Balanced School Day Grades 1-4
This schedule divides the school day into three 80-120 minute blocks of instructional time. Two longer nutrition and activity breaks are provided in the morning and afternoon instead of the traditional fifteen minute mid-morning/mid-afternoon recess and noon hour lunch.
- promotes longer sustained blocks of teaching and learning
- meets the nutritional needs of students in a more balanced way
- provides more time for quality physical activity and play
Traditional School Day Grades 5-8
This schedule divides the day into two blocks of instructional time separated by a nutrition and activity break, where children would be given the opportunity to go home for lunch if permission has been granted.