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Riara has carved out a niche as a center of excellence in primary education within the 8-4-4 system of Education.

Core subjects taught at the primary school level are: English, Maths, Kiswahili, Science, Social Studies and Christian Religious studies. All these subjects are examined in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education at the end of the 8 year course. The pupils also engage in classes in Music, Physical Education, Swimming, French, Art and Craft and ICT.

We take the arts seriously at Riara and encourage students to participate in concerts, exhibitions and competitions in their relevant fields of art and craft as well as music.

In Music, the pupils who participate in the Kenya National Music Festivals have done so up to the national level. We also encourage students who display interest to take up musical instruments, and support their development and certification with the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music, ABRSM.


The school has highly qualified trainers for co-curricular activities. The activities offered at the Riara Group of Schools include:
• Swimming
• Soccer
• Skating
• Scouting
• St. John Ambulance
• Creative Art
• Music