A day at our Primary School

'At Deutsche Schule Melbourne, we believe a multilingual community contributes to social cohesion and builds global citizenship ... we encourage students to think creatively and critically and think about a world without borders.'

Jörg Dopfer

School Day:
Classes: 9:00am to 3:30pm

School subjects:
English, German and Mathematics are taught daily. A specific topic may be initially introduced in Integrated Studies and will be reflected upon in the other subjects from different perspectives. Art and Music classes are part of the timetable on two days during the week. Physical Education is taught three times per week.

Snack break: 10:30am to 11:00am
Lunch starts: 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Students bring their own snack and lunch. The school endorses healthy eating habits and a balanced diet.


DSM OSHC Service (before and after school care service): 7:00am to 9:00am

‘Lernzeit’ (supervised study time before school): 8:45am to 9:00am

DSM OSHC Service (before and after school care service): 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Extra-curricular activities after school:
Chess, Art Club, Performing Arts Program, Sports Program

Instrumental lessons during school hours:
Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, Trumpet, Drums & Woodwind instruments