School Calendar

Download the School Calendar 2017-2018

School Timings

Pre-KG - KG2 8.15 am - 2.20 pm
Primary School (Grade 1 - 5) 8.15 am - 3.40 pm/ Thursdays 2.10 pm
Middle School (Grade 6 - 9) 8.15 am - 3.35 pm

A typical Early Years day

Arrival is between 8.00 am and 8.15 am; allowing parents to bring their children to the classroom and meet the teacher. Instructional time begins at 8.20 am.

The day is arranged into three blocks of 1¼ hours with two outdoor play breaks which allow for a variety of play-based activities in an active learning environment. Children will engage in short periods of whole group instruction and discussion, before working either in smaller groups or on their own. 

The school day ends at 2.20 pm with the option of an additional one-and-half-hour of day-care for those who choose it. Some after-school activities will be offered between 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm. 

A typical Primary and Middle School day

Arrival is between 8.00 am and 8.15 am with lessons starting at 8.20 am. 

There are eight 45-minute lessons within the day arranged into four blocks of one and a half hours to give the flexibility required for inquiry based teaching and learning. Each day students will experience a balance of Languages, Mathematics, Social Studies and Sciences through the transdisciplinary programme of inquiry. Additionally they will develop understanding and practice of the IB Learner Profile.
Each week students will receive specialist lessons in Arabic, Physical Education, Music, Arts as well as Library time. Islamic studies will be taught to students required to take Islamic Education. During Islamic study time, non-Muslim students will continue to learn and develop their well-being alongside the IB learner profile through Character Education.

There is a break at 9.40 am for Primary School and at 9:45 am for Middle School followed by the lunch break at 11.30 am for Primary School and at 12.15 pm for Middle School as well as afternoon sessions allowing our students to play outside.

From Sunday to Wednesday, classes end at 3.40 pm for Primary School and at 3.45 pm for Middle School. After-school activities are offered between 4.00pm and 5.00pm. On Thursdays, Primary School students are released early at  2.10 pm (Middle School students are released at 3.35 pm) and  after-school activities are offered between 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm (4.00 pm - 5.00 pm for Middle School students).