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Welcome Message from the Head Teacher

On behalf of the staff, pupils and leadership of Russell International School (RIS), I would like to welcome you to our website. I hope you find it both informative and useful. Here, you will learn about RIS’s Mission and Vision, which form the basis of all our decision-making.


We are proud of our school and I feel honoured to be leading such an institution of excellence. Our school community is warm and friendly, and we thrive on a growth mindset that everything is possible and achievable. Our teachers are well trained and supported, our parents are committed and engaged, and our students…well, I think they are the best students anywhere!


When you visit RIS you will see a vibrant school community with outstanding staff, who are committed to delivering a true British/Nigerian blend in an enabling environment. At Russell International School, we are committed to laying a firm foundation for all pupils. We promote a positive ethos by ensuring that the staff and pupils are happy and motivated. We aim to provide high quality education for every child within a calm and caring atmosphere where all are valued. We are dedicated, through effective teaching, to raise the quality of learning and promote achievement.


Technology, music, art, physical education, language, and community service initiatives are all embedded in the curriculum to emphasize that we are out to provide a rich and unique learning experiences for our children.


Thank you for taking the time to visit our website as a potential student, parent or employee, and I look forward to welcoming you personally to our school.



Adejoke Oaikhena

Head Teacher