Pestalozzi Education Centre Curriculum
Pestalozzi Education Centre offers classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12. From Grade 6, students can choose between the National and International tracks. Our classroom environment is dynamic and accommodates the optimum learning of our students. With a maximum of 28 students per class, we make sure that every student has the attention they deserve and need, to unleash their potential, and we ensure our teachers are well-equipped to guide our students for an optimum learning experience.
IBDP Candidate school notification
Pestalozzi Education Centre is an Authorised IB World School offering the (IB) Diploma Programme.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improving the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org
We continue to offer the national curriculum from G9 to G12 and are a centre for the ECZ examination (100% pass rate in 2019).
We offer an international track through a combination of the best secondary qualifications: Cambridge IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate® Diploma Programme (IBDP).
The Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular certification for 14 to 16 years olds, and the IBDP is the preferred secondary diploma for 16 to 19 years old. Combined, they prepare students to excel in over 10,000 universities worldwide. Students at Pestalozzi Education Center complete their IGCSE at the end of G10, then IGCSE graduates are encouraged to complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in G11 and G12, in lieu of A-levels. In just 4 years, PEC students acquire 2 of the world’s best secondary qualifications.
|Age||National track||International track|
|6||G1 Cambridge lower primary/ Zambian national curriculum|
|7||G2 Cambridge lower primary/ Zambian national curriculum|
|8||G3 Cambridge lower primary/ Zambian national curriculum|
|9||G4 Cambridge lower primary/ Zambian national curriculum|
|10||G5 Cambridge lower primary/ Zambian national curriculum|
|11||G6 Zambian national curriculum / Separate Grade 6 i CAIE Lower Secondary 1|
|12||G7 Zambian national curriculum / Separate Grade 7 i CAIE Lower Secondary 2|
|13||G8 Zambian national curriculum / Separate Grade 8 i CAIE Lower Secondary 3|
|14||G9 Zambian national curriculum||Cambridge IGCSE 1|
|15||G10 Zambian national curriculum||Cambridge IGCSE 2|
|16||G11 Zambian national curriculum||IB Diploma Year 1|
|17||G12 Zambian national curriculum||IB Diploma Year 2|
- No more than 28 students per class
- Individualized learning environment
- 100% ECZ pass rate in 2019
- Best ECZ results from private schools
- Word building
- Outdoor adventure
- Drama/Performing art
- Visual arts