"Success through hard work"
The school was named after Nketa Suburb in which it is located. It was the first school in Nketa Suburb.
The school, with registration number 6519 was opened in January 1988.
At inception the school had 42 teachers and 3 non-teaching staff members.
Currently, it has a total of 41 teachers comprising of 4 Early Childhood teachers, 31 Primary teachers and 6 student teachers as well as 3 non-teaching staff.
At inception the school had 42 classes of about 50 pupils each. Currently, it has 4 classes of about 25 pupils each for the Early Childhood Development Level and 30 classes of about 45 pupils each for the primary level.
The school is situated in the high density suburb of Nketa 6 in Bulawayo. It is 8km on the western side of the Central Business District along Nketa Drive and Isikhongwane turn.
The school offers the following academic curriculum:
The school also offers the following co-curricular and cultural activities:
Achievements and Academic Awards
From 1996 to 200 the school received Provincial merit awards for excelling in grade 7 results.
The school has also received awards in the following co-curricular activities:
|Aids Kids Club
|TV set, prize money
|Netball (District competition)
|Basketball (District competition)
|Nkulumane High School
|Athletics (National competition)
|Prize money, medals
|Music (District competition)
|Athletics (Provincial competition)
The school competes in academic and sporting activities with other schools within the Nketa Cluster.
It is composed of:
The support staff works exceptionally well with the professional staff in the day to day running of the school.
Role of Council in School Administration
The Council is the responsible authority. It is responsible for the finances, infrastructure as well as the maintenance of the school property. It also provides stationery and cleaning material.
The PTA is the link between the teachers and parents. It is responsible for initiating development projects for the school.
It is also responsible for school repairs.
Nketa Primary School
P O Box 5144
Telephone: 00 263 09 484670