About us

About Nairobi Academy

The Nairobi Academy is a coeducational school catering for children of ages 2–19. The school offers the British National Curriculum leading students to students taking the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGSE) and General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-Level.

We also offer the Pearson-Edexcel Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) Level 3 Extended Diploma. The school is also now an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school offering the IB Diploma programme (IBDP).

Our Vision

To empower our learners to become internationally-minded agentic stewards who will impact the community with wisdom, problem solving skills and innovation

Our Mission

To instill agency and self-efficacy through an inclusive learning environment that fosters a culture of high student achievement in collaboration with educational bodies.

Our History

The Nairobi Academy was founded by, Mr Frank Bentley, in 1976. The secondary school has enjoyed over 40 years of success based upon:

  • Creating a positive school ethos
  • Providing high quality teaching and learning
  • Access to a wide variety of extra-curricular activities


We are a private school following the British Curriculum, Cambridge Assessment International Education, preparing students for the IGCSE and A level examinations, as well as the BTEC and IBDP programmes. We admit students from Year 8 at the age of 11+. We also cater for KCSE students who would wish to pursue GCE A-Level, BTEC and IBDP.

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