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COVID-19 Hotlines

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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.”

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Physical Education and Swimming classes during SBL-HBL tranisition

With the resumption of SBL classes for all Year levels as of Monday 28th September, please find below some important reminders for P.E. and swimming classes.

Board offices for the academic year 2020 to 2021

On 22 September, your Board convened for an organizational meeting to elect the Chairperson of the Board, Vice-Chairperson, and Committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs. The results of the elections were as follows: 

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Years 1, 5 and 6 back on campus

Our second batch of students return!

Students in Year 1, 5, and 6 joined us and it was exciting to see them come in smiling and eager to join their friends and just be back at school. Teachers were beaming too and are very happy to have their students with them.

Next Monday, we hope to have all our year groups with us :)

Primary and Secondary Drop-off and Pick-Up Timings

Dear Parents,

Please find below the overview of our drop-off and pick-up procedures.

Monday, 21 September 2020

Mask Wearing

Everyone is required to wear a mask except:

  • Nursary students.
  • Preschool students.
  • Reception students.
  • Students engaged in supervised PE lessons.

Mask wearing is optional for these groups. In addition, teachers may take groups of students outside for some mask-free time; this counts as supervised PE.

First day back in Primary school

We have reopened our Primary section and our first batch of students includes Nursery, Preschool, Reception, and Year 4 students!

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Returning to campus

We are really happy to be having students back on campus and are committed to doing it safely. We will need your coopoeration and support to make this happen. Here are some reminders about how this will be taking place:

Friday, 18 September 2020

Reopening of Secondary School

 Dear Secondary parents and students,

As you know from the Head of School’s communication, we will begin a phased-in re-entry to on-campus classes. Essential reading for students and parents have been shared. Please click below to read.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Reopening Primary School

Dear Parents

The moment we have all been waiting for finally arrives! We are all excited and eager to get our students back into school and are working hard to ensure the school is safe for our students.

Teachers will contact you through Whatsapp with regards to drop off and pick up of books for this week and next week. We are having different start dates for year groups to facilitate a smooth reopening.

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Schedule for campus reopening

We are happy to announce that students will be returning to campus over the next week or two. In order to make this safe and successful we need your cooperation and support. This post contains important information on reopening our campus; please read it in its entirety.

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Year 11 back on campus Monday 14th


We look forward to seeing our Year 11 students back on campus on Monday 14th September. Here are some videos for parents and students to watch to get a flavour of how things will be.

Friday, 11 September 2020

President Announces Reopening of Schools

We are happy to report that President Lungu has announced that schools will be able to have students back on campus later this month.

2020-2021 Calendar

The 2020-2021 ISL calendar is ready and each family is getting one, free, compliments of ISL!

5 ways to support your child as a PYP parent

Dear PYP Parents, 

Thank you for your continued support during this COVID pandemic. Your effort in ensuring

Secondary Settling in Report


In a short while we will be generating the Secondary Settling in Report. This report only will be sent to two groups of parents....

Sunday, 6 September 2020

Year 13 students are back on campus!

We look forward to seeing our Year 13 students back on campus starting Monday 7th September. Here are some videos for parents and students to watch to get a flavour of how things will be.

Public benefit International Challenge for Youth 2020

As part of their DP CAS activity, four Year 13 ISL students participated in the PBIC 4th International Youth Welfare Innovation challenge organised by the China- Africa development Programme.