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Friday, 27 September 2019

Year 10 Percentages Video on Youtube


Year 10s C Maths have made a YouTube video showing understanding of percentages! watch it here: Percentages

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

From the Career and University Guidance office

The Year 13 students have started the exciting process of applying to university while the Year 12 are currently gathering information about their areas of interest and about the universities they are considering applying to next year. To help them with the process, a few steps/events have been or will be taking place in the next few weeks.

PTA Calendar

The PTA is happy to announce that the ISL school calendar is in and ready for sale!

Parent coffee items

We held parent coffee mornings on September 10th – 13th and harvested the following observations which will be discussed in the appropriate management meetings.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

After School Activities contacts

We hope you are enjoying our after school activities programme. If you have questions about or suggestions for after school activities please send them to activities@islzambia.org. Our activities coordinator, Daniel Chansa will get back to you.

Monday, 23 September 2019

Ask ISL - Donuts for Dads

I see on the school calendar we have scheduled “Donuts for Dads” for tomorrow?  What is this and why haven’t we heard more about it?

Wild Math - Popcorn fishing

Please click here to see the video of students doing mathematics on the banks of the Zambezi.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Disacare Team heads to Zimbabwe!

Just a few weeks ago we asked the whole ISL community to gather together and donate money to help the Disacare Wheelchair Team go to Zimbabwe for an international tournament. 

Year 7 Wildtracks Field Trip

The biggest group catch by ISL students.
Our year 7 students had their field trip to Wildtracks in Lower Zambezi from 2nd - 6th September, 2019. This was an exciting experience for students and teachers as students explored the outdoors while learning about their strengths, weaknesses, privileges and responsibilities. Students took part in a bush walk, baobab tree climbing, fishing, obstacle course, cooking, talent night
, and learnt about scorpions, stars and crocodiles.

We also had some groups catching some fish with the biggest catch weighing 18 kilograms. The fish was later released into the river as Wildtracks run a catch and release project. It was a very successful week and the students had a lot of positive things to say about their first field trip in Secondary.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Update on Nangwenya Road Works

The Contractor has informed that they will be excavating further along Nangwenya Road, which might affect the ramps to the parking entrances. Should you find ramps disturbed, we kindly ask that you use the MPC or Secondary School parking.

Saturday, 14 September 2019

First parent coffee of the year

I would like to thank all the parents who attended our first set of parent coffees last week. Turnout was notably higher than last year, for which we are grateful. It was a wonderful opportunity for parents to meet and get to know each other and to share their insights with us. Once again, a big thank you to all who attended.

Friday, 13 September 2019

Lost and Found

Lost and found items can be found in two places at school- Primary Lost and Found or Secondary Office.

Friday, 6 September 2019

Parent Coffees

Our School Year is off to a smooth start. We would be pleased to hear your feedback so we are going to reprise our Parent Coffees. We would be particularly pleased to meet our new Parents and find out how they are getting along.

Supporting our Local Community

Greetings ISL Association, Students, Parents, Friends

Thursday, 5 September 2019

BridgeU-our new career guidance tool

During their PaCAS period yesterday, the Year 13 students completed the official launch of BridgeU, a new platform integrated to Managebac to help our students research universities and colleges across the world, following a number of criteria that each student enters as a profile builder. It allows students to engage proactively with personalised university, course and career recommendations that are aligned with their skills and interests.The Year 12 and Year 11 will be introduced to the platform in the next few weeks as they start thinking about their future plans. Parents will also be able to access the platform in order to support their son/daughter and find out more details about a university such as location, course and finance. 

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

GCSEPod for IGCSE classes

On September 4th Year 10's were introduced to GCSEPod, an award-winning digital content and revision provider used by over 1,200 schools worldwide. As a subscriber, all IGCSE children in Years 10 and 11 at ISL have access to GCSEPod’s library of over 6,000 ‘Pods,’ 3-5 minute videos designed to deliver knowledge in short bursts. GCSEPod makes learning and revision much more manageable: every Pod is mapped to the IGCSE exam board, and contains all the right facts, quotes, keywords, dates and annotated diagrams that your child needs for IGCSE success – all neatly organised into topics and exam playlists.
One of the best things about GCSEPod is that you can download any Pod to your child’s mobile device, and then they can watch them at any time, in any place: with or without internet. It’s like they’re carrying a whole set of text books in their pocket! Make sure you download the GCSEPod app from the App Store (Apple and Android are supported) to access this feature.

Blog training

Middle leadership blog training commenced today to give more colleagues a voice on our blog. The blog is primarily intended to house material that may be of interest to the association but which does not warrant its own email. I have, however, taken to using it for more important communications coupled with an email linking directly to the relevant blog post. The blog is part of our communications enhancements. Please also don't forget to use ask@islzambia.org to have a reply published on the blog.

Security update

We have reports of disturbances at Eastpark Mall and other locations in the area. The situation around the school is quiet with no evident threat to safety at this time.

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

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 secondary car park.

Sunday, 1 September 2019

Ask ISL - IGCSE results

I read your blogs re IGCSE results which are very good news indeed and look forward to reading further details about it soon.

Answer

We have posted on our website here our IGCSE results since 2015.