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International School of Uganda

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 83,350,398 Shilling
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 18 students / class
Maximum 21 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 83,350,398 Shilling
Address: Plot 272/3 Lubowa Estate, Lubowa, Kampala, Uganda
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Number of students

540

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Ratio of local students to international students

18% local : 82% international

Max. number of students per class

21

Average number of students per class

18

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

ISU has a specialist centre for teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Use of technology in the classroom

n Senior School students from Grade 6 and above will use their own computers throughout the school day under the direction and guidance of their teacher. This will give flexibility to teachers and allow them to deliver their lessons in a blended learning environment where students can learn “anything, anywhere, anytime”.

In Junior School Grade 4 and 5 students are given a laptop by the school to use under the supervision of their teachers. They also work with integrators who assist the teachers in delivering engaging activities where students learn authentically.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and placement test.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Optimal Learning Center

Learning support offered

Learning Support Team includes certified and experienced educators with backgrounds in special education, dyslexia, EAL, gifted and talented, sensory integration, and counselling. The team works in partnership with the students, parents and teachers.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Mountain biking, tennis, mini golf, choir, photography, swimming, basketball, chess, still life drawing, yoga, rock climbing, hip hop, Taekwondo, robotics, cookery, Capoeira, tennis, jewelry making, inline skating, volleyball, peer coaching, football, track, school band, French, Chinese cooking, slacklining, film club, rugby, boxing, DJing and music mixing, fashion and design.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

The school offers hot lunch, prepared at school and served by caterers who provide a set menu (approved by the school) with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. The school does not serve pork and is able to meet most dietary requirements.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Extensive sports facilities including 3 sports fields, multi-purpose sports hall, running track, 2 swimming pools, 4 tennis courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International School of Uganda is a co-educational day school located on a green campus in the quiet Kampala neighbourhood of Lubowa. It is a not-for-profit, parent-owned school.
ISU is dedicated to: “providing world-class, holistic education in a multi-cultural setting, inspiring and equipping students to be life-long learners, to reach their full potential and to be responsible global citizens active in shaping the future.

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