Starehe Girls' Centre

Curriculum Print

The core curriculum for all students starting at Starehe Girls' Centre comprises:

  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Mathematics

Plus three sciences:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Plus the humanities:

  • Geography
  • History
  • Christian OR Islamic religious education

Additional subjects

To reach their mandatory total of 12 subjects, Juniors then have a range of options, covering:

Practical subjects

  • Home science (cooking, sewing beadwork etc)
  • Agriculture
  • Computer studies

Applied subjects: one of these

  • French
  • German
  • Music
  • Business studies

Choices for Seniors

After two years, girls become seniors and are able to drop four subjects.

They then have two core options:

Triple science students

  • Study the three core subjects; (English, Kiswahili and Mathematics)
  • + all three sciences
  • + one of the humanities
  • + one practical or applied subject

Double science students

  • Study the three core subjects;
  • + two sciences
  • + two of the humanities
  • +one practical or applied subject