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At Surefoot International School, we believe that providing excellent response to enquiries are essential for creating a full support to our students and guardians.

This is a co-educational, private Christian-boarding school located in the scenic and serene city of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The existence of Surefoot is the manifestation of a vision, which became a reality due to the burning desire to provide an educational institution where children are raised in a Christ-centered, fun and technologically driven environment.

SIS caters for children from all nationalities from crèche to year 12 and the 6th form. Our all-inclusive policy at SIS ensures that no child is left behind, every child who goes through SIS is assured of a solid foundation and a sure future where critical thinking and an analytical mind becomes the norm.

Our 4 A’S represent Our 4 CORE VALUES. THESE VALUES ARE TO groom students to ATTEND school regularly, Cultivate right ATTITUDE, engage in ACTIVITIES and excel in ACADEMICS. At SIS OUR STUDENTS ARE PREPARED TO RULE THEIR WORLD!
SIS offers a merger of the Nigerian and British curriculums. The lesson plans are put together in a way that allows progressive learning and this is applicable from lower secondary to upper secondary. Our curriculum gives our students the additional possibilities to be successful in external examinations such as West African Schools Certificate Examinations (WASCE), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), SAT, TOEFL, JAMB, IELTS, CHECKPOINT, BECE etc.



KEY STAGE 1- (Lower Primary)

KEY STAGE 2- (Upper) Primary

KEY STAGE 3 – (Lower Secondary)

KEY STAGE 4 – (Upper Secondary)
A SIS education ensures that your child receives;

Constant structured testing for children in key stage and termination classes.

Individualized Education Plan.
Differentiation in all lessons
Technology enabled learning in classroom and laboratories.

Microsoft Virtual Academy a certified program that all our children take to enable them leave SIS as Certified Microsoft software users.
World class teaching staff
Creative project work.
Weekly reviews and performance sent to parents.

At SIS, our aim is to keep the parents involved and up to date on their children’s schoolwork and study habits. We aim at supporting the holistic development of children kept in our care.
Our extra-curricular activities cover a wide scope of activities which ensure children are well balanced, active and competitive.

Surefoot International School is home to a lot of club activities from Music club to Dance, ICT, Life skills, Arts and Crafts, Press Club, Soccer, Swimming and Public Speaking Clubs. These after school activities excite and inspire the children at SIS to excel beyond academics.
Our boarding house is designed to be a home away from home experience. We have a qualified nurse, core subjects’ specialists devoted to caring for the students in the dormitory. These adults guide boarders with assignments and extra studies during their study hall periods every day. They have the advantage of using the library at weekends. They are schooled in home management skills through their competitive weekly dorm inspections.
Located at the foothills of the beautiful Kemmanagundi mountains and surrounded by rolling farmlands, our entire campus is filled with hundreds of species of ferns, fruits, flowers, plants & trees. We recreated a lush tropical garden so that you and your loved ones can relax & refresh in the midst.
Critical thinking and reasoning
Advanced reasoning skills
Communication, presentation, public speaking and entrepreneurial skills
An independent competitive “can do” attitude
Excellent ICT skills
Strong Christian foundation and mentoring.
Yes, they do. Continuous Professional development (CPD) for staff is included in our termly calendar. SIS has put together a world class team of educators and administrators to ensure that your child gets world class education that is comparable with any education in the world and it prepares our students to compete and excel anywhere in the world.

All SIS teachers are qualified graduates, with certificates in education and Cambridge certification to not only teach and direct our students but also to compete and excel anywhere in the world.
The spiritual growth of the students is a priority. SIS offers an inter-denominational, non-denominational activities that accommodates Christians from different backgrounds. We have programs to boost the student’s spiritual growth such as DEAP (drop everything and pray), Solemn Assemblies (at the beginning of the term and after mid-term break), weekly pastoral counseling, Friday weekly fellowship with boarders and weekly Sunday services.

The boarding students’ spiritual growth is also an important activity, they attend church every Sunday, and the school chaplain is always present to offer spiritual advice and guidance.
It’s pretty simple to be a surefoot student. You just need to get our admission form, which cost ten thousand naira (10.000), complete it and bring in your child for a placement test. Test results will be collated and an interview will be set up with the academic team and a recommendation will be made. Once this is done, fees can be paid and the child can resume as a SIS student and a global citizen in the making.


You too can be a SUREFOOT student.

Please follow the steps below:

Purchase our admission form, which cost ten thousand naira (10.000).
Complete it and attach the following documents.

2 passport photographs
A photocopy of the birth certificate of the child
A photocopy of the child’s immunization card
A copy of the last class result.
Book in for an entrance exam date
Test results will be collated and the offer of admission sent.
An interview will be scheduled with the school’s Guidance counselor
Payment of the acceptance fee (100,000 which is part payment of the tuition)
Once this is done, fees can be paid and the child can resume as a SIS student and a global citizen in the making.


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