The Primary department is working within the guidelines of the British
Strong emphasis is given to the acquisition of the basic skills, to lay
foundations in all aspects of learning activities and to build up positive
attitudes for the rest of school life.
A rich course of geography, history, science, art, music and drama is
included in the curriculum.
All classrooms are equipped with a computer which children use to augment
Children are encouraged to use our school library which consists of more
than 8000 books.
They are able to borrow books on a weekly basis and use them for reference
PE takes place once a week in a nearby park.
Italian lessons begin at the age of 5 and for the first year is
mainly oral. By year 2 the children start to follow the Italian curriculum
using the appropriate text books, gaining a good knowledge of reading
An optional course of geography, history and science is offered after
school from year 5 on. In year 6 children also have one hour a week of
mathematics in Italian to familiarise them with phraseology and methodology.