The school believes that through play and guided learning, children develop all the skills needed to prepare for school. Children are taught through the use of 'Letterland' sounds, education puzzles, and indoor and outdoor games. They are given the basics of hand-writing and word formation. The professional staff at Chilimoyo Day and Boarding School encourage young children to grow as individual personalities through play and other activities. Pre-school classes run from 07:30 hours to 12:30 each working day.
Classes at Chilimoyo Primary School begin at 07:30 hours and finish at 15:00 hours, except Fridays when school ends at 12:20 hours. Prep is from 18:30 hours to 19:30 hours. The school has a bus to ferry pupils to and from agreed pickup points at a reasonable cost per term.
As well as the regular primary school subjects such as literacy and languages, mathematics, social and developmental studies, physical education and environmental science, Chilimoyo offers home economics, which includes personal hygiene, cookery and needlework. It also provides music lessons, conducted by a specialist teacher. The school holds a yearly graduation ceremony for grade seven pupils which is coupled with a concert.
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