Services and Facilities

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Transport

The RGS provides door-to-door transport services to over 80 % of it’s students who reside in greater Nairobi.
We manage a large fleet of 45 well-maintained buses and mini buses that service classified transport zones.
Each bus is driven by an experienced driver who is accompanied by trained assistant/ conductor who ensure the safe and timely travel of students
Kindly go to the Transport page for more information.

Libraries

Our well-stocked libraries offer a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, daily newspapers, periodicals, current journals, educational reports and audio visual aids. Reading and research are key elements that RGS fosters in developing an enquiring mind in our students.

Hostel Facilities

Our Girls high school has outstanding boarding facilities the students call their home away from home. There are four wings, each with a prefect who works under the overall hostel captain. The hostels are under the care of two live-in matrons assisted by a boarding mistress who is a teacher.
The hostel accommodates 350 students with shared and single cubicles, personal lockers, hot water showers and a recreational lounges set in an extremely serene environment.

Health Services

Each of the Riara schools has a sanatorium managed by a qualified nurse. The sanatorium attends to minor illnesses and first aid services. In addition RGS have contracted the services of Red Cross Ambulance emergency services for all emergencies and transport to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment. At the Riara Springs Girls High School, the matrons, who are qualified nurses, are on call on a 24hour basis.

Other services we provide
1. Health Education –Personal hygiene, Healthy leaving and the transition into adolescence.
2. Mentoring & Counselling
3. First Aid Training
4. Safety – The importance of safe play and focus are regularly emphasized.

Catering

Our Catering Department offers a wide range of nutritious, well balanced and delicious meals that meet the needs and tastes of students from kindergarten to high school level. We also cater to the needs of students on special diets. Each school has a team of teachers who supervise meal times to monitor service delivery and student satisfaction.

Policies on Catering

The catering-staff carries out food handler’s tests thrice a year in order to ensure the strictest compliance to hygiene and safety standards, in addition to conducting standards training.