Schools are in session from the beginning of September until the end of June.  Each secondary school year is split into two semesters, September to January and February to June.  International Students may begin their studies in either semester. There is a two-week break at the end of December for Christmas and a two-week break in March. Class is in session Monday to Friday from approximately 8:15 to 2:45 with a 40 minute lunch break mid-day.