UMSSN Academics

A cross section of UNSSM students, at the Uganda Martyrs' shrine at Namugongo.

Our Structured Instruction

Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School Namugongo was founded in 1967 to provide students with excellent academic programs and a nurturing environment with close student-teacher relationships. Secondary School prepares students or success both personally and academically. With over 50 years under our belt, we follow the Uganda National Examinations Board/ Ministry of Education and Sports Syllabus and academic calendar, supported by a team of well over 89 full time academicians.
We focus on a holistic instruction, personal growth, and ethical enrichment. One of the most important things we can do for students is not just teach them specific knowledge and skills, but help them match their interests to their career path.

Accolades and Credentials


Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School, Namugongo is structured into a lower section, the (UNEB/ Min. of Education and Sports) ordinary level, and the Upper level/ High School (Advanced Level). Successful completion of either level would warrant one the award of the appropriate credential, either the Uganda Certificate of Education, or Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, respectively.

Courses schedule


UMSSN follows the Uganda National Examinations Board/ Ministry of Education and Sports Syllabus and academic calendar, a detailed lay out of which has been reproduced and is available for reference at this link.

Classes and Class Structure


Our classes are moderately sized to allow for an interactive student – teacher ratio. UMSSN delivers a highly balanced curriculum with our extracurricular instruction. We invite you to compare our school routine, through this link.

UMSSN Academic Calendar


Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School Namugongo follows the Uganda National Examinations Board/ Ministry of Education and Sports Syllabus and academic calendar, respecting the recess and term sessions, through the year. Please find the school academic calendar reproduced on the respective page, through this link.

Important Dates

27
July
  • All day
  • UMSSN Main Hall, Kampala, Uganda.
A Level Economics Seminar

Year 6 pupils are invited to join us for a Taster Day on either Thursday 19th or Sunday 22nd.

Related Information


  • Accreditation
  • Bear Facts
  • Co-curricular Activities at Our School
  • Library

Mission

Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School Namugongo was founded in 1967 to provide students with excellent academic programs and a nurturing environment with close student-teacher relationships. Secondary School prepares students or success both personally and academically.

  • Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School, Namugongo was founded in 1967
  • Students with excellent academic programs
  • Stimulating curriculum and a supportive environment
  • A private yet affordable elementary school
  • Students experience success every day
  • Supportive environment to ensure

UMSSN Overview

We continue to dominate the national music and dance scene with a compelling record as a 4 times national champion.

Our sporting sphere is equally well reputed, with our most recent accolade as the national post-primary football champions.

UMSSN continues to grow to greater strengths and has seen unfettered growth as a national academic giant, with its name becoming synonymous with academic excellence.