At Cornerstone College, we believe that education should cultivate the full potential of each individual as a member of society. Our commitment is to nurture every child in our care and help them grow into stable, valuable members of society.
Education can no longer be the giving of knowledge only; it must take a different path. The consideration of personality, the development of human potentialities must become the centre of education.Maria Montessori
The true aim of education cannot be other than the highest development of the individual as a member of society.
Welcome to Cornerstone College where we are committed to nurturing every child in our care. We are intentional about raising stable personalities as useful and valuable members of society. Located at Plot 44, David Ejoor Crescent, Gudu District, Abuja, the College provides purpose built, state-of-the-art facilities for her students, educating the whole person and teaching both the core and wider curricula, with focus on academics, skills acquisition, character development and achieving the best academic results, while emphasizing integrity and ensuring a firm resolve to live a life of purpose remain the school’s stated aim.
We are a thriving school where we strongly believe that there is no limit to the potential of our students as we provide outstanding opportunities, which develop every aspect of their interests and abilities.
The college is set to
1. Reinforce and help every student build on their solid foundation,
2. Motivate every student to develop a lifelong love of learning,
3. Inspire them to discover and nurture their passion.
As a 21st century school, we pay special attention to engendering in our students all the 21st century skills, so they imbibe and noticeably display excellent communication, outstanding collaboration, award-winning critical thinking and incredible creativity.
Altogether, we ensure that our students are fully prepared for the next stage of their education and life.
Our broad and balanced curriculum is majorly the Nigerian National Curriculum with some aspects of the British National Curriculum. Our students are given the opportunity to write the following examinations:
1. Basic Education Certificate Education (BECE) in JSS3/Year 9
2. The British curriculum Check Point Examinations in JSS3/Year 9
Checkpoint tests cover all major areas of learning required in the first three years of an international secondary education. Learners receive a Statement of Achievement, which is an indication of their academic progress during this stage and detailed feedback on their strengths and weaknesses.
Our students are also prepared towards writing external examinations like:
1. Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT):
Most of the colleges in the US require SAT for admission to undergraduate courses. In addition, many schools offer SAT scholarships to students, based on their SAT results.
2. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE):
This examination is usually written when students are in SS2/Year 11. This certificate is the most popular international certificate for this age group and it is administered by Cambridge Assessment International Education.
3. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
This is an assessment used by universities to gauge the level of a student’s English language proficiency. The TOEFL examination is required for admission into an academic setting to ensure that intending students can cope in an English- speaking environment.
4. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE):
This is a standardized test in West Africa. Students who pass the examination receive a certificate confirming their graduation from secondary education. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and is only offered to candidates residing in Anglophone West African countries. The academic school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the examination is the West African Senior School Certificate.