This is to inform the general public that St. Columbanus...
St. Columbanus Secondary School is situated in a very conducive learning environment in Obot Akara LGA of Akwa Ibom State. It is located in Ikwen, a friendly and peace-loving community along Nto Ndang/Nto Edino Road.
The school has full boarding facilities to facilitate its compulsory Boarding policy. SCOSSI has functional laboratories/Computers, Library, Ultra Modern Chapel, Constant water and Electricity supply as well as Modern Recreational Facilities . SCOSSI is all fenced around to ensure maximum security.
We are prized and distinguished amongst peers for our high academic standard, discipline and Spirituality.
It is about the only Catholic Mission School in the State and in the immediate neighborhood which has successfully explored the gains of coeducation & training both boys and girls together.
We are committed to ensuring the best educational up-bringing for our young ones through effective teaching, creation of opportunities for high standard of learning, enforcement of good morals, discipline and spiritual formation by experienced clerical, religious and lay staff.
in line with the recent National Council of Education Policy, the school runs an Upper Basic Education Curriculum (JSS 1 – 3), which will ensure continuity and flow of themes, topics and experiences from Junior School to Senior Secondary School level (SS 1 – 3). In addition to the basic Secondary School subjects, we also offer French, Latin, Etiquette and Further Mathematics. There is also a wide range of extracurricular activities available to our students.
Admission is open to candidates who have completed the Middle basic Education (Primary 6). The prospective candidates take the DEC Common Entrance Examination Usually Conducted in the second term prior to the new school session. Successful candidates will be invited for screening interview. In case of transferred students from a recognized school, apart from having to pass our school Placement Examination, Result Sheets, Transfer Certificate and Transcripts shall be required before admission. All successful candidates shall present, on admission, Medical Certificate of fitness, 2 passport photos and proof of Christian Religious affiliation.
Terminal examinations as well as Continuous Assessment usually form the basis of evaluating student academic performance of promotion to a new class. The following are considered in the continuous Assessment.
Our “Operation No Failure” Campaign (ONF) demands that any failed Test or Examination be remedied and retaken until a pass grade is made. It is mandatory that each student takes part in all examinations and continues assessment tests as failure in the Third Term means withdrawal. There is no room for repetition in SCOSSI. Students who fail will be advised to withdraw from the school. No form of exam Malpractice is tolerated in SCOSSI! Generally, the school meticulously prepares her students for internal and external examinations, which include Junior School Certificate (State BECE and NECO) and May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) and NECO. The standard of Education is very high and this has consistently fetched the school a commendable near 100% in all internal and external examinations.
Given the importance of books as the major tools for learning, the school undertakes the supply of basic books for selected subjects at an affordable price. With a deposit of Thirty Thousand naira, (N30,000) a student will be given the necessary Text and Exercise Books on the resumption day to cover the following subjects:
JSS1 to 3
SS 1 to 3
Our fees are reasonable and affordable. This is a Mission School and we are out to offer service. School fees for all classes from JSS1 to SS3 are the same. Check your admission letter for details for new students.
Boarding fees is stated in the admission letter. Check for more details. To enforce security in the dormitory and class rooms, the school will provide dormitory and class lockers centrally for all new students on payment.
Our Students’ food is good. We strive to give them our best to ensure concentration in school and healthy living. Provisions are not allowed. The school serves Snacks to the students on daily basis.
BOARDING NEEDS SUPPLIED BY SCHOOL
ACADEMIC MATERIALS SUPPLIED BY SCHOOL
REFECTORY NEEDS TO BE SUPPLIED BY SCHOOL
BOARDING NEEDS SUPPLIED BY PARENTS
ACADEMIC MATERIAL TO BE SUPPLIED BY PARENTS
To ensure uniformity, the school supplies these initial items of uniforms on payment. Details are in the admission letter.
OUR ACADEMIC TEAM
Our teachers are qualified professionals in their areas of specialization.
CLUBS IN SCHOOL
Apart from the Many pious societies in school, which help the spiritual life of our students, in SCOSSI, you can gain a lot by becoming a member of any of the following educational clubs: