JETHRONE Eagles Academy is situated at Gbazango Layout, Pipeline Extension, Kubwa Abuja. In this interview with McPatrick Michael Linus, the school’s Assistant Director/Bursar, Ms. Helen Udo, tells The Dream Daily why enrolling your child or ward in the school is the best decision you could ever take and why
Tell us a bit about the school history
JETHRONE Eagle Academy is unique educational institution with a mandate to train young leaders who will become leaders with great knowledge and integrity through high quality teaching. The school was established in 2004, over a decade now. The name is an acronym of “JESUS’ THRONE”
Is it a school for Christians only?
Not at all. It is a secular school where we have Christians and Muslim students, all studying together in harmony and tolerance of one another’s religious beliefs. It is a unique name which came from the inspiration of the Almighty Himself through the Proprietress, Mrs. Cecelia Onovo, a passionate, dynamic and God-fearing woman with the most infectious personality. A role model not just to the student, but to the staff as well.
At JETHRONE Eagle Academy, we deploy our expertise and vast experience to help students perform maximally and inspire them to make their mark in the academic arena. There is nothing more important than giving your wards quality education. Education is important and the way it is imparted is much more important. This is why we have put together a structurally child-friendly environment and facilities required to deliver quality education. We also expose our pupils and students to social and physical development activities that eventually aid them in developing professional communication and creative skills
At JETHRONE Eagles Academy, we develop our ideas into positive, productive action. This is why we are increasingly the popular choice of parents. Yes, at JETHRONE we educate our students to be problem solvers.
What curriculum do you run at JETHRONE Eagles Academy?
We run both Nigeria and British curricula, well integrated to prepare our students for the larger society and for a world of opportunities. Our curricula teach our wards several recreational, inspirational and mind-stimulating skills. They are designed in such a way that the scheme of work gradually develops a child to fit into any society with confidence and very high intelligent quotient (IQ). Our curricula are taught with visible and stimulating learning aid, good text books, subjects, facilities and activities to ensure your ward reads with understanding; speaks and listens well; develops the ability to focus and achieve set goals; develops his or her talent, explores and appreciates technology and believes in his or her ideas enough to dare to bring them to realty.
Tell us about the facilities in the school…
We have well-ventilated classrooms, spacious playgrounds, well-equipped computer laboratory and serene environment for conducive learning.
We also have assorted stimulating learning aid, a well equipped science laboratory, technology workshops, play cum gaming equipment and a skill acquisition centre. The school also have a fleet of buses manned by experienced drivers, well equipped school clinic and many more.
Why should I choose JETHRONE Eagles Academy before the rest of the schools in Abuja?
You should pick our school first before the rest because JETHRONE Eagles Academy is unarguable a unique, dynamic and an all-encompassing learning environment. All staff – from the security man at the gate to the cleaners and class assistants all key into the goal of the school – to contribute positively to the society by raising pupils and students with a high standard of education and high moral values through quality education. Our ultimate responsibility to all parents is to deliver optimum return on invested capital on their wards through steady growth in education with efficient management. It is an ideal school for all lovers of knowledge.
Then there is the quality teaching delivered by qualified teachers in our school. At JETHRONE Eagles Academy, our teachers are well qualified. The minimum qualification is NCE for nursery/primary section. Those with degree in education handle our secondary section. Any member of staff who must teach, this includes those who have degree in non-education discipline, are encouraged to further their education, and the school authority has been very supportive in that aspect.
We teach with varieties of stimulating teaching aid and skills to simplify education. We turn good teaching into great teaching. Our teachers are recurrently being professionally trained by different consultants in diverse methods of classroom management and effective teacher-students relationship. This is to ensure that every child is noticed, guided and cared for.
What are some of the school’s milestones or achievements?
Our students have perform excellently well in major competitions. They came first in Macmillan Reading Competition and won awards in the Cowbell’s organized competitions too. Not to mention their record breaking performance in the SSCE and JAMB exams. Many of our former students are in prestigious institutions like Covenant University. We have positively influenced neighbouring schools here in Kubwa.
How expensive or affordable is JETHRONE Eagles Academy?
Our fees are very affordable. We provide qualitative education at very moderate fees and give parents ease of timely payment. Nursery/Primary starters pay, N41,700 Continuous is N35,200.
JSS, N56,200 and N51,200, SSS, N70,200 and N 60,200 respectively
If you juxtaposed these with our facilities and services, you would agree with us that we are not after parents’ money but have passion for the upbringing of your child.