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The vision of the founders of Sentinel School Kabitaka is to empower all who pass through with an education which will open their minds and prepare them for opportunities in life. They strive for a culture of lifelong learning which translates into an enlightened society capable of dealing with whatever challenges that may come its way. The school is a spiritually aware and a supportive environment which has been established to have an impact on its alumni long after they have moved on.
Casa Dei Bambini Montessori provides a quality Montessori education in a stimulating, nurturing environment for children aged 18 months to 6 years old. The school offers a Toddler class and an Early Years class with separate facilities and staff to ensure the highest levels of quality. Through a committed team of staff and a well-rounded curriculum this school caters to the unique needs of every child. The outdoor space is used extensively providing an effective free-flow learning environment.
Operating since 2000, B-Wise School currently delivers education from creche through to grades 1-7 and junior secondary, grades 8-9. The multicultural nature of the school provides children with a unique opportunity to interact with other children from different parts of Zambia and within the SADC region. This has produced a high standard of respect for learning and individual differences. In addition, B-Wise School offers G.C.E programmes.
An 'international school for the whole community' which offers the UK Curriculum for pre-school, primary and secondary pupils. Baobab College offers a world-class education in a first class environment. Examinations offered are Cambridge IGCSE, with A levels for senior college pupils and are taken with either Cambridge International or Pearson Edexcel. Baobab is a member of the Council of British International Schools and is a Cambridge International Fellowship Centre.
Founded in 1963, the well-established International School of Lusaka is one of the oldest international schools on the African continent, and currently the third largest in the Association of International Schools in Africa. The teaching staff consists of over 50 professional educators from 15 countries. International School of Lusaka is made up of three school units - early childhood, primary and secondary. The secondary school is divided into a lower school and an upper school.
Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila is a friendly and caring international learning community 140 km west of Solwezi. Drawing from the best of British and Southern African independent school tradition, Trident Preparatory School Kalumbila has been set up by Educore, in North Western Zambia to provide an outstanding holistic education. Students develop self-discipline, intellectual endeavour, a sense of adventure and learn to perform in a team.
Sentinel School Kalumbila's program is based around an educational model that encourages children's academic prowess in a supportive pastoral atmosphere, which ensures students thrive and achieve their full potential. It offers an African solution which reflects the culture of Zambia and the Southern African region, whilst appealing to both Zambian and international pupils. It takes a holistic approach, bringing together the highest academic standards with the development of every child.
This school offers quality pre-school, primary and secondary education which develops innovative, creative and integrated learners equipped with skills to enable them to contribute positively to society. Lake Road (PTA) School ensures that class sizes are small, maintaining a teacher pupil ratio of 1:30. A member of the Independent Schools Association of Zambia (ISAZ), this school is one of the leading co-educational day schools, providing all-inclusive education in Zambia.
Pestalozzi Education Centre is a primary and secondary school that provides outstanding education in an environment which enables every child to make full use of his or her intellectual and creative abilities. Pestalozzi Education Centre, promotes practical skills as well as high academic attainment and is also an examination centre for the Examination Council of Zambia grade 7, 9 and 12. It takes a limited number of scholars from impoverished communities, creating a rich and diverse community.
This primary and pre school sees itself as a vibrant community made up of dedicated staff, parents and pupils. Noah's Ark School follows the Foundation Stage guidelines first developed in the UK. With highly experienced teachers and a low pupil-to-teacher ratio, each child's individual needs can be met. The school has an active school council that ensures rules and regulations are followed. Noah's Ark School encourages pupils, teachers and parents to co-operate and show kindness and respect.
Crested Crane Academy is a co-educational school offering pre-school, primary and secondary school education with boarding and day facilities. Since 2009, the school has continued to provide a holistic education approach where learners receive academic success, personal, social and spiritual development. The school offers a modern environment with international standards of education. It is an Examination Council of Zambia centre for Grades 7, 9 and 12.
This school offers exclusive pre-school and primary school teaching services. Trident Preparatory School Solwezi uses the best British and South African independent school tradition and aims to provide an outstanding holistic education to its pupils. The school equips its children with an excellent academic grounding and quality character that will see them well through life. Trident Preparatory School Solwezi has a high ratio of adult to children, enabling it to concentrate on every pupil.
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Sonshine Pre-School in Lusaka, Zambia offers a range of services for the younger child, from a baby nursery, through to reception classes that prepare your child for primary school. The programme is stimulating, rich in play and learning inspired by exploration. It also offers primary school and secondary school services in a well established, safe and secure city school environment. Sonshine School upholds the motto of 'success through hard work' and encourages all its pupils to learn to achieve this goal.
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The pre-school at British International Primary School caters for children aged between 2 and 7. It follows the early years foundation stage, and key stage one of the English National Curriculum. Primary caters for children aged between 7 and 11, providing a quality education at an affordable cost, to local and expatriate children. The development of children is supported by caring classroom teachers and their full-time teaching assistants. Children may progress from pre-school into primary school.
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Opened in 2014, Kasiya Private School offers pre-school, primary and childcare services in a safe and nurturing environment. The center also provides trained maids and gardeners. Kasiya has a goal to reduce the stress that parents go through balancing a career and parenthood in order to enhance their productivity. The environment is professionally designed to encourage and stimulate children to explore, learn and increase their confidence in their ability to do things for themselves.
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Set in a serene environment, Highland School offers affordable pre-school, primary and secondary education. The school's syllabi is tailored to adequately prepare students for higher education and various life challenges. Not only focusing on academics, Highland School also puts emphasis on extra-curricular activities, with a wide range of clubs and sporting disciplines. The school has maintained high academic results at grade 7, 9 and 12.
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With exceptional primary and secondary school education, this school is rapidly growing to meet the demands of today's global students. Elim School focuses on making students that are critical thinkers and are academically, and socially prepared to be life-long learners and citizens in a global society. The school promotes self-confidence and creativity in order for students to become productive, ethical, responsible, and involved with the school and community.
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Set in a serene and conducive learning environment, this school offers quality education from grade 1 - 12 for day and boarding students. Lwengu School aims to sustain the moral, spiritual, physical and intellectual needs of the students to provide full realisation of every child's potential. The school has a team of experienced, qualified and dedicated staff. Lwengu School uses the Zambian curriculum which is broadened to cater for today's child. The school has a fully stocked library and several clubs.
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Since 1992, this school has been catering for local and international students and runs from pre- school to grade twelve. Ibex Hill School offers Cambrdige and Examinations Council of Zambia examinations. The school has two campuses that include a girls' and twin boys' campus with excellent boarding facilities. Ibex Hill School ensures that it provides its boarding school students with nutritious meals on a daily basis. The school is committed to providing education and facilities of the highest standard.
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Musikili Primary School is one of the top primary boarding schools in Africa offering quality day and boarding education for grade 1 to 7 pupils, in a safe, secure, disciplined environment. The school is committed to providing opportunities for all their pupils by giving them a well-rounded education. Class sizes are small allowing for plenty of individual attention. The school provides comfortable accommodation, healthy home cooked food, much of which comes from the school's kitchen garden.
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Founded in September 1988, this is a co-educational Christian boarding school catering for the educational needs of primary, secondary and sixth form students in a secure and caring environment. Chengelo School prepares pupils for the University of Cambridge International GCSE and A-Level exams. The campus has exceptional sporting facilities including soccer fields, a rugby pitch, a 400m running track, netball and basketball courts and a swimming pool.
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Established in 2005, Great North Road Academy is a co - educational school that offers quality education for pre school, primary and secondary level with an option of day or boarding facilities. The school believes everyone is intelligent and aims at finding solutions to education system challenges. The school is run on two campuses with Great North Road Academy, quality comes first. The have limited the number of pupils per class so that each pupil can get the necessary attention.
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Lady Diana High School is a co-education school that offers education for pre-school, primary and secondary school level. The school develops pupils by providing opportunities for each one to grow to their full potential in emotional, social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual areas. The school aims to provide a friendly place where children feel comfortable, make new friends, share, learn and think in a positive environment conducive to student learning.
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Chinese International School in Zambia (CIS) offers pre-school and primary school education. At pre-school level, students learn through playing and various activities. They learn letters, numbers and nature study. The primary level's main curriculum guideline is the Zambian Syllabus, including english, mathematics, integrated science, social and development studies, creative and technology studies, community studies, as well as specialist lessons.
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This a co-educational Christian secondary boarding school offering primary and secondary school education. Chalo Trust School provides a time tested and complete curriculum with a major goal to inspire the best in every child and to make them realise their full personal potential by exposing them to all distinguished educational programs possible. Through its expertise in curriculum implementation and the technology presence, Chalo Trust School continues to address the needs of the century learner.
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Simba International School is a multi-cultural school with boarding and day facilities. Established in 1982, the school is dedicated to providing a holistic approach to education, its standards of academic excellence are reflected in the results pupils achieve at the IGCSE and GCE 'A' levels. Pupils are given the opportunity to participate in a diverse range of after-school activities which allows them to learn new skills or hone existing ones. The school is situated close to the airport and minutes from the town centre.
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Lebanese International School of Lusaka is a co-educational school that provides high standards of learning in a clean and safe environment. The school curriculum is divided into four cycles or key stages including nursery – kindergarten, elementary: grades 1-6, intermediate: grades 7-9 and senior secondary: grades 9-12. The staff is comprised of committed professional educators who are dedicated to delivering a comprehensive curriculum to all students. The Lebanese school also offers rich extra-curricular activities.
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Brainobrain Academy Zambia provides quality teaching with a detailed lesson plan that allows children to excel in all subjects. The academy specialises in advanced abacus, neuro linguistic programming and personality development programs. It carters for children between ages 5 years and 14 years. The faculty consists of well committed team of professionals from various fields, who have had a decade of international experience in kid's education and training. Brainobrain currently operates in 20 countries.
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Established in 2011 as a NGO and PPP (Public Private Partnership) educational institute. Horizon Primary and Secondary School provides quality coeducation in a well-nurtured and secure environment with the option of boarding and day-school education. The school follows the Examination Council of Zambia, Cambridge and ICDL syllabi. The Horizon Primary and Secondary School has played a significant role in fostering a good relationship between Zambia and the world in the educational, cultural and social fields.
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Frontier School Nkisu is a model affordable primary school in North Western Province. The school follows the national curriculum starting with Grade 1 and culminating in the Grade 7 examinations. The educational model is founded on modern pedagogy, incorporating cutting edge ICT solutions and employs teachers from the locality living on campus. It is a high quality, low cost school solution that will meets the demands of Zambia requiring citizens with good literacy and numeracy skills at the end of primary school.
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Government primary schools provide basic primary education covering the whole of Zambia. Community primary schools are supported by individuals, businesses, farms and/or churches in the local area. International, private and community primary schools tend to take in children from the age of five whilst government school education usually begins at age seven. For services for younger children try Zambia pre-schools. Government basic schools teach grades one to nine, of which grade eight and nine fall in the Zambia secondary school category. Every child who comes into primary school is warmly welcomed and equally valued. Schools believe very strongly in helping children to achieve their potential and preparing them for life in the 21st century.

With a goal to provide a quality education in a caring, creative environment conducive to learning, primary schools motivate each child in a positive way, helping them to find interest, satisfaction and a sense of achievement in their schoolwork. Zambian primary schools focus on giving children opportunities, responsibility and trust in a stimulating and rewarding environment. Children are encouraged to develop independence in their learning and work collaboratively with others. Strict uniform policies based on affordable clothing helps to create a sense of belonging and pride in the school a child goes to.

Primary schools in Zambia aim to nurture and support all pupils in their personal growth and aspirations, and they enjoy working alongside parents and the wider community as partners in the children’s learning. Schools have a strong focus on good manners and courteous behaviour and have high expectations of children, staff and parents. High aspirations and achievement underpin all they do to release the amazing talents and potential of each child.

Zambia also has primary boarding schools or schools that offer both day and boarding. Primary boarding schools are known to be highly considered by career-focused parents who are anxious that their young children are supervised at all times and encouraged to participate in a variety of out-of-school activities. Sending your young child to boarding school allows you to maintain your career at the same time ensure that your child has the best possible start in life.

There are lots of advantages of sending young children to primary boarding schools. A major advantage is the fact that the learning never stops. Your child will be in an educational environment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When their outside the classroom, they will continue learning important life skills.