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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...

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

More Maths in Flags!

 Year 7.1 have made their video showing their understanding of the maths in flags.

IMYC Exit Point for Unit 4

As per the tradition in the IMYC, students reflected on their learning from unit 4 by creating a media project to show their thoughts.

Friday, 26 March 2021

Maths in Flags!

 Year 7 students made posters and a video about Maths in Flags!

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

“Unlocking Your Intellect” Educational Assessment Webinar

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

Upcoming IB appraisal visit

We are one of a group of schools piloting the assessment of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's new programme standards.

ISL welcomes Mrs Haylie Old as a Secondary teacher

As you know, the past several months have been difficult for both students and parents.

Join our PTA

Our school needs a new PTA executive committee. The following positions, in particular, lie vacant:

Virtual University Fair and Criminology at King’s University College

Dear parents and students, please find below the links to a Virtual University Fair and a Criminology course at King’s University College.

Year 7 videos on ratio

 Year 7.2s made a fun video dividing amounts in a given ratio. Watch it here!

Here's the 7.1 video !

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Mocks Update (IGCSE and Checkpoint)

Mock Exams for Year 9 and 11 have commenced. So far our invigilators have been extremely impressed with all candidates, who have been punctual, respectful and have followed all the rules without question. 

Sunday, 14 March 2021

The Night Before the Exam

As students in Year 9 and Year 11 prepare for their first mock exam on Monday, some key reminders about the rules and procedures in the exam room, what you should and shouldn't bring! 

Saturday, 13 March 2021

Year 13 & 11 & 9 examinations

The mock exams for year 13 IBDP, Year 11 IGCSE and the Year 9 Checkpoint exams will begin in the coming week. Schedules have been shared

Webinar with Cameron Parker

The IGCSE Faculty is thrilled to be continuing our collaboration with GCSEPod this year. As the first school in Southern Africa to adopt the Pod platform, we have been able to create a bespoke virtual support system for our students in preparation for their exams. 

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.

Celebrating Exam Success - 100% A* to B

We were extremely excited to receive our IGCSE Maths results from the November 2020 session. Our students achieved a 100% pass rate from A* to B, beating the world average by 13%. 

Friday, 12 March 2021

Exams Yoga

It was fantastic to see a little bit of socially distanced fun before the start of Mock Exams! As part of our Build Up Programme, on Wednesday 3 March, Year 11 students had the opportunity to participate in a yoga session led by our very own Ms Kumar. Students were introduced to some easy and useful techniques to help them deal with exam stress and learn how to focus their mind. 

Thursday, 11 March 2021

Back to school

We Look forward to welcoming students back to school - and to campus - on Monday 15th March. During the holiday, people may have broken their usual patterns of internation which poses an increased risk of infection.

Saturday, 6 March 2021

Virtual town hall

A big thank you to all parents and staff who made time for the virtual town hall this week. Among the topics raised were:

COVID-19 update

We have now had students on campus for three weeks since our board asked us to open on February 16th, so I wanted to update you on how things are going and to give a few reminders.

Friday, 5 March 2021

Parent Role in Career Selection Seminar

Following on from last week’s Year 9 & 11 aptitude test and careers discussion, ISL has invited Ms Tawiah Egan from  Punzila Educations Services to speak to all Year 9 & 11 parents students.

Nursery and Preschool- Follow Directions and Traffic Signs?

 Nursery and Preschool nearly get their driving licenses!

Year 7 ratio and fractions

Year 7.2 showed off their understanding of ratio in this video on Youtube!

Year 7.1 made this video to show what they had learnt!

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Year 12 students: invitation to compete in MUVI Television debate competition

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

Year 12 BridgeU relaunch

BridgeU is a popular world-class platform that is used by a number of secondary schools around the world. It provides a personalized university preparation and guidance service for secondary school students.

Digital Citizenship

Being a citizen of the digital world......

Virtual Checkpoint Question and Answer Session

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.

Checkpoint and IGCSE Exams Invoices

Entries for Checkpoint and IGCSE exams have now closed. 

Our finance department has started to process the invoices. Parents should receive an invoice within two weeks' time. 

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

ISL Calendar 2021-22

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: islzambia.org_cfujkkcjtd0os8q1q3ovai8eos@group.calendar.google.com
  • ISL School Days: islzambia.org_qd0h2eg7bc35k60jttg5ld7st8@group.calendar.google.com

Monday, 1 March 2021

IBDP Bulletin - Technology and G-Suite impact

Students need to be prepared for a world that is constantly being transformed by emerging new technology. At ISL we believe that technology will have a positive impact on educational outcomes and for this reason, we have embraced Technology as our five-year Programme Development plan.