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The Bo Government Secondary School commonly known as Bo School is a secondary school located on a 13.5 acres (5.5 ha) property in the center of Bo, the second largest city in Sierra Leone. The school was founded in 1906 at the behest of the British colonial governor, Sir Leslie Probyn, to educate the sons of Paramount Chiefs. Hence, it has a long history of developing the elite of Sierra Leone, especially the country's politicians.

Bo Government Secondary School

Sierra Leone
TypePublic School
MottoManners Maketh Man
Religious affiliation(s)Both Christian and Muslim rites are observed in the school, but the school is secular.
Age11 to 18

Bo school is a 100 percent boarding school for boys. The pupils live in the four dormitory buildings (called Towns) on the school's campus. The four dormitories are called Manchester, London, Liverpool, and Paris respectively—the first three are named after famous cities in England, and the last is named after capital of France. The school's recreational facilities include a football field, a volleyball court, a basketball court, a lawn tennis court, and a cricket pitch. There are plans to rehabilitate the school's swimming pool.

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