Whiteplains British School (WBS) is a (day and boarding) international co-education located in Jabi, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), FCT-Abuja, Nigeria
WBS runs both Nigerian and British curricula. Whiteplains uses the student-centred teaching method. Its academic calendar operates on three terms beginning in early September and ending in mid-July.
Whiteplains British School prepares students for pre-school, primary school, secondary school, Advanced and University Foundation Studies. It also offers Cambridge-accredited one–year A’ Level, Cambridge Traditional two–years’ A’ Level and University Degree Foundation courses.
WBS has two campuses. While the first campus is a primary school and administrative block located at Plot 528 Cadastral Zone B4, Jabi, Abuja the second campus, which harbours the secondary school and the advanced studies department, is seated on a land mass of 4.5 hectares in Daki Biu, Jabi, Abuja. Whiteplains British School has a close affiliation with a number of partner foreign universities.
WBS was founded by a group of private individuals. It was incorporated as Whiteplains British School Ltd under the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990 on 2 May 2007. People Monthly magazine reports that Whiteplains British School ‘was born from a desire by few Nigerians in Diaspora to offer an excellent school whose program is designed to provide Nigerians and other nationals living in Nigeria with a certificate that is recognized throughout the world.
Whiteplains British School was officially opened in September of 2007 with the primary aim of providing quality and affordable education that is able to compete with other educational institutions worldwide.