The bedrock of a nation’s development largely depends on a sound and functional education for economic, social, technological, political and cultural advancement. It was therefore a welcome development when the Federal and State governments created the avenue for private participation in the education industry.

               We the Board of Directors of Ferscoat Comprehensive Academy having seriously considered factors affecting effective learning and having received a specific instruction from God to embark on a crusade of child upbringing under the following terms of reference:

1. To raise a generation of tomorrow that have the fear of God deeply rooted in them.

2. To contribute our quota in the crusade to rescue the nation from the falling educational standards with emphasis on science and technology.

3. To provide jobs for the jobless. We do thereby welcome you to Ferscoat Comprehensive Academy. Ferscoat International Schools in Ipaja is a co-educational institution which provides pre-nursery, primary and secondary educational needs for both pupils and students.

             Ferscoat Comprehensive Academy is a co-educational institution with a solid foundation determined to reach the top of excellence applying acceptable norms and practices devoid of any form of dishonesty and cheating in examinations. The school was founded in September 1997 and became Government approved in May 2005.          In line with our objectives, the school has a maximum of 30 learners to a class. This is to enhance monitoring by teachers while reducing the pressure on them.

            You are once again welcome to the world of “PANEL BEATERS” and “EXTRA MILERS”.


           The school offers the following subjects at the Junior Secondary level (JSS 1-3) in accordance with the state and federal government educational policy.

       J.S.S. 1-3

  1.   English Language
  2.   Yoruba/Hausa/Igbo
  3.   Mathematics
  4.   Basic Science
  5.   Social Studies
  6.   Basic Technology
  7.   Cultural & Creative Art
  8.   Home Economics
  9.   Agricultural Science
  10.   Physical and Health Education
  11.   Business Studies
  12.   Computer Studies
  13.   Civic Education
  14.   French

          In selecting two Nigerian languages, students should in addition to their own language select another language from (Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba). At the senior secondary level (SS 1-3) the subjects are departmentalized as follows

                             A. Core Subjects for all Students

  1.   Mathematics
  2.   English Language
  3.   Civic Education
  4.   Economics
  5.   Biology
  6.   Computer Science
  7.   Trade subject (Painting & Decoration, Fishery, Data Processing, Insurance)                                                        B.  For Science Students the following subjects apply:
  8.   Further Mathematics
  9.   Physics
  10.   Chemistry
  11.   Agricultural Science
  12.   Geography
  13.   Food and Nutrition
  14.   Yoruba/Igbo/Hausa
  15.   Technical   Drawing                                                                                                                                                                                    C. Arts & Commercial Students
  16.   Christian Religious Studies/ Islamic Religious Studies
  17.   Visual Art
  18.   Music
  19.   French
  20.   Literature in English
  21.   Government
  22.   Commerce
  23.   Computer Science
  24.   Further Mathematics
  25.   Yoruba/Igbo/Hausa
  26.   Insurance                                                                                                                                                       D.  Technical
  27. Wood work
  28. Metal work
  29. Technical Drawing
  30. Electrical Electronics
  31. Building Construction
  32. Auto-Mechanic
  33. Computer Science

All work and no play, it is said, "makes Jack a dull boy". In view of this, the school runs a number of co-curricular activities.

They are grouped into two:

(a)          Games and Sports

(b)          Clubs and Societies

GAMES AND SPORTS: The school encourages active participation in sporting activities and competitions. During games, every child is expected to be in his or her outfit. Inter House Sports Competitions are organized bi-annually and potential athletes are given the necessary encouragement that will make them excel in future.

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Students are encouraged to take active part in activities organized by approved clubs and societies in the school. These clubs include:-

  1. Literary and Debating Society
  2. Drama Club & Cultural Troup
  3. Press Club
  4. Cadet (Martial Arts)
  5. Scout
  6. Red Cross
  7. Young Farmers Club
  8. JETS
  9. Choir and Band
  10. Fine Arts and Local Crafts Club
  11. Christian Fellowship
  12. Muslim Students Society
  13. Ben Carson Readers Club
  14. Home Makers Club
  15. French Club

Each student must belong to not more than two of the above clubs/societies.

NOTE: Tribal or Ethnic Clubs and Societies are not allowed by the school. More importantly, secret clubs or societies of any form will not be tolerated in the school. Students who engage in any of these clubs or societies will be expelled.

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

The school has a virile guidance and counseling unit headed by and made up of teachers with long standing experience in this field. They will attend to students and advise them on how to manage their time, mould their behaviour and aid them in the choice of their subjects and future career.

This job is vital to the overall development of the students.


 

  1. The school has four standard laboratories to enhance the teaching of the various branches of the sciences - Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Home Economics well-equipped and manned by professional laboratory technologists.
  • BIOLOGY LABORATORY: the laboratory has wet-preserved snakes, heart, kidney, liver and the brain of a rat, squirrel, tilapia fish, and a lot of wet preserved insects. We have the vertebrae or bones of rats and rabbit, skeleton of human beings, microscopes, dissecting sets, forceps, tong, a lot of petri dishes, gas point and bunsen burner for heating. Generally wet-preserved organisms of the Platyheldorinthes, Arthropoda, Annelida, Mollusca and many more. These equipments, apparatus and wet-preserved organisms make the teaching and learning of Biology effective and efficient.
  • CHEMISTRY LABORATORY: Our laboratory is well equipped with modern equipments required to carry out proper qualitative and quantitative essay. All our equipments are well calibrated and our reagents are carefully stored to avoid contamination and health hazards to our learners. Indeed, we are founded on excellent performance.
  • PHYSICS LABORATORY: The Physics laboratory is well equipped and fully furnished with the aim of catering to the needs of the syllabus. To make learning and teaching more effective, scientific theories propounded in the classroom are tested in the Physics laboratory.

           In doing so, the learners are provided with hands-on experience in the experimental sciences, thus creating global citizens of tomorrow who have wider and deeper understanding of natural phenomena.

  • HOME ECONOMICS LABORATORY is well equipped with modern facilities such as:

-           Sandwich makers

-           Ice cream makers

-           Juice extractors

-           Pastry makers

-           Refrigerators

-           Deep Freezers

-           Gas cookers 

     2.        FERSCOAT ICT ROOM is never a so-called computer room. It is a multi-purpose laboratory consisting of a server network as a central computer that holds collections of data (databases) and programs for connecting PCs, workstations, and other devices (Mobile phone, iPAD, iPHONE, PDAS,etc), which are clients. All these clients are linked by a wireless network for the purpose of communication, calculation, processing/storing of data and other e-activities.

This all-purpose Ferscoat ICT room is turning the entire Ferscoat community into full automation. Both teachers and students/pupils now have information at the tip of their fingers and enables them to participate in on-line teachings, e-learnings and e-commerce; thus making us a new brand among other schools around.

3.    THE SCHOOL LIBRARY/RESOURCE CENTRE: this is situated in a serene environment suitable for studying and research; and it is well stocked with qualitative and educative material in all areas covering both the junior and the senior secondary school scheme and beyond i.e.

         -   The sciences

         -   Arts & Commercial

         -   Insurance, Fishery

         -   History & Current Affairs

         -   Moral Instruction

         -   Languages i.e. French, Yoruba & Igbo

         -   Inspirational & Motivational Books

         -   Novels & Story books

         -   Dictionaries, World Globe, World Atlas, Guinness Book of Records, Maps  

             and other Instructional Materials.

4.   HOME MANAGEMENT ROOM is well equipped with ultra-modern facilities i.e

         -   Kitchen cabinets, kitchen utensils and lots more.

         -   Adequately functioning sewing machines (both manual and electric)

         -   A spacious, well ventilated and illuminated laboratory

         -   A balanced, properly formulate/well designed Home management room.

         -   Qualified professional teachers

5.   MUSIC STUDIO: here children who exhibit traits of interest for music, drama and dancing are given the basics to prepare them for the future.

6.  STANDBY GENERATOR: constant supply of power is assured to check PHCN’s perennial power interruption.

7.    BOARDING FACILITIES: The school runs an effective boarding system for parents who may need such facilities. Children from JSS1 to SSS 3 can be admitted in to the boarding house. We have two boarding houses for girls and boys (in different locations) and boarding house masters and mistress who are always present to assist learners academically, emotionally, spiritually, socially e.t.c.

8.     SCHOOL CLINIC: The school has a standard clinic to handle minor cases of ailment while they are in school. Qualified state registered nurses are always in attendance. For major treatments, learners are referred to hospitals or taken home.

9.    CANTEEN: The school operates a decent canteen, managed by trained caterers, which caters for the nutritional needs of learners at an affordable rate. Learners pay as they eat.


 

The school has taken part in several competitions. These include:

YEAR                 COMPETITION                                                                    POSITION

2002                  Children’s Song Festival (CHISOFEST)   for Sec. Schools                 1st

2007                  Federal Maths and Science Olympaid for                                     1st

                        Senior Sec. Schools(State Level)

2007                  Federal Maths and Sicence Olympaid                                          5th

                         for Junior Secondary Schools.

2012                 Macmillian Masters Spelling “B”                                                  Among the best

Sept. 2013         Statement awards 2013                                                          2nd

                        Lagos Best WAEC Student

May 2014          Lagos State Jam Feast 2013 (Poetry)                                        2nd

May 2014          MITV Debate Competition                                                       1st

May 2014          MITIV Mathematics Quiz Competition                                        1st

Nov. 2014         Lagos State Jam Feast 2014 (Poetry)                                        Winner 1st


 ADDRESS:          6, Lawal Close, Fatolu B/Stop, Ipaja, Lagos.

                           2/4, Ogo-oluwatedo Street Fatolu B/Stop, Ipaja, Lagos State 

TELEPHONE:        +2348023918927,

                            +2348028315806, 

                            +2348028318078,

                            +2348182827599.

EMAIL:                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.