Chengelo Primary School runs a British based curriculum that prepares students for secondary level. It offers a varied and exciting curriculum based on the updated UK National Curriculum aligned with the innovative Cambridge Primary Maths.
The school promotes a love of learning with Christ at the centre. The school is committed to the development of the whole child through:
This is a happy, caring and safe environment where each child is encouraged to thrive in all aspects of their life, not just the classroom.
Secondary School life involves academics, sports, outdoor education and extra-curricular activities, all interwoven with a strong Christian ethos. The school follows an international curriculum and is very proud of their results. With leading sports facilities and lots of healthy competition, every pupil can find a sport they love - from archery to football, there is something for everyone. Outdoor education involves camping, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing and more - all designed to teach character development and leadership. Clubs include sport, drama and hobbies and students are encourages to take up the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh International Award.
Tutor groups are in place to monitor student progress and care for individuals who may be having difficulties socially, spiritually or academically. Each group consists of 12-14 boys or girls. Tutors work closely with hostel parents and teaching staff to ensure the needs of individual students do not go unnoticed.
Whether you are progressing from Chengelo Secondary School or enrolling at Chengelo for the first time at sixth form level, the team at Chengelo is confident you will find their sixth form fulfilling and enjoyable.
Chengelo's Sixth Form has a track record of producing outstanding A Level results with many students going on to study at some of the best universities around the world.
In the sixth form, Chengelo School places a strong emphasis on academic achievement to equip their students for further education. However, they also recognise that their responsibility is not simply to promote high academic standards, but to nurture and support the development of well- rounded individuals with maturity, depth of character and high moral standards.
Universities and careers
Chengelo School acknowledges that students can feel overwhelmed when considering future prospects. Their team works closely with students to ensure they are well informed and equipped with the resources to make good decisions. The school continues to build important links with external organisations who visit their students to give presentations, and hold question and answer sessions on future options.
Chengelo’s sixth form aims to enable students to:
With the goal of exposing students to opportunities in leadership training and development, Chengelo offers the Ndubaluba outdoor centre. Linking leadership development with outdoor adventure education, the Ndubaluba experience helps to equip students with vital life skills.
Ndubaluba has been supporting adventure learning at the school for over 20 years. Today it runs courses and adventure education experiences for scores of young people across Zambia and beyond. Over the years, many ex-students have testified to the amazing impact the adventure experiences had in shaping their lives for the future.
Ndubaluba is run by a popular team of well qualified instructors who run world class adventure education at Chengelo.