competitions with excellent results.
As a result of Riara Primary’s IT integration into all aspects of learning, the school has developed a dynamic and vibrant IT culture. In the IT Club learners are exposed to more in-depth ICT skills, such as game and app development and advanced programming.
The club expands the creative skills of artistic children. They engage in activities which enhance competence in various forms of visual art i.e. drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, creative crafts and photography.
Subjects Offered: 844 Curriculum
Art & Craft
Learning Areas Offered: CBC Curriculum
Kiswahili Language Activities
English Language Activities
Hygiene & Nutrition Activities
Religious Education Activities
Movement & Creative Activities
Subjects Offered: CBC Curriculum
Science & Technology
Art & Craft
Physical & Health Education