Yintab Private Academy started as Yintab Nursery and Primary school, Shogunle, Lagos, on 8th January, 1990. The school was founded by Babafemi Adesina Badejo and Adejumoke Badejo. Both founders were involved in teaching at different levels of education in Nigeria at that time. They saw the downward trend in the standard of education in Nigeria and the inadequacy of facilities for many children, especially from the depressed areas of Lagos. They also sensed that a school plays a significant role in the development of a child. A good and solid educational foundation will equip the child and give him/her the needed opportunities for self-improvement. They decided to make a difference by establishing a fee paying school.
At the inception of the school, two trained teachers were employed and admissions were given to twelve pupils. The first school at Shogunle was situated on a plot of land at 7 Alhaji Ajani Street, Shogunle, Lagos. The school plant then, comprised of a bungalow with 8 classrooms. As the population grew, the building was redesigned into a two-story structure housing 16 classrooms and offices. The school has since expanded in 1998, to a larger property at Owutu, Ikorodu, Lagos, with many modern structures and facilities to meet the needs of a 21st century child.
Further developments on the premises beyond the initial crèche, nursery and primary education in a two-storey building saw the beginning of the Junior Secondary School in September 2002. The secondary school has since been approved by the Lagos State Government as well as the two examination bodies in the country, i.e., The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO). A major expansion on infrastructures has seen the building of standard laboratories and another three-storey building which accommodates the library, ICT suite, Home Economics laboratory, Music Room, Art Studio, Offices and Boys’ Hostel. A two-storey building houses the Girls' Hostel.
In further pursuit of the vision of the founders, a major reengineering of the processes of the school commenced in March 2010, resulted in the birth of a stronger brand called YINTAB PRIVATE ACADEMY (YPA) with the introduction of the British Curriculum at both the Primary and Secondary levels culminating in the IGCSE. The need to develop individuals who are capable, productive and able to make contributions to the society has resulted in the introduction of an Afterschool programme that helps students to discover their innate talents, build self confidence and develop Emotional Intelligence.
Address: TOS Benson Estate Road, Beside Ikorodu West Local Government, Oja Bus Stop, Ikorodu, Lagos State.
LGA: all , TOWN/CITY: Ikorodu , STATE: Lagos
Category: Creche / Pre-Nursery / Kindergarten, Nursery / Primary School, Primary, Secondary,
Gender: Boys and girls
Religion: Mixed Religion
Facility: Boarding and Day
+234 803 331 1235 ,
Fee Range: -
We will constantly provide quality education that is relevant and meaningful to the upbringing and the training of our students, relying on cutting edge technology and qualified personnel, to ensure that our graduates can hold their own as leaders in different endeavours and can excel on the world stage.
To be a globally renowned academic institution, offering educational solutions with world class standards.
Our curriculum is not only broad-base but also a blend of British and Nigerian Curriculum. Our curriculum is also in consonance with both The Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Lagos state Government under which the schools operate. The curriculum is rich, encompassing and aims at preparing the students to excel in a competitive world and in the various exams they might sit for here in Nigeria and abroad.
In order to be the best among the best in a very competitive educational sector, the school encourages the students/pupils to be versatile and proactive. This is done by providing a well stocked and equipped Library conducive for reading and research work by the pupils/students. It is fully air-conditioned.
Closely connected to the Library is the ICT Suite which is fully equipped with modern computers and other ICT Facilities such as interactive White Board.
The ICT Suite has wi-fi capability which makes it easier for students/pupils and teachers to connect to internet.
All the equipments and apparatus needed for effective practical learning are provided in Chemistry, Biology and Physics laboratories.
In the event of any sick students/pupils and staff, the school’s Recovery room is also comfortable and cable of tackling any medical issue among the students. This department is managed by a well trained medical personnel with cognate years of experience.
The school has a swimming pool for recreational purposes where students are taught how to swim.
The school has a sport arena with facilities for handball, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, soccer and chess etc.
The Basic technology workshop is well stocked with technical equipments to enhance students’ hands on training.
Our students/pupils are also creative in the area of arts and craft. This possible as a result of the school’s Art studio with all Arts materials for the students/pupils.
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