About Us

HISTORY
Southern Highlands School is located in Mafinga township, Mufindi District, Iringa Region, in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. The school is registered as a non-denomination co-educational English medium primary school. The school started as a kindergarten/daycare school in 1994, becoming a primary school in 1997. The kindergarten/daycare school started with the objective of providing parents in Mafinga township with daycare services and preparing children for an English medium education later.

VISION
Southern Highlands School envisions a vibrant modern education facility that answers national and parents’ expectations and pupil’s needs.

MISSION
To ensure a well managed English medium school with motivated professional teachers and other supportive staff all geared for competitive academic achievement.

OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHOOL
Educational for children, with a strong English base, has become a topical issue among parents and educators in Tanzania. There is a community-felt need for an English-medium primary education curriculum.
The main objectives include:To equip children with sound knowledge of English for effective communication as citizens of a world that has become a single global village resulting from advances in information technology.

  • To prepare children more effectively for English medium secondary school education in Tanzania.
  • To provide boarding and day school experience for effective learning and social interaction among pupils themselves.
  • To provide a learning school that is affordable, accessible, and cost effective to families who need English medium primary education for their children.
  • To motivate pupils to become passionate in learning in order to become self-reliant, disciplined and well-behaved young people.
  • To provide children with early exposure to information technology.