Administration

The Primary School of Tuwapende Watoto

The Tuwapende Watoto Primary School is open to girls and boys (1st to 7th class). The lessons are taught in English. The primary school currently has twelve bright and large rooms and the class size is limited to a maximum of 40 children.

Semester

The first semester starts in January and ends in June. The second one runs from July to December.


School Calendar 2018

Primary School Calendar 2018 (click to open)

Uniform

The school uniform is as follows:


UniformPrize TSHPreis CHF
Shirt / Bluse11'0004,65
T-shirt large / T-Shirt gross
14'0005.90
T-shirt medium & small / T-Shirt mittel & klein
12'000
5.05
Socks / Socken
1'500
0.65
Diary / Aufgabenheft
8'500
3.60
Skirt / Rock
17'000
7.20
Short / Kurze Hosen
17'000
7.20
Sport short / Sporthosen
14'000
5.90
Sweater / Pullover
15'000
6.35
Closed black shoes are recommended.
All uniforms (except shoes) can be ordered and purchased at the school.

Fees per student 2016 / 2017

The fees include class fee, food, graduation and stationary. The uniforms and transportation are not included in the fees.

Primary school attendance:


 TSH / year
TSH / term
TSH / quarterCHF / JahrCHF / SemesterCHF / Quartal
Registration fee / Einschreibegebühr40'00016.90
Primary school attendance / Gebühr Primarschule
1'220'000
610'000
305'000
515.60257.80128.90
Transport from / von
Bunju, Mabwe, Kituna
480'000
240'000
120'000
202.85101.4550.70
Mapinga, Boko, Fanaka, Tegeta520'000
260'000
130'000
219.75109.9054.95
Mbweni
600'000
300'000
150'000
253.60126.8063.40

Staff

We employ only qualified, experienced and state certified teachers. On an individual care of the children we place great value.


Inclusion of parents

We encourage parents to participate actively in the development of their children and to visit our nursery after consultation with the teachers. Parent meetings and parent evenings are organized by teaching staff.


Food

At 10:00 in the morning the children enjoy  freshly prepared snacks. At noon they receive a warm and healthy meal.


Curriculum

In addition to the standard curriculum of the Tanzanian school we teach the children in the subjects of drawing, computer science, sports and social sciences. From Grade 3 to Grade 6 we teach the children in French.