Weekly Schedule

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.

Primary School students during lesson

School Day

The school day is from 8.30 am to 4.00 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:

English 6 lessons
Maths

5 lessons

Topic (science, geography, history, art, international mindedness) 5 lessons
Music 2 lessons
PE 2 lessons
Personal, Health & Social Education (Circle time/Golden time, Assembly) 2 lessons

Subjects taught in Italian:

Italian language 5 lessons
Maths

1 lessons

History/Geography 2 lessons

Example of Daily Timetable:
PRIMARY - YEAR 2 (6 YEARS OLD)