Development Plan

Library

The library has a vast collection of over several thousand books, which are available for students and staff members to read. The library itself is divided into two sections—the fiction library, and the reference library. All students and staff members are encouraged to read books from the fiction library and may borrow books for a maximum number of two weeks per book, and Form Three students and above may read books from the reference library. Girls are allowed to start borrowing books from the reference library in Form Three, with a three-day borrowing window period. There is also a Sixth Form library, which can exclusively be used by students in the Lower and Upper Sixth forms, and contains fiction and non-fiction books to cater for their tastes. The library also boasts an informative careers section full of university prospectuses, career directories, magazines and many other resources to enable students to make informed decisions about their university and career plans. Educational magazines from publications such as Biological Sciences, Chemistry Review, History Review and Business Studies Review are available and are full of content relevant to the students’ syllabuses to enable them to better understand their school material. Students are also free to use the computers in the library for research purposes. Each class in the school has about four librarians who are selected and trained from Form One on how to help the Head Librarian to carry out administrative tasks within the library. The Senior Librarians (Lower and Upper Sixth form librarians) also assist the Head Librarian with this task. The Library provides a conducive environment for studying, doing research and homework.

Study room

The school provides students with a study room which is open 24/7 in which girls can study.

IT Centre

We have a large computer room which provides 36 networked computers—girls have access to email and monitored internet facilities.

Educational Trips

In order to give students practical experience in what they are studying, the school organizes affordable educational trips for them. This includes trips to Domboshava for A Level Geography students, to accounting firms, to Great Zimbabwe (Form 2 students), to Avenues Clinic for A Level Biology students, and to Italy for Form Four Religious Studies students. Parents pay an extra fee towards these trips, and the trips prove to be beneficial to both students and the staff members who accompany them.