surefoot international school calabar
Surefoot International School [formerly, Surefoot American International School] is a private co-educational international school that offers education for children of different nationalities from preschool to grade 12. Built on Christian foundations by Mrs. Obioma Liyel-Imoke the school has grown to being one of the best international schools in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
As of 2012 the population of SIS had grown more than three times bigger than when it was opened. Two additional school buildings have been added to the school. These buildings include the middle and high school block and the multipurpose hall. In the middle and high school block there are various classes including the music room, French room, social sciences classroom, mathematics class, Language Arts class etc. In the multipurpose hall different activities are practiced. They include taekwondo, gymnastics, Friday assembly and more. There are various facilities for people living outside the city of Calabar. There is a boarding facility that can hold up to 75 boys and 75 girls. Each room has four beds, two study-tables, an air-conditioner and more. Other facilities include a library, science laboratories, a basketball court, a soccer pitch and more. A swimming pool is to be added to the list of the facilities.
The school is based on the British National Curriculum. Students study Math, English, Art, ICT, Science, French, Social Studies, Music and Physical Education. From time to time, students have guest teachers and sometimes educational programs are held in the school hall.
Students also have non-compulsory, extra-curricular activities, which include the Art Club, the Taekwondo Club, the Swimming club and the Science club, among others. Students also go on field trips that are sometimes out of the country.
SIS has different events all year long. Every year there is a Science fair, a cultural day, a funfair and lots more. Every week there is a Friday assembly. The assemblies take place in the School hall. Parents are always invited.
Students have their ceremonial uniform. It isn't very different from a normal uniform. Students wear their school trousers or skirts. They wear a red school uniform T-shirt and a school blazer. On a normal day male students wear shorts, while the females wear skirts. Both male and female students wear a matching school uniform T-shirt for the day. Every day there is a specific uniform to wear. Students have to wear a red T-shirt on Monday, a white T-shirt on Tuesday, a blue T-shirt on Wednesday, a yellow T-shirt on Thursday and any choice of the uniform T-shirts on Friday