Starting this year 2019, rugby has been re-introduced as part of sports lesson. In Primary: Class 5 to Class 8, and Secondary: Form 1 to Form 4.

This has added a fourth sport in the Primary section and a fifth sport in the Secondary. The other sports in the primary and secondary sections are: football, basketball, volleyball. Handball is only played in the secondary section.

The re-introduction of rugby has been met with lots of enthusiasm in both sections.

On 2nd February 2018 the school swimming team comprising of boys from the secondary and primary section attended the St. Nicholas School swimming gala. They got an award for the 2nd best boys team.

The boys who participated in the 8 years and over category took part in relays, 25 meters by 4 (Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly and crawl) individual events, 50 meters by 4 (Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly and crawl) and 100 meters individual medley.

The boys who participated in the 7 years and under category had a chance to compete in relays, 25 meters kick-board and 25 meters noodle back.

The gallant swimmers brought home 14 Golds, 12 Silvers and 12 Bronze medals.

This is a good start to the swimming season 2019.

The pupils of Tennis Club participated in the Tennis Master 12 & Under Tennis Tournament that was held in Public Service Club, Nairobi on Saturday, 7th October 2017. Herein below the results.
1. Leishery Munene 1st Runner Up.
2. Trevor Mwaura (Winner in beginners of U 10 Red balls)
3. Njamba Kimani Silver
4. Eddie Gitonga Bronze
5. Emmanuel Njenga Bronze
6. Alvin Kimathi Bronze
7. David Momanyi Silver
8. Javier Mwangi Silver

On Saturday, 7th October 2017, the Sports Department organized a soccer tournament for 13 years & Under. This event attracted nine teams from other schools and three teams from the host. The teams were grouped into two pools of six teams each and the matches kicked off at 10:00 am. The preliminaries were much easier for the teams that were strong and well prepared. The knockouts were very tough as some teams had to go down to penalties to determine the winners. The results saw Strathmore B & C proceed to the semi-finals where they both won and qualified for the finals. The finals was described as a derby as Standard 6 faced Standard 7 in the tournament. The two classes have had stiff competition during Inter-class competition. Strathmore B won the tournament with two goals to nil as Makini School settled for 2nd runners up after winning in the playoffs.

Standard 1 and 2
25 M Freestyle Jabari Areri (S2) Aidan Muiga (S1) Muriithi Mwangi (S2)
25 M Breaststroke Jabari Areri (S2) Muriithi Mwangi (S2) Stephen Ogembo (S2)
Standard 3 and 4
50 M Freestyle Curtis Kamotho (S3) Leishery Munene (S4) Frank Mwenje (S3)
50 M Breaststroke Leishery Munene (S4) Curtis Kamotho (S3) John Peter Ngala (S4)
50 M Backstroke Leishery Munene (S4) Khidhr Esmail (S4) Rafael Nzoka (S3)
50 M Butterfly Curtis Kamotho (S3) Leishery Munene (S4) Frank Mwenje (S3)
Standard 5 and 6
50 M Freestyle Adam Otieno (S5) Emmanuel Otieno (S6) Mukiama Kimathi (S6)
100 M Freestyle Adam Otieno (S5) Emmanuel Otieno (S6) Roman Mburu (S5)
50 M Breaststroke Adam Otieno (S5) Ndung’u Kimani (S6) Emmanuel Otieno (S6)
100 M Breaststroke Adam Otieno (S5) Emmanuel Otieno (S6) Ndung’u Kimani (S6)
50 M Backstroke Ndung’u Kimani (S6) Jason Ngugi (S5) Kwame Kimani (S5)
50 M Butterfly Emmanuel Otieno (S6) Ryan Khafafa (S5) Alex Onyonka (S6)
Standard 7 and 8
50 M Freestyle Jomo Muigai (S7) Ngondo Kimemia (S7) Evans Kanja (S7)
100 M Freestyle Ngondo Kimemia (S7) Jomo Muigai (S7) Evans Kanja (S7)
50 M Breaststroke Ngondo Kimemia (S7) Evans Kanja (S7) Joseph Ngala (S8)
100 M Breaststroke Ngondo Kimemia (S7) Joseph Ngala (S8) Jermaine Arwa (S7)
50 M Backstroke Evans Kanja (S7) Jomo Muigai (S7) Ngondo Kimemia (S7)
50 M Butterfly Ngondo Kimemia (S7) Joseph Ngala (S8) Andrew Kamami (S8)
Standard 3 Curtis Kamotho
Standard 4 Leishery Munene
Standard 5 Adam Otieno
Standard 6 Emmanuel Otieno
Standard 7 Ngondo Kimemia
Standard 8 Joseph Ngala

The Swimming Gala for the Primary section was held on Saturday, 25th March 2017 at the  swimming pool. The event attracted many pupils from Standard 1 to 8 while many others came to cheer their friends. All participants who emerged 1st, 2nd and 3rd were awarded medals.

The Basketball competitions for Westlands Sub County began in January. Strathmore School prepared well for this year’s competitions after they lost narrowly in 2016 to St. Austins School. One of their best performances was at the semi finals where they beat Nairobi School 78-48. They won against Hospital Hill and emerged the champions in Westlands Sub County.

In the preliminaries stage of Westlands Sub Region, Strathmore won all their matches but lost narrowly against Starehe Boys. They met Hospital Hill in the playoffs and emerged victorious.

Strathmore School proceeded to represent Westlands Sub Region in the Regional competitions.  The matches at this level were very competitive both physically and mentally. The team played well and they won against Lenana School but lost to Highway School. This made them emerge position 2 and had to face the most competitive side from the other group that was Upperhill School. They were eliminated at the semi finals but managed position 4 in the entire region. The full scores and photos can be found below.

Congratulations to the basketball team!

Strathmore 55 04 Kangemi
Strathmore 43 11 St. Marys
Strathmore 28 06 French School
Kangemi 15 37 Strathmore
St. Marys 09 60 Strathmore
French School 17 40 Strathmore


Strathmore 78 48 Nairobi School


Hospital Hill 25 52 Strathmore


Strathmore 49 18 Jamhuri
BGE 09 54 Strathmore


Strathmore 18 26 Starehe Boys
Strathmore 18 08 Hospital Hill


Strathmore 54 43 Lenana School
Highway 57 35 Strathmore


Upper Hill 86 26 Strathmore


Eastleigh 34 32 Strathmore

The Kenya Association of Independent International Schools Sports Organization (KAIISSO) Basketball season began in January and ended with all the finals on Friday, 10th March 2017. Strathmore School was represented by three teams i.e Team A, B and C. These teams comprised of players of under 19, 17 and 15 respectively. The Patrons for the teams were Mr. Githaiga – Team A, Mr. Kerongo – Team B and Mr. Muttai – Team C.

All the teams played well in their preliminaries even though they didn’t manage to qualify for the semi finals. The full scores and photos of the season can be found below.

Under 15 Basketball League
30-01-17 Strathmore 25 21 Premier
02-02-17 Rusinga 30 18 Strathmore
06-02-17 Strathmore 46 05 St. Christophers
07-02-17 Strathmore 32 40 Peponi
25-02-17 Turi 35 27 Strathmore
Under 17 Basketball League
24-01-17 ISK 41 27 Strathmore
26-01-17 Strathmore 27 23 St. Christophers
03-02-17 Strathmore 19 11 BGE
08-02-17 Peponi 48 43 Strathmore
15-02-17 Strathmore 15 20 Rosslyn
Under 19 Basketball League
18-01-17 Strathmore 32 35 RVA
24-01-17 ISK 57 37 Strathmore
26-01-17 Brookhouse 68 24 Strathmore
01-02-17 NIS 49 27 Strathmore
15-02-17 Strathmore 24 59 Rosslyn
25-02-17 Turi 20 0 Strathmore

This event filled with pomp and colour took place on Saturday, 11th March 2017. The venue of the inaugural championship was the indoor arena at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Schools started streaming into the venue as early as 12:00pm for a 2:00pm kick off. A total of 30 schools turned out for the event. These 30 schools will represent the 30 teams that make up the actual NBA tournament in the United States.

Before this day, three coaches, namely Mr. Brian Njoroge, Mr. John Thomas Nyakundi and Mr. Brian Abuto, were taken through rigorous coaching courses at USIU on Thursday and Friday to enlighten them on the tactical, technical and physical facets of the game.

The Under 12 School Team comprising of 13 Standard 6 boys namely James Kiumi, Terema Matiko, Benedict Mbalu, Michira Mbugua, Philip Mugambi, Sean Muiga, Victor Nzoka, Paul Ochieno, Edwin Okwach, Mark Towett and Jeremy Wachira arrived at the venue shortly after 1:00pm.

Lunch was served by 1:30pm. At 2:00pm the speeches were given namely by the US ambassador to Kenya, the Director of Operations of the NBA, a basketballer for the women’s version of the NBA (WNBA) and a representative from Ford Company, Ryan Majiwa, who is an old boy of the School (F4 2003). Ford is sponsoring the Championship.

After the speeches the crowd was entertained by professional dunkers from the United States who left the crowds mesmerized at their athletic prowess.

The event concluded with an exhibition match.

Each of the teams was to be given a kit of one of the 30 NBA teams through a kind of draft selection. Strathmore School selected the Phoenix Suns kit. The team has received 10 training balls.

The Swimming Club  participated in the 2017  Kenya Swimming Federation (KSF) Nairobi Minnow Meet in Makini School. The boys registered impressive results despite having only a few training sessions prior to the event. The  team was composed of Standard 3 and 4 boys. Frank Mwenje, Std 3, won a bronze medal in breastroke while Kerama Nyanyuki, Std 3, won 2 silver medals in backstroke and breaststroke.

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