No doubt,
Ogun State pride herself as one of the states in Nigeria that offers quality
and outstanding secondary education system.
Join me as I
take you through the journey of the best five secondary schools in Ogun State
for both private and public schools. The school history and what they offerthe
students in term of school curriculum, facilities and extra curriculum
activities that makes them stand tall above other schools in the state.


The Bells
Comprehensive College is founded in 1991 by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (a former
president of Nigeria); the schools (one for boys, one for girls and one for day)
are spread across sixty five (65) acres of undiluted landscape on Idiroko Road
in Ota, Ogun State.
Students are
accommodated in comfortable boarding houses with facilities for about one
thousands five hundred (1500) students.
methodology of education at The Bells is child oriented. Each student is seen
as unique, and the best teaching methods for individual students with academic
challenges have their needs met at THE BELLS.
The college
offers quality education for students aged 11 – 17 years, delivered in a state
of the art learning environment designed to ensure their academic success for
entry or foreign higher institution. The school uses audio-visual teaching
aids, recognizes student’s participation as the bedrock of teaching and
learning process.
The school
has well equipped biology, physics, chemistry and computer laboratories. The
school’s classrooms make use of the latest classroom technology which includes
white boards and projectors. Students at The Bells are also thought the three
Nigerian Languages as well as Chinese and French. The students are also exposed
to skills acquisition program which includes barbing, electric work,
photography, fabrics and clothing, hairdressing, bead making, hat making and
The schools
assessment has been designed based on continuous holistic approach; not
targeted towards SSCE, JSCE and UME examinations alone, the school; also groom
students for SAT, Cambridge, IGSCE and TOEFL International Examinations. Little
wonder the school recorded 91.6%, 96.4%, 99% passes during 2012, 2013 and 2014
WASSCE respectively.
The school
is also the first secondary school to represent Nigeria at the International
Geography Olympiad (iGEO) held in Cologne, Germany in 2012. The school also won
Gold and Silver at the ASEAN plus 3 junior sciences Olympiad held in South
Korea in 2010. The students of the Bells had an outstanding performance in 2010
and 2012 Editions of The International Young Physicist Tournament.


Founded by
local philanthropist Tayo Aderinokun, in 2008, the school is a purpose built
co-educational boarding school of 500 students. The college is set on 35 acres
of land in Asu village near Abeokuta, Ogun State, less than an hour drive from
Day Waterman
College provides outstanding education that inspires leadership traits as it
focuses on the individual child’s ability to excel in the global world. The
college is design to educate young people to become leaders who will be at the
forefront of rapid economic and social development sweeping through Nigeria and
the world.
The college
offers world class facilities in an environment with a natural, peaceful and
focus setting. These facilities and equipment of outstanding quality have been
provided to support the learning environment, including access to safe
recreational areas.
Day Waterman
College also offers an extensive and varied co-curricular programme, and the
school strongly encourages the students to participate in these activities to
develop new skills, confidence and self awareness.
The students
of Day Waterman College primarily proceed to a range of higher or further
educational institution in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America
(USA), South Africa and other Europe Countries and study towards a variety of
qualification and certification including A levels, Foundation Diplomas,
International Baccalaureate, SATs, High School Matriculation and European


Grammar School is a public secondary school in the city of Abeokuta, Ogun
state. Often called the first Grammar School in Nigeria, the school is the
first secondary school in Ogun State and it is attended by students from all
parts of Nigeria, West Coast of Africa, South Africa, Europe and even Asia.
The school
was founded in 1908 by the Abeokuta District Church Council (Anglican). AGSOBA
is an association of old students (boys and girls) of the grammar school and is
the oldest student association in Nigeria. Headed by a national body known as
the Central Executive Committee with it headquarter in Abeokuta, the
association operates through branches all over Nigeria and the world. The
school is mixed.
The school
has a modern library for the students, which is well equipped. They also have a
well equipped biology, chemistry, physics and computerlaboratories. The school
also encourages their students to discover their God given talents outside the
classroom with their sophisticated music studio and fine art studio for
students who are talented.
curriculum activities are not left out, the school has a football field with
covered sits, handball pitch, squash hall, and a basketball court for the
student’s sporting activities.
Grammar School is a school to be, as it is indisputable one of the best
secondary schools not only in Ogun state but in Nigeria. In 2007 the school was
selected as the second best secondary school in Nigeria.
The school’s
notable alumni include; Prof. Wole Soyinka, Beko Ransome-Kuti, Fela Anikulapo
Kuti, Tunde Kelani, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti.


School, Abeokuta was founded by Sen. Dr. Lanre Tejuoso, the crown prince of
Oke-Ona-Egba, Abeokuta, who is also a Senator representing Ogun Central
Senatorial District. The school facilities, mode of teaching and ambience,
tucked away in a serene outskirt of the city makes the school unique and that’s
why it is making the list as one of the best five secondary schools in Ogun
offers an educational that encourages and rewards learning achievements. The
school provides the students with personalized care and attention in a safe
environment. The school offers the students a wealth of extra curriculum
activities to help them grow mentally and emotionally.
According to
the proprietor Buckswood School, Abeokuta remains the only secondary school in
Nigeria that is truly British, the school boasted that it is run for children
whose parents are abroad. The school offers a wealth of extra-curriculum trips
to London, Georgia, Hong Kong and Japan, to augment studies and a year-round
programme of half term trips which is believed to broaden minds and horizon,
breaks down barriers, destroy misconception, enhance knowledge and promote
cultural understanding.
The students
can transfer to any Buckswood school around the world. The School is the first
British secondary school in Nigeria.


Secondary School, Agbara, Ogun State, is one of the schools in Corona School
Trust and the only one located in Ogun State. Established in 1992
is located on a
scenic 2.3 acres of land in the serene and beautiful Agbara estate. The school
is a co-educational boarding school has successfully presented our students for
Nigerian and British external examinations.
The school
overarching objective is to ensure that the students are able to live and work
successfully in the higher turbulent, globalised and technological world in which
they are going to work in, in line with the mission of the committed team of
professional we ensure that our promise to each child who comes to Corona is
that they will become multi-talented, flexible, competent individual. The
school consists of dedicated, committed, passionate and competent educationists
who strive for excellence every day.
The school
has successfully secured accreditation by the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges (NEASC), based in New England, United States of America.
The school made history by becoming the first secondary school in Nigeria and
one of only four selected schools in Africa to be accredited by the
internationally acclaimed body.
The school
also partnered with the GOETHE Partner School (PASCH) programme, a network of
about 1800 schools around the world which is aimed at encouraging young
students to learn German language and culture. Another advantage of this
programme is that graduates of partner school enjoy a beteer prospect of
securing admission into German institution of higher learning.
The school
has a modern and well equipped library for the students. They also have a well
equipped biology, chemistry, physics and computer laboratories.

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