ST GEMMA GALGANI PRE AND PRIMARY SCHOOL.
THE SCHOOL PROFILE:- INTRODUCTION: St. Gemma Galgani sisters is a missionary congregation. It was founded in 1947 Dodoma region in Tanzania. Since 1947 the Congregation engaged with the provision of various services to the needy, providing public services like; Education, Care of the orphans, Health, Disabled children, Care of the children from prison, Missionary work Being an overall objective.
In 2007 St. Gemma sisters established St. Gabriel Home for the children born in prison in Arusha region. The main idea of establishing the home was due to the need to help with a better growth of children of the prisoners and for their education. Simultaneously, the start of a Pre Primary education for these children, St. Gemma Galgani Pre and Primary school was established.
SCHOOL HISTORY. St. Gemma Galgani Primary school started in 2007 inclusively, as a small nursery school with 39 children and two teachers. Among them 19 were boys and 20 girls. From 2007 the number of pupils increased tremendously as a result in 2009 a primary school was officially started. In ten years, the children registration increased to over 500 pupils from Nursery wing to the primary level.
The increment registration since then is five hundred pupils average each year.
THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP. The School is administered and supervised by St. Gemma Sisters under the Superior General of the congregation as an overall manager of the Home and the School.
St. Gemma primary school and nursery wing is well organized and conducted under the Head teacher like other schools, under the superviser of the whole centre (the pioneer of the home). The head of the school, leads and administers all the school programs.
St. Gemma Galgani Pre and Primary school is Day School; officially registered under the Ministry of Education of Tanzania. The registration numbers are as follows:
SCHOOL MOTTO: The school motto is Quality Education and Care for All.
SCHOOL VISION. To become a leading school offering quality education and care for orphans, prisoners children and children from poor families and dangerous environment.
SCHOOL MISSION. To ensure that basic quality and affordable education is provided to all deserving children without discrimination of any kind.
St. Gemma Galgani Pre and primary School has qualified teachers, though subject to changes any time. These are very dedicated to their work making sure that their clients get the right education they need in order to change their future world into a very happy and peaceful state.
NURSERY in 2007 was like this;
The schedule above shows the beginning of this school 2007. To day there are a lot complete number of staff to each class, and an overflowing number of pupils admission to each class as well.
St. Gemma Galgani PRE and Primary School performs well. This has been possible due to the reason behind. The school has enough books at ratio 1:2 and 2:2. The teachers are very well off in their teaching carrier, Imparting the required knowledge to the pupils.
In 2013, St. Gemma Pre Primary merged Standard seven successfully, which motivated parents to turn out asking admittion for their children in this school.
CLASSES: St. Gemma Galgani Pre and Primary School have enough rooms for nursery and for primary, as well as administration block which comprises all important administrative offices.
The school, a day as a day school has buses which are used for transportation of pupils to and from school.
The future plans for St. Gemma Galgani Pre and Primary school;
– To expand into a secondary school within the school premises, so as to offer quality education to our pupils who will complete standard seven.
-To maintain partnership, relationship with our lovely Government, parents, neighboring schools and Communities, in order to meet our goals.
– In The Lord’s providence we believe he will help on our plans, especially to establish secondary school in later future. God Bless!