Lusaka West School

Lusaka West School is a co-educational primary and secondary school with a Christian ethos. It offers both boarding and day facilities, with most pupils being boarders. Set in immaculate surroundings, it offers both the Examination Council of Zambia syllabus and the Cambridge syllabus. Lusaka West School strives to develop its pupils holistically using progressive methods to nurture individual potential. The school provides quality education at an affordable cost to local and expatriate children in Zambia. Show more

Lusaka West School is a privately owned institution founded on the belief that true education affects the total person by developing academic, spiritual, social and physical faculties of pupils. Hence its motto, ‘holistic development through education’. The school aims to educate children within a Christian environment through the provision of internationally recognised education. It encourages Christian fellowship and respect for various religious practices among the pupils. The school has a student population of more than 200, with a capacity of 300. Most of the pupils are Zambian, but a growing number come from other countries including Angola, Egypt and Botswana. Staff With well qualified educators in all subjects, the school employs 21 teachers and over 30 supporting staff members. School values
  • Discipline
  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Excellence
Mission It is the mission of Lusaka West School to provide holistic education which will empower children to excel and contribute effectively to society.

Primary school in Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka West Primary School follows the Zambian curriculum, covering Literacy and Languages, Mathematics, Creative and Technology Studies, Bible Knowledge, Social and Developmental Studies, Physical Education and Environmental Science. It thrives on being a family of learners and staff - diverse but with a common goal.
  • Zambian curriculum
  • Offers Bible knowledge
  • Creative life skills
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The success and reputation of Lusaka West Secondary School, founded in 2007, led to the establishment of the Primary School Section in 2014. The Primary School offers both day and boarding options.

Approach to child development
Lusaka West School offers small classes and an enviable teacher to pupil ratio. This allows teachers to work with and understand each individual pupil. The school focuses on nurturing children successfully through targeted activities inside and outside the classroom, enhancing the learning opportunities of every child.

Sports and cultural activities
The school has a rich sports calendar and every individual is expected to participate. Expert coaching and skills development are provided for netball, football and athletics, amongst other sports. Cultural activities include educational tours, speech and drama, music and art clubs.

Computer studies
The school has a sophisticated computer centre, teaching computer literacy to all primary students, and familiarising them with the basics of computer technology.

Primary School subjects

  • Literacy and languages
  • Creative and technology studies
  • Bible knowledge
  • Mathematics
  • Social and developmental studies
  • Physical education
  • Environmental science

Sports activities

  • Physical education
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Athletics

Cultural activities

  • Speech and drama
  • Music and art clubs
  • Educational tours

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Secondary school in Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka West School follows the Examination Council of Zambia syllabus for Junior secondary, and the Cambridge syllabus for Senior secondary. It prides itself on creating a pleasant conducive ambience for learning and growth, through the development of fully-functional facilities, attractive buildings and beautiful grounds.
  • The Cambridge syllabus followed in Senior secondary classes
  • Offers music and art clubs
  • Compulsory co-curricular activities
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Lusaka West Boarding and Day School (Secondary Section) has been in existence since 2007, during which it has provided some of the best education in Zambia.

Subjects offered in Junior secondary

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Civics
  • French and Computers

Senior pupils follow the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) syllabus.

Subjects offered at Senior secondary

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography

Lusaka West School facilities
Among the facilities are the library, state of the art science and computer laboratories, and spacious and well ventilated classrooms and hostels. The school subscribes to the Keep Zambia Clean Campaign and the surroundings are always looked after meticulously.

Co-curriculum activities
Pupils must choose at least two activities from Drama, Anti-Aids, Scripture Union, Board Games, Jets Club, French Club, Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Netball.

Sports activities

  • Physical education
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Athletics

Lusaka West School April 2017 Newsletter

Contact information

Mumbwa Road, Lusaka West, Lusaka, Zambia
P.O. Box
PO Box 32936, Lusaka, Zambia
Enquire below
+260 966 261153
+260 962 935966, +260 966 330176

Opening times

09:00 – 13:00
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