Background & History

Ariel Primary School is an Independent Primary School and is a member of the ATS (Association of Trust Schools). The Head for the past 16 years has been and still is Miss Judith Bates, who is a member of CHISZ (Conference of Heads of Independent Schools in Zimbabwe).

The Grade 7 Zimsec results have been consistent over the years achieving a 100% pass rate. The pupils at Grade 7 level have also achieved excellent results consistently in the CHISZ Computers and CHISZ Shona exams.

The pupils take part in N.I.A.A (National Institute of Allied Arts) festivals, EPSA (Educationists in Primary Sports Association) festivals and many other such events.
The pupils are encouraged to lead an active life and sports such as hockey, tennis, soccer, athletics, swimming, cross country and cricket are all on offer with children regularly being chosen to represent at provincial level.

The school is situated in a rural, country-side setting just 34 km from Harare.

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Our Vision

To offer an all-round quality education, which is personally enriching and relevant to children of all abilities in a supportive, safe, stimulating and conducive learning environment.

Our Mission Statement

To maximize the opportunity for individual achievement by recruiting motivated and qualified staff, by developing progressive and innovative practices and by providing a global curriculum and resources.

Core Values

To aim for excellence whilst maintaining balance and self-esteem.
To encourage responsibility,loyalty and commitment from parents, pupils and staff towards the school and community.
To nurture sound moral values and tolerance towards all faiths and denominations.
To encourage and promote healthy competitive, social and cultural interaction with other schools.
To nurture and encourage an awareness and active involvement in conservation of the environment.
To promote the enjoyment, enthusiasm and love of life