International Schools in Lagos

The Charterhouse Lagos Difference.


World class education in Lagos, Nigeria.

Schools in Lagos – #1 private school in Nigeria 

British International School

The Charterhouse Lagos Difference 

  • Curriculum
  • Facilities
  • Teaching staff



World class education in Lagos, Nigeria

Are you seeking the pinnacle of education in Lagos, Nigeria?

Look no further than Charterhouse Lagos, the foremost international school in Nigeria. Situated in Lekki, Lagos.

Charterhouse Lagos offers a world-class education that prepares students for success in an ever-evolving global landscape. 

Schools in Lagos - #1 private school in Nigeria

With a commitment to excellence, Charterhouse Lagos stands out among schools in Lagos, Nigeria for its dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals.

As an international school, we embrace diversity and fosters a multicultural environment where students from various backgrounds come together to learn, grow, and thrive. 

The school recognises the importance of providing students with holistic education that goes beyond academics.

Our school curriculum is designed to develop critical thinking skills, foster creativity, and instill a sense of social responsibility in our students. 

British International School

As a British international school, we follow a curriculum that is recognised globally for its rigour and relevance.

Our experienced and internationally diverse staff are dedicated to providing personalized attention to each student, ensuring that they reach their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. 

Charterhouse Lagos is more than just a school; it’s a community where lifelong friendships are formed, and memories are made.

From state-of-the-art facilities to a wide range of extracurricular activities, we provide an enriching learning environment that inspires students to excel in all aspects of their lives. 


The Charterhouse Lagos Difference

Charterhouse Lagos is the first British independent school in West Africa and member of the Charterhouse family of schools, one of the most prestigious British academic institutions with over 400 years of educational excellence.

While other top schools in Nigeria share some commonalities, Charterhouse Lagos stands out for its unique approach.

We offer a nurturing and inclusive environment that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Our dedicated faculty is passionate about creating a love of learning and fostering the intellectual and personal growth of each student.

See aspects of what sets Charterhouse Lagos apart →

International Schools in Lagos – Charterhouse Lagos Curriculum

Charterhouse Lagos believes in preparing students for success in a globalised world.

To achieve this, we devised a rich curriculum that draws from the best educational influences around the world >> 

British Curriculum: The rigour and structure of England’s National Curriculum provide a strong foundation in core subjects, fostering deeper learning and future success. 

International Primary Curriculum (IPC): Used in over 90 countries, the IPC brings an international perspective to enquiry-based learning, equipping students with critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving and global competence skills essential for the 21st century. 

Nigerian and African Studies: We celebrate our heritage by integrating the study of Nigerian and African languages, landscapes and cultural identity.

International Schools in Lagos –
Charterhouse Lagos Facilities

More than just classrooms, our learning environment will be our student’s springboard for discovery, igniting imagination and fostering lifelong learning.

Some of our world-class facilities include >>

🏀 An NBA-Standard Basketball Arena

🏊 25m swimming pool with spectator seating

🎨 Art, Drama, Music, and Dance studios and more.

Here are some fast facts about our campus →

• The total area of the school site is more than 225,000 square metres – About 70 hectares of land.

• Drinking water will be available at fountains throughout the campus to ensure everyone stays hydrated.

• We’ll have a full-sized 400m outdoor athletics track and much more.

Learn more about the Charterhouse Lagos campus

International Schools in Lagos –
Expatriate Staff

Our exceptional teaching faculty brings a wealth of diverse international experiences and perspectives to our student’s classrooms.

Take a sneak at some of our teaching staff >>

Andrew Jamieson (Director of Sport) – In addition to teaching in several UK schools, Mr Jamieson has also taught in international schools in Kenya and Singapore. He drives a positive and nurturing environment for ‘Sport for All’ and opportunities for elite performance. 

Janet Wood (Director of Music) – Janet has taught from Nursery to IB Diploma/A Level classes in the UK and Malaysia. She delivers learning techniques that inspire students to express themselves freely in all music activities. 

• Carla Manchad (Head of STEM) – Carla is a British-qualified school teacher of Computer Science and Technology. She has worked as a teacher and head of department in schools in the UK, UAE and USA. 

Mary Akintola (Teacher – Nigerian and African Studies) – Mary is an experienced educator, excited about the rich diversity of cultures, histories, and perspectives within Nigeria in particular and Africa at large. 

Learn more about our teachers


International schools in Nigeria offer a valuable educational experience for students seeking a globally focused curriculum and a multicultural environment.

But what truly sets Charterhouse Lagos apart is the dedication to authentic solutions – a commitment to understanding each student’s individual needs and helping them to thrive. 

By fostering critical thinking, creativity, and a sense of global citizenship, our school prepares students to thrive in an interconnected world.  

If you’re searching for an international school in Nigeria that prioritizes academic excellence, personal development, and a supportive community, then look no further than Charterhouse Lagos. 

Registrations are open

An amazing breadth of opportunities for your child to grow and develop.

Register today.

Admission into our Primary School is now open (with boarding option for Years 5 & 6)