The School Day

Nursery Class
The nursery class begins at 8.40am and the morning session ends at midday. If your child stays for the afternoon session, the day will finish at 2.45pm.

When your child attends nursery, they will participate in a range of activities including: outside learning, story time and all areas of the Early Years curriculum. Your child will have a focused teacher-led numeracy and literacy activity every morning. There is a strong emphasis on the social emotional aspects of learning in the nursery.

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Reception to Year 6
The Primary School Day begins at 8.40am and finishes at 2.45pm for all children in Reception to Year 6.
During the first 5 minutes, the teacher will call the register and prepare the children for the start of the school day. Lessons begin promptly at 8.45am. All children begin the day with a Phonics & Handwriting lesson.

Every day, your child will also have a literacy and numeracy lesson. During the week, your child will learn other subjects through the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). These include: geography, history, information communication technology and art. All children have two physical education (P.E.) lessons per week and at least one weekly music lesson.

Individual class timetables are on display outside each classroom and are handed out to parents. You will also find a copy on the primary weblog www.isbprimary.com.

Snacktime and Lunchtime
Each day, the children have time for a snack before playtime at 10.15am.
Lunchtime is from midday until 12.55pm. All children remain at school during this time and are supervised by a member of the ISB team. You may either provide your child with a packed lunch or alternatively you can order from Reception before 10am. After eating, the children, accompanied by members of staff, go outside to play. If the weather is bad, the children participate in indoor activities.