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Category: Round Square


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

India Round Square Conference

In this academic year, we are sending (or have sent) delegations to five international conferences: –India (October 2019) – Shaheen, Zehrabanu and Zainab attended as per below – South Korea (March 2020) – five students will attend (Ogone Kwadi, Sam Macfadyen, Karen Ndesamburo, Ramadan Baawazir, Kennedy Makyao) – Namibia (February 2020) – this has justRead More

Students take part in World Clean Up Day

Our efforts made it onto the international World Clean Up Day Face Book site 120 St Constantine’s students took part in World Clean Up Day on Saturday – one of the biggest civic movements of our time, uniting 157 countries across the world, for a cleaner planet. The 80 Primary students and 40 secondary studentsRead More

Visit From RS Rep for St. Stythian ‘s College

SCIS was delighted to receive a visit from Pfarelo, Round Square rep for St Stythian’s (Boys) College, Johannesburg. Pfarelo is on a tour of leading African schools; having driven all the way up to Tanzania, via Botswana, Zambia and Malawi he was moving on to Rwanda before driving the whole journey again in reverse! PfareloRead 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

Students Karl Mbugua and Simran Pinheiro Attends a Round Square International Symposium in Harvard University

Our students Karl and Simran, along with IT teacher, Mr. Wanjara, are now back in Arusha after a week’s trip to Harvard University, USA. They were in Boston to attend a Round Square International Symposium on the topic of International Understanding. Participants from twelve, carefully selected, schools, among 190 Round Square schools, worldwide, reviewed preliminary findingsRead More

Round Square Professional Development for SCIS Staff

Teachers in both our Primary and Secondary Schools have been investigating and playing around with the Round Square IDEALS and the Discovery Framework. Staff  have been considering how pupils can most benefit from these two key pillars of  Round   Square and how they might permeate both aspects into their everyday teaching. SCIS is using both theRead More


The morning of Saturday 9th June 2018 was one with a lot of emotions as the Sixth Form Class of 2018 graduated. The graduation ceremony began at 10:30 am with opening remarks from the Headmaster who highlighted the fabulous contribution the graduates had made to SCIS. Mr. Macfadyen went on to praise their many achievementsRead 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

Round Square Africa Regional Conference is Here

We are excited that our first Round Square Africa Regional Conference is now here in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme of the conference is Utamaduni or “Culture” and we will explore issues around our rich African heritage and what it means as we rush headlong into the future. One hundred students from 16 Round Square schools around AfricaRead More

Countdown to Round Square Annual Regional Conference

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Student Council Embracing The Ideals

On Thursday 23rd November, St Constantine’s Student Council embarked upon an unforgettable journey of service to Esso’s Faraja Pallotti physiotherapy charity center, to donate essential necessities. The charity organization began in 2007 by manager and coordinator Clare Edwards, and focuses mainly on the awareness and handling of children with cerebral palsy in the Arusha community.Read 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

50th Anniversary Round Square Conference at Aiglon College, Switzerland

During the October half term break, two members of staff and six students travelled to Geneva in Switzerland to attend the 50th Anniversary Round Square International conference. It was the first International Conference our school has been to, and was especially important as we were officially welcomed as global members of the organisation and receivedRead More

SCIS makes TZS 1 million Donation to Testigo Africa!

On Monday 26th September, the students from Year 1 to Year 6 welcomed a guest speaker to our school. Our guest speaker was Ms Tracey Sawyer, Director of Testigo Africa, an organisation which facilitates projects designed to improve the social and economic wellbeing of the Masai people in Tanzania. In terms of what the organisationRead More

Junior Disco

On the 23rd of September this year, the prefect’s board hosted the first ever junior disco in our school.  For the past four years, we have been donating medicines to the Department of Mentally Challenged Kids – Mt Meru Hospital from the funds collected from such events. The event was very successful and we witnessedRead More