Core Comprehensive School, Gambia
Contact Address Details:
Core Comprehensive School
140-142 Kanifing East Layout
PO Box 1032,
Tel no: +220 4375748
The Core Comprehensive Senior Secondary School was established
in 2000. They prepare students between 12 and 15 up to 17
and 18 for programs leading to the award of a school certificate.
After the official examinations.
The school is due to transfer to Kotu due to the demand for
places at the school and the rising local population. Currently
class sizes can be between 50 to 60 children in one classroom.
The school has a student role of 750 pupils and about 30 teachers
on the staff with 25 certified teachers (Higher Teachers Certificate
and University Degrees
The school year extends from September to July and is staggered
into 3 terms of 3 months.
Secondary School Program (GABEC):
They enroll students of age 12 and prepare them for three
years and they sit the GABEC examinations. (Gambia basic education
certificate - Government Organization)
African Senior Secondary School (WASSCE):
They prepare students between 14 and 15 up to 17 and 18 for
three years program leading to the award of the certificate.
After the official examinations. This is equivalent to the
GCE ordinary level.
Home Science (Cooking, home management)
Islamic Studies Knowledge
Christian Religions Studies
London General Certificate Examination
For this course Core Comprehensive prepares students between
ages of 13 and 17 and prepared the for the edexcel London
GCE examinations. In the area of Arts, Science and Commerce.
This exam is internationally recognised for education abroad.