Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) opened its door to teach Ugandan children in 1993, at its Bukoto campus. It has since grown to be the leading international school in Uganda.
KISU provides a broad, balanced curriculum based upon the National Curriculum for England, IGCSEs (Cambridge) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, adapted to reflect the international nature of the school’s community and its location in Uganda.
KISU, located at Plot No. 447, Block 213, Old Kira Road, Bukoto, Kampala, Uganda boosts of State-of-the-art facilities including four science labs, three computer labs, three music rooms, three performance areas, an indoor gym, outdoor basketball court, 25 metre eight lane competition swimming pool, two libraries, smart boards in most classrooms and a five acre playing field.
Students participate in an extensive range of extracurricular activities including outdoor education and overseas trips, to diverse destinations such as The UK, France, Italy, Mount Kilimanjaro and a yearly ski trip in Europe. The holistic education also fosters involvement in community building activities..
Through its Early Years Programme, Primary Programme, Secondary Programme and IB Programme, KISU promote high standards across the curriculum in an environment where good quality teaching and learning take place and support each child in achieving their full potential.
The school recognises, respects and celebrates the multicultural and international diversity of our school community. It encourages active, creative and independent learners who take pride in all that they do by providing a safe, welcoming, secure and stimulating environment in which positive self-esteem, acceptance and understanding are promoted.
KISU’s bespoke curriculum model has been carefully designed to offer seamless progression across the whole age range, be relevant to social, cultural and geographical context, suit the needs of students as learners, take account of the needs of families who are often moving on to new international contexts after three or four years and to incorporate the pedagogical values, principles and approaches that we as educationalists believe in and know to result in learning that is deep, lasting and transferable.
KISU is fully accredited by CIS and are also an IBO “World School”. KISU has a very strong record for academic achievement with results for the IB Diploma that are consistently and significantly above the world average.
KISU sends students to the best universities around the world (predominantly in the UK, US and Canada).