Frequently Asked Questions
a) Q: Can school fees be paid in installments?
A: Yes, it can and there is a loan facility with RenMoney for installment payments
b) Q: What curriculum does the school provide?
A: We run the National British Curriculum
c) Q: Why do your children not write the SSCE/NECO examination?
A: We prepare our students for the IGCSE which is a nationally and internationally recognised secondary school qualification
d) Q: Is the IGCSE certificate accepted in Nigerian Universities?
A: Yes, it is
e) Q: Do you offer Nigerian languages in your Elementary and Secondary Schools?
A: We offer Cultural Studies only in Elementary School
f) Q: Why do you have 5 years in your Secondary School instead of 6 years?
A: This is a requirement for the National British Curriculum
g) Q: Do you have affiliations with schools abroad which can help in University admissions?
A: No, we don’t
h) Q: What types of sports does the school offer?
A: Football, basketball, lawn tennis, table tennis, swimming, athletics, gymnastics, taekwondo, fencing, ballet etc
i) Q: Can I know my child’s score after the entrance examination?
A: No, but we can tell you if the child passed or failed
j) Q: Why do I have to pay the same price for a return trip on the school bus when I am only interested in a one-way trip?
A: This is because you are paying for a seat on the bus irrespective of the trip
k) Q: Do you provide lunch?
A: Yes, we provide healthy, nutritious cooked meals for our children
l) Q: Is after-school compulsory in Pre-school?
A: After-school is compulsory for students in the last class of Pre-school i.e. Pink Class
m) Q: Where is the Anthony Campus boarding house situated?
A: 7, Olowogbowo Street, off Coker road, Ilupeju, Lagos
n) Q: How do I apply for admission for my child?
A: Your child has to be a certain age by the 1st of September to be eligible for admission. For example, age 4 for Blue Class in Pre-school, age 8 for Year 4 in Elementary School, age 13 for Year 9 in Secondary School etc. Then you may get the application form.
o) Q: How do I get the application form?
A: You can purchase the form from the Anthony or Lekki Campus
p) Q: What educational services do Greensprings provide?
A: We provide Crèche (3months – 17 months), Pre-school (18 months – 4 years), Elementary (5years - 10years), Secondary (11years - 15years) and Sixth Form (16+)
q) Q: When and where can I get the school uniform?
A: You can get the school uniform during the week, between 8am and 4pm, from the school store by presenting your receipt.
r) Q: Are there any discounts on school fees or available payment
A: We currently have a 15% discount off tuition on the third sibling specifically the youngest child and subsequent child(ren) and different discounts on annual payments (10% discount before the end of July and 5% discount before the end of August). There is also a 5% discount on referral on admission.
s) Q: What subjects do the entrance exams cover for new students?
A: Years 1 – 8: English and Mathematics.
Year 9: English, Mathematics and Biology
Year 10: Mathematics, English, French and any Science subject (Biology, Physics, and Chemistry).
t) Q: Do you admit into Year 11?
A: No, we do not. The IGCSE syllabus starts in Year 10 and ends in Year 11 with the IGCSE exams.
u) Q: When is your entrance exam date?
A: Year 7 entrance exam is usually in December for the next session. Other years are fixed based on appointment by the admissions team.
v) Q: Do you run a school bus system?
A: Yes we do, based on the availability of space and the route.
w) Q: What is the percentage of day to boarding students?
A: 85% of our secondary students are boarders.
x) Q: What does your fee cover?
A: It covers tuition, lunch, educational materials, uniforms and a one-time registration fee.
' y) Q: From what age do you admit a child into boarding school?
A: We admit children from ages 10 years and above.