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The International School of Uganda sports and extra-curricular activities programme has a strong commitment to excellence. The P.E. department provides for the whole school an array of competitive and non competitive sporting opportunities, special events, extra curricular activities and service learning opportunities. ISU teams annually compete in the ISSEA (International Schools of Southern and Eastern Africa) and ISSAK (International School’s Sports Association Kampala) leagues.

The ISU Athletic Philosophy outlines our team ethos and selection process.


ISSAK (International Schools Sports Association Kampala)
is a local competitive sports league. The senior school teams will compete in Volleyball in the third season starting on 14 March include Under 20 boys and girls, Under 16 boys and girls, and Under 13 boys and girls.


ISSEA (International Schools of Southern and Eastern Africa) is an international regional athletic and extra­curricular association. ISU is a member school of the ISSEA League. Other participants in the ISSEA League include:

American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ)
American International School of Lusaka (AISL)
Harare International School (HIS)
International Community School of Addis Ababa (ICS)
International School of Kenya (ISK)
International School of Mozambique (ISM)
International School of Tanganyika (IST)

ISSEA tournaments include volleyball, basketball, track, swimming, rugby, band, choir, dance, drama, arts, STEM, tennis and golf.

We look forward to the challenge of training and preparing our teams for these tournaments and to seeing their successes along the way.

Sharks Swim Club 2017-18

The Sharks Swim club will resume sessions, starting Saturday August 26, 2017. All those interested in refining their skills are welcome to sign-up and make all necessary payments via the Business Office. The service is also open to members of the community that do not attend ISU.

Operating Hours

Tuesday and Thursday:- 4:00 to 5:00pm (3 USD per session)
Saturdays:- 10:00am to 12:00pm (6 USD per session )
Venue:- ISU Swimming Pool

For further details, please contact:

Coach Noah: 0776 – 779 752
Coach Peter: 0774 – 569 205
Coach Conrad: 0752 – 716 218

The PE Department

Our PE department consists of Ramon Ornelas (Athletic Director), Sheilla Kabasiita (After School Activities Coordinator), Noah Ssengendo (Junior School Swimming Teacher and Swimming Coordinator), John Zahara (Teacher and Coordinator of Junior School PE), Sekesai Nhokwara (Senior School Teacher), Conrad Gaira (Junior School Teaching Assistant) and Peter Obbo (Junior School Swimming Teaching Assistant) with additional support from our maintenance and store room managers Steven Kazibwe and James Olyadda.