Maru a Pula School

Maru a Pula School
Maru-a-Pula School
Gaborone, Botswana
Type Independent
Established 1972
Staff Principal: Andrew Taylor
Faculty about 60
Enrollment about 600

Maru-a-Pula School is an independent, co-educational, secondary school located in Gaborone, Botswana. Founded in 1972, it has grown from an initial class of 25 students to over 650 today. Maru-a-Pula offers a rigorous academic program, with students taking recognized international examinations including the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the GCE Advanced Level University Entrance exams (A Level). Approximately 25% of the students board at the school. Over half of the students are Batswana, but more than 40 other countries are represented, including the United States, India, England, South Africa, Nigeria, China, Zimbabwe, and Romania.

The school hosted the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships in 1999 and have sent a team of 2 to attend the 2008 Championships in Stuttgart.


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