2016 Entrance Examination


Grundtvig International Secondary School 2016 Entrance Examinations and interviews into JS1, JS2, SS1 and SS2 will take place on Saturday 2nd April, 2016. The examinations will hold in various Exam Centres across the country for 2016/2017 academic session.

Kindly note the following changes to our Lagos and Edo States examination centres:

  1. LAGOS STATE: Mari Nursery and Primary School, 321 Road, C Close, House 3 FESTAC Town, Lagos. Phone number: 08062858652
  2. EDO STATE:  Brother Pious Nursery and Primary School, Akinsua Street, off Airport Road, Benin City. Phone number: 08167311093

To apply online, click here.


Grundtvig Secondary Selected by Shell as its Representative School in South East Nigeria


The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) has selected GISS, Oba as its representative school in the South East Geo-political zone of Nigeria for its National Cradle to Career Scholarship Scheme.

The Scholarship scheme is an all inclusive programme that will enable Nigerian pupils to gain access to six year education in reputable secondary schools like ours across Nigeria.

GISS, Oba has earned this position as one of the leading secondary schools in Nigeria and the best in South East Nigeria. Ten pupils selected from the five South Eastern States of Nigeria have already enrolled in GISS for the 2014/2015 academic year under the scheme .

WAEC Performance: Grundtvig International Secondary School Emerges Top Ten in Nigeria


Grundtvig International Secondary School Emerges Top Ten in NigeriaGrundtvig International Secondary School, Oba was one of a select number of schools honoured with a PLATINUM AWARD by the African Brand Review for being among the TOP TEN PERFORMING SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 WAEC Exams. The WAEC list of top hundred performing schools in the WAEC Exam released by WAEC Nigeria to Africa Brand Review showed that our school (GISS) is the FIFTH best performing school in WAEC in Nigeria.

The Excellence Recognition Award event took place at the Oyo Hall of the Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos on 5th June, 2015. It had top education officials and schools from across the country in attendance. The school Principal and PRO represented GISS at the event. A big congratulations to our students and staff.

GISS Gets New Multimedia Hall


Grundtvig International Secondary School’s new Chinua Achebe Multimedia Hall has just been completed by Finlab Nigeria Limited. The country’s leading science equipment and furniture designers.

The multimedia hall has a capacity of 200 persons sitting. This hall will be used for Students’ educational and social activities like drama, lectures, training, workshops, seminars and meetings.


SAT & TOEFL Training for GISS Staff

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A team of officials from the leading SAT/TOEFL training outfit in the country, Management and Education Training (MET) Ltd, Lagos, were recently in Grundtvig International Secondary School Oba, Anambra State.

The visit was for a seven-day rigorous further training of our teachers in modern coaching techniques, exposing them to the best new methods of teaching and preparing students for the two international exams. The training has adequately equipped the teachers to prepare students for the SAT and TOEFL Exams.

These examinations open wider international university placement opportunities to students who, with the support of their parents, are desirous of studying abroad.



GISS Biennial Inter-House Sports Competition


The second edition of the school’s biennial Inter-House Sports Competition was held on Saturday 22nd, March, 2014.

The event was chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youths and Sports, Anambra State, represented by Mr Joseph Umudu the Director of Sports resources, Anambra  State. He was assisted by Barrister Louis Alozie, the school’s PTA Chairman.

It attracted many parents, students from other schools and visitors to the school. Six houses of GISS contested in 47 sports events and winners emerged in this order:

Mother Teresa 11 5 1 1st
Mahatma Ghandi 7 7 2 2nd
Nelson Mandela 5 4 4 3rd
Rosa Parks 4 7 3 4th
Nnamdi Azikiwe 2 4 3 5th
Albert Einstein 2 4 3 5th

First Bank Onitsha Branch donated the sum of N24,000; N8000 went to first position in football. N8000 went to first position in Volleyball and N8000 went to first position in Lawn tennis. Anambra State Ministry of Youths and Sports donated 10 footballs, 18 stockings and 18 soccer boots to the school.

The event ended at about 4.50pm with the house that came first in this year’s interhouse sports: Mother Teresa House, lifting the trophy.


Admission Forms for the 2014/2015 Entrance Examination are Out!

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The process for admissions into Grundtvig International Secondary School has begun.

Application for Admission Forms are available at N5,000 each at the following Sale of Forms/Examination Centres:

  • Abia State: Tender Hearts Nursery and Primary School, GRA , Aba.  Tel: 08087813354
  • Abuja: Wesley Nursery and Primary School, Wuse 3, Abuja, FCT.  Tel: 08036874695
  • Akwa Ibom State: Christian Montessori Primary School, Uyo.  Tel: 08086776403
  • Anambra State: Grundtvig International Secondary School, Oba. Tel:  08087813354
  • Cross River State: Palm Court Creche Schools, Calabar. Tel:  08035517537
  • Delta State: NNPC Primary School Complex, Warri. Tel:  08023387020
  • Ebonyi State: Ebonyi State University Primary School, Abakaliki. Tel: 08055986138
  • Edo State:  Our Lady of Apostles Private School, Benin City. Tel:  07038975946
  • Enugu State: Solid Base International Nursery and Primary School, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu. Tel:  08064068969
  • Imo State: He Lives Academy ( Fisi Model School) Owerri. Tel:  08064649309
  • Kaduna State: I Care to Smiles & Five Hearts International School, 18A, New Dawaki Road, Ungwan Sarki, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna. Tel:  08033907168
  • Kano State: St Louis Nursery and Primary School, Airport Road, Kano. Tel:  08085389242
  • Lagos State I: Gopherwood School, Ikeja, Lagos. Tel:  08028489284
  • Lagos State II:  Anambra State Liaison Office, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel:  08034703112
  • Plateau State: Glorious Academy International School, Bukuru, Jos South. Tel:  08035931115
  • Rivers State: Montessori  International School GRA, Phase 2, Port Harcourt. Tel:  08138506840
  • Rivers State:  Helms Bridge School, Amadi- Amah Port-Harcourt. Tel:   08173281018

Date 15th March, 2014; Time: 10.00am.

Venue Examination Centres Nationwide (listed above)

Scholarships  Full scholarships will be awarded to the best male and female candidates.

Further enquiries can be directed to:

Supplementary Entrance Examination:
Date: May 17th, 2014
Venue: Grundtvig International Secondary School, Oba


Dr. Kachi E. Ozumba (1942 – 2011)


In 2011, our founder and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria departed this life. This was a sad event that all of us at Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria felt deeply. However, months after, we grow in admiration of his vision which was fundmental to the founding of Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria. In a tribute to late Dr. Ozumba, Ole Toftdahl, chairman of Danish Friends of Nigeria and Ry Højskole of Association of Danish Folk High Schools (FFD) quoted from Ebbe Kløvedal Reich’s book, Sunshine and Lightening: Grundtvig and His Song for Life: Read more

Website Launching Soon!!

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It’s all coming together! In the next few days, the new website will be launched. This is in line with plans preparing Grundtvig Nigeria for the future as we extend the work involved in propagating the Grundtvigian philosophy of education for life. Follow us on Twitter and keep informed on the launch date.

New Website & Social Media.

Categories:News & Stuff

We are also building new websites for Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria, Grundtvig Institue and Grundtvig International Secondary School. What we want to have is a functional and modern website that is sharp yet kind to the eyes, and colourful without being garish. A website that our current staff, students and parents would be proud of.  Read more