Academics at Chengelo

Chengelo provides outstanding, purpose built, classrooms for all of its specialist curriculum areas including two fully equipped IT labs with Internet access, a Design and Technology centre, Art Studio, Multi-media Workshop and Textiles area. The Library is well stocked with over 16,000 books as well as additional computer facilities with Internet access for wider research. We have five fully equipped science laboratories and a training farm for Agriculture students.

Class sizes are kept to a maximum of 28 with smaller classes at IGCSE and A-Level. In addition, all students are taught Physical Education and Personal Social & Moral Education. Music is provided as an extra curricular activity with opportunities for students to have lessons in singing, piano, guitar, and drums. Students play regularly in leading worship.

Chengelo has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence with our students regularly achieving outstanding results. For example in 2016,  96% of our form 5 students obtained 5 or more passes at IGCSE grades A* to C with 65% of the examination grades ranging from A* to B. Our results are not only the best in Zambia but compare favourably with the best schools anywhere in the world.

In recent years, a total of seven students have been awarded a Cambridge ‘Top of the World Certificate’.