Welcome to Infant Jesus Academy (IJA), Asaba

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    About Infant Jesus Academy

    The Infant Jesus Academy, Asaba is a co-educational private day and boarding school, drawn from various parts of the world and from across many different walks of life. It is brought together by a shared belief in the power of an outstanding education to help young people succeed and to change lives, families, communities, nations – and even the world – for the better. IJA is a school of Roman Catholic ethos and is very deliberate in fostering a school culture of excellence, integrity and Christian servanthood.

    Our academic program provides differentiated instruction to meet the needs of each student to the best of our ability. The entire spectrum of educational program at IJA is academically challenging and engaging on every child.

    To apply for admission in September 2021, please visit www.ijaasaba.com/admissions, or email enquiries@ijaasaba.com for more information.

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    Infant Jesus Academy runs academic programs as specified by the Nigerian National Policy on Education for the Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary. Dedicated and professional teachers teach a wide variety of academic subjects.

    Years 7 to 9 constitute the Junior Secondary School. This is otherwise referred to as JSS1, JSS2 and JSS3 respectively. Here, emphasis is on the basic skills in English Studies, Mathematics, Basic Science, Basic Technology.

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    Admissions into Infant Jesus Academy

    Infant Jesus Academy is a non-selective school and offers equal opportunities to ALL children, regardless of origin and religion, who demonstrate enthusiasm, curiosity and a passion for learning. Such children must meet up with the admission criteria.

    The Academy also seeks out children that are well disciplined, respectful and possess the ability to fit into a boarding environment.

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    The facilities at Infant Jesus Academy are comparable to what obtains in first class International schools anywhere in the world. The following facilities are what make IJA unique in this part of Nigeria:

    Two modern fully equipped computer laboratories (all connected to the internet). A modern language laboratory. This laboratory has a-state-of-the-art equipment for the purpose of speech and listening skills in languages. French laboratory. The French laboratory is where IJA students are specially prepared by experts in French language.

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    IJA Alumni

    Our aim is to give IJA alumni the opportunity to keep in touch with the developments of the School, attend IJA events and keep up to date with news.

    We are committed to keeping in contact with as many alumni as possible and will always be pleased to hear from you. The Alumni Association produce an annual newsletter which is published and sent to every IJA alumni with whom we are in touch. If you are not receiving a newsletter and would like to, please click here

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