The Primary Section, at M. D. Gunasena International School, includes grades three, four and five. The Primary Section is a steady progression from the Elementary Section. The academic specifications, in the Primary Section, sturdily conform to British standards of education and criterions set by the Cambridge Board of Education.
Students complete their Elementary education at the end of Grade two and then advance to the Primary Section of the school. Students are incessantly directed with care, in this section, in preparation for the demanding curriculums at hand in higher grades, keeping in mind, however, their young age. The curriculums, as result, are entertaining, imbued with numerous activities like sport, swimming, art, handwork, dancing, singing, music and elocution. Teachers strive to develop personal and social dexterities while vehemently instructing students in Language: Sinhala or Tamil, English, Mathematics, Science and Religion.