In our ICS International School 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 8.45 – 15.45 with a 20 minute break in the morning and one hour at lunchtime.
ALLOCATION 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
- Matematica – 1 lesson
- Storia/geografia – 2 lessons
Example - DAILY TIMETABLE: PRIMARY - YEAR 2 (6 YEARS OLD)