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Welcome to the new term 20th April 2020. Students cannot come to assembly today, so Mr. Turner has brought the assembly to you. Have a great day and a great term. Follow the link below to watch.
At Baobab College, participation in extra-curricular activities is expected of all students and in particular each Key Stage 1 child attends a minimum of 1 activity per week and Key Stage 2 children a minimum of 2 activities per week, one of which is a physical activity. House activities from Year 1-6 are compulsory and all children participate once a week in the House programme.
Baobab College offers a diverse and balanced curriculum. Students sit for the IGCSE at the end of Year 11 and Advanced ‘A’ Level in the Senior College with exams at the end of Year 13. In line with commitment to a holistic education approach, Baobab College offers a wide range of cultural, academic, social and sports clubs and societies. These enable students to further enhance their self-discipline, confidence, leadership, and physical and social skills.
Baobab College welcomes high achieving, ambitious students to apply for the 2019 'A' Level scholarship. A limited number of scholarships are offered to join their prestigious ‘A’ Level programme from August 2019 to July 2021. The value of the scholarships will be up to 50% of school fees. ‘Academic Scholarship’ applicants will be expected to achieve As and A*s at IGCSE or equivalent. ‘Sports Scholarship’ applicants will have the potential to represent their country internationally. ‘Arts Scholarship’ applicants will have a very high standard in visual or performing arts and an ability to inspire other students in their field. Applications are invited from outstanding current Year 11 students at Baobab College, and from students from other schools in Zambia and internationally, for admission to Baobab's Senior College Year 12 in August 2019. Applications for 2019 scholarships should be submitted before Monday 11th March 2019.
Baobab College is excited to announce the launch of their new website. Now you can have a comprehensive overview of their aims and values, parent information and resources for pupils all from one place. For more information, visit the website below.
The Baobab Early Years department has a dedicated area, allowing children the opportunity to learn inside and outside the classroom through adult led activities including structured and free play. The natural environment of Baobab College provides endless opportunities to explore and experience the natural world. Children are welcomed into play school from the term in which they turn 2 years of age. When they turn 3 they move into their preschool year.
Children enter reception at 4+. For some this is a natural continuation from our ELC, for others they join Baobab College for the first time; this time of transition is recognised as an important one in a child's life and staff work closely with parents to establish a strong home/school partnership for the benefit of the individual child. The curriculum for Reception follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, adding opportunity and experience to this as appropriate to individual children. Emphasis is placed on securing firm foundations in literacy and numeracy. Computing, Music, PE and Nyanja are taught by specialist teaching staff.
Baobab College is an 'international school for the whole community' which offers the UK Curriculum for pre-school, primary and secondary pupils. The school 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's Team of Year 11 Business Studies students have made it to the Top 6 of The CFO competition. Baobab would like to congratulate 'Team Great Empire.' They've made it from over 1000 teams entered across Africa and will now go through to the televised finals in October in South Africa. Watch out for your opportunity to vote for Team Great Empire in this high profile televised competition. To find out more watch the competition's video through the link below.
Baobab's 'Accelerated Reader' programme is a great way to motivate students to read, with certificates and awards given for the number of books and words read. Readers work through the levels, with the most avid readers given 'Honours Reader' awards. Two students have achieved Proficiency Reader awards, for students who have worked through all possible certificates in the programme, This year's reading in numbers: 2 proficiency readers 8 honours readers 27 millionaire readers 22 multimillionaire readers 767 certificates 10,245 books read 112,510,552 words read by the whole school To find out more about Baobab's educational program, contact the college today.
A team of Baobab students has arrived in Kuala Lumpur to compete in the global round of the Scholars' Cup. This year's theme is 'An Entangled World' and students have prepared thoroughly for debates and quick fire quiz on topics of 'human relationships', 'the history of democracy', 'social studies: black markets', 'the science of memory', 'art and music: braving the distance' and 'literature: voices of the inseparable.' They face a tough week of competition against school teams from around the world and Baobab College wishes them every success. To stay up to date like Baobab's Facebook page via the link below.
Baobab College is proud of of their sportsmen and women after a very busy weekend in athletics, hockey and rugby. Baobab took a team of 35 senior athletes to the nationals at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola, with 17 students medalling, including golds in discuss, javelin and 1500m. Meanwhile, the U9, U11 and U13 boys and girls hockey and rugby teams all put in a fantastic effort in the Cecilia Krige festival in Chisamba and were rewarded with some excellent results. Baobab College would like to say well done to all the teams and their coaches and thank you to the many parents and staff who have travelled long distances this weekend and given excellent support.
Baobab College would like to wish good luck to the students sitting ABRSM music exams this week. Last week there was a concert in the school hall where the candidates presented some of their exam pieces. To find out more about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.
Baobab College's reception classes have recently learned about carnivals and fairs. The students have designed floats and learned about parades, masquerades, carnival music and steel bands. Today they held their very own carnival party complete with carnival parade through the primary school. A great celebration! To find out more about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.
Baobab College is delighted to be accredited as a Cambridge Professional Development Centre. Several of the teachers are now undertaking the Cambridge Professional Development course under the guidance of senior leaders. This is a very exciting course full of the latest methods and strategies to improve student outcomes and ensure that lessons are engaging, active and motivating. This week senior teachers hosted a 'chat show' to discuss teaching methods and theories for the candidates following the course. To find out more about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.
Baobab College has recently installed new solar heating to the college's swimming pool meaning students will be able to enjoy warmer swimming. To find out more about Baobab's facilities contact the college today.
Baobab College has recently announce its 'A' Level Scholarship. Applications are invited from exceptional students for two year 'A' Level Scholarship starting August 2018. Open to students aged 16-18 who have already completed IGCSE or equivalent or will complete this term, with an outstanding school record in Academics, Sports or Arts. Successful applicants will receive scholarships of up to 50% of school fees for their ‘A’ Level course. Contact Baobab College for further information. Deadline for applications: 11th May 2018.
Baobab College is happy to announce that building work is moving fast for college's new library which is due to open later this year. To see more pictures of the construction and stay up to date follow Baobab's Facebook page via the link below.
Baobab's scientists recently took part in the Africa Science Buskers Festival at Showgrounds Lusaka. The student's bubble experiments and presentations impressed the judges and Year 7, 8 & 9 students enjoyed the opportunity to share results with other scientists and to see a variety of displays and events. Baobab College would like to congratulate the students who took part and represented Baobab so well. To find out about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.
Baobab College is proud to have four swimmers currently representing Zambia at the CANA international gala. Brandon Rumball, Liam Rumball, Shaquille Moosa and Abigail Joubert have travelled to Malawi with the team and the college is looking forward to receiving reports of their races in due course.
This week at Baobab College it was all about Snow White, with talented Year 5 and 6 pupils presenting Roald Dahl's fun-filled musical adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The free performances had some great acting, singing and dancing and even a waltz with refreshments on sale before and after.
IGCSE Music students at Boabab College had a very informative session with singer-songwriter Namvula Rennie on Saturday, who presented to the students workshopping techniques for songwriting, from lyrics, melody and harmonies to orchestration. They came up with a great group song which will be presented at the assembly soon. For more information or to learn about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.
Baobab's students participated in the World Scholars's Cup held at Rhodes Park and Mulungushi Conference Centre this week. This year's theme was 'A tangled world' and teams were prepared for the event by Mrs Ng'andu. Baobab College had two Senior teams and three Junior teams and all five qualified for the global round to be held in Malaysia, Australia or Spain. Baobab's students went home with the following achievements: 1st place Senior Debating Team 1st place Junior Scholars' Challenge 1st place Collaborative Writing in both Junior and Senior 3rd place overall Junior Team. Mwenya Chikoti won individual awards for 2nd place Debating and 3rd place Overall Scholar. Masvita Pasi was awarded 4th place Overall Junior Scholar. Baobab College would like to congratulate all of the students who took part in the competition. For more information or to learn about Baobab contact the college today.
Baobab College scored a clean sweep in the recent ISAZ Cross-Country competition. Senior Girls 1st Place, Senior Boys 1st Place, Junior Girls 1st Place and Junior Boys 1st Place. The college congratulates the cross-country students for their great work. For more information or to learn about Baobab's educational program contact the college today.

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