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Core Comprehensive School
Barwick Akigbugun
140-142 Kanifing East Layout
PO Box 1032,
Banjul
The Gambia
West Africa

Tel no: +220 4375748

Mob:             9904482
                     7002340











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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.

Courses:
Junior 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)

West 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.

Main Subjects:
English
Math
General Science
Agricultural Science
Home Science (Cooking, home management)

Other:
Commerce
Economics
Accounting
Business Management
English Literature
History
Government
Geography
Islamic Studies Knowledge
Christian Religions Studies
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Advanced Mathematics
London General Certificate Examination (LGCE):
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.

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