Operational Guidelines on Student affairs/welfare
The Students Affairs/Welfare Unit take care issues relating to student promotions, counselling etc.
Operational Guidelines on Student promotion from one class to another
From SS1-SS2: a student should be in SS1; should pass a minimum of six subjects and have minimum of 40% pass in English and Mathematics, and 50% pass in any other four subjects in the annual average; should not be involved in exam malpractice or in other serious disciplinary cases; should have a class attendance of not less than 75%. From SS2-SS3: should be in SS2; should offer, at least, 8 subjects or maximum of 9; should pass a minimum of six subjects and have the minimum score of 40% pass in English and Mathematics and 50% pass in any other four subjects in the annual average; should not be involved in exam malpractice, cultism or in other serious disciplinary cases; should have a class attendance of not less than 75%.
Operational Guidelines on Presentation of students for external exams
Before a student can be presented for an external examination e.g. WAEC/NECO, the cumulative academic record from SS1 to SS3 is checked; the students’ disciplinary records are also looked into; the student must have an attendance rate of 75%; and all fees must be paid.
Operational Guidelines on School health
FCT school health policy is in line with National School Health Policy (FME,2006). The aim is to:
  • Foster a friendly and healthy learning environment
  • Integrate health and education officials, parents and the community in the effort to make the school a healthy place
  • Provide a healthy environment, skill-based health education and school health services
  • Strive to improve the health of learners, personnel, and the community
  • Building capacity for security, peace, shelter, education, food, gender equity and sustainable development
  • Preventing leading causes of death, disease and disabilities in the school community e.g. malaria, water borne diseases, infections, drug and alcohol abuse, HIV/AIDS, injuries, and malnutrition
  • Influence health related knowledge, attitude, values, beliefs, skills, and behaviours
Operational Guidelines on School feeding
School feeding services are aimed at providing adequate daily meals for boarding students in the FCT senior secondary schools. The Characteristics of school feeding service include: provision of three-square meal pre day per child; ensure adequate sanitation and hygiene practices among food handlers including routine medical examination and vaccination; food fortification and supplementation; regular de-worming; promotion of health-related policies. School menu should be planned in such a way that food making meal must be drawn from all the four food groups:
  • Energy providing food (High Carbohydrate food) such as yam, cassava, potatoes, plantain, rice, millet, maize, guinea corn etc.
  • Body building food (High protein food) such as meat, fish, chicken, egg, insects, soya beans, groundnuts, cowpeas etc.
  • Fats and oil such as palm oil, soya bean oil, rapeseed oil etc.
  • Food rich in micro-nutrients (fruits and vegetables) such as fruits –mangoes , oranges, pawpaw, guava, grape fruit etc. Vegetables-spinach, waterleaf, water melon, bitter leaf, carrots, egg plant, ugu etc. 1/3 of the recommended daily intake (RDI) must be provided in each school meal. The daily ration composition must provide at least:
  • 25% RDI for energy
  • 25% RDI for protein
  • 33% RDI for Iron
  • 33% RDI for vitamin A
  • 33% RDI for Iodine
  • 33% RDI for Vitamin C


Operational Guidelines on Appointment of school principals
The officer to be appointed:
  • must have served as Vice principal in school for at least 2-3 years
Appointment of school Vice principals
The officer to be appointed as vice principal:
  • Must have attained the GL 12-14, and have been in service for not less than 7 years
  • Supervision of school administrators
Operational Guidelines on Science & Technology education
  • Monitor and assist in the teaching of science in schools
  • Suggest appropriate equipment to be used in the teaching of science
  • Co-ordinate international and local science competitions
Operational Guidelines on Special needs education
The Special Needs Education Unit in line with National Policy on education performs the following functions
  • Implementation and co-ordination of special needs education in our schools
  • Assists in the identification and remediation of students with special needs
  • Co-ordinates workshops, seminars and organizes same for teachers
  • We assist in the teaching of English and Mathematics for improve performance of students by identifying students with (special needs) many challenges
  • Encouragement of students with exceptional and talented students
  • Counselling services for parents of children with special needs