The school corridors at The British School of Beijing, Shunyi, begin to bustle around 8.15am when students are welcomed into the classrooms.
A normal school day officially begins at 8.30am with registration, followed by the start of lessons at 8.40am.
Primary students have plenty of classroom time and are helped by teachers and assistants to their specialist lessons such as PE and Music.
Secondary school has a six-period day, with two break times. Each period is 55 minutes with five minutes in between to transfer to each lesson. Lunch time is an hour.
Daily subject timetables vary depending on year levels, but the following tables indicate a typical busy school day at The British School of Beijing, Shunyi.