HISTORY AND BACKGROUND
The Catholic nuns of the order of Precious Blood Sisters established the school in 1964. Its enrolment was meant for children of indigenous from the immediate vicinity of Kawangware, Riruta and Uthiru, who had been adversely affected by the Mau-Mau struggle.
It is located in Kawangware Location of Dagoretti constituency of Nairobi province 7km to the west from the city centre. The school is a two-streamed school with a student population of 360 students drawn from Nairobi province. However, with effect from 2008, a third stream was added by popular demand. The school sits on a ten-acre plot which contains the hostels, classrooms, science laboratories, staff houses (seven), kitchen, school hall, computer lab and playing fields.
Precious Blood is a provincial public school run by the Precious Blood Sisters, The Board of Governors in conjunction with a supportive PTA. At the school level the management is as shown above.
The administration of the school comprises of the following: Non-teaching staff, discipline committee, tender committee, staff welfare committee, academics committee, careers/ guidance & counselling, games committee and bible study committee. With the exception of the non-teaching staff, the others are standing committees made up of teachers.
The non-teaching staff include the secretaries, cooks, watchmen, driver and grounds men are there, principally to perform the respective duties which are beyond the scope of the students. The students do the sweeping, dusting, cleaning and moping of all the rooms in the school.