Rainbow International School

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Rainbow International School

Tyaba Zone

Makindye Division
Kampala Uganda
Motto Nil Satis Nisi Optimum
School district Makindye
School number 800
Age range 2-18
Language English
Hours in school day 8:00 - 3:00
Houses Impala, Rwenzori, Sesse, Kyoga
Colour(s) Rainbow colours
Sports Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Rugby, Cricket (under discusion)
Affiliation COBIS

Rainbow International School is an international school for infant, junior and secondary education in the Kampala district of Uganda.

The Rainbow International School was established in September 1991 as a primary school with 29 children. In September 1995, the school moved to its present 9-acre (36,000 m2) site with newly constructed purpose-built classrooms and administration block and playing fields. The school is in the Kampala district. It is owned by the Midland Group of companies.

The Rainbow School has been helped and fund-raised for by the Run4Unity association and the Focolaré.


International Talent Show[edit]

This talent show was created by Rainbow, in where International Schools of Kampala take part in it. There are three categories: Vocal, Instrumental and Dance. It usually happens in Term 2. (Greenhill Academy is not an international School)

Aga Khan International School Uganda
  • debut 2015
Greenhill Academy
  • debut 2014, exited 2015
Galaxy International School Uganda
  • debut 2014
GEMS International School Uganda
  • TBA
Kampala International School of Uganda
  • debut 2012; winner 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
International School of Uganda
  • debut 2012, exited 2013
Herritage International School Uganda
  • debut 2012, exited 2014
Kaboja International School Uganda
  • debut 2012

Talent Show (Rainbow Only)[edit]

This talent show was created last year by current Head Girl Inge Baredse and it was only once. This Talent Show comparing to the International Talent Show has two more categories: Drama and Comedy; it is only for Rainbow and it happens in Term 1. The winner in the Junior category was Mbabazi and in Seniour category was Gloria.


In Rainbow there are two major Charities: CARE and "Habitat For Humanity". Nevertheless, there are two other charities: 3C founded by Sharon Kahumbu and Noella Byenkya, and "Lost And Found" founded by Lynn Muhairwe and Cinthya Peng.

Duke of Edinburgh Award[edit]

Rainbow commenced its participating in Duke of Edinburg award in September 2014, which was opened by Mr. Skulmosky. Currently the Duke of Edinburgh Award leader is Mr. Morton.

Head Boy & Head Girl[edit]


Linda Ohairwe and Tendai Kachale


Amani Nassour and Osman Garelnabi


Inge Baredse and Denis Nyangezi


To be decided since 27 March. Candidates for Head Boy are: Julian Luckawiecki, Michael Kulik, Rahul Jaideep and Egbert Junior Ngabirano. Candidates for Head Girl are: Emma Turpin Barry, Keerthana Shrinivasan, Kherie Ruth Akimana, Wajiha Kabir and Simran Alibhai.


Rainbow plans the reconstruction of classrooms and future enlargement, which would be finished by 2017 or 2019 aproximately.


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