THE SCHOOL DAY/CYCLE

The academic year has approximately 180/185 instructional days, divided into 2 terms (and so 4 quarters). Each term is approximately 80-90 instructional days, although they may vary depending on the calendar events. There are 39 hours per week in Primary, preschool 26 and Secondary 40.

The school runs on a five-day cycle. Saturdays are usually reserved for extracurricular activities e.g. field trips, class activities, clubs and/or international olympiad tutorings etc. Students can join in optional extracurricular activities or have extra lessons under the supervision of homeroom teachers after school and on Saturday.

Daily Schedule at Hope Academy Rwanda

2016-2017 Academic Year

Pre-school

Primary

Secondary

08.00-08.20 : Playground 08.00-08.15 : Reading Hour 08.00-08.15 : Reading Hour
08.20-08.40 : Circle Time 08.20-09.00 : Lesson 1 08.20-09.00 : Lesson 1
08.40-09.20 : Lesson 1 09.15-09.55 : Lesson 2 09.15-09.55 : Lesson 2
09.20-10.00 : Lesson 2 10.05-10.45 : Lesson 3 10.05-10.45 : Lesson 3
10.00-10.20 : Snack Time 10.55-11.35 : Lesson 4 10.55-11.35 : Lesson 4
10.20-11.00 : Lesson 3 11.35-12.15 : Lunch 11.45-12.25 : Lesson 5
11.00-11.40 : Lesson 4 12.15-12.55 : Lesson 5 12.25-13.05 : Lunch
11.40-12.20 : Lesson 5 13.05-13.45 : Lesson 6 13.05-13.45 : Lesson 6
12.20-13.00 : Lunch 13.55-14.35 : Lesson 7 13.55-14.35 : Lesson 7
13.00-14.30 : Nap Time 14.45-15.25 : Lesson 8 14.45-15.25 : Lesson 8
14.30-15.00 : Playground 15.25 : Departure 15.25 : Departure
15.00 : Departure