Classes begin at 9am and finish at 4pm, Monday through Friday, including Wednesdays. Nursery and pre-primary students can attend part-time or full-time; there is a minimum of 2 days attendance.

Children can be dropped off from 8:50am with a teacher in their classroom or in the playground. Students attending half day finish at 11:45am, or 1:15pm for those staying for lunch.

Malherbe International School also offers an optional pre-school child care from 8:20 to 8:50am.