Welcome to The Nation's Academic Conerstone

Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School, Namugongo is a supportive community that
champions respect.

About UMSSN - A Few Facts

Our story dates as far back as 1971, when UMSSN presented the 1st cohort of candidates for external examinations. Since then, the rest turned out to be history, with UMSSN establishing its self as an academic powerhouse in the nation. UMSSN continues to post outstanding results for O’ level and A’ level; across peer institutions across the nation.
Our staff at UMSSN are drawn from various regions within the East African region, as do our students represent a vast array of nations. It is this diversity that continues to pool our uniqueness and enable us to harness it to our advantage, and for the good of our community. We are always excited to welcome more and more members into our community.


UMSSN Highlights

  • All day
  • UMSSN Main Hall, Kampala, Uganda.
A Level Economics Seminar

Year 6 pupils are invited to join us for a Taster Day on either Thursday 19th or Sunday 22nd.

  • All day
  • UMSSN Main Hall, Kampala, Uganda.
Parent Teacher Assembly, 2019

Our 2019 PTA meeting is on, later this August. At this meeting, we shall consider the developments at the school as well as previously discussed issues, for follow up.

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • UMSSN Sports Ground, Kampala, Uganda.
UMSSN Annual Sports Day

Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members.

8, First Day of School for Students
11, Holiday: Veterans Day
23–27, Thanksgiving Break
21, First Day of Winter Break
4, School Resumes
18, Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
12, Lincoln Day Holiday
15, Washington Day Holiday
15, Washington Day Holiday
4, School Resumes
27, Non-Instructional Day. Schools closed
30, Memorial Day Holiday
21, Last Day of School

Our Milestones & Achievements

We Aim a whole lot higher, so that way we keep ahead of the curve with our students aiming to out perform their contemporaries.
This is what drives our enthusiasm to lead the league of the schools shaping and influencing the nation.

Life at UMSSN

The Uganda Martyrs’ Secondary School, Namugongo has become a household name in the world of academics, delivering a holistic education experience and nurturing the nation’s generations into an exceptional breed of citizens. Below, is a synopsis of what continues to grow the goodwill of the UMSSN brand name.

Academic Performance Track

UMSSN is both an Advanced (A’level) and Ordinary level educator. The ordinary level is further divided into the lower section and the upper section. By clicking this link, you will be able to visit our lower section.

Academic Performance Track

In 1971, UMSSN presented its 1st candidates for external examinations. Much was not heard about the school at the time. We have since evolved and continue to shine and blossom.

Our Reputation Precedes us!

We are delighted to note the UMSSN has become a household name for the nation’s O’ level and A’ level top educators, with remarkable results posted for several successive years.

Some of Our Amenities at UMSSN

The UMSSN Library was named after the former Archbishop of Kampala, Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala. It’s  one of the amenities on the First floor of a three story Twekobbe building.