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KNOWLEDGE, EXCELLENCE AND DOMINION
The White Dove Schools is a private co- educational day and boarding institution that offers outstanding all-round education of international standards to children between the ages of 2 and 18. We are committed to providing complete education in a purpose-built learning environment where the children are encouraged to excel intellectually, socially, morally and spiritually. Founded in September 1994, The White Dove Schools is located in a serene, sprawling and expansive piece of land of about 20 acres . The school’s alluring , natural ambiance offers an escape from the hustle and bustle that characterizes city life, thereby providing a perfect atmosphere for learning. We daresay our environment is second to none in this metropolis. We run a broad-based curriculum: Nigerian and British with highly-qualified and certified teachers. The co-curricular activities offer the students the opportunity to socialize and develop their talents. Our aim is to give every child the stimulus, exposure, encouragement and support to develop academically, have a wide range of interests and a sense of personal values. To achieve this, we provide a dynamic and child-centered education and sound moral foundation based on Christian values, which prepare them towards becoming disciplined and responsible adults.
It is the vision of this great institution to become a source of all-round education, which is balanced enough to equip children for the present and the future. To become a standard for virtues such as truthfulness, determination, diligence, discipline and integrity which will enable children to become God-fearing and responsible leaders in future. To provide the best education sufficiently balanced to equip children for the highly competitive and technological world of the 21st century. To provide an atmosphere conducive to academic excellence To equip children with the requisite intellectual skills for precision in perception, thinking and expression by helping them to respect and value their talents and develop them to the fullest. To encourage leadership qualities such as high moral standards, truthfulness, determination, hardwork, diligence and integrity.
To provide the best education sufficiently balanced to equip children for the highly competitive and technological world of the 21st century. To provide an atmosphere conducive to academic excellence To equip children with the requisite intellectual skills for precision in perception, thinking and expression by helping them to respect and value their talents and develop them to the fullest. To encourage leadership qualities such as high moral standards, truthfulness, determination, hardwork, diligence and integrity.
The school supports the emphasis of the home in matters of dressing, hairstyles and good grooming. Proper grooming is taught along with other values, manners and morals.Students are taught to respect the School Authorities, observe the School rules and to maintain all established standards of behavior. The School will follow a Biblical pattern that honours God and is beneficial to the students. Such rules include but are not limited to the following:
Parents are to purchase vouchers for children who wish to purchase things from the Tuck shop. This applies to day students only. Boarders have vouchers of not more than N5,000.00 only per term (just in case they run out of personal items). Students are not allowed to have cash in their possession at any time
Boys are to carry classic conservative haircuts.
Girls are to weave their hair without hair attachment. Braids and hair pieces will not be allowed. Necklaces, bangles, rings, ruffles/ coloured ribbons, dangling earrings are not allowed. The girls will be allowed stud gold/silver earrings only. Hair ruffles allowed are sold in the Administrative office. All wrist watches must have black leather straps only.
Make – up is not allowed.
No child is to leave the school premises except the parent has the written consent of the principal.
English language is the only means of communication to be used during school hours except when vernacular is being taught in the classroom.
Abusive/ offensive language, bullying, fighting and stealing are highly prohibited.
There will be penalty for vandalism of school properties and parents will be asked to pay for any damage incurred.
Students will obey all those in authority over them and will address adults by their titles and last names.
Students will show respect for classmates, staff, teachers, the property of others and the school.
Walkman, cellular phones, game boy, play station, electronic games and other prohibited items (provisions) are not allowed. Any of these items will be confiscated.
No student should wear items of clothing that are not school uniforms.
Bubble gum or sweets are not allowed.
Buying from the Tuck shop is allowed only during break time and after school hours and must be consumed within the period. Eating is not allowed inside the classrooms, chapel or residences.
Reading of comics, magazines and novels while class is in progress is not allowed.
No receiving of visitors at odd hours.
School sandals must be lace-ups, black in color, rubber sole and flat.
Students shouldn't drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes or engage in any form of drug abuse.
Students must promptly obey all routine bells.
Students must be at their best behavior at all times.
No sagging of pants or any form of indecent dressing.