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The School Day

Pre-School and primary start at 8:15 a.m and Secondary school starts at 8:25 a.m Monday-Friday.  We ask children to arrive between 8:05 for pre-school and 8:10 for primary school, and between 8:00 and 8:20 for secondary school. It is very important that children are in their classrooms, ready to start work, by 8:15/8:25. Children should not be in school before the times above as this makes supervision difficult for staff needing to prepare classrooms. There is a mid-morning snack break and a lunch break of 30 minutes.

Pre-School finishes at 2:00 p.m (14:00) and primary 2:15 p.m. (14:15) Monday to Friday.  Secondary have varied finish times depending on their classes and year. But it is between 2.30 p.m. (14:30) and 3.30 p.m. (15:30).
We ask you to pick up your children 15 minutes after their class finishes.


Many children bring a light snack for break time. We recognize healthy eating contributes to learning so we ask you to provide fruit or savoury snacks. Please do not send sweets and chocolate. 

Term Dates

2021/2022 Start date:  
16th September - Primary.
9th September  -Secondary  
Last day of school: 30th June 2022 - Primary.
Secondary: TBC

S.I.S. will be closed on nationally observed Tunisian holidays.  

December 20th - January 2nd: Winter Break
14th March - 25th March: Spring Break

*all dates subject to change

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