Our Curriculum

We provide a broad, balanced, relevant education incorporating the British National Curriculum. Within this framework, we provide an education, which offers a coherent and continuous range of knowledge and skills, which allows our children to participate, and to develop an inquiring mind and a confident personality.
Our teachers work hard to ensure the curriculum is as stimulating and exciting as possible, so that our children enjoy learning and are inspired to become lifelong learners.

Our classes are kept small enabling our teachers and teacher assistants to support and encourage each child’s unique potential.

Our subjects are:
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Computing/Educational Games/Robotics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Design & Technology
  • Music & Singing
  • Drama
  • French – Foreign & 1st Language
  • Art & Design
  • Physical Education
  •     Dance
  •     Monkeynastics
  •     Team Sports
  •     Aquagym
  •     Athletics
  • Citizenship
  • Personal, Social & Health Education

More Information

We have three Key Stage 1 classes and four Key Stage 2 classes. These are grouped by age and comprise:

Early Years
One Nursery class : 3/4 year olds (TINY TOTS)

Key Stage 1
One Reception class : 4/5 year olds
Two Year 1 class : 5/6 year olds
Two Year 2 class : 6/7 year olds

Key Stage 2
One Year 3 class : 7/8 year olds
One Year 4 class : 8/9 year olds
One Year 5 class : 9/10 year olds
One Year 6 class : 10/11 year olds

Admission to the Reception Class
Children are admitted to the Reception Class in the January following their fourth birthday, and in accordance with the Admissions Policy.
Priority is given:
– to children who are in our feeder school – Tiny Tots Day Care Centre
– to brothers and sisters of children already on the roll of the school
Admission to Years 1 – 6
If vacancies arise, children will be admitted during the school year, with priority given:
– to brothers and sisters of children already on the roll of the school
– to children on our waiting list
Our staff is qualified and experienced, are fluent English speakers, with the exception of our French teachers, who teach in their mother tongue.

Assessment and Reporting to Parents
Regular assessments are made of each child’s progress and these are used by teachers to plan the next steps in learning. As from Class 4 formal termly assessments are also conducted in English, maths and science, and the next steps in learning are shared with parents at termly parent/teacher conferences. In addition, parents receive a written Termly School Report at the end of each term which summarizes their child’s overall progress and attainment.

Our children benefit from success of home and school involvement, and it is essential that the relationship between the two remain harmonious and close. We therefore encourage parents to take an active interest in their children’s work and supervise and monitor their homework daily.

Telfair International Primary School

  • Email
  • admin@telfairprimary.com
  • Phone
    (+230) 483 5108
  • Address
    Telfair International Primary School
    Morcellement Saltpans
    Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Business Hours
    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm
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ICT at Telfair

Computer literacy is an essential skill in the modern world. All children at Telfair International Primary School have the opportunity to work with computers and digital equipment from age four to eleven. We are introducing Robotics as part of our Curriculum in 2018.

Art Class at Telfair

Art stimulates creativity and imagination. Understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts has the power to enrich our lives. During their time in school, children are introduced to a wide variety of creative activities including drawing, painting, modeling and printing, and they are taught to use materials with precision and care.

Library at Telfair

Tuesday is Library day at Telfair. The children love coming to our Library/Multimedia room and choosing a new book among over 3,000 fiction and non-fiction books.


Fundraising is an ongoing, creative effort at TIPS, where parents, staff and children are active, enthusiastic participants.

School Journey

Year 5 and 6 children have the opportunity to go on an overseas school journey every two years. Children do a variety of Fund Raising events collecting money towards this trip.
Our last trip to Rodrigues was in 2016.

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