In ICS Milan the primary program begins in Year 1. However, the Primary School officially starts in Year 2 and finishes at the end of Year 6. The majority of lessons (80%) are taught in English covering all the subjects: language, maths, science, geography, history, art, personal, health and social education, PE and music. Children also have the opportunity to study language, literature, mathematics, geography and history in Italian.
The school day is from 8.30 am to 5.50/4 pm with a 20 minute break in the morning, and one hour at lunchtime.
Allocatation of teaching hours
Teaching hours are divided into 80% in English and 20% in Italian.
Subjects taught in English:
|Topic (science, geography, history, art, international mindedness)||4 lessons|
|Personal, Health & Social Education (Circle time/Golden time, Assembly)||3 lessons|
Subjects taught in Italian:
|Italian language||5 lessons|
Example of Daily Timetable: