St. John Fisher Ibanda Secondary School

St. John Fisher Ibanda Secondary School is a Ugandan Catholic boys-only boarding secondary school, located in the town of Ibanda in the Ibanda District of the Western Region.[1]

History and operationsEdit

The school was founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction in 1966.[2]

Its headmaster is Brother Herman Tamale. As of February 2016, 648 students were enrolled and lived at the school.[1]

The school is named for Saint John Fisher.

In 2015, the school was in the news when 21 of the school's students wound up at the Ibanda Central Police Station for destroying school property. They also slaughtered and ate goats belonging to residents living near the school.[3] Ultimately, the school administration suspended 35 students for their participation in the incidents.[4]

Ibanda Secondary School is under the Brothers of Christian Instruction. It is well known in Uganda particularly in western Uganda as a single (boys) school. Ibanda ss has been one of the best performing schools in Academics, discipline and Sports within the district and allover Uganda overs the years.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Staff (2 February 2016). "Des Écoles Mennaisiennes et Centres de Formation" [International Directory of Mennaisian Schools, Formation Centers] (PDF) (in French). La Mennais Brothers. p. 50. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ [dead link] "Secondary Schools – St. John Fisher Secondary School Ibanda". Brothers of Christian Instruction. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  3. ^ Tuhame, Ferdnand (23 July 2015). "21 Ibanda Students Arrested over Strike". Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  4. ^ Karenzi, Elly (20 July 2015). "Uganda: Ibanda Sends Home 235 Students over Twin Strike". Daily Monitor (via Retrieved 5 July 2016.

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