Primary Routine


  School opens for all students & parents.

  • Nursery children are escorted to their classrooms by their parents / guardians 
  • Reception children are escorted to their classrooms by their parents in the first term only.
  • Grade 1 – Grade 6 pupils are delivered to the Pen by their parents and are received by the teachers on duty.
07:10   Staff briefing
 07:20  Teachers come to the Pen to collect their respective class and walk to their classrooms
07:25  Registration
07:30  Lessons begin for Reception to Grade 6
08:00  Nursery registration and start of the programme
09:20  Short break
09:30  Lessons resume
10:00  Exam Practice finishes
10:30  Long break
11:00  Lessons resume
12:00  Programme end for Nursery children
12:30  Lessons end for Reception and Key Stage1 pupils 
12:45  Lessons end for Key Stage 2 pupils, break and change for ECA
 13:15   Supervised House Homework session start
14:00  ECA begins 
15:00   End of compulsory ECA session / continue with Optional ECA 
16:00  End of all ECA
16:20 End of supervised Pen Duty

                   Note: The whole school finishes at 13:00 on Fridays. There are no extra-curricular activities except detention and manual labour.

About Lechwe

The school follows the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and Cambridge Primary Syllabus (CPS) in the primary school and the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) and Cambridge Assessment International Education syllabus for the secondary section both of which take our locality into account. The World renowned and respected GL Assessment at CAT 4 level are regularly conducted. Lechwe School is a proud center of SAT, ABRSM, and IELTS examinations.

Get In Touch

P. O. Box 20830, Kitwe, Zambia

Cnr Namwala Avenue/Kuomboka Drive Parklands

+260 212 227040

+260 212 222530 

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