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Why Brookhurst?

Brookhurst is an extraordinary school charting its own unique path. We are a diverse and progressive institution that houses some of the world’s most ambitious and inquisitive students. We encourage our students to be bold, to understand and positively challenge common conceptions. Brookhurst students begin their journey from our early years school and move on to our preparatory school. Preparatory students then graduate to our Brookhurst high school culminating in elevation to our Brookhurst sixth form. In this journey, our students discover their character, relationships, resilience, skills, knowledge and abilities. We are a home away from home to all our students. We are a family.

The Brookhurst Way is an attitude that brings out the potential of each child through the dedication and nurturing way of Brookhurst’s staff. Once your child has found their passion, we tailor an education programme that is right for them, wherever their talents lie.

We are one of the best co-educational boarding and day schools in East Africa with over 700 students in our two expansive campuses in Lavington and Kiserian. Kiserian houses 75% boarders and 25% day scholars while Lavington campus is an entirely day schooling institution. Each campus offers world leading teaching and coaching.
Education needs change, it needs to progress and we are prepared to make that happen.

Our Campuses


Lavington Campus

We are a progressive, values based day school nestled in the heart of Lavington, Nairobi county

Students at Brookhurst’s pre-prep learn in safe, serene and engaging school environments. Brookhurst’s Pre-prep culture encourages our students to experiment within the classroom, explore their campus grounds and get involved in school life. Our joyful pre-prep environments in both campuses are decorated with student artwork, encouraging them to make their mark on their learning spaces. Brookhurst’s teachers and teaching assistants take our students through outdoor play to encourage them to engage with the natural environment. Students learn to identify flora and fauna as well as grow fresh plants and produce.

Kiserian Campus

We are a progressive, values based day school nestled in the heart of Lavington, Nairobi county


Why Do Families Choose Brookhurst?

There are many reasons why families choose Brookhurst to educate their children.

Focus on the individual

Everyone excels at something. We help children discover their brilliance, support them to excel in that passion and to celebrate that everyone is unique and different.


The Brookhurst Way- An attitude that seeks to bring out the latent potential of each child through the dedication and nurturing way of Brookhurst’s staff. Excellence in teaching and coaching with the child at the center.


Brookhurst’s two expansive campuses in Lavington and Kiserian offers students a serene and calm environment for learning. Kiserian campus includes numerous learning centers, 4 science laboratories, cafeteria, music hall, art rooms, Dormitories, ICT center, aquatic center, basketball courts, football pitches, tennis courts, prep kids’ playground and school forest.

Lavington campus is unique in the area for its amazingly peaceful surroundings despite being in the heart of Lavington. The campus facilities include classes, art room, music room, cafeteria, basketball court, netball court and swimming pool.

Small Class Size

Class sizes are between 10-16 in the prep schools and 9-13 in the secondary schools. We currently maintain a 1:6 teachers to student ratio. Brookhurst teaching is optimized for personal attention, so we really get to know each child, and for social interactions. This enables us to stretch the most able students and support those who need an extra helping hand.

Academic Excellence

Brookhurst maintains a culture of academic excellence as we hold a 98% pass rate in O-Level and A-Level examinations.  Every year Brookhurst graduates are placed in numerous universities and technical institutions locally and abroad. Students study in institutions such as McGill University (Canada), Humboldt University (Germany), St Georges University (Grenada), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa) and University of Nairobi (Kenya).

Sporting Academy

Brookhurst is synonymous with sports. We believe exercise and activity is essential to the wellbeing of our students. Lessons learnt in the classroom transfer to the sports field and lessons learnt on the sports field transfer to the classroom. We are the current IPSSA U-15 Basketball & Football champions.

Learning Support

Brookhurst’s learning support department offers specialist support to children with specific learning difficulties. They pride themselves on creating a supportive environment where children thrive and are equipped with strategies to become independent learners. Talent Development

Various displays throughout the school give an insight into the students’ artistic activities. During weekly art lessons students explore a variety of art techniques, practice skills and develop their imagination. Brookhurst focuses in ensuring the musical talents of our students are discovered and explored.

Early Start Aviation Studies

At Brookhurst we ensure our students become the best at what they dream and hope to achieve. Brookhurst’s collaboration with accredited flight institutions located at Wilson Airport gives our students great first hand instruction in flying. The students are then certified and given a private pilot’s license(PPL).

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