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COVID-19 Hotlines

The following hotlines (phones staffed during office hours) may be of help: tech support it.hotline@isl.sch.zm 0211250364 school nu...

Friday, 17 September 2021

Memorable Coffee Morning- 17th September

What a wonderful turnout! What a wonderful feeling to see parents and be able to chat once again in person!

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Combating the coronavirus

Our approach to controlling the coronavirus has three pillars:

  1. Keep infectious people out of school
  2. Stop the infection spreading in school
  3. Respond effectively to cases that do occur

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

StuCo welcome to school hot chocolate sale

The Student Council held a hot/cold chocolat sale from the 7th to the 10th of September. The main purpose of this sale was to give students an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the current Student Council as well as to raise funds for the next upcoming events. The sale was a great success and students seemed to thoroughly enjoy the hot and cold chocolate beverages as well as the additional toppings.

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Secondary House Captains and Class Representatives elections

Tomorrow, Secondary students will be voting for representatives for our three Houses: Kafue, Luangwa and Zambezi, and next week  students will be voting for their Class Representatives (Class Reps). 

Monday, 13 September 2021


Q - Who do I contact for COVID related matters?

A - Here are some contacts you may find useful, in addition to the usual channels:

Friday, 10 September 2021

Primary Student Council

Congratulations to our Primary Student Council team!

The Primary Student Council team comprises students in Year 6 who are annually elected by students in Years 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. They support students at school, through fundraising and raise initiatives that promote student and community welfare.

This year our team leaders are as follows:

Thursday, 9 September 2021

Our 2020-2021 Yearbook is here

The ISL 2020-2021 Yearbook under the theme ‘Rising Above’ is finally here. It’s my pleasure to share the links to the electronic copy with you.

Society of Women Coders workshop for girls

We have recently been contacted by an ISL Alumna, Akanksha Mittal, with regard to an organization called Society of Women Coders (SOWCoders), where they go to different countries and host coding camps for about a week long to teach girls (ages 14-19) how to code, empowering them with a valuable skill.

Primary news

This is the fifth week of school and the third week of SBL!

It has been wonderful to see the children back on campus enjoying themselves with their friends and teachers and interacting with them. 


Wednesday, 8 September 2021

ISL to resume after school activities

I am happy to announce that we will resume after school activities this school year. After school activities are an important part of the school experience for our students; we need to put back into school life some of the joy that was depleted by the coronavirus response.

ISL to resume field trips

I am happy to let all of you know that we will be resuming field trips this school year and that this will be done at no additional cost to parents. Field trips are a vital part of the school experience for our students; we are committed to conducting them in a safe and engaging manner for as many students as possible.

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Secondary After School Academic Support classes begin

Until the after school activities begin, students staying after 14.00 must either be in the Library or in the classroom of a teacher conducting the after school academic support class according to the schedule below.

Sunday, 5 September 2021

Year 12 welcome into the IBDP

On Friday, 3rd September, Year 13 students welcomed our new cohort of Year 12's into the IBDP  Programme. It was a fun afternoon of Pizza, cup cakes, drinks followed by collaborative games by the pool side. It was great to see the Year 12 students work as a team in the tower building exercise. Students played pop the balloon, answering questions targeted on IB attributes. The run on the pool mats was truly fun to watch. Overall, the afternoon was fun and we wish our Year 12's a successful journey in the IBDP. The school and our fantastic team of teachers and counselors will ensure students are well supported to be successful in the Programme. 


Thursday, 2 September 2021

Year 13 CAS flashback


Looking back on IB1, it was a rollercoaster of emotions, with many ups and downs, as well as the bit where you become a little physically nauseated, yep, that too! But I can certainly say that I am not the same person coming off the ride as I was when I originally stepped onto it. Of course, there have been numerous hurdles, the most notable of which being the Covid-19 Pandemic, which brought the world to its knees and drove us all into isolation and online-schooling. Which I would say was a new experience for both teachers and students, and it has truly been a one-of-a-kind journey. 

Monday, 30 August 2021

Trial by Literature

Year 13 students held a “trial by literature” of the character Meursault, from The Stranger by Albert Camus. Prosecution and Defence teams argued their cases and called witnesses; playing characters from the novel. Judge Xiao presided over proceedings in the insaka. Here, we also see Munita called to the witness stand as Salamano, Meursault’s neighbour.

Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Secondary university and careers guidance in Semester 1

I hope that this finds you all well and ready to embark on another school year. I wanted to take this opportunity to give you an idea of the plans in place to support your children this year as they, at various stages, prepare for their Secondary school experience and beyond.

Saturday, 14 August 2021

Week 2 of "Good Morning, ISL!"

Thank you all who join our "Good Morning, ISL" program! I hope you feel energized and ready for the day after our 10 min of action!

Here are the links for week 2:

Monday, Aug 16 - exercises with a water bottle: https://youtu.be/KIaEgVQsyRQ

Tuesday, Aug 17 - exercises with a broom: https://youtu.be/0sFJKFrPfx0

Wednesday, Aug 18 - exercises with a school bag: https://youtu.be/VPTQF-beoGg

Thursday, Aug 19 - exercises with a pillow: https://youtu.be/x-dQf1YV5B4

Friday, Aug 20 - exercises with a towel: https://youtu.be/OPSonKBMOLg

Hope to see many views and participants!

Sandijs Baskevics

Athletic Director/HOD PE

Friday, 13 August 2021

Fabulous IGCSE Results

ISL is thrilled to be celebrating our most successful set of IGCSE results on record. I would like to extend my congratulations to all candidates who received their results yesterday!

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

IGCSE Settle In - Key Announcements and Reminders

As we commence the new academic year, we want to extend a warm welcome to our new IGCSE students in Year 10 and our continuing students in Year 11. We had a strong start to our HBL programme and I want to thank all students, parents and staff for their commitment and engagement over the last two days.

Knowing which “counselor” to contact

The word counselor can mean many different things, depending on where you are in the world. Indeed, even the spelling of the word (counselor vs counsellor...and there's even councilor) differs between countries. 

At ISL we have two types of counselors;