Curriculum

The core curriculum for all Form 1 and 2 students at Starehe Boys’ Centre comprises:

  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Christian OR Islamic religious education
  • Computer studies
  • Physical Education

Additional Subjects

Two other subjects are chosen from:

  • Agriculture
  • French
  • German
  • Music
  • Business studies

Choices for Seniors

Forms 3 and 4 study eight subjects for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam. Compulsory subjects are:

  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Mathematics

Students then choose one of two core options:

Triple Science Students

  • Study the three core subjects
  • + all three sciences
  • + one of the arts/humanities

Double Science Students

  • Study the three core subjects
  • + two sciences
  • + two of the arts/humanities

The eighth subject is chosen from among the following:

  • Agriculture
  • French
  • German
  • Music
  • Computer studies
  • Business studies

Accountancy and ICT courses are also offered at the Boys’ Centre’s own post-secondary Institute.

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Starehe Boys in class Each Junior student is expected to study a minimum of 13 subjects.  Seniors must continue with a minimum of eight.

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