International Education

International School of Zanzibar, Tanzania.

PO Box 1787, Zanzibar, Tanzania Tel: (+255) 24 223 4962 Fax: (+255) 24 233691 Email: the International School of Zanzibar, (ISZ);
School Summary:
National, IB, curricula.
the International School of Zanzibar, (ISZ), a multicultural school encourages local Zanzibari, mainland Tanzanian as well as expatriate children to enrol. It is situated on the west coat of the island, five kilometres south of Stone Town and on the edge of the Mazizini residential area. The school has an attractive, spacious site, on which are situated two large classroom buildings which contain seven classrooms, a resource room with children's library, teacher reference material and information technology suite as well as specialist teaching areas for design technology and science. Other features of the school are the secure playground, playing field, volleyball court, generator house and an air-conditioned administration block.
At present the school has government permission to take up to 100 pupils. the International School of Zanzibar, (ISZ) aims to keep the pupil: teacher ratio as low as possible and not exceed 18: 1. Classroom assistants support the work of the teacher. The language of instruction is English. The school is non-denominational.
In principle the International School of Zanzibar, (ISZ) follows the British National Curriculum including the administration of SATs and IGCSEs (the school is an accredited Cambridge Examination Centre). Included in the curriculum are English, mathematics, science, history, geography, information technology, design technology, music, physical education & swimming. Our Teaching & Learning policy places a strong emphasis on individual needs and the development of self-esteem, confidence and the ability to make informed decisions.
The school is a non profit-making organization co-operatively owned by the parents.
A parent elected school governing body that works in conjunction with the Principal to an agreed school development plan administers the school.
The International School of Zanzibar is a dynamic school with significant potential for further development. Children attending the school are given the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring environment where staff, parents and the community work together for the betterment of education for all.