Arundel School is an independent not-for-profit English medium secondary girls’ school in Harare, Zimbabwe dedicated to academic excellence and the advancement of the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership potential of its pupils together with the instillation of social values all as articulated in its motto “Gratia et Scientia”. The school provides boarding facilities for a third of its population and incorporates co-curricular activities as a mandatory aspect of the education process. In conjunction with the main campus and four boarding houses Arundel has a Chapel and numerous recreational facilities all of which are central to the academic, social and spiritual development of the students. The overriding objective is to empower pupils by preparing them to understand and overcome, for their own advantage and that of their societies, the vagaries of the world into which they will emerge.
The School campus is on 100 acres and incorporates:
Main School: an Administration block, classroom wings, Library, Dining Hall, Kewada Hall, Art Block and ICT Block.
Sports facilities: athletics track, 4 field hockey pitches (one is an Astra turf), 2 all-weather Basketball courts, 2 all-weather Volleyball courts, a Football pitch, a Netball pitch, 12 all-weather Tennis courts, a 33 yard swimming pool with diving area, squash court,
Four Boarding Houses: Kafue, Shire, Sabi and Angwa. Music Room and 4 practice rooms, Physical Education classroom, Prefects Common Room
Staff Residences: Accommodation on site (some within the boarding houses) for 25 staff members and workers accommodation for 50 families.
The school is a founder member of the Associated Trust Schools of Zimbabwe (ATS); the Head being a member of the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools of Zimbabwe (CHISZ). It is an affiliate of the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Board providing international qualifications for pupils as well as co-facilitating with CIE the professional development of teachers throughout Africa and the Middle East.