The Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu


The Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu follows the Kenya National Curriculum. It is finishing the 8-4-4 system and transitioning to the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).

Standards 1, 2 and 3 (Lower Primary) attend school only in the morning hours, whereas Standards 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 (Upper Primary) have a full-day programme.

The following subjects are offered at the Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu:

  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Christian religious education
  • Islamic religious education
  • Physical education
  • Life skills
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Swimming
  • Creative arts
  • Library and maktaba
  • French

Pupils are exposed to practical lessons in the following subjects:

  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Swimming
  • Physical education
  • Creative arts
  • French
  • Music

Special remedial classes are conducted for Lower Primary pupils three times a week, mainly in the afternoons.


In addition to the academic programme, the Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu offers a wide range of clubs and activities for students to partake in.

These include:

  • Debate Club
  • Young Muslims Club
  • Girl Guides Club
  • Bible Club
  • Indoor Games Club
  • Performing Arts Club
  • Reading/Elocution Club
  • Scouting Club
  • Wildlife Club
  • Science Club
  • Tae kwon do club
  • Music club

Club meetings take place on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Each pupil is required to subscribe to one club and participate in its activities fully for a period of one year, as changes are only possible at the beginning of a new academic year.