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Official Opening of the Upper Primary Adventure Playground

On Friday 22nd September, the new Upper Primary Playground was declared open and two randomly chosen classes were given the honour of being the first to use it. This completed a long journey from when the Primary School Student Council first recommended prioritising an Upper Primary playground as the number one need for the studentsRead More


Adventure at St Constantine’s needs no introduction. At the foot of Mount Meru, and a short drive from Mount Kilimanjaro, our students receive daily visual inspiration. Our activity week in February sees groups sailing in Mauritius, diving in Zanzibar, climbing Kilimanjaro, and kayaking in Uganda. With our newly acquired fleet of mountain bikes, students areRead More

Newsletter 9

Our ninth newsletter is out now, full of Adventure, exams and Chinese New Year please read it here


Round Square is very important to us as it gives us a clear philosophy and vision to build around. You will have read about our Round Square conferences and student exchanges at secondary level, but Round Square is embedded into all school life on a daily basis. The values and attributes of a Round SquareRead More

Round Square in the Primary School

The Primary School is proud to have been a leader in developments of Round Square activities over the years with the initial IDEALS sessions running for five years now. We have designed a program whereby all students have a chance to try something new and develop skills in areas they might not usually pick asRead More

Stories from Around the World

 On Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th of November, Year 3 and 4 took their audiences on a trip around the world with their show “Stories from Around the World.” Each class performed traditional stories from a variety of countries. Year 3W told the tale of “Tiddalick the Frog”, an Aboriginal Dreamtime story from Australia aboutRead More

Round Square International Conference 2018

  Our flag bearer during the opening ceremony in Round Square International Conference 2018 held in Ottawa Ontario Canada from September 27- October 3, 2018  was none other than Nahla Shahbhai accompanied by Karen Olotu. We couldn’t have been more proud!  About Round Square at SCIS Round Square is a network of 200 leading schools fromRead More

Round Square Africa Regional Conference 2018

The weekend of 17th February 2018 was a very busy one for our school as we welcomed the Round Square Africa Regional Conference 2018. This conference, with a theme “Utamaduni” or Culture, brought together a total of nearly 100 students of Round Square member schools from different parts of Africa. Round Square is a worldwide networkRead More

Activities Week 2017: Sailing Trip to Mauritius

Once again, we were delighted to offer our students at St. Constantine’s the opportunity to take part in a sailing course in Mauritius during the February 2017 activities week. A total of 26 students took part in the week’s sailing course with the Wildwind Adventures team at Mont Choisy, Mauritius. The students enjoyed learning toRead More

Headmaster’s Welcome

Welcome to St. Constantine’s, a Round Square school. We are built on both the strong foundations of our own distinguished past and the principles of Kurt Hahn who started the Round Square movement. At the centre of school life are our IDEALS. We fully embrace the six areas of: Internationalism, Democracy, Environment, Adventure, Leadership and Service.Read More

Internationalism and RS Conferences

In 2016, we attended conferences in Morocco, South Africa and India; following academic year saw us travel to Switzerland, Kenya and again to South Africa.  In 2018 we  hosted our own conference, and this, like all the others, was organised by the students.  The philosophy of Round Square is that the teachers are there toRead More

Round Square

Round Square The Round Square organisation was founded by His Majesty King Constantine in 1966, based principally on the theories of the German educational philosopher, Kurt Hahn. It is named after the square that is actually round at Gordonstoun School, in Scotland, where the first conference took place in 1967. He founded two schools: SalemRead More

Secondary School Curriculum

Students in Year 7 – 9 follows set departmental curriculum guidelines. From Year 10 to 13 learning is based on IGCSE and the Cambridge International A Level curriculum. The main aim of the curriculum at St. Constantine’s is to raise standards, making sure all children have a broad and balanced education up to the ageRead More

Secondary School

Thank you for taking the time to visit our school website. I am sure it will provide valuable insight into the unique school we are in Arusha and Tanzania. We aim to offer the highest standards of education within a multicultural and international environment. Having arrived at St. Constantine’s almost 17 years ago, it hasRead More

Year 4 at Ngaramtoni Forest

During activities week Year 4 students went on a trip to Ngaramtoni Forest. Below are two accounts from students about their adventure. On Tuesday 16th February, all the Year 4s wore home clothes. We travelled to Ngaramtoni Forest next to a Masai village. The leader told us that we might walk to the waterfall. It tookRead More

Round Square Global Members

It has been a slightly tense six months for the Round Square representatives at St. Constantine’s. We had to complete an audit of everything we were doing, and describe our plans for the coming year, in the areas of the six IDEALS (internationalism, democracy, environmentalism, adventure, leadership and service). This was fun in itself, realisingRead More

Town Campus Show

Every year the children at the Town Campus present a beautiful performance to their parents and community members. It is always a wonderful evening full of song, dance and drama. Our playground becomes an open theatre under the sky. The children, teachers and parents work very hard to practice their lines, learn their songs, makeRead More

Mauritius Sailing

What an adventure! Sailing and windsurfing in the tropical Indian ocean of Mauritius for eight students was a treat for us all.  Our hosts were the only RYA approved centre in the Indian Ocean : Wildwind Adventures who are Europe’s top sailing school, now operating in their second location, in the warm waters of Mauritius. We wereRead More

Reception Activities Week

During our school-wide Activity Week, the Reception classes each hiked through the Danish Forest in Usa River. The students enjoyed a trail with physical challenges perfect for 4 to 6 year olds. They crept down and climbed up gentle slopes, pushed through some leafy brush, and climbed over some logs as they made their wayRead More