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Mkushi Farming Block, Mkushi
+260 215 352258, +260 215 352335
Open today: 08:00-17:00
PBag 16 Mkushi, Central Province, Zambia

Primary school

Chengelo primary school caters for termly and weekly boarders, as well as day pupils. However, termly boarders below grade three are normally not accepted. All subjects, including personal, social and moral issues are taught from a Christian perspective. Each day an assembly with a Christian emphasis is held.
High quality primary education
Termly and weekly boarders, as well as day pupils
Sunday school for termly boarders

Chengelo Primary offers primary school for students from pre-school to Grade 7. The school runs a British based curriculum that ideally prepares students for Secondary. Chengelo promotes a love of learning with Christ at the centre.

Chengelo Primary's commitment to the development of the whole child is seen through the school’s provision of:

  • Early literacy development
  • Cambridge Maths programmes
  • Sporting opportunities
  • Outdoor and adventure education
  • Specialised art and music teaching
  • Regular programmes for public speaking
  • Drama performances
  • A wide variety of extra-mural activities


With a wealth of experience and expertise, this school is able to offer a varied and exciting curriculum based on the updated UK National Curriculum aligned with the innovative Cambridge Primary Maths.

Chengelo Primary provides a happy caring and safe environment where each child is encouraged to achieve their full potential in and out of the classroom.

Secondary school

Chengelo secondary school comprises of pupils from form 1 to 6 (11-18 years). Pupils follow a common course in form 1 to 3 before being prepared in later years for the University of Cambridge International Examinations of IGCSE, as well as some GCSE's with the London Examination Board, Edexcel.
From form 1 to 6 (11-18 years)
Education that develops a student’s full potential in all areas
A wide range of extra-curricular activities


Students at Chengelo follow an international curriculum, taking Cambridge IGCSE and A Level examinations. The school is proud of their results, with pupils regularly gaining admission to top universities around the world including Oxford, Sheffield, Liverpool, Reading, Cape Town, Rhodes, Princeton, Jacksonville and Queens, to mention a few.

To monitor their students’ progress and care for them if they are having any difficulties socially, spiritually or academically, Chengelo has created tutor groups. Each group consists of 12-14 pupils (single-sex), and is assigned a tutor according to gender. Tutors work closely with hostel parents and teaching staff to ensure that the needs of individual students do not go unnoticed.

Sixth form

For students that complete their secondary school, Chengelo School offers high quality sixth form academic education. A highly qualified and experienced team is committed to preparing and equipping students to achieve success and progress to university or higher level vocational education. This is a vibrant, intellectually stimulating and friendly place to be.
High quality sixth form academic education
An extensive range of academic, technical and professional courses
A wide variety of clubs and sports

As a sixth form student at Chingelo, you will benefit from the strong sense of community and belonging here. Whether you are already a part of the school or thinking about enrolling, Chengelo is confident that you will find their sixth form education fulfilling and enjoyable. This is the perfect place to live and study your A Levels.

Chengelo School’s Sixth Form education is high achieving with a track record for producing outstanding A Level results. Many of their students leave Chengelo to go on to study at some of the best Universities around the world.

In 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 in society.

Universities and careers

Chingelo 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 the good decisions. This 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:

  • Attain excellent academic qualifications
  • Develop their full potential inside and outside the classroom
  • Advance their physical, intellectual, spiritual, moral and social progress
  • Discover and use their talents and gifts to enrich the lives of others
  • Take on new responsibilities and leadership roles
  • Be an active member of the school and wider community


Chengelo’s outdoor centre called Ndubaluba provides experiential learning where students absorb key life lessons through carrying out various outdoor activities and reflecting on their experiences. Activities include but not limited to mountain climbing, kayaking, rock climbing, orienteering, adventure racing and bush survival.
Experiential learning where students absorb key life lessons
Students grow in their Christian character through adventure education
A great team of well qualified Christian instructors

With a goal to expose students to opportunities in leadership training and development, Chengelo offers this outdoor centre. It links leadership with outdoor adventure education to equip students with vital skills, a help embed strong character and leadership qualities.

Ndubaluba has been supporting adventure learning at the school for over 20 years and today it runs courses and adventure education experiences for many young people across Zambia and beyond.

The Ndubaluba has helped any students to grow in their Christian character through adventure education. Over the years, many ex-students have testified to the amazing impact of the adventure experiences in shaping their lives in the future.

Ndubaluba has put together a great team of well qualified Christian instructors running world class, safe adventure education at Chengelo. They emphasise staff training and have two ex-Chengelo students who are now instructors, leading courses in their adventure curricular.

Contact information

Mkushi Farming Block, Mkushi
+260 215 352258, +260 215 352335
Open today: 08:00-17:00
PBag 16 Mkushi, Central Province, Zambia

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