Musikili Primary School

in Mazabuka, Zambia is one of the top primary boarding schools in Africa offering day and boarding education for Grade 1 to 7 pupils, age 5 to 13 years, in a safe, secure, disciplined environment. We recognize the importance of individuality and encourage development for all in every aspect of school life, including sports. Through partnership we try to ensure that every member of the Musikili family realizes his or her potential and is fully prepared to progress to any secondary school with confidence and self esteem.

Daily Routine

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We have very busy days from Mondays to Thursdays, as you will see below. Fridays are pretty hectic up until lunch, when most children go home for the weekend.

In addition to all the following activities, there is plenty of ZASU swimming practice time, both in the mornings (around 05:30!) and at lunchtimes. In addition, some children still have to fit in their Kumon work at lunchtime.
06.00                    Rising Bell – Boarders
06.30                    Dormitory Inspection
06:45                    Breakfast – Boarders
07.30                    School begins (School begins at
08.15                    on Mondays)
10.15                    Break begins – boarders get drinks and eats at the hostel
10.45                    Break ends
12.00                    Grade Ones finish and go to reading in the Hostel
12.15                    Grade Twos finish and go to reading
12.45                    Other Grades finish
13.00                    Lunch in Dining Hall  (ZASU Swimming)
13.30                    Rest in Dormitories   (ZASU Swimming)
14.00                    Sports and Clubs
16.00                    Juice and fruit in the Hostel
16.10                    Sports and Clubs
17.00                    Junior Showers,  Day Scholars depart
17.15                    Senior Showers – Boarders
17.15 – 17.50     Senior Showers – Boarders
18.00                    Supper
18.40                    Juniors to dormitories
18.40 – 19.45     Prep for Grades 4 to 7
20.00                    Lights out (approximately)

The Madeline Robertson Trust

The Madeline Robertson Trust was set up by friends of Madeline Robertson. Every year the Trustees, on the recommendation of the school’s headmaster, make an Endeavour Award to a pupil of Musikili Primary School in memory of Madeline Robertson. This award is given for exemplary scholastic endeavour, reflecting the challenges met by Madeline in her lifetime and her many achievements. The Trust also supports the school by donating musical instruments, science equipment and sports equipment. The Trust relies on donations made by individuals … more

Musikili Primary School

Musikili Primary School