Armitage High School

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Classroom at Armitage High School

Armitage School is a school in the Gambia. It was established by Governor Cecil Hamilton Armitage in Georgetown (now known as Janjanbureh) in 1927. After World War II, the school became a post-primary boarding school.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable alumni of the school include Sheriff Sisay, Sheriff Dibba and several other People's Progressive Party politicians of the 1960s and 1970s.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hughes, Arnold; Perfect, David, eds. (2008). "Armitage School". Historical Dictionary of The Gambia. African Historical Dictionaries. 109. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. pp. 8–9.