FAQ

MISSIONARIES..........................................................................................


MISSION STATEMENT: Christian Academy in Mozambique (CAM) exists to provide a K-12 program with an international education. It is committed to excellence in academics, Christian life, emotional maturity, and physical development for students from the missionary community, the expatriate diplomatic and business communities, and others who desire a Christian education.  Our core values are developing Christian Character, Critical Thinkers, and Global Citizens.


ORGANIZATION: The school is owned and operated by One Mission Society, Inc., and is governed by a board. The Director, who is initially appointed by One Mission Society and is accountable to the board, administers the school. She is responsible for both the Elementary Division and the Secondary Division. The school is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

CURRICULUM: CAM offers a curriculum that integrates faith and learning in ways that enrich the student’s lifestyle to include God as an integral part of all of life. Excellence in all areas of life is the goal, and a variety of publishers are used to stimulate cognitive and affective learning, enhanced by teacher creativity. Enrichment materials and experiences are also included to help maximize the learner’s God given potential. English fluency is required, although special classes or tutoring in English are offered and students are integrated into the normal class structure. The core consists of Bible, English, Math, Science, and History/Social Studies. Ancillary courses include Physical Education, Music, Art, Drama, Computers and Portuguese language. Students with extreme academic and/or emotional challenges cannot be accepted.

FACULTY: Qualified and experienced teachers come from a variety of countries including the United States and Africa. Parent volunteers supplement the professional staff.

FACILITIES: A large newly renovated five acre compound located 12 km from Maputo at 3 de Fevereiro # 920 in Machava, Mozambique provide a comfortable learning environment for students. A 6500-volume library supports the instructional program. A large computer lab provides an interface with developing technology and access to the internet. A Basketball court/auditorium with specialty rooms was completed in June 2015 providing greater learning and physical education opportunities

FINANCES: The school’s operating expenses are financed mainly by tuition fees. Tuition fees are listed in in Meticais.

NON-MISSIONARIES.................................................................................


MISSION STATEMENT: Christian Academy in Mozambique (CAM) exists to provide a K-12 program with an internaional education.  It is committed to excellence in academics, Christian life, emotional maturity, and physical development for students from the missionary community, the expatriate diplomatic and business communities, and others who desire a Christian education.

ORGANIZATION: The school is owned and operated by One Mission Society, Inc., and is governed by a board.  The Director, who is initially appointed by One Mission Society and is accountable to the board, administers the school.  She is responsible for both the Elementary Division and the Secondary Division.  The school is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

CURRICULUM: CAM offers a curriculum that integrates faith and learning in ways that enrich the student’s lifestyle to include God as an integral part of all of life.  Excellence in all areas of life is the goal, and a variety of publishers are used to stimulate cognitive and affective learning, enhanced by teacher creativity.  Enrichment materials and experiences are also included to help maximize the learner’s God given potential.  English fluency is required, although special classes or tutoring in English are offered and students are integrated into the normal class structure.  The core consists of Bible, English, Math, Science, and History/Social Studies.  Ancillary courses include Physical Education, Music, Art, Drama, Computers and Portuguese language.  Students with extreme academic and/or emotional challenges cannot be accepted.

FACULTY: Qualified and experienced teachers come from a variety of countries including the United States and Africa. Parent volunteers supplement the professional staff. 

 FACILITIES: A large newly renovated five acre compound located 12 km from Maputo at 3 de Fevereiro # 920 in Machava, Mozambique provide a comfortable learning environment for students. A 6500-volume library supports the instructional program. A large computer lab provides an interface with developing technology and access to the internet.

FINANCES:  The school’s operating expenses are financed mainly by tuition fees. Tuition fees are listed in Meticais.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Parents are responsible to provide their children with the following supplies. Please make sure they have sufficient pencils, paper, erasers, etc., at all times.

Kindergarten

Scissors Pencils and erasers

Tissues – large box Crayons

Glue Stick Small box to hold supplies

Simple snack for each day (such as fruit or cookies) Homework folder


Grade 1/2

Pencils and erasers Tissues – large box

Ruler Water bottle

2 Plastic folders Crayons

Small box to hold supplies Small assignment notebook

Glue Stick Scissors

Extra set of clothes w/names written


Grade 3/4

2 pencils for each month of school

Erasers Tissues – large box

Ruler with cm. Scissors

Small box to hold supplies Glue Stick

A Bible (New International Version) Colored felt-tip markers

5 Notebooks for each subject for 2 ring binder 2 Ring notebook with subject divider


Grades 5-8

Pens, pencils and erasers Tissues – large box

Ruler Scissors

Colored pencils or markers Small box to hold supplies

Small assignment notebook Notebooks for each subject (5)

A Bible (New International Version) Graph book for Math (7 and 8 grades)

Scientific Calculator (7 and 8 grades)

High School (Grades 9-12)

Pens, pencils, erasers

Assignment books for each subject

Notebooks for each subject.
Supplies suitable for the various classes taken.
Colored pencils – Map work.
Scientific Calculator and/or Graphing Calculator


SCHOOL UNIFORM


Students will wear uniforms which are neatly designed and of pleasing colors. The colors are navy blue and white. We believe that uniforms will contribute to school pride and identity, remove class consciousness, save on clothing expenses in the long run, and contribute to awareness in the community of the school’s existence. The school uniform rules apply when pupils are in uniform; both at school and in public.

Be sure to write the name of student on all items, including shoes.


Boys:
Shirt – plain white cotton school shirt with collar and buttons, short sleeved, with school emblem, authorized CAM polo shirt or CAM t-shirt.

Shorts – navy blue material, with button and fly, no shorter than 9 cm from the knee (measuring from the center of the knee cap), and no longer than the knee cap. The boy’s uniform will be measured to size, not large enough to fall around hips. Belt loops and black or navy belt can be worn.

Pair of Pants – 1 pair of long pants for winter.

Shoes – black school toughies or trainers with no colored or white markings. No white or other color on any part of shoe. No white soles, gold buckles, etc. No sandals or open shoes allowed.

Socks – white ankle sports socks.

Jacket – navy blue windbreaker or sweater.


Girls:
Shirt – plain white cotton school shirt with collar and buttons, short sleeved, with school emblem attached by sewing on pocket. Worn outside skort, so have a straight bottom edge, authorized CAM polo shirt or CAM t-shirt.

Skort – shorts with skirt-like panel in front. Navy blue material. Plain in front with three buttons and belt, with elasticized back. The skort should be no shorter than 9 cm above the knee measured from the center of the knee cap, and no longer than the middle of the knee.

Pair of pants – 1 pair of long pants for winter.

Shoes – black school toughies or trainers with no colored or white markings. No white or other color on any part of shoe. No white soles, gold buckles, etc. No sandals or open shoes allowed.

Socks – white ankle sports socks.

Jacket – navy blue windbreaker or sweater.

Contact the school secretary for details regarding where you can order the uniforms.