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SCIS becomes one of the research ambassador schools to participate in an independent international study research in Harvard University under Round Square!

Independent international study conducted by researchers from RSI and Harvard GSE will explore how Round Square schools support students’ international understanding Windsor, UK 4th December 2017 — Round Square is excited to launch a research project led by Dr Christina Hinton from Harvard GSE and her team at Research Schools International (RSI) into How RoundRead More


On Tuesday, 24th October, Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunal (MICT) marked United Nations (UN) day at its Arusha branch in Lakilaki hills. St. Constantine’s students were lucky enough to be invited along to witness this great occasion. Students first had an opportunity to tour the premises of the Mechanism, including the library, where they receivedRead More

Year 5 Trip to Kimakouwa Village in Longido

On Thursday the 20th of October, at 8:30am, the year 5s went to Longido. We went to a Maasai village called Kimakouwa. On the way we saw a spectacular Dust Devil, a small whirlwind over land, visible as a column of dust and debris. Some of the children even saw giraffes. After about an hourRead More

Primary School Forces in Action!

In Term One, the students of Year 5 have been studying: Forces. Students have been conducting a series of experiments, to find out the effects of air resistance, as well as how upthrust affects the weight of objects in water. They are now proficient when it comes to using a Newton-meter. Recently, the students haveRead More

Buddy Reading

At St Constantine’s, we have been working hard to increase our reading skills!  As we all know, skilful reading ensures that we can access all areas of the curriculum and fulfil our potential. With this in mind, we have paired up older and more skilled readers with our younger students to encourage a love ofRead More

French Competition at Alliance Française, Arusha

As part of the 21st edition of the French Language and Francophonie Week in March 2016, the Year 10 students at St Constantine’s were invited to participate in 2016 Francophonie Competition. The event, organised jointly by the Alliances Françaises of Dar es Salaam and Arusha, The French Embassy and the Tanzanian Association of French TeachersRead More

Secondary Science Fair

The Secondary Science Fair 2015 was bigger than ever with over 120 entries from every year group. Students explored their chosen projects and, over the course of eight weeks, carried out research, planned and carried out experiments, analysed their data and evaluated their investigations. The Science Fair allowed students to take control of their ownRead More

Climate Change Film Festival

Environmental Council members attended the Alliance Francaise Climate Change Film Festival on Monday 23rd November. We watched ‘Le Glace et le Ciel’ which translates to ‘The ice and the sky’ and the movie portrayed the life and work of Claude Lorius. He is a Frenchman who worked in Antarctica to discover the scientific secrets heldRead More

Microbiology conference

St. Constantine’s A Level biologists visited ISM Arusha on the 10th and 11th September 2015 to attend a lecture presented by the Aston University Team, Dr. Julia Brown and Dr. Mohammed Ashraf. On day 1, the team introduced themselves and the invisible, invincible, treatable and preventable world of microbiology. We learned that the world aroundRead More