Focused on providing the highest quality educational foundation to children, Pestalozzi Education Centre's Kindergarten programme is designed to harness a child’s natural curiosity, encourage critical thinking and problem solving.
Pestalozzi is committed to nurture and care for every child in a safe and secure environment. The school regularly gives its educators a wealth of professional development and guidance in teaching to ensure that they provide extraordinary opportunities for every student in their classroom.
Pestalozzi Education Centre provides an education for life:
Curriculum and class sizes
Pestalozzi Education Centre offers the Zambian curriculum. Throughout the school, the maximum number of pupils in each class is 25.
The average score for Grade 7 results in 2015 was 794, with all 32 students entered achieving results between 734 to 835 marks. The average for Grade 9 in 2015 was 432, with three pupils scoring above 500 and a top score of 517.
School hours and transport
Pupils attend school from 07:15 hrs to 15:30 hrs or 16.30 hrs depending on the days of the week. There are five bus routes covering the whole of Lusaka with pick up points including town, Great East Road, Ndeke Meanwood, Chilenje, Burma Road, Woodlands, Crossroads, Nyumbayanga, Airport Roundabout, Kalingalinga, Avondale, Chainda, Twin Palms, Ibex Hill, Kabulonga and Longacres.
Curriculum, class sizes and streaming
Throughout the school, the maximum number of pupils in each class is 25. The school has 2 to 3 streams operating in each year group based on pupils' ability in Science, English and Mathematics. Education at the school is in line with the Pestalozzi philosophy of head, heart and hands, with a hands-on approach to learning.
The school has new science labs, one each for physics, biology and chemistry, with up to date equipment.
Computers and technology
The school's computer lab has desktop PCs for a full class of 25. In addition, the school has tablet computers for use in classrooms.