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COVID-19 Hotlines

The following hotlines (phones staffed during office hours) may be of help: tech support it.hotline@islzambia.org 0211250364 school nurse ...

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Diploma Programme students learn to sew masks

A group of DP1 students have taken the initiative to learn to sew cloth face masks so that they can distribute them to the local community schools. Students have been very responsible and have teamed up to organize their afternoons to learn sewing.

Secondary Student Council elections coming up

As things continue to improve and normalise at school we  are very pleased to announce that we will soon initiate the  2020-2012 Secondary Student Council elections. 

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Appeal from Primary Student Council

 Our first attempt to support the local community!

As part of the ISL Primary  Student Council (STUCO) efforts to support the local community, we are collecting items for HOPE BAGS on behalf of the Zambian Cancer Society. 

Response to Early Years Promotion

Good response to our Early Year promotion!

Monday, 16 November 2020

Virtual Zambia-UN Day Link

This year has been unique in so many respects and if there is one positive thing that has come out of it, it’s the fact that we have learnt to rethink our ways of doing things and are discovering new, and maybe more efficient, ways of managing events. Our just celebrated Zambia-UN day under the theme ‘Rising Above’ was definitely one place where this was evident. Use this link to view the event. A big Thank You to a team of creative and dedicated staff who helped put this event together. 


Tuesday, 3 November 2020

“Basketball Skills” competition

Under 14 and U19 girls and boys basketball players are invited to try out for an invitational “Basketball Skills” tournament at the American International School of Lusaka on Saturday 7th November 2020.

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month- October 2020

From the Student Support Services Desk

“Working together, helping our students realise their true potential.”

In some parts of the world, October is the Learning Disabilities Awareness month for 2020. The Student Support Services department took this week to build more awareness towards Learning Disabilities in a small way which we hope will have a positive impact on our school community.

Friday, 23 October 2020

Board Committee Meetings

Dear ISL Community Parents,

As an association member, you are an owner of the school and invited/encouraged to join Board Committees.

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Secondary Mid-Semester 1 Reports

In order to maximize the amount of  face to face SBL (school-based learning) time that students would have with their teachers before the Mid-Semester 1 Report, we decided to extend the Semester 1 assessment schedule until the end of this week.

This means that all students will have their Mid-Semester 1 Reports issued via ManageBac on Monday 26th October, some time after 16.00.

Mid-Semester 1 Student - Parent - Teacher  Conferences (SPTCs) will take place on Thursday 29th October from 14.00 - 16.00. 

In order to adhere to the health and safety requirements, teachers will remain in their subject classroom where parents and students will meet them on a drop-in basis, with no advance appointment.

Moreover, in order to maintain fewer number of parents and students coming to school, the meetings will be only for those students who have received a YES for the criteria: "Teacher Recommends a Meeting". This means that parents need only meet those subjects teacher(s) who have indicated that they wish to meet the parents and students. For all other subjects, a meeting is not necessary. Parents of children who have not received a YES, are requested not to come in to meet the teacher(s). 

If a parent has an urgent/important reason why they would like to meet any teacher, please email Ms Linda <sec.pa@islzamboia.org>  who will arrange for a teacher meeting at a convenient time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Linda or myself.

Best regards,
Craig Patterson
Secondary Principal

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Yr 13's welcome Yr12's into the Diploma programme

Every year Year 12's go on an induction camping trip in the 1st week of school but unfortunately this year due to Covid-19 they had to miss out on the fun yet insightful trip. The main objective of the induction programme is to introduce students to the key information about the IBDP, CAS, ToK, EE and the IB learner profile attributes. This is also probably one of the only times when direct reference is made to the 10 learner profile attributes and all the activities are aimed at stimulating bonding amongst the students and developing an insight into the learner profile attributes

Friday, 2 October 2020

News from Primary school

 It has been great to see children back on campus and we are having more students returning each week. 

Thursday, 1 October 2020

Secondary After School Academic Support

Beginning Monday 5th October, the following after-school timings have been selected by each department as a time when the subject teacher or a teacher from the department will be available to help students with difficulties they may be having in a subject within that department.

Monday, 28 September 2020

ISL Mindful Mondays Program

 Dear ISL Community,

Mindful Mondays is a wellness program designed to encourage you to be more aware of your overall wellness and live healthier, happier lives.

Year 2's and 3's arrive!

 Our last batch of students arrive!

Friday, 25 September 2020

Campus FAQ

Opening campus was a great step forward for us all. We have put together some answer to our most frequently asked questions below:

ISL Celebrates National Library Week

International School of Lusaka Media Centre joined the rest of the libraries in Zambia in celebrating National Library Week from 21-25th September 2020. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Libraries: Your Partners for Life.”