Oshwal High School

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Oshwal Academy Nairobi Junior High
1st Parklands Avenue

Coordinates1°15′37″S 36°48′32″E / 1.26028°S 36.80889°E / -1.26028; 36.80889
Years offered7 to 11
Education systemBritish Curriculum

Oshwal Academy Nairobi Junior High is a private secondary school based in 1st Parklands Avenue in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in 2005 after the merger of Oshwal High, Oshwal Jain Primary and Visa Oshwal Secondary and Visa Oshwal Nursery into Oshwal Academy Nairobi. It offers the IGCSE British curriculum. The headmaster is Mr. C.Banerjee.

Grade levels[edit]

Students enter Oshwal Academy Nairobi Junior High from year 7 and continue to study till year 11.


From year seven to nine, it is mandatory for students to take the following classes:

During year 10, students choose Business or Sciences. For a student taking Business courses taken are:

  • Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • History or Geography
  • English
  • Math
  • Foreign Language – Swahili, French or Gujarati
  • Economics or Computers
  • PE

For a student taking Sciences courses taken are:

  • English
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Foreign Language
  • Economics or Computers
  • PE
  • Optional – Human Biology.

The subjects may vary, as students may wish to take Physics and Chemistry but not Biology. Nowadays the school is allowing students to take any combination they like, but the number of subjects that they allow is fixed.


There are four houses in Oshwal High School:

  • Simba (red)
  • Gazelle (green)
  • Impala (blue)
  • Flamingo (yellow)

The four houses compete against each other in activities such as sport and drama.

The school has merged with other schools owned by the "Oshwal Trust" and is part of Oshwal Academy Nairobi, having five campuses, namely:

  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi – Nursery
  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi – Primary
  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi – Junior High
  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi – Senior High
  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi – College