About Brilliant Academy

The History of Brilliant Academy

Brilliant Academy is an English medium private school which is located at Kijichi in the District of West A in the Urban West region, Unguja, Zanzibar.

It was established in 2016 by Dr. Hamid Othman as a Director, Mr. Seif Mohammed Hassan as a Deputy Director and Mr Abdallah Juma Abdallah as a Managing Director and registered with the registartion number RPS/425.

It was inaugurated by Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma, the Minister of Education and Vocational Training Zanzibar on 3rd December, 2016.

The school was headed by Madam Sharifa Barki Juma as a Headmistress and Madam Samia Mohamed as an Assistant Headmistress untill 2017 where Mr. Khamis Ameir Ali was appointed as an Acting Headmaster and Madam Ummul kulthum Ahmad Sheikh as an Assistant Headmistress. From 21st January,2019 up to date, Mr. Khamis Hamad Haji was appointed as an Acting Headmaster.

At its beginning the school enrolled 429 students, out of which 219 were boys and 210 were girls. The total number of teachers were 35 out of which 10 were males and 25 were females, Also the school employed 13 auxilliary  workers including storekeeper, secretary, accountant and cleaners. The school has three sections Nursery, Primary and Secondary.

In 2017 the school was registered by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training with the Examination Center Number ZS.286 and ZP.379 for Form Two and Standard Six National Exams respectively, where 30 students sat for Form Two National Exams and all students passed with average A-C. For Standard Six, 40 students were registered for exams, where 1 student was absent, but the rest passed all of them. In 2018 the 52 students registered for Form Two Exams, but 1 student was absent but the rest passed, 64 students were registered for Standard Six exams and all students passed.

Everyday at the Brilliant Academy is like a blessing with the active students and talented staff members around.

Dr. Hamid Khamis Othman — Director of Brilliant Academy
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Mission Statement

To promote education that will serve society through provision of better services and leaning facilities, promote science and technology, ensure good morals and help vulnerable students in the society to become good intellectuals who will serve the community and country at large.

Vision Statement

To provide quality education to the students that will enable them to meet both national and international demands.

Our Core Values
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Responsibility and Excellence
  • Trust and Team work
  • Community services
Our Motto

“Growing with Quality Education”