Shakespeare College School


Shakespeare College School is a co-education learning-enabling school that offers students A-level courses, O-level subjects and Junior secondary subjects. It is an examination body of Examinations Council of Zambia for grade 9, and of Cambridge University for senior secondary level. Shakespeare College is set in a clean and secure community. Their aim is to develop students using a holistic approach to building character and a sense of civic responsibilities.  


Pre-school in Lusaka, Zambia

The pre-school at Shakespeare College is divided into baby class, middle and reception classes. Specially trained teachers and child minders are available to ensure that the best possible attention is given. Children learn by playing selected educational games to develop reading, writing, drawing and counting skills.
  • Baby class, middle and reception classes
  • Trained teachers and child minders
  • Reading, writing, drawing and counting skills
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The pre-school at Shakespeare College School believes that all the children that come to the school should be valued equally; that every child has the right to an education that meets their individual needs; that every child has the right to an education that enables them to enjoy their learning, be safe and healthy, and positively grow.

Motivation, a contagious spirit, and celebration of life, are all cultivated alongside the child’s evolving knowledge and growing wisdom. Shakespeare College School aims to empower the individual child to make a confident and positive impact upon their own life, as well as the lives of those children around them both now and in the future. Consequently Shakespeare College School’s teaching is forward thinking and innovative in range and depth.


Primary school in Lusaka, Zambia

The primary section of Shakespeare College is made up of lower and upper primary. All classes take computer lessons. To ensure that pupils get the best attention and support in their education, teaching is done in small groups. Primary school subjects include Maths, Science and Computers.
  • Made up of lower and upper primary
  • Teaching done in small groups
  • Individual attention given to all pupils
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The primary section of Shakespeare College School offers high quality primary education in a safe and secure environment. Each child receives the individual attention he or she needs to reach their full potential.

Remedial classes are available for pupils who need individual help. The idea is to ensure as far as possible that every pupil grows into an excellent student, in readiness for secondary school.

A flexible program of education is offered, allowing the child to spend a full or half day of lessons as required.


Secondary school in Lusaka, Zambia

Shakespeare College School provides international standard education, with highly qualified teachers and spacious classrooms. The junior secondary section covers grades 8 and 9. The O-level course is a two year programme, with up to 7 subjects per student. The 18-24 month A-level course prepares students for university.  
  • Uses modern teaching methods
  • A-level subjects offered in Humanities, Sciences and Commercial Studies
  • School bus and laboratory facilities available
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Shakespeare College’s secondary school academic year semesters are January – May and June – December. Lessons run from 07:45 to 12:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday lessons are from 07:45 to 13:30. The school has a modern and clean infrastructure.

Shakespeare College School uses a modern teaching approach. The student is encouraged to participate and much of the learning experience is project-based. Part time lessons are available to all students in the afternoon (subjects include Computer Studies).

The school has an excellent Learning Support program for students with specific educational needs.

A level course
Shakespeare College School allows students to combine 3 or 4 subjects depending on their choice of career. Students with a grade 12 certificate with grade C and above are eligible to apply in the following subjects:

  • Humanities
    Shakespeare College School offers students the following courses in Humanities: English language, English literature, History and Law.
  • Sciences
    The Science department enables the students to apply knowledge to solve problems and think critically. Students taking science subjects will also be assessed on their practical and laboratory skills. Subjects offered includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Applied ITC.
  • Commercial studies
    At Shakespeare College School the commercial unit is designed to help students in commerce related courses. Subjects currently offered includes Business, Languages, Economics, Accounts and Mathematics.

O-level course
This is a two year programme available to students who have completed their junior secondary grade 9. Students can take up to a maximum of 7 subjects. English language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects. Other subjects include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, I.C.T, Business studies, Accounts and History.

Junior Secondary
The Junior Secondary section covers grades 8 and 9. The subjects offered are all compulsory – English, Social Development studies, Mathematics, Integrated studies, Business studies, Religious studies and Computer studies.

Extra-curricular activities
Every Wednesday from 13:30 to 16:30 Shakespeare College School gives its students a chance to participate in activities. These include clubs based on art, music, drama, games and academics, and in house sports – netball, football, basketball and volleyball.

Shakespeare College School congratulates the following pupils for attaining high grades in their June 2015 A Level exams:

  • Yahya Motala 2A – 1B
  • Faya Abba 2B – 2C
  • Ammar Musa 2B – 1C

Enrolment for 2016 grade eight IGSE and A Levels is currently on. Mock results can be considered for provisional admissions. Shakespeare College School opened on 4th January, 2016.


Contact information

1155a Kutwa Road, Villa Elizabetha Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia
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+260 211 236021
+260 971 570768, +260 964 147574

Opening times

07:30 – 17:00
07:30 – 17:00
07:30 – 17:00
07:30 – 17:00
07:30 – 17:00