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Important Traffic Advisory

Car parks on Nangwenya Road are currently inaccessible. If the Nangwenya Road car park gates are closed, please use the MPC car park or the...

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Meet Dr. Matt Sommerville - ISL Board Member

Dr. Matt Sommerville is a behavioral economist and natural resource management expert, and former educator, based in Zambia since 2014.

Happy Independence

We ended the last day before the holiday with a short assembly to raise the flag and to sing the national anthem. Although our main independence celebration will be held on 8th November, we wanted to commemorate the anniversary of the republic before we left. It was a great way to end the week.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Gabe Bush benefit for Red Cross

Catch ISL Year 13 student and singer/guitarist Gabriel Bush next Thursday and Friday nights, October 24th and 25th, at Tapas Caliente from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Gabe's CAS project is raising money for the purchase of hygiene kits for the Red Cross program to help Congolese refugees here in Zambia. Any tips he receives goes towards this endeavour.

Monday, 14 October 2019

ISAZ National Finals

Our swimmers, volleyballers and basketballers had a hectic weekend at the ISAZ national finals of those sports. The volleyball was particularly thrilling with a tough semi-final heat for our boys vs Konkola and then a brutal final against Mpalembe that ended in a defeat for ISL 24:26 - it doesn't get any closer than that. We were gratified by the technique, tenacity and teamwork exhibited by our students.

I would like to thank students from Bayobab who consistently cheered our boys. I commend in particular one of our primary parents who showed up just to support our teams. Madam, many thanks!


ISL blog breaks 12k page views

Launched in May 2019, our blog has currently over 100 pages with over 12 000 page views and it's not all me hitting refresh constantly. The blog is part of a trio of initiatives - blog, Ask ISL and parent coffees - designed to improve communication with parents.

Friday, 11 October 2019

Car park congestion - use MPC car park

Recently, the secondary card park has been packed with cars while the MPC car park is relatively clear. There is space for parking and drop off at the MPC car park. Please consider using that area to take some of the pressure off the secondary car park especially at pick up time when more cars are parked. Thanks!

Meet Mr. Thomson Phiri - ISL Board Chairperson

Mr Thomson Phiri is a senior finance executive with over sixteen years of experience in leading finance functions at different stages in a company’s lifecycle. Mr Phiri has a strong background in corporate governance, risk management, strategic and business planning, and financial-related fields including taxation. He has proven competences at both strategic and operational levels. Mr Phiri combines clarity of strategic vision with executional focus to set and achieve results. He currently works as Chief Financial Officer for Toyota Zambia and has two children enrolled at ISL, a daughter and a son in Years 4 and 3 respectively.

Good news from Disacare and the Early Years Library

The Disacare  Wheelchair team are back from the Danhiko Paralympic games in Zimbabwe!

Youtube Maths!

Year 8 Maths have made a Youtube video on fractions, decimals and percentages! Watch it here: Fraction decimals percentages

Meet A. Rajan Pradeep - ISL Board Member

A. Rajan Pradeep has lived in Zambia for over 25 years. He is a member of the Institute of Directors

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Year 11 Tree Tops Trip

Having just returned from the Year 11 Tree Tops camp

Meet Mrs. Emily H. Kasoma - ISL Board Member

Mrs. Emily Heneghan Kasoma has lived in Zambia for over ten years. She has two children at ISL, Tessa (Year 4) and Caleb (Year 1) and has been an ISL Parent since 2013.