Who we are

At Colegio Leonardo Da Vinci, our mission is to provide a caring, creative, and stimulating learning environment that nurtures the holistic development of each student, ensuring each student is instilled with a sense of community, citizenship, social responsibility and leadership.


Our mission is to provide a caring, creative, and stimulating learning environment that nurtures the holistic development of each student.


To be a College of national and international reference, through the recognition by families and others, as being a College committed to pedagogical innovation, aiming to provide our students with an integral and responsible education, stimulating their creativity and intellectual audacity.


By upholding these values, we create a vibrant and supportive educational community that empowers students to thrive physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Our commitment to fostering self-esteem, self-worth, pride, respect, imagination, and creative thinking lays the foundation for lifelong learning, compassionate citizenship, and success in an ever-evolving world.

We are guided by the following values:

  • Self-Esteem and Self-Worth: We believe in fostering an environment that promotes the development of self-esteem and self-worth in every student. We strive to empower students to recognize their unique strengths, talents, and potential, allowing them to grow into confident individuals who believe in themselves.
  • Sense of Pride: We encourage our students to take pride in their achievements, efforts, and contributions. By acknowledging and celebrating their accomplishments, we aim to instill a sense of pride that fuels their motivation to excel academically, socially, and personally.
  • Respect: We foster a culture of respect where all members of our school community are valued and treated with dignity. We promote respect for oneself, others, and the environment, fostering a harmonious and inclusive atmosphere where diversity is celebrated.
  • Imagination and Creative Thinking: We inspire and nurture imagination and creative thinking among our students. We encourage them to explore their curiosity, take risks, and think outside the box. Through a variety of creative experiences and problem-solving challenges, we aim to develop innovative thinkers and lifelong learners.
  • Physical, Emotional, Social, and Intellectual Well-being: We prioritize the holistic well-being of our students, recognizing that growth occurs in various dimensions. We provide opportunities for physical fitness, emotional resilience, social connections, and intellectual curiosity, ensuring a balanced and enriching educational experience.

Student Profile:

We aim to develop well-rounded students who will have the traits to successfully lead the next generation of Angolan leaders who are instilled with a sense of community, citizenship, social responsibility, leadership, and committed to a healthy well balanced lifestyle.

Our students are:

Inquirers: Our students are curious and eager to learn. They demonstrate a natural inclination to acquire knowledge and actively engage in the learning process. They ask questions, investigate, and seek to understand the world around them.

Knowledgeable: Our students strive to develop a deep understanding of a broad range of subjects. They explore various disciplines and apply their knowledge to real-world contexts. They are intellectually curious and continuously seek to expand their knowledge base.

Thinkers: Our students are critical and reflective thinkers. They analyze information, consider different perspectives, and evaluate evidence to form well-reasoned judgments. They apply critical thinking skills to solve problems creatively and make informed decisions.

Communicators: Our students effectively express their ideas and opinions in multiple languages and modes of communication. They listen attentively, articulate their thoughts clearly, and adapt their communication style to different audiences and contexts. They are active and empathetic listeners.

Principled: Our students act with integrity and honesty, demonstrating a strong sense of fairness and justice. They take responsibility for their actions and understand the impact of their choices on themselves and others. They demonstrate respect for ethical principles and the needs of the community.

Open-minded: Our students embrace diversity and respect different cultures, ideas, and perspectives. They are open to new experiences and are willing to consider alternative viewpoints. They seek to develop a global perspective and actively engage in intercultural understanding.

Caring: Our students show empathy, compassion, and respect for others. They actively contribute to the well-being of their community and demonstrate a commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others. They take responsibility for their actions and show kindness towards others.

Risk-takers: Our students are willing to take risks and embrace challenges. They demonstrate resilience and perseverance in the face of difficulties. They show a willingness to step outside their comfort zones, explore new ideas, and undertake new experiences with confidence.

Balanced: Our students understand the importance of a balanced lifestyle. They actively participate in physical activities, pursue artistic endeavors, and maintain emotional well-being. They strive to achieve a harmonious balance between their academic, social, and personal lives.

Reflective: Our students engage in self-reflection, evaluating their strengths and areas for growth. They thoughtfully consider their experiences, learning from both successes and setbacks. They continually seek to improve themselves and their learning processes.

Through the cultivation of these attributes, we empower our students to become lifelong learners, compassionate global citizens, and leaders who actively contribute to their communities and make a positive impact in the world.