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SMSS will be a learning community committed to providing an inclusive, caring and supportive environment where excellence and academic achievement are valued. Students will be challenged to achieve their potential through rigorous programs focused on building the knowledge, skills and values for a productive life as a member of society.


SMSS will continue to offer a variety of pathways to meet the needs of students. It is a school with a long-standing reputation for delivering effective teaching and learning and shaping the leaders of tomorrow. The school boasts an impressive alumnus and has an enviable reputation in the wider community as one of Tanzania’s premier private schools.


The leadership and representational skills of students will be enhanced through academic, creative and sporting pursuits and participation in the school and community forums. Through being part of a diverse school community, students will be understanding, and welcoming, of difference. They will be able to engage effectively with different cultural groups.


By graduation, students will be well prepared to face the unknown challenges of the future. The school seeks to:

  • Engage students in authentic real-world learning experiences beyond the classroom with opportunities for students to become leaders and active participants in effecting change. this will mean expanding networks and partnerships.

  • Offer opportunities to develop student’s application of technology and a critical understanding of its use.

  • Foster a sense of place, with an appreciation of Tanzania’s traditions and past, including its indigenous heritage.

  • Develop students’ understandings of Tanzania’s relationship with other countries, its place in the global economy and sustainability.


The school also aims to ensure that students have an awareness of social justice principles and demonstrate respect for others. They will have a social conscience and be provided with the opportunity to assist those less fortunate whether at home or abroad.

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