Notre Dame High School is located 85 miles from Kampala City in the Central Region of Uganda on Bukakata Road - Mukungwe Sub-county Kirinda Village Masaka District.
It was founded by a group of voluntary educationists and teachers who felt pity of the disadvantaged and orphaned children on streets and in very poor homes and those whose parents died of AIDS. The school is founded on Catholic Christian faith pillars and is both secondary and vocational. The school accommodate 550 pupils both females and males.
NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT,
RAISING THE NEXT GENERATION OF UGANDANS BY PURSUING EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC AND PRACTICAL SKILLS INTEGRITY IN CONDUCT AND MORAL VALUES, SO THAT EACH CHILD WILL BECOME A REPONSIBLE AND PRODUCTIVE CITIZEN OF THE NATION.
OBJECTIVES: 1-To absorb children from absolute poor families who can't afford secondary or vocational training fees. 2-To educate and train helpless orphaned children in Mpigi and Masaka and Rakai Districts and make them useful world citizens. 3- To cater, train and educate the disadvantaged girls (drop-outs due to early pregnancies or lack of school fees or care). 4- To cater for basic health and nutrition of the pupils on board. 5- To research into problems that affect adolescence learning especially girl child.
SCHOOL DISCIPLINE TRAINING STATEMENT:
We endeavor to train our students/pupils to become good leaders by provision of Conducive environment to students/pupils pursuing excellence in academic and practical skills and in which the rights and needs of pupils/students are met and protected. Here: -The children learn and teachers teach. -Children make choices and take the responsibility to experience the consequences of these choices in order to build moral character. - We deliver the services on Biblical perspective. Proverbs 22:6 says teach your children to choose the right path, and when they are older they remain upon it.
BASICS IN INSTILLING DISCIPINE AT NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL: %u2022 We train the hearts of the children and create a moral bank in the heart of the children we care for, so that they know how to govern themselves from within rather than from outside. - We train the minds of the children by providing formal education. - We train the body of the child we care for by promotion of extra curricula activities (sports, music, creative arts, crafts, etc.)
Now as the school there are many things that still lack to put in place a better learning atmsphire for both the techers/pupis. 1.Clean drinking water.Dometories for girls and boys Permanent toilets