Mount of Olives College Kakiri recognizes the importance of a well-rounded education. All students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular or “extra-curricular” activities.
These include but are not limited to:
- Sports (Soccer for both Girls and Boys, Athletics, Badminton, Chess, etc)
- Clubs/House activities
- National and Regional Debates
- Fawe projects
- Student Council
School events include an inter-house MDD competitions, Sports Day, Fawe exhibitions, termly Guidance and Counseling afternoons, Leavers’ Parties for candidate classes, End of term one inter-house concerts.
Physical education and fitness is a compulsory part of the curriculum. The School competes in Inter-School Leagues in: Soccer, Chess, Basketball, Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Athletics and Table Tennis. Coaches and student leaders supported by one well-qualified sports teacher .
Clubs and Societies
Every Saturday afternoon students can participate in any of the school’s 15 clubs including: Music, Dance and Drama; Art; Aerobics; Chess and Scrabble; Table Tennis; Hockey; Swimming; Scouting; First Aid; French; Environment; Computing; Library; Badminton; and Lawn Tennis.
Houses exist to offer students indoor competitive activities including Sports, Public Speaking, Music and Dance, Art, and Science Quiz. Each House: Cephas, Unna, Genevieve, Appiah and Victoire, is led by an elected House Captain and House Patron/ House Mistress
Nurturing Responsible Students
The School encourages students to be responsible from a young age.
Student Council members are school leaders and student role models who guide and counsel their peers, helping to develop positive behavior and values. In June every year, students, staff and the Principal appoint the leadership teams for the School. The Council is led by a Head Boy and their service lasts for a year.
They meet to exchange ideas and address issues that genuinely concern the entire school community. Council recommendations are given to the Principal Mrs. Regina Laboke for consideration and feedback.