Reception | 5-6 Years oldOur highly popular and successful Reception class is now taking registrations for September. Register early to secure your child’s place.[click here]
Primary | 6- 11 years oldChildren enter into our primary school at the beginning of the year in which they reach 6 years of age. We call this Year 1 and it is the first of 6 years leading up to secondary education. [click here]
Secondary | 12-16 years oldA student’s secondary experience begins at the age of 12 when they enter into Year 7. During the first 3 years of study (Years 7-9) pupils receive a broad general education. [click here]
TLC Kindergarten | 2½-5 years oldTLC operates a licensed Early Years department for children with qualified teachers, experienced in the delivery of the Early Years Goals plus experienced and qualified assistants. For the teachers this means they have degrees in teaching early years. These professionals use their specialist knowledge to provide appropriately engaging experiences for young children to ensure the best start when they reach school age.
The dilemma for many parents is the provision of care before and after the school day. TLC now offers an extended provision from 7.30am until 6pm if required.
Don’t delay! Give your child an excellent start in their acquisition of language, communication, literacy, numeracy, socialisation, physical, creative and emotional development – give them a TLC experience!
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6th Form | 16 -18 years oldOur sixth form is the flagship of our school community. It is comprised of our students who have gained success in their IGCSE exams and students who have come to us from other schools to gain their A level qualifications. [click here]
Sports & ActivitiesStudents of all ages can enjoy a range of sports, art and other activities., In addition, our golf society includes juniors as well as seniors and we have a Football Academy that students can join. Find out more… [click here]
Our EthosTeaching, Learning, Community – At TLC we have a very simple way to remember the core elements of our school ethos – the character of our school community. In a school the ethos is unseen but it must be strong! [click here]
More About Us
TLC Private School is located in a quiet area, close to the small fishing harbour of Agios Georgios in an idyllic environment. The school is away from people and traffic yet close to many natural features and facilities that make Cyprus such a popular destination for expatriates. The local environment is an easily accessible teaching and learning resource, one which is used regularly by students in their studies.
Nearby we have the legacy of people who lived here hundreds and even thousands of years ago as well as the modern Orthodox culture of the island in the beautiful local church. We also have sporting links in the local community through Matchplay and the Paphos International Sailing Club, both only 500m from school.
Term Dates 2018 – 2019
Close for Mid Term Break
|Return to school on 5th September 2018
26th October 2018 (2pm close)
|Second half Term 1
Close for Christmas Holidays
|Return to School 5th November 2018
19th December 2018 (2pm close)
|Closures||1 October – Cyprus Independence Day|
||Return to School on 8th January 2019|
|Close for Mid Term Break||22nd February 2019 (2pm close)|
Close for Easter Holidays
|Return to School 4th March 2019
19th April 2019 (2pm close)
|Closures||11 March – Green Monday
25 March – Greek Independence Day
|Return to School
||Return to school on 6th May 2019|
|Close for Summer Holidays||20th June 2019 (2pm close)|
|Closures||1 April – Cyprus National Holiday
17 June – Orthodox Pentecost Monday
|Summer School||24th June – 29th July 2019|
Cyprus Calendar 2018 – 2019
1 October – Cyprus Independence Day
28 October – Ochi Day
24 December – Christmas Eve
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – Boxing Day
31 December – New Year’s Eve
1 January – New Year’s Day
6 January – Epiphany
11 March – Green Monday
25 March Greek Independence Day
1 April Cyprus National Holiday
26 April Good Friday (Orthodox)
27 April Holy Saturday (Orthodox)
28 April Easter Sunday (Orthodox)
29 April Easter Monday (Orthodox)
30 April Orthodox Easter Tuesday (banks only)
1 May Labour Day/May Day
17 June Orthodox Pentecost Monday
15 August Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Please note that TLC Private School Term Dates observe the Greek Orthodox Church’s calendar and in accordance with Ministry of Education expectations, will close on these and public holidays.
There will be some non-religious days when the Cyprus public schools are closed but TLC Private School remains open.
The above dates are accurate at the time of publication but the school reserves the right to amend them in the light of changing circumstances. Students must be in attendance at school from the first day.
Absence: Attendance is a legal requirement of all students until the legal age at which they may leave school. Attendance registers are kept in accordance with the law and actual attendance reported to parents.
Attendance is also noted on school leaving certificates. All absences must be explained by letter or email. It is important that the school is able to demonstrate its commitment to the principles and legalities of regular attendance.
Examination Students: For examination year students, additional lessons may be provided and the days of attendance will be arranged to meet the examination schedule which follows dates published across the international community of schools and is not specific to TLC Private School.
Staff are called in for training purposes (Professional Development Days) as follows:
|3rd & 4th September 2018|
|7th January 2019|
|21st June 2019|
|3rd May 2019|
TLC Holiday Programmes
Join us for 5 weeks of Fun, Action & Education
24th June – 29th July 2019 | 9am-1pm daily
Join us for five weeks of fun activities which can be linked with English language lessons. Choose from only intensive English lessons for adults or children or combine the two. For those whose English is perfect, just have fun in the sun for any period from one to five weeks with our qualified teaching staff who will ensure that from 9am until 1pm, your time will be filled with exciting activities for all.
You can take part in the Summer School on a weekly basis or save money by committing to the full five week programme. For more details, complete the enquiry form.
At TLC we are committed to enriching the experience of our students by organising educational visits. These visits may be to a local venue or further afield to Paphos or the other sites of interest that are in abundance in Cyprus.
We have our own school mini-bus and a fully qualified PSV driver, Michalakis Kyriakou (Mike). Mike is a very experienced driver and is employed full time at TLC to carry out many duties which means our students know him and feel secure around him. He in turn knows the parents of those he transports to and from school each day. Mike treats our bus as his own, carrying out daily checks, cleaning it inside and out and ensuring that servicing is up to date so that you can be assured that when your child is being transported on the school mini-bus, everything has been done to help ensure their safety and comfort.
Your child will enjoy an action-packed educational experience at the start of the summer break. TLC Summer School’s activities are delivered by outstanding qualified teachers, many of whom you’ll be familiar with. Your child will have an opportunity to meet new friends whilst engaged in a fun and educational learning environment.
The TLC Summer School is an approved facility. Our plans each year, including the accommodation and staffing we plan to use are thoroughly inspected and given a stamp of approved by the Social Welfare Department, Cyprus.