IBDP Information evening for Year 11 parents and students will take place on Wednesday, 21st April, in the Fine Arts between 1800 hrs - 1900 hrs. The purpose of the meeting is to give year 11 parents and students, information aboit the IB Diplom, IB courses and the ISL High School Diploma. Students are highly encouraged to attend with their parents.
Friday, 16 April 2021
This week our DP Art students visited the Lechwe Art Gallery to celebrate 90 years of Cynthia Zukas' contribution to Zambia Art. The students were fortunate enough to meet and interact with David Duat Makala, a famous artist and curator. Our current unit looks at curating and setting up an exhibition.
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
International School of Lusaka is proud to host the IBDP Visual Arts exhibition on Friday, the 23rd of April 2021 at 1800 hrs in the Fine Arts Theatre. This is a wonderful evening in which we celebrate the development of our students as artists as they unveil two years of their artworks. One of our IBDP2 student, Lutanda Wilkie has invested hours and hours into his portfolio, and we are very proud of his achievements. This year`s exhibition will also be accompanied by our Middle School classes and IGCSE exam coursework students to showcase their creativity.
Sunday, 11 April 2021
IGCSE and Checkpoint exams will commence as planned on Monday 12 April. We continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation in Zambia closely and are in regular contact with our partners at Cambridge International Assessment and the Zambian Ministry of Health. At this time we are confident we can deliver exams in a safe way.
Thursday, 1 April 2021
Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Friday, 26 March 2021
Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Educational assessments can help to determine individual performance abilities, level and the needs of each child. This presentation will help parents understand
Friday, 19 March 2021
Dear parents and students, please find below the links to a Virtual University Fair and a Criminology course at King’s University College.
Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Sunday, 14 March 2021
Saturday, 13 March 2021
Through this collaboration I would like to announce that Cameron Parker, a renowned motivational speaker for schools and colleges will host a free webinar for our students to inspire them to succeed. Including practical tips on how to use GCSEPod that Cameron will be incorporating into his session.
Friday, 12 March 2021
Thursday, 11 March 2021
Saturday, 6 March 2021
Friday, 5 March 2021
Nursery and Preschool nearly get their driving licenses!
Thursday, 4 March 2021
We are opening invitations to any Year 12 student who would like to represent the school at an upcoming MUVI Television debate competition. The competition will host 20 Secondary schools from Lusaka to compete for different prizes and incentives such as scholarships, school materials, cash prizes and hampers.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
On Monday, 1st March, 2021, we hosted an information meeting for parents of year 9 students to respond to questions about the Checkpoint exam. The attendance from parents was very encouraging and the questions asked gave us very useful feedback.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Our board has approved the calendar for next year which may be found as a PDF here. The holidays have been loaded into our ISL Public Calendar; the school days have been loaded into our School Days Calendar. If you use Google Calendar you can add those to your calendar list using the following IDs:
- ISL Public Calendar: email@example.com
- ISL School Days: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, 1 March 2021
Friday, 26 February 2021
Monday, 22 February 2021
Saturday, 20 February 2021
The first week back to campus went well. Most people - students and teachers - seemed happy to be back on campus. The week was productive but tiring and by Friday we were all ready for the weekend. We had around 80% attending on campus with the remainder logging on through Google Meet.
Tuesday, 16 February 2021
We are happy to inform you that we have entered into partnership for the remainder of the school year with Punzila Educational Services. Punzila representatives along with our Coordinators will help guide Secondary students and parents through the next stages of their education as they head towards placement in tertiary institutions around the world.
Sunday, 14 February 2021
Tomorrow, Monday 15th, is a “no-HBL” school day. Teachers will use this day to make sure that everything is ready for Tuesday 16th, which is our first day of SBL classes on campus. SBL classes will be almost the same as when we left school in December, with a few small but important changes.
Friday, 12 February 2021
Thursday, 11 February 2021
The IBDP and IGCSE Mock Foreign Languages oral exams started on Monday and will run through out this week. Strict Covid measure are in place to ensure that these oral exams are being conducted in a safe environment for our students and teachers.
The 5 Year Review Evaluation visit regarding the Multi-Programme, PYP DP has been confirmed to take place on 29th to 31st March. This will be a remote visit and will be conducted by the following visiting team. Denise Michel and Françoise Mokhtar-Bencteux are programme leaders for PYP while Mike Millichamp and Edith van der Linden are for DP.
Tuesday, 9 February 2021
Monday, 8 February 2021
2021 has brought progress in the fight against coronavirus, but it has also presented new challenges to our staff and students. We have seen several countries cancel Checkpoint and IGCSE examinations, our school has had to move back to remote learning, and sadly we have witnessed the impact of Covid-19 on our own community.
Friday, 5 February 2021
Sunday, 31 January 2021
Saturday, 30 January 2021
Our board has revitalized our COVID-19 Task Force to lead our response to the resurgence of the virus. I am grateful to two board members - Maureen Mersmann and Matt Sommerville - and to association member Mikaela Hildebrand for their invaluable role here. You can contact the taskforce by mailing email@example.com.
Friday, 29 January 2021
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Monday, 25 January 2021
I am pleased to announce the upcoming IBPYP workshop for new parents this Thursday, 28th January 2021 from 07:15 to 08:00. This will be a virtual workshop via google meet and below is the link for you to join or go to the ISL calendar.
While it's good to be back “at school” I can't deny that our return to Home-Based Learning format has, from what I can gather, been met with a collective sigh or even groan by students, parents and teachers alike.
Sunday, 24 January 2021
The second semester started with students being engaged in online learning due to the second wave of the the corona virus. In as much as we can cite the many challenges brought on by the pandemic, we have also endeavoured to do our best to rise to the challenge.
Saturday, 23 January 2021
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, we are observing a change in office hours as follows:
- Monday: 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Tuesday: 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Wednesday: 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Thursday: 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Friday: 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, 18 January 2021
Friday, 15 January 2021
We find ourselves once more facing this vicious virus and must discharge our mission - to educate children - while keeping people safe. As a response, we have closed our campus and transitioned back to home-based learning until at least Friday 22nd January 2021.
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
The Secondary library will be open today, Wednesday January 13th, from 07.15 - 15.00 and Friday, January 15th from 07.15 - 14.00, to allow students who have been informed by their teachers to return old text books and/or pick up new text books to complete this task.