EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS / Elementary school
The elementary school of SSR lasts five years that are divided into a two-year preparatory period (1st and 2nd grade)and a three-year period (3rd, 4th and 5th grade).
Every year there are two classes, and each class is led by a class teacher who is the first reference point for all of the parents' requests. Pupils attend school every day from 08.30 to 16.00; on Wednesdays classes end at 12.55, but at the request of the parents the time can be extended until 16.00. In 1st grade the pupils learn to read and write in a parallel way in both German and Italian. The main language of the elementary school is German, but from the beginning the pupils also have Italian lessons. In grades 3-5, English is added to the two main languages of the school. In all classes, pupils learn and work under the guidance of mother tongue teachers.