Sunrise International School is one of the three schools owned by the Islamic Education Trust; an Organization which was established in 1969. The goals of the schools under the Establishment are
· Academic Excellence
· Broad Islamic and General Knowledge
· High Islamic Moral Standard and Ethos
Sunrise International School is a Nursery and Primary school established in 1998. It is located at Number 64, Kwame Nkrumah Crescent Asokoro – Abuja. The school is situated in a serene environment conducive for learning.
The school is an “A” class Islamic School which offers Academic Excellence, Islamic Knowledge and High Moral Standard. It is one of the accredited schools in the Federal Capital Territory.
The school has intelligent and highly qualified teachers, some of whom are from the Neighbouring African Countries. The curriculum of the school is Nigerian British.
Academic performance of the pupils has continued to soar higher every year. The officials of the National Common Entrance Examination recently tagged the school an “A” class school due to the performance of the pupils in the examination. Some of our pupils have won scholarships into the Federal Government School and the school for the Gifted and the Talented.
The school has state of the art facilities, from the gate down to the classrooms depict beauty and style. The classrooms are tiled with air Conditioners. There are enough learning resources and plastic play facilities, well equipped Library, Science Laboratory, Qur’anic Laboratory, Art Studio and I.C.T Room, Sick Bay and the Mosque.
For the pupils’ physical development, the following games are available to them: Badminton, Table Tennis, Basket Ball, Football and so on. The school strives to develop an all round pupil; therefore, extra-curricular activities are given paramount importance.
The various clubs in the school are Literary and Debate, Creativity, Arabic, Drama, Home Economics, JETS, Muslim Scouts, M.S.S and Readers club. Talent Show and Inter-house Sports Competitions are held annually.
One of the goals of the school is to raise pupils with high moral standards. The school does this, through the early morning assembly sermons, cancelling and advice and also correction of bad behaviours. The school therefore raises pupils who are well behaved and disciplined.
The Islamiyya section of the school does very well as the academic section. Pupils are taught Qur’an and Arabic language. The Qur’an and Arabic schemes are designed in such a way that a pupil in Primary Five would have completed the recitation of the Holy Qur’an and therefore participate in Walimatul Qur’an. He/she would also be able to read and write Arabic fluently.