Daily School Routine
Below is a typical daily routine from Monday – Thursday. The routine is the same for Fridays, with the exception of school ending at 12:30 p.m.
7:20 A.M. – All pupils are expected to be in school grounds by 7:15 a.m. from Monday to Friday. and in their respective class rooms by 7:25 a.m. Each day begins with a short prayer, followed by announcements for the day. There is weekly assembly held on Friday mornings, and a special Headmaster’s Assembly held every three
7:30 A.M. – School starts. Lessons begin with Mental Mathematics and are then followed by English, Shona, RME, etc. Apart from academic lessons, the children participate in computers, PE, Music and Art.
10:00 A.M. – Break time begins with bell rang by a grade seven student who is ‘on duty’. This helps the students in time management. During break-time students are allowed to play and socialize outside the classrooms. There is a safe children’s playground located in the vicinity of the school.
10:30 A.M. – Break time ends by a ringing of the bell. Pupils quickly and quietly line up under the supervision of the teacher on break time duty, and head back towards their classrooms and continue with their lessons until lunch time.
12:30 P.M. – Lunch time; all pupils including the staff, head up to the school hostel where a hot meal would have been prepared for everyone over the course of the morning. Pupils then change into sports kit and make their way back to the classrooms for prep time and afternoon activities.
1.00 P.M. – Afternoon prep time begins and pupils do their homework or read till 2.00 p.m. The library is open for students to get novels to read for an hour before afternoon activities begin. ECD pupils have their rest from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
1:50 P.M. – Prepare for Sporting activities at 2.00 P.M.
2:00 P.M. – Afternoon Activities begin
4:00 P.M. – School day ends. Children are either dropped off by the school bus or are collected by their parents.
Extra mural activities include:
Our annual Arts Evening; a fundraising event where the children are allowed to showcase their talents by choosing a dance or skit. These are co-ordinated /choreographed by the children themselves, with the staff lending a guiding hand where appropriate.
• Kidzcan (fundraising for a special cause)
• Horse riding
• Donation drives towards local institutions
• Regular entries into the NIAA (National Institute of Allied Arts, Zimbabwe) Visual and Literary Festivals
• Field trips which offer exciting adventures into self discovery, whilst teaching our pupils about the unique environment we live in, as well as the wonderful world around us.